Fortnite is coming back to iOS, but not on the App Store

Fortnite is back on iOS — well, kind of. Through Nvidia’s streaming game service GeForce Now, mobile users on iOS and Android will be able to play a touch-control version of Fortnite through cloud gaming. Players can now register to join the closed beta test for Fortnite’s new mobile work-around — you don’t need to […]

Music app AmpMe lowers pricing after accused of being an App Store scammer

Around the same time Apple was touting its sizable App Store revenue growth this week, developer and noted App Store critic Kosta Eleftheriou brought to light what appeared to be yet another App Store scammer hiding in plain sight. On Twitter, Eleftheriou documented the earnings for a music syncing app called AmpMe, which claims to […]

Wordle is tech born of love that asks nothing in return

The internet loves an unlikely success story, and as we approached the new year, one came around the corner to delight us with a simple idea, and a short game to play it out: Wordle, where you guess a five-letter word in six tries, and then laugh and cry with others as you share your […]

Wordle is being punished by app stores for choosing the open web

Owen Williams Contributor Fascinated by how code and design is shaping the world, Owen is a technology columnist that previously wrote for OneZero, The Next Web and works as a UX Manager by day. If you’ve been on Twitter lately, you’ve probably noticed your timeline drowning in grey, green and yellow squares. Those posts are […]

Tumblr adds a sensitive content toggle on iOS to comply with App Store rules

For weeks, Tumblr hid search results on iOS for a variety of tags to comply with the App Store’s guidelines. Today, Tumblr is trying to solve the issue by rolling out a sensitive content toggle for its iOS app, which allows users to opt-in to seeing sensitive content. (The toggle opts you out of seeing […]

Apple paid out around $60 billion to App Store developers in 2021

Despite facing numerous antitrust lawsuits and tighter regulations in certain markets, Apple today reported new figures indicating record App Store growth in 2021. The company in a press release said it has now paid out more than $260 billion to app developers since the App Store first launched in 2008, a number that’s up from […]