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Fluik Makes Great Games Outa Real Life Nuisances!

May 3rd, 2012 by Dawn Siris Posted in Companies & M&A | No Comments »

It’s common in the work place to have someone who’s overachieving and who wants to be the boss under the boss. It can be a little irritating, but you know this type of person and he, or she makes you want to throw an egg upside his head. Let’s be realistic. You can’t do that. Or maybe you can? Fluik Entertainment Inc. sure thought you should, and to take not only vengeance on that little pest, but on other annoyances we can pick on. Fluik more accredited for their wacky games of real life nuisances such as The Office Jerk and the new iPhone hit Plumber Crack (yes, this is actually the game’s name!).

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RedicalFlow, Development without Coding

April 19th, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: iOS | No Comments »

RadicalFlow is a new project on Kickstarter that should allow prosumers to develop their own app. It should be as easy as putting content into the CMS and testing the end result. A bit too easy, or the last possibility to flood the App Store?

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Zeptolab Strikes Gold with Cut the Rope

April 18th, 2012 by Dawn Siris Posted in Companies & M&A | No Comments »

Zeptolab is an average-sized game developer based in Russia, with Misha Lyalin as its chairman and CEO. For a small company, Zeptolab sure made its mark by releasing a couple of games that really hit it big a couple of years ago. However, the most popular game that the company created and continues to be one of the most downloaded apps for handheld devices is Cut the Rope Game. The app, since being released in 2010, has been well-received by critics and became a sensation among gamers who are particularly into puzzle games.

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Testing Windows 8 Touch Apps on the iPad

April 13th, 2012 by Roelof Posted in Platforms: iOS, Platforms: Windows Phone | No Comments »

Of course, there are sub-€300 touchscreen monitors in the market, but most of them have a huge problem when it comes to supporting Windows 8. They are mostly based in IR detection which is limited to two fingers while Windows 8 certified monitors need to support five fingers. While those are more expensive, there’s a solution on the iPad.

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Temple Run Passes 1 Million Android Downloads

April 9th, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: AndroidOS, Platforms: iOS | No Comments »

With over 45 million downloads on iOS, the game Temple Run from Imangi Studios has been very successful on iOS. Now, the game is taking charge on Android and yesterday it passed its first million downloads.

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Flurry: Amazon Appstore Closing in on iTunes App Store

March 31st, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Analysis & Editorial | No Comments »

The latest report from Flurry shows that Amazon might soon outgrow Apple’s App Store when talking revenues. The revenues originating from the Amazon Appstore are 89% of those originating from the iTunes App Store.

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iOS 4X More Profitable Than Android for Google

March 29th, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: AndroidOS, Platforms: iOS | No Comments »

Google and Oracle are currently facing off in a legal battle, which is providing us with some interesting statistics. One of them being the business iOS and Android pull in for Google.

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Nielsen: 49,7% of US Subs own a Smartphone

March 29th, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Analysis & Editorial | No Comments »

As of February, Nielsen reports that nearly half of the US residents with a mobile contract own a smartphone. In February 2011, the percentage of smartphone owners was just 36%.

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Angry Birds Space Outsells The New iPad

March 26th, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: AndroidOS, Platforms: iOS | No Comments »

A title like that isn’t hard to make of course, given the number of devices the newest title from Rovio can be bought upon, but selling 10 million downloads of a single game in three days remains impressive.

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Localytics: 6% of iPad App Sessions on 3G/4G

March 26th, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: iOS | No Comments »

With over three million new iPad’s sold in three days, Apple proves it is still dominating. We visited a local Dixons at midnight to check the interest in the 4G version of the iPad and found out 28% of the people wanted one.

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