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Marketers underestimate users' privacy concerns - Survey
Marketers underestimate users' privacy concerns - Survey
AppsFlyer and MMA Global release results of surveys around impact of Apple's upcoming privacy changes
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 394: Crash Landing
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 394: Crash Landing
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here Hey y’all! This week we sit down with composer Bobby Krlic, who shares the creative process behind crafting Returnal’s soundtrack.
Save $50 on the M1-Powered Apple MacBook Air
Save $50 on the M1-Powered Apple MacBook Air
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Taiko no Tatsujin Pop Tap Beat is glorious on Apple Arcade
Taiko no Tatsujin Pop Tap Beat is glorious on Apple Arcade
Taiko Pop Tap, as it appears on my phone's home screen, is pure joy.
Tiny Crossword+ brings simple grid-based magic to Apple Arcade
Tiny Crossword+ brings simple grid-based magic to Apple Arcade
Like a lot of people, my day begins with Joel Fagliano and his Mini crossword in the New York Times.
Could Apple and Google pull the plug on mobile game monetisation? | Opinion
Could Apple and Google pull the plug on mobile game monetisation? | Opinion
As consumer and governmental pressure mounts over loot boxes, services like Apple Arcade indicate a desire by platform holders to move away from the monetisation free-for-all
Clap Hanz’ First Non-PlayStation Golf Game Is My New Happy Place
Clap Hanz’ First Non-PlayStation Golf Game Is My New Happy Place
Japanese developer Clap Hanz has been making colorful cartoon golf games for PlayStation consoles since 1999’s Hot Shots Golf 2.
Clap Hanz' first non-PlayStation title is essentially more Everybody's Golf
Clap Hanz' first non-PlayStation title is essentially more Everybody's Golf
After a huge drop of games on Apple Arcade, we're going to spend some of this week picking through the new stuff.
Star Trek Legends Is A Fun Time, Not An Annoying Grind
Star Trek Legends Is A Fun Time, Not An Annoying Grind
Star Trek Legends, recently released on Apple Arcade, plays a lot like Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes, Disney’s Sorcerer’s Arena, DC Legends and countless other turn-based mobile RPGs.
Surprise! Platinum Games just released Apple Arcade exclusive World of Demons
Surprise! Platinum Games just released Apple Arcade exclusive World of Demons
Platinum Games just released an Apple Arcade-exclusive called World of Demons. World of Demons is an action game, which comes as no surprise given Platinum is the developer of some of the best action games in the business, such as Bayonetta and NieR:Automata.
Random: Platinum's Fifth Reveal Is An Apple Arcade Exclusive
Random: Platinum's Fifth Reveal Is An Apple Arcade Exclusive
Hey, at least we're getting Sol Cresta. We know, you're still recovering from the fact Sol Cresta is actually real, but we've got a little bit more Platinum news to share. The company's fifth game announcement has now been revealed as the brand-new action title, World of Demons.
PlatinumGames Explains Why It Scrapped World of Demons and Started Again
PlatinumGames Explains Why It Scrapped World of Demons and Started Again
World of Demons is the new Apple Arcade exclusive title from…
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 393: It Takes Three
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 393: It Takes Three
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here Welcome back! This week the team shares thoughts on the immersive feel of Doom 3: VR Edition, and the perfectly paced co-op variety of It Takes Two.  Stuff We Talked About Oddworld: Soulstorm Destruction AllStars Virginia Superhot A Plague Tale: […]
World of Demons Preview: Bringing Classic PlatinumGames Design to Mobile
World of Demons Preview: Bringing Classic PlatinumGames Design to Mobile
Hands-on with PlatinumGames' impressive new Apple Arcade game, World of Demons.
Final Fantasy Creator's Fantasian Comes to Apple Arcade Today
Final Fantasy Creator's Fantasian Comes to Apple Arcade Today
Final Fantasy creator's Fantasian and 31 other games are now available on Apple Arcade.
PlatinumGames Releases World of Demons Today on Apple Arcade
PlatinumGames Releases World of Demons Today on Apple Arcade
PlatinumGames has surprise launched a brand new action game on Apple Arcade, World of Demons.
Save $50 on the Apple Watch Nike Series 6 and Get 6 Free Months of Apple Fitness+
Save $50 on the Apple Watch Nike Series 6 and Get 6 Free Months of Apple Fitness+
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The Apple VR headset could weigh less than an actual apple
The Apple VR headset could weigh less than an actual apple
Thanks to lightweight hybrid Fresnel technology, we might see it come in at less than 5oz.
Apple’s M1 CPU edges near Intel i9 11900K in CPU benchmark scores
Apple’s M1 CPU edges near Intel i9 11900K in CPU benchmark scores
Apple is in the stages of switching all of its iMac and MacBook lineup from Intel's x86 CPUs to its own developed-in-house ARM chips, aiming to be a serious contender when it comes to performance.
Final Fantasy Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi Says Latest Project Could Be His Last
Final Fantasy Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi Says Latest Project Could Be His Last
"I think it is certainly possible". A few weeks ago, we heard how Japanese video game composer, Nobuo Uematsu - who has worked on most Final Fantasy games in some capacity and other RPG hits like Chrono Trigger - might be calling it a day due to health issues. Now, in a bit of an update, Final Fantasy creator and veteran designer, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has stated how the Apple Arcade exclusive, Fantasian, could also potentially be his last project.
Global Chip Shortage, Affecting Everything From PS5s To Graphics Cards, Is Becoming A
Global Chip Shortage, Affecting Everything From PS5s To Graphics Cards, Is Becoming A "Crisis"
While anyone reading this will know it has been hard finding a PS5 lately, loads of other markets are experiencing shortages as well, thanks to a global “crisis” affecting the supply of semiconductor chips to, well, anything that uses them.
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 392: Breaking the Wall
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 392: Breaking the Wall
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here Hey y’all! The team breaks down a big week of news over at PlayStation.Blog, and highlights favorite moments where games broke the fourth wall.
Intel goes off on Apple: 'no-one really games on a Mac'
Intel goes off on Apple: 'no-one really games on a Mac'
The 'I'm a Mac' guy has had a big change of heart.
Save up To $69 on Apple's New iPad Air at Amazon
Save up To $69 on Apple's New iPad Air at Amazon
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Google Play revenue cut lowered to 15% on first $1m
Google Play revenue cut lowered to 15% on first $1m
Android store will match Apple's reduced App Store cut for small developers starting in July
Astro Playroom's full OST is now available to stream online right now
Astro Playroom's full OST is now available to stream online right now
The sublime soundtrack accompanying one of the PS5's best titles to date, Astro's Playroom, is available to stream now. The full soundtrack - composed by Kenneth Young - is available now on pretty much every music streaming service, including YouTube Music, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and Tidal (thanks, Kotaku).
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 391: Short and Sweet
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 391: Short and Sweet
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here This week, the team fielded your listener letters with quality recommendations on games that can be completed in a night or two.
Save Up to $30 on the Apple Watch SE at Amazon
Save Up to $30 on the Apple Watch SE at Amazon
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AMD's Apple-exclusive GPU could be repurposed for cryptocurrency mining, for all the good it'll do
AMD's Apple-exclusive GPU could be repurposed for cryptocurrency mining, for all the good it'll do
That's kinda all it can do right now to combat the rise in cryptocurrency mining and the dearth of gaming graphics cards.
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 390: Fully Immersed
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 390: Fully Immersed
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here Welcome back y’all! This week we dive deep into some recently announced PS VR titles, and share short and sweet games that can be beat in one night.
UK competition watchdog to investigate Apple
UK competition watchdog to investigate Apple
The CMA will investigate alleged anti-competitive practices after developers complained of "unfair" terms and conditions
UK government opens investigation into Apple's 'anti-competitive behaviour'
UK government opens investigation into Apple's 'anti-competitive behaviour'
Epic's legal fight with Apple has caught the attention of the Competition and Markets Authority.
Arizona bill aims to prevent Apple, Google from blocking third-party payments
Arizona bill aims to prevent Apple, Google from blocking third-party payments
Coalition of App Fairness hopes to succeed where it failed in North Dakota amid Epic's antitrust lawsuits
Arizona's Anti-Monopoly Bill Could Help Put Fortnite Back in the iOS App Store
Arizona's Anti-Monopoly Bill Could Help Put Fortnite Back in the iOS App Store
Arizona legislators just passed an anti-monopoly bill in a 31-29 vote, which could have big implications for Apple, Google, and, weirdly enough, Fortnite. Read more...
Final Fantasy Creator's New JRPG Lets You Procrastinate With Its Random Encounters
Final Fantasy Creator's New JRPG Lets You Procrastinate With Its Random Encounters
Fantasian, the next game from Mistwalker, the studio founded by Final Fantasy creator, Hironobu Sakaguchi, is coming to Apple Aracde later this year.
Epic's legal battle against Apple is going to court
Epic's legal battle against Apple is going to court
Epic Games is suing Apple over "oppressive" App Store payment cuts.
Date set for Apple v Epic Games trial
Date set for Apple v Epic Games trial
The battle between Epic Games and Apple over in-game microtransactions is still rumbling on, and after months of arguing it seems a date has finally been set for an in-person trial.
TSMC will produce 3nm chips this year and Apple has already grabbed them all
TSMC will produce 3nm chips this year and Apple has already grabbed them all
It's a gamble by the fruity manufacturer, but it could just pay off.
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 389: Returnal To Form
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 389: Returnal To Form
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here The team is back and ready to dive into all the juicy details from this week’s State of Play.
Valve ordered to hand over sales data for Epic vs Apple case
Valve ordered to hand over sales data for Epic vs Apple case
But judge limits request to four years, rather than the six years Apple originally asked for
Valve must hand over Steam sales data to Apple, judge rules
Valve must hand over Steam sales data to Apple, judge rules
Judge says Apple has "salted the earth"
Apple M1 Macs appear to be chewing through their SSDs
Apple M1 Macs appear to be chewing through their SSDs
The same SSDs that are soldered-in and almost impossible to replace.
UK antitrust tribunal blocks Epic's case against Apple
UK antitrust tribunal blocks Epic's case against Apple
Court says Apple case should be resolved in the US, but allows Google case to proceed in the UK
Apple want Valve to hand over revenue data as part of legal fight with Epic
Dysfunctional Game Development Comedy Mythic Quest Returns In May
Dysfunctional Game Development Comedy Mythic Quest Returns In May
Mythic Quest, the dark workplace comedy about pouring your heart and soul into a creative project only to be undermined by everyone around you, comes back to Apple TV+ for its second season starting May 7, Apple announced today.
Apple turns to Valve for information in legal battle with Epic
Apple turns to Valve for information in legal battle with Epic
A subpoena from last November sees Apple filing for information about Steam, but Valve is fighting back
Apple Wants Valve To Hand Over A Bunch Of Steam Info For Its Fight With Epic
Apple Wants Valve To Hand Over A Bunch Of Steam Info For Its Fight With Epic
Epic Games’ legal battle against Apple over App Store fees continues to drag on into ever weirder and more esoteric fronts.
Valve Is Resisting Being Dragged Into the Epic-Apple Lawsuit
Valve Is Resisting Being Dragged Into the Epic-Apple Lawsuit
Court documents reveal that Apple has issued Valve with a subpoena to acquire Steam commercial data as part of Apple's legal battle with Epic Games.
Apple subpoenas Valve as part of its legal battle with Epic: Valve fights back
Post-IDFA Alliance forms to prepare for Apple privacy changes
Post-IDFA Alliance forms to prepare for Apple privacy changes
Alliance launches new information and support hub to help support companies amid mobile industry upheaval
World's End Club Is A Surprise Addition To The Switch Catalogue From The Makers Of Danganronpa
World's End Club Is A Surprise Addition To The Switch Catalogue From The Makers Of Danganronpa
Time to, er, watch some children murder each other? If you're into the brutal teen-murdering, teddy bear creepiness of Danganronpa, then you'll be happy to hear that Tookyo Games - a studio that boasts members of the Danganronpa and Zero Escape teams - is bringing World's End Club, the game they previously teased on Apple Arcade, to the Switch. Here's what Nintendo had to say about it: Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Epic files EU antitrust complaint against Apple
Epic files EU antitrust complaint against Apple
Fortnite maker alleges iOS maker's restrictions "completely eliminated competition in app distribution and payment processes"
Epic Games files an antitrust complaint against Apple in Europe
Epic Games files an antitrust complaint against Apple in Europe
The complaint follows similar legal action in the US, UK, and Australia.
Coalition for App Fairness behind North Dakota bill against Apple
Coalition for App Fairness behind North Dakota bill against Apple
Money from the organisation co-founded by Epic Games paid for lobbyists to introduce new bill into state senate
TSMC might be producing all AMD and Apple's goodies, but Samsung still makes more chips
TSMC might be producing all AMD and Apple's goodies, but Samsung still makes more chips
Samsung accounts for more than 1 in every 7 computing wafers produced globally.
Intel is back to bashing Apple with aggressive anti-MacBook ads
Intel is back to bashing Apple with aggressive anti-MacBook ads
Looks like Intel's not dealing with the break-up well.
We've figured out the most famous computer of all time. And no, its not an Apple device
We've figured out the most famous computer of all time. And no, its not an Apple device
Which machine has had the most air-time over the years, across the big and small screen?
The Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 388: Have A Dice Day
The Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 388: Have A Dice Day
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here Welcome back! This week Sid and Brett share the joys of causing some damage in Destruction AllStars, and roll the dice on sci-fi strategy game Tharsis.
Apple takes priority over Intel and AMD when it comes to TSMC’s 3nm production
Apple takes priority over Intel and AMD when it comes to TSMC’s 3nm production
2020 was not kind to gamers as stock issues plagued the availability of both PC components and consoles, and it still doesn't look too pretty as we head deeper into 2021.
Game firms acknowledged by Human Rights Campaign for LGBTQ inclusivity
Game firms acknowledged by Human Rights Campaign for LGBTQ inclusivity
Microsoft, Sony, Apple, Activision Blizzard, and EA among those earning perfect scores in 2021 Corporate Equality Index
Apple sets "early spring" rollout for iOS privacy changes
Apple sets "early spring" rollout for iOS privacy changes
Next beta update will include requirement that apps get user permission before tracking data
Can Apple build the perfect VR headset? The turtlenecks are certainly trying
Random: Introducing Fluffruit, The Tasty Fruit Found In Pokémon's Lental Region That's Totally Not An Apple
Random: Introducing Fluffruit, The Tasty Fruit Found In Pokémon's Lental Region That's Totally Not An Apple
"Nintendo I think you need to learn what an Apple is". In the upcoming Switch release New Pokémon Snap, it seems there's a fruit that looks just like an apple (and might even taste like one) but isn't actually an apple. Nope - according to a tweet by Nintendo of America's Twitter account, this apple-like fruit pictured above and below is actually known as a "fluffruit" and is located in the Lental region.
Apple Reportedly Plans To Release VR Headset In 2022
Apple Reportedly Plans To Release VR Headset In 2022
The tech giant looks at a new format for next year.
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 387: Shadow Strikers
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 387: Shadow Strikers
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here This week, we interview Aarne Hunziker of Mechanical Head Studios about upcoming side-scrolling platformer Cyber Shadow.
Apple reportedly planning VR headset for next year
Apple reportedly planning VR headset for next year
Bloomberg says iPhone maker is planning to launch a niche stand-alone VR device in preparation for a more mainstream AR play
Apple's VR Headset Is Reportedly Ultra Expensive and Niche
Apple's VR Headset Is Reportedly Ultra Expensive and Niche
Apple's VR headset is reportedly ultra-high-end, expensive, and niche and will serve as the first step towards a more mainstream AR headset.
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 386: Valholidays
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 386: Valholidays
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here Happy new year! Kristen and Tim are back to share what they played over the holidays, and geek out during an Assassin’s Creed Valhalla spoilers chat.
Intel's CEO in waiting tells staff that the company must make better CPUs than Apple
Intel's CEO in waiting tells staff that the company must make better CPUs than Apple
Well, Gelsinger calls Apple 'a lifestyle company in Cupertino'.
Epic's legal battle with Apple and Google comes to the UK
Epic Games takes legal action against Apple and Google in UK
Epic Games takes legal action against Apple and Google in UK
Fortnite firm continues to argue duo is anti-competitive as it fights to restore battle royale game to app stores
What Apple's move to ARM could mean for PC and console gaming
What Apple's move to ARM could mean for PC and console gaming
Could a major change be coming to the insides of our PCs?
The Coolest Gadgets of 2020
The Coolest Gadgets of 2020
It didn’t feel like it, what with a major pandemic and massive financial crisis, but 2020 was actually an incredible year for gadgets.
Apple reportedly warns devs of more app takedowns in Chinese App Store
Apple reportedly warns devs of more app takedowns in Chinese App Store
Thousands of games and apps will be removed unless proof of an official license is provided before December 31
Random: Epic Games Apparently Still Needs Your Help To
Random: Epic Games Apparently Still Needs Your Help To "Free Fortnite"
"Spread the word". Back in August, Epic Games declared war with Apple (and Google), when the tech giants removed Fortnite from their stores for violating the terms of service.
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 385: Our GOTY 2020 Picks
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 385: Our GOTY 2020 Picks
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here In the final PS Podcast of 2020, the gang runs down their top three of 2020 — plus, of course, a few honorable mentions.
Stadia launches on iOS
Stadia launches on iOS
Google streaming service works on Apple devices by going through the Safari browser
Former Apple Arcade Exclusive Grindstone Hits Switch Today, Before Other Consoles
Former Apple Arcade Exclusive Grindstone Hits Switch Today, Before Other Consoles
From the team that gave us Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes. Capybara Games' RPG puzzler Grindstone hits the Switch eShop later today as a console launch exclusive. Formerly an Apple Arcade exclusive, Grindstone which mixes fantasy adventure with puzzling solving to create an interesting fusion which isn't entirely dissimilar to the classic Nintendo DS outing Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes – which also happens to be a Capybara game. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Former Apple Arcade Puzzle-Battler Grindstone Hits Switch Today As A Console Launch Exclusive
Former Apple Arcade Puzzle-Battler Grindstone Hits Switch Today As A Console Launch Exclusive
From the team that gave us Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes. Capybara Games' RPG puzzler Grindstone hits the Switch eShop later today. Formerly an Apple Arcade exclusive, Grindstone which mixes fantasy adventure with puzzling solving to create an interesting fusion which isn't entirely dissimilar to the classic Nintendo DS outing Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes – which also happens to be a Capybara game. Read the full article on nintendolife.com