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Posts Tagged ‘app store’

  • The Nokia Lumia 1320, which brings high-end Lumia innovations to a very affordable 6-inch smartphone, has arrived in South Africa. (image: Phone Arena)

    5 essential soccer apps for Lumia owners

    June 5, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 essential soccer apps for Lumia owners

    One of the world’s most popular sports has received special attention from Windows Phone with the addition of specialised apps all designed to make it easier for you to keep up to date with the latest from the beautiful game. The apps include: Onefootball...

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    By 2016, 25% of Top 50 Banks will have launched banking app stores

    June 4, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on By 2016, 25% of Top 50 Banks will have launched banking app stores

    According to a Gartner report, Banking CIOs, CMOs and line of business (LOB) heads face two key challenges. The first is that the visibility of customer banking apps in public stores is decreasing due to the total number of apps available; the second is that...

  • Report reveals tips for launching a successful mhealth app. (image credit: Shutterstock, Image ID: 183802295)

    6 tips for creating a successful mHealth app

    May 16, 2014 • Lists, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on 6 tips for creating a successful mHealth app

    There are 6 hidden factors which distinguish financially successful mHealth app developers from the rest – results of the largest global study on mHealth app publishing. There are above the line factors that contribute to successful mHealth app...

  • Trials Frontier has been downloaded more than 6 million times. (image: Ubisoft)

    Gaming: Trials Frontier downloaded 6-million times

    April 23, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Gaming: Trials Frontier downloaded 6-million times

    Ubisoft announced that Trials Frontier, one week after its release, has been downloaded more than 6 million times. The free-to-play mobile title from RedLynx, part of the best-selling and award-winning Trials series, launched on April 10 only on the App...

  • A screenshot of Assassin’s Creed Pirates (image: Games Press)

    Assassin’s Creed goes mobile with Pirates

    November 26, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Assassin’s Creed goes mobile with Pirates

    Today Ubisoft announced that the next game from the award-winning Assassin’s Creed franchise, Assassin’s Creed Pirates will be available for high end smartphones and tablets on December 5 on the App Store, on Google Play and on the Amazon Appstore for...

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    10-million downloads of BBM for Android

    October 24, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on 10-million downloads of BBM for Android

    In just 24 hours BBM has been downloaded over 10 million times by Android and iPhone users, one of the best single-day openings for a mobile app to date. BBM, the premier private social network from BlackBerry, is available for free in the App Store and...

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    BBM for Android officially launches on 21 September

    September 19, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BBM for Android officially launches on 21 September

    BBM – the iconic mobile social network – will begin rolling out for Android and iPhone customers around the world from September 21. Previously exclusive to BlackBerry smartphones, BBM will be available as a free download in Google Play and the...

  • Samsung wants to move African startups with 88mph

    July 17, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Samsung wants to move African startups with 88mph

    Today 88mph and Samsung Electronics Africa have entered into a partnership to provide three lucky startups with a possible placement on the Built For Africa App store, and the potential to be pre-loaded on millions of smartphones across Africa. Samsung will...

  • First of its kind Star Trek app available

    February 4, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on First of its kind Star Trek app available

    Star Trek Into Darkness, a first of its kind application which is based on J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Paramount Pictures film, is now available to download for free from the App Store and Google Play. Users who have the app will have unprecedented access to all...

  • Facebook to launch new App Center

    May 10, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Facebook to launch new App Center

    Social networking giant Facebook unveiled plans for their new App Centre recently, which will provide over 900-milllion users with an easy way to find, download and utilise a wide variety of social apps. The App Centre will also provide app developers with a...

  • MTN brings West African board game to App Store

    March 23, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (3)

    MTN today announced that the popular board game “Oware” will soon be available on the MTN App Store. This app is a modification of the ancient board game “Oware”, which has its roots in West Africa. Also known as Ayò, Awalé, Wari, Ouri, Ouril,...

  • Apple’s App Store reaches 25-billion downloads

    March 3, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple’s App Store reaches 25-billion downloads

    Apple’s online store for mobile applications reached the historic milestone of 25-billion downloads early Saturday morning from the mere 600 000 apps available. “A billion thanks. 25 times over. The App Store has reached 25 billion downloads. Thanks...

  • Apple hits 100 million downloaded apps

    December 13, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Apple has announced that over 100 million apps have been downloaded from the Mac App Store in less than a year. With thousands of free and paid apps, the Mac App Store brings the App Store experience to the Mac so you can find great new apps, buy them using...

  • Samsung adds more apps to local market

    December 6, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung adds more apps to local market

    Adding to the already diverse range of applications, Samsung have announced seven new Android apps that are now available on the local Samsung Apps store. These new additions form part of Samsung’s commitment to offering the consumer local and relevant apps...

  • Vodacom App store reaches 100 000 downloads

    October 2, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom App store reaches 100 000 downloads

    The Vodacom Apps Store has reached 100 000 downloads in its first month, and the company is now launching a program to support local talent in applications development. This Vodacom Developer Program aims to create an environment of collaboration and...

  • Windows 8 OS to have app store

    August 19, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Windows 8 OS to have app store

    In recent days news of Microsoft’s next operating system started to surface, but now the company has confirmed through their Building Windows 8 blog, that Windows 8 will have an app store. This also indicates that Microsoft might be looking at using the app...