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Novelty app Yo! accuses Aussie nanosocial API of copyright infringement

8:03PM | Friday, 1 August 2014 |  Novelty nanosocial app Yo! has allegedly accused Australian-based push notification API Oi! of copyright infringement.

App developers not happy as Apple Maps mess mars iPhone release

9:20PM | Friday, 21 September 2012 |  Apple's adoption of its own maps app could leave some small businesses in no man's land.

Controversy pays off for start-up’s “dreadful” pregnancy app

8:00AM | Tuesday, 21 August 2012 |  Start-up Appy Dudes has seen the controversy over a spoof pregnancy app, slammed as “absolutely dreadful” by a family planning group, pay off, with the app hitting the number one top paid entertainment download spot in Australia.

Skincare iPhone app has cosmetic appeal

8:25PM | Friday, 3 August 2012 |  Need a recommendation on the right skincare product for you? There’s now an app for that too.

Google attempts to woo developers with new Chrome Web Store features

6:12PM | Wednesday, 13 June 2012 |  Google has announced it will now provide developers with in-depth statistics about how their apps are performing in its Chrome Web Store, in its latest attempt to lure developers from arch rival Apple.

Four ways to promote your app without falling foul of Apple’s crackdown

2:59PM | Thursday, 9 February 2012 |  Apple has issued a stern warning to developers found to be artificially inflating the rankings of their apps, but an expert says there are plenty of above-board ways that start-ups can boost their apps’ rankings.

Open apps directly from iOS lock screen

1:50PM | Monday, 9 January 2012 |  Did you also know you can open apps directly from the lock screen?

iPhone App of the Week: Weather Live

12:26PM | Thursday, 1 December 2011 |  The iPhone already comes with a weather app, but since the App Store launched developers have been making programs that are much better. One of the latest is a worthy entry.

Labor minister calls for 40% tax rebate for games industry

11:26PM | Friday, 25 November 2011 |  A local games studio has welcomed a push by Federal Arts Minister Simon Crean to extend a 40% tax rebate to the games sector, saying any government support would be welcomed.

Download app updates on the iPhone

8:10PM | Wednesday, 24 August 2011 |  The best part about using an iOS device is the ability to download as many apps as you would like. And the thriving ecosystem means these apps are continually updated.