Tag Archive: Crush

Activision Blizzard acquires Candy Crush creator for $5.9 billion

Activision Blizzard, the gaming company known for franchises like Call of Duty, Warcraft, and Guitar Hero, has acquired King Digital Entertainment for $ 5.9 billion. The Candy Crush creator boasts one of the largest networks of players on mobile, with a staggering 474 million active users a month. King has enjoyed incredible success on Android, iOS, and other mobile platforms with the Candy Crush series, as well as […]

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5 more apps that crush it with 3D Touch

As developers race to embrace 3D Touch, more and more third-party apps are utilizing iOS 9’s killer feature to make common tasks faster and easier. Employed properly, 3D Touch’s Quick Actions lists can put many tasks at your fingertips — assuming you’re using an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus, the only models with the hardware […]

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How to crush your fitness goals with Apple Watch

Around the world, Apple Watch is helping people make life-changing improvements to their health and fitness. I recently asked Cult of Mac readers to share their experiences getting in shape with Apple Watch, and the response has been amazing. Here are some of the inspiring stories I received — and some great insights into how […]

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Fallout Shelter dethrones Candy Crush Saga on App Store charts

For years, King.com’s Candy Crush Saga has been one of the App Store’s top earners. The addictive match-3 game was considered the crowning success of the freemium app genre, and although the growth of Candy Crush Saga has been slowing…Read more ›

Magnets crush a $10k Apple Watch Edition

Some users were outraged about the $ 10,000 cost of the Apple Watch Edition when it was first announced. But are there really enough of said disgruntled users that they’ll line up to see Apple’s glittery timepiece be obliterated by powerful…Read more ›

Predicted 58 million iPhone sales will crush the competition this quarter

Like a Terminator in a downhill marathon, the runaway sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus aren’t slowing down in a hurry. According to a new report published in the Korean press, analysts are expecting the iPhone to trample all…Read more ›

Apple Pay projected to crush PayPal at big box stores in 2015

Apple Pay has already become the fastest growing mobile wallet but the only thing holding it back is the limited number of retailers that accept it. A new study has found that PayPal is still leading the mobile payments race…Read more ›

British politician uses iPad to play Candy Crush during debate

A British politician has owned up to sneaking a quick game of Candy Crush Saga during a particularly dull parliamentary debate. Nigel Mills, a Conservative MP for Amber Valley in the U.K., was photographed getting his Crush on during a…Read more ›

Photographic proof Bale & Rogen will crush Jobs & Woz roles

Seth Rogen has been tapped to play Steve Jobs’ loveable sidekick Woz in the upcoming biopic starring Christian Bale as Apple’s iconic CEO. We don’t know if Rogen’s guttural chuckling will mesh well with Bale’s ferocity, but when it comes…Read more ›

Candy Crush not so sweet after disappointing earnings

We may be in something of a golden age for iOS gamers, but Candy Crush maker King isn’t reaping the benefits quite as much as it had hoped. With revenue shrinking, and having been unable to recapture the lightning in…Read more ›