Tag Archive: Makers


Case makers are already prepared for the 12-inch iPad Pro

Everyone might be tripping over themselves to talk about the possible Apple Car, but there’s a much-more imminent Apple device rumored to be on the way: the 12-inch+ “iPad Pro” tablet. Over the weekend, French Apple-watching website Nowhereelse.fr shared a handful…Read more ›

King of Thieves, the addictive new game from the makers of Cut the Rope

I’m not what you would consider a “gamer.” I dabble in mobile titles like Monument Valley and occasionally play Super Smash Bros. or Mario Kart with friends, but few games manage to grab my attention for very long. Yet there’s a…Read more ›

Super Bowl commercials bring big results for app makers

One of the biggest shockers of Super Bowl 49, other than Malcolm Butler’s phenomenal interception, was the amount of app companies willing to shell out $ 4.5 million for a 30-second ad slot. Clash of Clans, Game of War, and Heroes…Read more ›

Super Bowl commercials bring big results for app makers

One of the biggest shockers of Super Bowl 49, other than Malcolm Butler’s phenomenal interception, was the amount of app companies willing to shell out $ 4.5 million for a 30-second ad slot. Clash of Clans, Game of War, and Heroes…Read more ›

Apple’s failed sapphire makers want to pay out millions in bonuses to senior execs

GT Advanced Technologies’ attempts to make sapphire iPhone screens for Apple may have ended in disaster, but that’s not stopping GT senior execs from asking for millions to be paid out in bonuses. Because the company filed for bankruptcy protection…Read more ›

For app makers, Apple giveth widgets (and Apple taketh away)

When you live in Apple’s world as a third-party developer, you are required to play by Apple’s rules. And sometimes those rules are subject to sudden change. James Thomson, the developer behind the scientific calculator app PCalc, was notified today…Read more ›

Apple ‘surprised’ by sapphire maker’s bankruptcy

Apple’s plan to put sapphire glass in everything took a tumble this week when its exclusive supplier GT Advanced Technologies filed for bankruptcy, and according to Apple’s spokesman, they were just as shocked as all of us. In a statement…Read more ›

How Super Evil Megacorp became Apple’s favorite game makers

Of all the people to appear onstage at Tuesday’s Apple keynote, U.S. game developers Super Evil Megacorp were among the most memorable — thanks partly to co-founder Tommy Krul’s decision to wear a fetching infinity scarf. What followed were Internet…Read more ›

Apple’s giant iPhone 6 order causing delays for accessory makers

Excessive demand might mean that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus won’t make it into your hands until October in some cases – but users waiting for iPhone 6 accessories could be delayed even longer. According to sources who spoke with Cult…Read more ›

Android’s fragmented hell stew is only getting worse for app makers

Now that Samsung is pretty much the only Android handset manufacturer making any money, you’d think that Android’s fragmentation problem would start to get better, but the latest Android fragmentation report from OpenSignal reveals the madness of developing for multiple…Read more ›