Apps

Mario Kart Tour becomes Nintendo’s fastest ‘selling’ mobile game in its first month

Mario Kart Tour is Nintendo’s fastest ‘selling’ mobile game, amassing over 123 million downloads in its first month. This is a significantly stronger performance compared to its second fastest selling, “Super Mario Run” which saw only 21.8 million downloads in its first month.  Despite having the most first month downloads …

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Snap will be shutting down Snapcash next month

At the height of Snapchat’s popularity, Snap saw fit to introduce a peer-to-peer payment service that would allow users to send money to their friends and family quickly and easily. It never really took off, and now Snap is shuttering Snapcash for good at the end of next month. It …

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Super Mario Run has made over $60 million worldwide

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A couple of years back as Wii U sales continued to struggle, Nintendo turned to mobile gaming to gain a quick revenue boost. This new mobile game initiative kicked off with Super Mario Run for iOS and Android. However, unlike other games, Super Mario Run landed with a $10 price …

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Apple lifts two-month ban on iOS Telegram updates

In April, Russia imposed an official ban on the messaging app, Telegram. Russia ordered Apple to remove the app from the App Store, and since the order, Telegram updates on iOS were banned worldwide. Now finally, two months later, that ban has been lifted. Pavel Durov, CEO of Telegram, revealed …

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The Steam Link app has launched for Android

Last week, Valve announced the next step for the Steam Link, opting to release it as an app for iOS and Android. The app will allow you to stream your Steam library to more devices than ever before, ranging from smartphones and tablets, to Android TV boxes or the Apple …

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Snapchat IPO could see company valued at $25 billion

Snapchat has released details of its plans for its initial public offering (IPO), which if successful as analysts claim, could see it valued at more than $25 billion. This would cement it as one of the world’s leading technology firms and provide its founder, Evan Spiegel, with enough funds to …

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Facebook Messenger to begin displaying adverts

If you thought using Facebook’s Messenger application was a good way to avoid seeing all of the adverts on the Facebook main site, think again. In what will begin as a small-scale trial in select territories, Facebook is set to begin running adverts within the app itself, providing links to …

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Super Mario Run comes to Android in March

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Back in December, Nintendo topped the iOS charts with the launch of Super Mario Run, the company’s first proper mobile game based on its most famous franchise. At the time, Super Mario Run was exclusive to iOS but that will be changing soon, with Android users able to get their …

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