Some mobile games are listening to what children watch

Just in time for the new season of Black Mirror, another report of a company using smartphones to listen in on users has surfaced. The New York Times reported this week that a number of apps are using software produced by a startup called Alphonso an…

iPhone X owners can’t use Face ID to approve family purchases

Face ID on the iPhone X is helpful for authorizing a purchase for yourself, but don't expect to use it if you're approving a purchase for your kids. Numerous owners have discovered that the face authentication feature doesn't work for family purchas…

Apple will allow apps built from templates

Apple has revised its App Store guidelines to allow apps built using templates and other app-generation services. The decision — a one-eighty on its previous policy that banned such apps in the name of preserving quality — is supposed to make it ea…

There’s a fake version of ‘Cuphead’ on the App Store

Xbox's retro-inspired Cuphead is on the App Store. There's just one problem: it's a fake. While the iTunes preview page looks legit, the game isn't actually an official project from designer Studio MDHR. A quick whois search reveals that the phoney w…

‘Fez Pocket Edition’ is now available on iOS

The 2D puzzle platformer Fez from the independent game studio Polytron has had a long road in its journey to iOS, but now it's finally here. You can now purchase Fez Pocket Edition from the App Store for $4.99. It's designed for both the iPhone and t…

Amazon Prime Video finally arrives on Apple TV

Amazon might be fighting with Google over YouTube, but it's own streaming service just got a big win. Amazon Prime Video has finally landed on Apple TV, around six months after Tim Cook first said it was coming. After downloading the tvOS app, you'll…

Amazon Prime Video finally arrives on Apple TV

Amazon might be fighting with Google over YouTube, but it's own streaming service just got a big win. Amazon Prime Video has finally landed on Apple TV, around six months after Tim Cook first said it was coming. After downloading the tvOS app, you'll…

Skype disappears from China’s app stores

If you hope to download Skype to keep in touch while you're in China, you may be in for a rude surprise. Apple, Huawei, Xiaomi and other companies have been removing Microsoft's internet calling software from their app stores in recent weeks in resp…