Star Command iOS release date set for May 2: Long wait for Kickstarter project comes to a close

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Star Command, the long-awaited space ship strategy sim, will hit Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch on May 2. Sitting somewhere between an 8-bit Star Trek and Theme Hospital, the game lets you build your own starship, enlist its crew…

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Why did Apple approve this money-guzzling Pokemon rip-off app?

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UPDATE: Super Monster Bros By Adventure Time Pocket Free now seems to have been removed from the App Store. But a quick search sees that a near-identical title called 'Adventure Games Super Monster Bros Plus' is still on sale….

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OFT investigating free-to-play apps that pressure children into premium purchases

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Freemium and free-to-play mobile and web apps are to be investigated by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) over concerns that players are unwittingly running up substantial costs with them. Looking specifically at the marketing approach to children that these…

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APP OF THE DAY: The Snowman and the Snowdog (iPhone / iPod / iPad)

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On-the-go Christmas fun lands on the iPhone, iPod and iPad today in the shape of The Snowman and the Snowdog app. A free app companion to the animated sequel to the classic Christmas flick, you'll be flying through the air…

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