Apple Update Impacts Game Streaming Services

Reading Time: 3 minutes Recently, Apple has run into headwinds where some of its App store guidelines conflicted with the ability of its users to utilize game streaming services such as Google Stadia and Microsoft’s xCloud service. In fact, Microsoft terminated testing last month on xCloud for iOS and signed onto a partnership with Samsung that directly resulted from …

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The Saga Continues: In Epic/Apple Fight, Apple Sues Epic

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Reading Time: 3 minutes The ongoing saga of Epic Games (David) Vs Apple (Goliath) continued today, with Apple striking out at the game developer, suing Epic in return. We heard via 9to5Mac and elsewhere today, including in a report first filed by CNBC, that Apple sued Epic over its breach of contract terms for the App Store. In case …

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Epic Stomps Their Feet Some More, Free Fortnite!

Epic games asks court again again to allow Fortnite back into the App Store.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Epic Games stomps their feet in protest and asks the courts, again, to force Apple’s hand to allow Fortnite back into the App store, according to Reuters. Epic Games’ fear is that the removal of Fortnite from the Apple App Store will have “irreparable harm” to Fortnite and to Epic Games. The filing made in …

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Winners and Losers in Epic Battle With Apple

Epic Games vs Fortnite

Reading Time: 2 minutes Things are moving at a rapid pace in the Epic vs Apple battle with regards to their App Store sales tactics. Not too long ago, Tim Sweeney, Epic Games CEO, contacted Apple via email to request Apple to reconsider allowing Epic Games to include their own Fortnite in-app store to circumvent Apple’s own. Apple fired …

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Did Epic Ask Apple for a Special Contract?

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Did Epic ask Apple for a special contract between the two giants?  You be the judge.  The fight between Epic Games and Apple continues to heat up as both are firing across each other’s bow after Apple bans Fortnite from the App Store.  On Friday, Apple accused Epic Games’ Tim Sweeney of asking for a …

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Epic Games vs Apple, Battle-Royale Heating Up

Epic Games vs Fortnite

Reading Time: 2 minutes Epic Games vs Apple is heating up in a battle-royale style fight, pun intended! Just last week, Epic Games decided to take on Apple App Store’s “monopolistic model” and updated Fortnite to allow for in-app purchases to circumvent the App Store and their 30% overhead. Since this is a direct violation of the App Store …

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Gaming Headsets… Can You Hear Me Now?

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Reading Time: 2 minutes I hate it when my gaming sessions start off sounding like an old Verizon commercial? “Can you hear me now?” Followed by a reboot, a reconnect and another “Can you hear me now…what about now?” I have pitched quite a few of my gaming headsets across the room. But we’ll get to a solution to …

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Apple Arcade 30 Days Later & How to Cancel

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Reading Time: 2 minutes We are approaching the 30th day of Apple Arcade. Apple Arcade launched on September 16th which means many early adopters about to get charged. What do you think about Apple Arcade so far? I signed up for Apple Arcade as soon as it launched hoping that there would be a ton of games that would …

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Minecraft Earth Live Demo at WWDC 2019

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Reading Time: < 1 minute We were quite surprised to see the news that Xbox One and PS4 controller support would be added to Apple TV this fall. We were even more surprised when the Mojang developers took to the floor to demonstrate the Minecraft Earth which is Microsoft/Mojang’s “Pokémon Go” AR Minecraft game. During the demo the developers both …

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Xbox One and PS4 Controller Support Announced at 2019 WWDC for tvOS 13

Reading Time: < 1 minute Today, Apple announced its latest software offerings at its annual Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) including iOS 13, WatchOS 6, tvOS 13, MacOS Catalina, and the spin-off, iPadOS. Normally what we see at the WWDC has very little to do with gaming but today we were pleasantly surprised. While we didn’t hear anything new …

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