Today is Black Friday, meaning many people are out shopping at physical stores to take advantage of the best deals, but there are also discounts hitting apps and movies that you can buy at home on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. Because of this, we’ve taken a look at the best games, productivity apps, and movies you can buy at a discount today. Of course, this is just a glimpse into the extensive sales you can find by checking out the App Store and iTunes Movies Store.
We’ve listed some of the best deals on the most popular apps below, but to find tons more apps and games that are on sale, make sure to visit our sister sister site AppShopper.
A group of civil society organizations has demanded that Apple remove games from its App Store that promote violence and killings commonplace in the Philippines‘ war on drugs (via Reuters).
The games in question, which the group said violated Apple’s own guidelines, include characters based on Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and his national police chief, Ronaldo „Bato“ dela Rosa, who engage criminals in gun battles and fistfights.
Tsip Bato by Ranida Games „These games valorise and normalise the emerging tyranny of Duterte’s presidency and his government’s disregard for human rights principles,“ the Asian [...]
Apple’s Macs aren’t optimized for gaming and often don’t have powerful enough GPUs to run the latest gaming titles, a problem that Nvidia is aiming to solve with its GeForce NOW service designed for Macs.
GeForce NOW for Mac, currently in beta testing in North America, lets you use a virtual GeForce GTX gaming PC in the cloud to run games that otherwise may not be possible to play on a Mac. The only requirement is a good internet connection, with the virtual gaming PC handling all of the GPU and CPU requirements.
Since Macs aren’t known for being gaming machines, PC makers don’t typically design new titles to run on Macs. That’s [...]
Apps that use the ARKit framework Apple introduced in iOS 11 have been installed 3 million times around the world since September 19, according to new data shared today by analytics firm Sensor Tower (via TechCrunch).
Many of the ARKit-only apps that are available are games, accounting for 35 percent of ARKit apps worldwide. ARKit-only apps include those that are built entirely around the new ARKit technology, rather than apps that have added some ARKit features.
Utilities are the second most popular ARKit category, accounting for 19 percent of apps, while 11 percent of ARKit apps are in the Entertainment category and 7 percent are in the Education category. [...]