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More candy-matching fun with freemium road blocks

Candy Crush Soda Saga launched this morning adding another freemium game to King's arsenal. It's a lot of fun with new challenges, but if you don't want to spend your money, you'll have to wait.

By 12 November 2014

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Office for iOS goes freemium: What you need to know

A new update to Microsoft's Office apps brings your iPhone up to speed with the iPad versions, and menus and other features optimized for the smaller screen make them a natural fit.

By 7 November 2014

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ACCC investigates 'freemium' apps aimed at kids

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it is now investigating apps that aggressively promote in-app purchases to children.

By 10 September 2013

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European Commission to investigate "freemium" apps

Several months after the ACCC announced its investigation into freemium apps, the European Commission is launching its own inquiry.

By 3 March 2014

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How to do freemium right

Everywhere you look, games are going free-to-play, which sounds like a good thing. But sometimes the ways developers try to part you from your money are anything but fun.

By 18 December 2013

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ACCAN calls ACCC to action over 'freemium' games

ACCAN has called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to investigate mobile games that aggressively promote in-app purchasing.

By 16 May 2013

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Nintendo will make games for phones, new 'NX' system

A deal with mobile publisher DeNA will see the firm's beloved characters coming to smart gadgets, as Nintendo also reveals the codename of its "entirely new concept" gaming system.

By 17 March 2015

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Samsung Gear VR store finally offers paid apps

Newer games and apps are arriving for Samsung Gear VR, and they're no longer all free. Which is a good thing, in theory. We talk with Oculus' head of mobile Max Cohen in Barcelona.

By 3 March 2015

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Rhapsody, keeping up growth, reaches 2.5M paid users

With streaming music gaining popularity, the paid subscription service says its number of users grew by 60 percent.

By 12 February 2015

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The roads to freemium: Turning downloaders into customers

commentary With paid apps a tough sell and mobile advertising a slog, app makers are getting craftier at finding ways to to get paid.

By 8 October 2013