211 Results for

freemium

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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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EA's Real Racing 3 a hit despite 'freemium' gripes

The mobile racing simulator boasts more downloads in its first week than Real Racing and Real Racing 2 combined. Also, don't expect a Real Racing 4 anytime soon; there are no plans for one.

By 16 March 2013

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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

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Real Racing 3 accelerates EA's 'freemium' push

CNET takes an unusual trip to EA in Los Angeles and gets some hands-on time with Real Racing 3, which launches for free on February 28 for iOS and Android users.

By 12 February 2013

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Lookout Mobile Security nabs $150 million in funding

As it prepares for a larger push beyond consumers into the business market, Lookout Mobile Security locks down one of the largest rounds of funding ever disclosed for a tech security firm.

By 13 August 2014

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Civilization Revolution 2 keeps it old-school in modern gaming era

The first game for the Civilization game franchise designed specifically for mobile doesn't succumb to the trend for ongoing in-app purchases.

By 4 August 2014

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Crazy Taxi: City Rush races into the App Store

Designed expressly for mobile devices, the sequel to the beloved racing game borrows a page from Temple Run. Is that a good thing?

By 30 July 2014