Sony and Microsoft have delivered their next-gen visions, but with this caveat: more microtransactions. Cash grab or survival strategy, it will surely generate controversy as 2014 rolls along.
The iPhone maker rejects a donation-focused third-party payment system, saying it violates the App Store's terms and conditions. But does it actually have more to do with competition?
In a mea culpa written for the Atlantic magazine, Ethan Zuckerman explains why he devised the infamous pop-up ad and offers his apologies to the Internet community.
Help the sites you frequent stay in business by adding them to AdBlock Plus's whitelist, which restricts the obtrusiveness of the ads that open on the page.
Apple wants to move all of your "content" to the iCloud, so the Touch is probably safe, but the rumors about the Classic's demise have been churning for years.
The popular social network for iPhones is adding micropayments to the mix. What does this mean for Apple's in-app purchase system--and your wallet?
Looking to profit where others have failed, Google is planning to enable micropayments for individual articles and other content.
Horn is a beautifully put-together action RPG from the makers of The Dark Meadow.
The social network's virtual currency, called "credits," will soon be defunct and people can pay in their local currency. This could be a new way for Facebook to grow as a payment platform.
Is it an olive branch for the beleaguered (and Google-bashing) publishing industry, a move to encroach upon Facebook's turf in the micropayment wars, or a bit of both?