Stories by Dave Rudden and John Davison

  • Major iPhone devs make apps free, add in-game purchases

    Our Apple-focused affiliate, MacWorld, discovered earlier today that an update to the iPhone Developer Program has allowed the use of in-app transactions in free apps, a practice that was previously limited to paid apps. With iPhone game developers dealing with dramatic price shifts and major difficulty selling titles for anything but the lowest prices, this may present an opportunity to developer a more stable way to make money from their apps.