Mobile News Startup Newsy Adds $1.5 Million

Newsy, a mobile news video site, has added $1.5 million in its latest round of funding. The Columbia, Missouri-based startup’s anchors narra…

@ NATPE: Epix To Launch TV App

Cross-platform pay-TV venture Epix announced Tuesday at the NATPE conference that it is developing an app that will allow its subscribers to…

Apple Opens Mac App Store With 1,000 Items

As the rise of the iPhone and iPad has gotten Apple’s audience used to apps, the company has finally brought it a full scale set of offering…

Infographic: iPhone’s Role in Holiday Shopping

The iPhone and mobile shopping apps play a big role in holiday shopping, it turns out. How big? Mobile advertising network Moblix gives a good idea with its monthly infographic for December. The most impressive number? iPhone shopping app usage growth when compared to last year.

One Third of Top-Grossing iPhone Apps Are Free

When Apple began allowing free apps to include in-app purchases a little over a year ago, it opened the door for apps built on freemium models to flourish. They are doing just that with about one-third of the top-grossing apps using a free-to-use model.

Twitter Launches iPad App With Focus on Consumption

Twitter is launching the first native app it’s built from scratch tonight: Twitter for iPad. Aimed at fostering content consumption, the app is designed for new users and power users alike. The iPad app indicates the direction all Twitter-designed apps will be heading

iPad Sales Accelerate To Three Million

Looks like sales of the iPad — which were already going at a blistering pace — are speeding up. Apple says it has now sold three million i…

Are Carriers Still Relevant? Yes And No

A short, yet vibrant debate, kicked off this morning at a breakfast event in Seattle when a Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) employee stood up and ask…

AppCity Is Latest App Store To Launch

The latest independent distributor of mobile apps: AppCity, a European startup which is billing itself as having the “largest global catalog…

mocoNews Quick Hits 05.26.2010

»  Android is getting more traction in the U.S., whereas the iPhone is more global, according to AdMob, which will soon be acquire…

Nokia Makes Developing Apps For Ovi Easier

It may not be particularly fancy, but Nokia (NYSE: NOK) is saying that it has made developing an application for Ovi as simple as performing…

Is Hulu Mobile Coming To A Dell Phone?

Engadget has uncovered this little nugget of information, and while unconfirmed, it’s fairly juicy: Dell will launch a mobile phone called T…

10 Must-Have Board Games for the iPad

With the increased screen real estate of the iPad, it’s the perfect device for playing board games. If you haven’t had a chance to browse some of the great titles available on the App Store, here’s some of our favorite board games to get you started.

10 iPad Apps You Should Buy Right Now

So, you got your shiny new iPad on Saturday and you’ve done all the basic stuff on it: web, email, video. But now that the awesomeness of that has worn off, it’s time to get some new apps. Here are the ones you should buy first.

The iPad Watch: 04.02.2010

»  ABC (NYSE: DIS) and CBS (NYSE: CBS) have both jumped on the bandwagon but NBC is sticking with just iTunes. [Hulucination]


What iPad Apps Will You Be Installing First?

Apple’s iPad is less than 24 hours away from being released in the wild. By this time tomorrow, a huge number of people will have an iPad in hand and frantically looking for new iPad-specific apps to put their new tablet through its paces.