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Huawei Might Already Have Its Own App Store To Counter Google Ban

Huawei Might Already Have Its Own App Store To Counter Google Ban

Despite the Department of Commerce recently granting U.S. tech companies a 90-day extension to continue working with Huawei, due to increased security concerns and the threat of being banned from using U.S. tech, Huawei is being forced to prepare for a future without access to Google and apps hosted on…

The Oculus App Store Will Be A Walled Garden, Just Like Apple And Google

“The Rift is an open platform,” said Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, one month ago. “We don’t control what software can run on it, and that’s a big deal.” A day later, dozens of headlines proudly proclaimed that Oculus wouldn’t block virtual reality porn. Sadly, it’s not true. Not the porn…

Do App Store Gift Cards Make Passable Gifts?

Do App Store Gift Cards Make Passable Gifts?

It’s that time of year where you have to start gifting, and you’ll find yourself faced with all sorts of deep, important questions. Here’s one to get you started: Is it tacky to give an app store gift card as a gift?