Apple strikes back, Epic Games now being sued for breach of contract damages
The latest twist in the Apple vs Epic Games story now has Apple requesting damages for breach of contract
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Pocketnow Daily: iPhone 12 will be Apple’s WEIRDEST Launch EVER? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the upcoming launch of the iPhone 12, the OnePlus 8T Pro, and more.
Epic Games asks court to force Apple put Fortnite back on the App Store
Apple is a monopolist and standing up to them is a necessary step to free consumers and developers from the unlawful restrictions Apple has imposed, says Epic Games.
Fortnite gets ray-tracing and NVIDIA DLSS support to boost the visual appeal
A special map in the Creative mode called RTX Treasure Run is coming soon to highlight the benefits of ray-tracing.
Pocketnow Daily: Apple vs Epic Games: Game Over! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about Apple terminating Epic Games’ developer accounts, possible iPhone 12 pricing, and more.
Apple has terminated Epic Games’ developer accounts
Epic Games has lost access to Apple’s developer tools, as Cupertino has fulfilled its promise to terminate all Epic Games developer accounts
Fortnite on Apple devices is losing cross-play support with the new season on August 27
Users who got Fortnite on their iPhone, iPad or Mac will be able to play with each other, but not with players running the new version on other platforms.
Epic Games confirms Fortnite’s next season won’t come to iPhones, iPads, and Macs
The next Fortnite content update will be released tomorrow.
Apple says Fortnite can return to App Store if Epic takes a step back
The latest chapter in the Apple VS Epic Games keeps Fortnite away from the App Store, but it wasn’t all bad for Epic Games
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Pocketnow Daily: Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G Design: Hey Google, You Sure? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the latest leak of the Google Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a, the refresh rates in the iPhone 12 display, and more.
Microsoft is supporting Epic Games against Apple
It seems that Epic has gained an important supporter, as Microsoft believes the company should keep its access to Apple’s developer tools
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Pocketnow Daily: Google Pixel 5 Leaked Design Disappoints? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the leaked design of the Google Pixel 5, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra camera problems, and more.
Apple blames Fortnite fiasco on Epic Games, says the developer demanded a special deal
Apple even likened Epic Games’ decision to bypass the App Store payment rules to that of shoplifting.
Epic Games is hosting a FreeFortnite Cup on August 23 targeted squarely at Apple
The most controversial prize is the Tart Tycoon Outfit, which is essentially a well-dressed villainous character that has an Apple for its head. Ouch!
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Pocketnow Daily: Google Pixel 5 Date LEAKED: Woah, Early! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possible launch date of the Google Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G, the Apple vs Epic situation, and more.
You can find iPhones with Fortnite installed at eBay for up to $10,000
Some eBay users may be taking advantage of the whole Apple vs. Fortnite situation, but don’t worry; there’s a way for you to download the app in your iPhone again
Epic Games CEO calls Apple a middleman that separates gamers from game creators
“We all have rights, and we need to fight to defend our rights against whoever would deny them. Even if that means fighting a beloved company like Apple.”
Epic Games mocks Apple’s 1984 Macintosh ad after Fortnite’s removal from App Store
It shows a villainous figure whose head is literally an apple – a rotting, half-eaten apple with a worm coming out of it – talking about control and power.
Fortnite removed from Google Play Store after getting kicked off the App Store
Google says Fortnite violated Google Play Store’s in-app payment policy, but the door is open for discussions with Epic Games to bring back the hit game.
Apple removes Fortnite from App Store, gets sued by Epic Games
Apple has removed Fortnite from the App Store – something Epic Games calls “Apple’s punishment to developers” who offer direct payment options.
OnePlus 8 series phones can now run Fortnite at a silky-smooth 90FPS frame rate
Upping the frame rate to 90FPS dials down the graphics settings to ‘low’, but you can still enjoy the game with ‘Epic’ graphics at 60FPS frame rate.
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Pocketnow Daily: Google Pixel 4a Price: Apple, Hold my Beer? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possible price of the Google Pixel 4a, the standard amount of RAM in the Galaxy Note 20 series and more
GTA 5: Premium Edition is now free on the Epic Games Store
Go get in some mindless fistfights, steal a chopper, and burn the city down, because that’s what you do in GTA 5 after all!
Epic Games Store is down because everyone wants a free copy of GTA 5
The countdown ended, but instead of gazing upon a glorious “GTA 5 is free now” poster, users saw the Epic Games Store crashing due to high traffic.
Fortnite to arrive on Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5 with cross-gen progression in tow
Epic Games has also promised that it will support cross-play across all platforms, including the current and next-generation consoles.