Apple looks to bring its ‘A’ game to mobile gaming

Apple’s apple-gamingfootprint in the video game world is getting bigger. And that could be good news for the company’s bottom line.

Gaming makes up the lion’s share of the mobile software world, with consumers buying games more frequently than any other type of app. And with the recent launch of the large screen iPhone 6 Plus and Thursday’s expected introduction of a souped-up iPad, Apple could become an even larger player in the category.

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New iPhones “on par with next-generation consoles” – Gibeau

Frank apple-watchGibeau and his team at EA Mobile spent their Tuesday like a lot of other tech enthusiasts: Grumbling about the quality of Apple’s stream of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch reveal.

The group gathered en masse in a conference room, as it does with every Apple reveal, to watch a broadcast that faded in and out (and occasionally came through in Chinese). But while the rest of us were gnashing our teeth in frustration, the mobile teams were already riffing on ideas about what they could do with the technology being introduced.

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iPhone 6, Apple Watch and Tim Cook all impress, but questions remain

Tim tim cookCook has had his first Steve Jobs moment.

With Tuesday’s introduction of the new iPhone 6 line, Apple Pay and Apple Watch, the company’s CEO escaped the public shadow of his revered predecessor. Now the question is: Can he deliver in the same impressive fashion?

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