Hot on HuffPost Tech:

See More Stories
Engadget for the iPhone: download the app now
AOL Tech

Tag: GAME CENTER

The Mac App Store won't support Game Center or in-app purchases

Apple has informed developers that its upcoming Mac App Store (which may or may not be launching in a few days) will not support two of the major iOS App Store features: the Game Center and in-app purchases. This in spite of the fact that the whole purpose of the Mac App Store is supposed to be bringing what Apple has done on the mobile front 'back to the Mac'. In-app purchases come in handy...

iOS 4.2.1 out today, brings multitasking to iPad

Let the iTunes-powered updating begin: iOS 4.2.1 is here, and ready to install on your Apple device. If you own an iPhone 3, 3GS, 4, iPod touch 2nd gen or newer, or an iPad, you're good to go. Among the big additions to iOS this time around: multitasking and app folder support for the iPad. There's also AirPlay and AirPrint for even more cord-free computing action on your handheld and Game Center...

Real Racing Game Center multiplayer coming soon

One of the best showcases of what the iPhone and iPod touch are actually capable of has to be Firemint's Real Racing, and it's about to get even better with Game Center powered, four-way multiplayer. Apple talked about matchmaking being an integral part of the Game Center service, and Real Racing could be an excellent illustration of what's possible (other than achievements). What's more,...

Angry Birds lays 'Big Fat Update' - brings Game Center, Retina Display and new levels

Rovio, the Finnish based game studio responsible for one of the most addictive and time destroying iPhone games ever, Angry Birds, has just dropped a massive update for said game. Not only does it add Game Center support, Retina Display graphics, and 15 new levels, but it boasts an "awesome" new Golden Egg sound board to boot. Version 1.4.2 adds to the recent 1.4.1 update, which brought 15...

iPhone Game Center may top out at at 500 friends

If you're lonely and friendless, Apple's iPhone Game Center can hook you up with buddies to play with. If you're super-popular, though, it's not really designed for you, as your Game Center social network reportedly tops out at your 500 closest friends. Granted, 500 friends is a ton, especially when they're just the friends you game with. Most of us will never reach that limit, but the folks who...

Apple features first wave of Game Center-enabled games in App Store

In case you're having trouble finding games to play on Apple's new Game Center, the App Store has your back. Apple added a new featured section for Game Center games, where you can see which apps are leading the pack in adding Game Center support. There are some old classics like Flight Control (highly recommended at only 99 cents) and Real Racing, plus tower defense bestseller Fieldrunners and...

iOS 4.1 update is here: what's in and what's out?

iOS 4.1 is finally available to download, and the new features are what we expected for the most part. What you get out of the iOS 4.1 upgrade depends on your device. iPhone 4 users can take full advantage of the new iOS features, including Game Center, HDR photography and HD video uploading. You also get a fix for the proximity sensor bug, if it affected you. (Yay! No more accidental hangups!)...

iPhone Game Center goes live for iOS 4.1 users

Developers and others with early access to iOS 4.1 have noted that the iPhone's new Game Center is now live. Obviously, game developers have had access to a closed version of Game Center in order to test out multiplayer features, achievements, and other Game Center features, but now they're out of the sandbox. Pixelated Geek has screenshots of Game Center, including the setup screens, the...

Apple reveals iOS 4.1, with Game Center, HDR photos, and bug fixes

The software centerpiece of Apple's fall event today was iOS 4.1, available for free download next week. The new version of the OS delivers the expected fixes for problems with Bluetooth and the proximity sensor, along with speeding up performance on iPhone 3G (finally!). It also packs two major new features: Game Center and HDR photos. Game Center allows you to compete against your friends in...