Day: August 15, 2020

Fortnite for Android has additionally been kicked off the Google Play Store – The Verge
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Fortnite for Android has additionally been kicked off the Google Play Store – The Verge

Following its removal from the Apple App Store, Fortnite has also been kicked off of the Google Play Store for Android. Earlier today, Epic Games snuck in an update for both the iPhone and Android versions of the game that allowed users to pay Epic directly for in-app purchases instead of using the officially sanctioned…

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Apple has at closing met its Fortnite match
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Apple has at closing met its Fortnite match

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s walled garden gets an epic test Epic Games executed its most ambitious Fortnite live event yesterday, leading both Apple and Google to remove one of the world’s most popular games from their app stores. It was a well choreographed sequence of events designed to highlight the power…

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Apple upright kicked Fortnite off the App Retailer
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Apple upright kicked Fortnite off the App Retailer

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale game Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee The decision marks a significant escalation in the feud between Epic and one of the world’s most dominant mobile software marketplaces. It also comes…

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Apple iMac 27-run (2020) review: unusual webcam, unusual screen possibility, identical iMac
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Apple iMac 27-run (2020) review: unusual webcam, unusual screen possibility, identical iMac

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. Apple’s new 2020 version of the 27-inch iMac looks exactly like it has for eight years now. The updates are all on the inside, adding improvements that bring it up to the specs you’d expect in a…

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Fortnite vs Apple vs Google: a rapid and in actual fact incomplete timeline
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Fortnite vs Apple vs Google: a rapid and in actual fact incomplete timeline

If you weren’t watching tech news yesterday, you missed an entire afternoon’s worth of cramming handfuls of popcorn in your mouth as you stared wide-eyed at the screen wondering what madness was coming next. It was A Day. Epic baited both Apple and Google into banning Fortnite from their respective app stores and did so…

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