App of the Week effect?

You may have noticed an increase in Corona-powered apps in the “New & Noteworthy” and “What’s Hot” sections in the App Store. I did a quick glance at the App Store, and just by recognizing the icons, I could discern the following apps on their respective categories’ top pages. A Cry Wolf Tale (iPad Book) […]

"New & Noteworthy" Corona Apps

…And that’s not us talking, that’s the App Store talking! Corona-made games Beachball Pop and Garden of Orbs (our current App of the Week!) have both been chosen for Apple App Store’s “New & Worthy” spotlight. Congrats to both apps’ creators, and thank you for using Corona SDK to build your noteworthy creations!

Palm (HP) is back!

Last May, I had predicted that if they played their cards right, Palm/HP could challenge Apple at its own game. Since then I’ve been wondering if I should ever bother making more predictions, since nothing seemed to be happening from the Palm division. Then yesterday the TouchPad was announced. Sure there’s plenty of challenges ahead […]

Corona Comics Tutorial: Coloring your artwork

Missed seeing these things, didn’t ya? Based on the incoming blog comments to our previous Corona Comics tutorials, Dwayne Ferguson of DieHard Studio will now show you how to easily yet effectively color in your comic book art as you go about making your iPad comic. In case you’ve missed any of his past pieces, […]

Sowing the 'Garden of Orbs'

Our latest App of the Week is Garden of Orbs – a very elaborately illustrated and constructed game (with 100 levels) that probably won’t be leaving your iDevice anytime soon. Now, creators Deric Daugherty and Don Foster of Furious Apps describe how Corona SDK reinvigorated their desire to make mobile games, and how it works […]

Pathological sleep disorder on iOS

Soon after the rollout of our new audio engine, a few of our users reported some performance problems. We believe we have fixed this performance problem, but the problem itself was actually a rather bizarre bug that seems to be an Apple performance problem. So, I thought it might make for an interesting blog post.

App of the Week (February 6, 2011): Garden of Orbs

Remember marbles? Okay, then what about billiards? Both games are timeless and have kept scores of children and adults alike thoroughly entertained for generations. Our latest App of the Week, Garden of Orbs, just might do that too! Garden of Orbs combines the classic fun of hitting spherical objects together and the beautiful, almost Feng […]