Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tech News

Delta’s 10-year journey to the top of the App Store

An image of the Delta emulator over a Vergecast logo.
Image: Alex Parkin / The Verge

Apparently only donuts could dethrone Delta from the top of Apple’s App Store. Before that, the game emulator had been the most popular app on iOS for two full weeks, after it launched in the wake of an unexpected Apple policy change that finally gave emulators the green light. But the Delta story actually goes back much further. Riley Testut, the developer behind the app, has been working on emulators for a decade, and he’s seen firsthand exactly how the App Store works — and how it’s changing.

On this episode of The Vergecast, Testut joins the show to tell us the full Delta story. He describes his early attempts at building emulators, the first time he almost made it onto the App Store, the process of building the alternative app store…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Tech News

Image: Google Google is preparing to hold its annual Google I/O developer conference next week, and naturally, it will be all about AI. The...

Tech News

Rufino Choque, from the Urus Indigenous community, stands over a boat in the middle of the extinct Poopó Lake, which disappeared in 2015. |...

Editor's Pick

On this week’s edition of StockCharts TV‘s StockCharts in Focus, Grayson walks you through the “heart and soul” of StockCharts – Your Dashboard – and explains...

Editor's Pick

The Volatility Index ($VIX) is one of my key sentiment indicators and it has a history of accurately predicting corrections and bear markets. We’ve...