Barnes & Noble hits 1 Million App Downloads

  • Date: May 16, 2011
  • Posted by: Concrete Software

Barnes & Noble, the world’s largest bookseller, announced a major new milestone for its recently updated award-winning NOOK Color Reader’s Tablet™. Just one week after the company made its free software update featuring popular NOOK Apps available over the air for all NOOK Color customers, customers have made more than one million apps downloads. NOOK Color customers are enjoying access to a variety of popular NOOK Apps and downloading a selection of both paid and free apps that get even more out of their Reader’s Tablet, and have given the top 10 paid and free NOOK Apps the highest 4 or 5 star rating. Continue Reading »

Traffic Pack for Windows Phone 7!

  • Date: May 2, 2011
  • Posted by: Concrete Software

Aces® Traffic Pack is our first game for Windows Phone 7. The objective of this popular puzzle game is to strategically maneuver cars horizontally and vertically around obstacles to free their car from a traffic jam or parking lot.

Aces Traffic Pack offers 480 unique puzzles of varying difficulty levels. It also offers features like statistics tracking and online leaderboards. The total number of moves and the time it takes to complete each puzzle are tracked by the statistics. The online leaderboards records personal, daily, weekly, and all-time lowest number of moves count. Aces Traffic Pack is available on the Windows Phone Marketplace.

Aces® Bubble Popper for NOOK!

  • Date: April 27, 2011
  • Posted by: Concrete Software

We’re excited  to announce the exclusive release of Aces® Bubble Popper NOOK App for Barnes & Noble NOOK Color™, along with the very popular Aces Jewel Hunt and Pocket Ants games. As was announced yesterday by Barnes & Noble, the company issued a major software update that delivered significant new features and content to its NOOK Color Reader’s Tablet including NOOK Apps, one of the most-requested features from NOOK Color customers. Continue Reading »

Concrete Software Gears up to Play with the Big Boys

  • Date: January 24, 2011
  • Posted by: Concrete Software

The Eden Prairie-based mobile game developer has found its groove after eight years and now it’s ready to accelerate.

In 2003, Keith Pichelman and Mike Lehne left their positions at Digital River to launch Concrete Software and began building games and apps for all different types of mobile devices, including Nokia Series 30 and 40, Palm Pilots and various other J2ME-based phones. Their first big success was Aces Texas Hold’em in early 2004; when sales skyrocketed, they become recognized in the mobile industry to the point that Nextel (pre Sprint) approached them to collaborate on mobile game development.

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Barnes & Noble Opens Doors to Developer Innovation

  • Date: October 26, 2010
  • Posted by: Concrete Software

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today announced NOOKdeveloper, a program that enables content providers and the developer community to deliver new and innovative reading experiences using Barnes & Noble’s open eReading platform. With the new program, Barnes & Noble is inviting content providers and developers to create, market and sell content and applications that enrich, extend and expand reading for millions of Barnes & Noble customers, beginning with the newly announced NOOKcolor, the first full-color touch Reader’s Tablet. Continue Reading »