Topic: App Store
2012/26/02, 11:02 am
Adobe's new Photoshop Touch for iPad 2 was briefly and accidentally made available on the App Store this weekend, but the software is expected to officially launch for $9.99 on Monday.
2012/23/02, 10:02 pm
Apple has acquired Chomp, a search engine designed to find and discover apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. The purchase appears intended to enhance software discovery the App Store.
2012/23/02, 05:02 pm
In a revision to a December filing, nine Chinese writers claiming that Apple has been selling pirated versions of their work on its App Store nearly doubled the amount they are demanding from the company, and now seek a compensatory payout of over $3.6 million.
2012/23/02, 03:02 pm
A new analysis of smartphone application prices has found that content sold on Google Android has an average price two-and-a-half times higher than that of Apple's iPhone.
2012/22/02, 08:02 pm
The California Attorney General announced on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with six companies, including Apple, Amazon and Google, to mandate individual privacy policies for apps that collect personal information that will allow users to read policies before downloading an app.
2012/22/02, 08:02 am
Though Microsoft has portrayed a hands-on report with a purported pre-release build of Office for iPad as "inaccurate," rumors continue to point toward an iPad-optimized version of Office being a reality.
2012/21/02, 03:02 pm
Developers now have until June 1 to make their applications compliant with the new Mac App Store sandboxing restrictions, Apple announced on Tuesday.
2012/21/02, 02:02 pm
A new version of Microsoft Office designed for the iPad is rumored to arrive on the App Store soon, as hands-on impressions with the suite have been shared online, though Microsoft has called the information "inaccurate" [updated].
2012/17/02, 09:02 pm
Apple has posted a new introductory guide for beginners looking to get started developing iOS apps.
2012/17/02, 12:02 pm
Apple on Friday added a counter to its website, leading up to the milestone of 25 billion downloads from the iOS App Store by offering a chance at a $10,000 gift card.
2012/15/02, 02:02 pm
Apple on Wednesday announced a future update to iOS will restrict App Store software from accessing a user's address book without their permission.
2012/15/02, 12:02 pm
Following a controversy surrounding the iPhone social networking application "Path," two members of the U.S. Congress have sent a letter to Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook seeking answers on the security of user address books and contacts stored on iOS devices.
2012/14/02, 06:02 pm
Fresh data released on Tuesday suggests that the number of new apps entering the Apple App Store outpace those from the competing Google Market three to one, with developers leaning toward iOS partly because of Android's platform fragmentation.
2012/09/02, 11:02 pm
Scattered reports from customers suggest that Apple continues to have a difficult time combating hackers who are draining iTunes account balances and changing account information.
2012/07/02, 09:02 pm
Path, a popular social networking iPhone app, has come under heavy criticism after it was discovered that it uploads users' address books to its servers without asking for permission.
2012/07/02, 04:02 pm
When Apple launched the App Store alongside the iPhone 3G in July, 2008, it offered both a platform and distribution hub for developers to easily write and monetize software, and effectively created a new economy that a study estimates has generated about 466,000 jobs.
2012/07/02, 08:02 am
Research in Motion announced on Tuesday that its BlackBerry App World is the second most profitable mobile application store behind Apple's App Store, beating out Google's Android Market.
2012/06/02, 08:02 pm
Apple has warned App Store developers against using promotional services that seek to increase the visibility of their titles by automating sales to inflate their apps' apparent popularity or by posting phony reviews, threatening to terminate their accounts if they do.
2012/04/02, 01:02 am
Apple has removed from the App Store a number of copycat applications that closely mimicked the titles of successful games after they provoked a public outcry from developers over the issue.
2012/02/02, 12:02 pm
Apple has landed another key hire to help drive its ongoing encroachment on the handheld gaming sector, recently luring one of Microsoft's top Xbox product managers to help head its App Store Marketing division.