Topic: App Store
03/07/2017, 03:03 pm
Nine years ago, Apple released its first Software Development Kit for iOS, enabling third parties to build native apps for iPhone and iPod touch for sale in the iTunes App Store. The program has since generated over $60 billion for Apple's developers and has created 1.4 million jobs related to app development.
03/02/2017, 03:03 pm
Tuesday's major Amazon Web Services outage was caused through human error, the retailer has confirmed, with the downtime that impacted a number of online services, including Apple's, traced back to a single wrongly-entered command performed during debugging.
03/02/2017, 01:03 pm
In select countries -- notably excluding the U.S. so far -- people wanting to pay for iTunes, iBooks, App Store, or Apple Music purchases can do so through carrier billing, which simply adds the cost onto monthly phone bills. Here's how to set that up, whether you're on an iPhone or another device.
03/01/2017, 02:03 pm
A new video conferencing service for business users from Google called Meet has partially gone live before an official launch, with an iOS app for the enterprise-focused meeting tool briefly appearing in the App Store before being pulled.
02/28/2017, 06:02 pm
The Orlando City Soccer Club this week launched a new app for iOS and Android that leverages the team's paperless ticketing process to sell passes directly to customers, effectively cutting out third party ticketing sites.
02/28/2017, 03:02 pm
A variety of Apple cloud services experienced outages and slowdowns on Tuesday in what appeared to be a major issue with Amazon Web Services, which hosts some of the biggest online companies in the U.S.
02/24/2017, 12:02 pm
If you've subscribed to a service such as Netflix or Spotify through the App Store, and are now looking to terminate your subscription, it takes just a few simple steps to cancel. AppleInsider shows you how.
02/23/2017, 08:02 pm
While there appears to be no breach of Apple's security, the company terminated its relationship with hardware vendor SuperMicro because of concerns about firmware update security, and an update that potentially compromised a Siri server bank, plus the App Store's search server development environment. [Updated]
02/23/2017, 12:02 pm
If you own an iPad, iPhone, iPod or Mac, your Apple ID is the gateway to accessing the App Store, iCloud and iTunes, making it a crucial part of your digital identity. If you ever need to change the email address associated with your Apple ID, AppleInsider shows you how.
02/21/2017, 05:02 pm
Over the course of 2016, American iPhone owners forked out an average of $40 on iOS App Store purchases, including in-app transactions -- up from $35 in 2015, according to new analytics data.
Comcast to launch Xfinity Stream app for iOS in prep for wider Stream TV rollout, no tvOS support so far
02/15/2017, 03:02 pm
U.S. TV and internet provider Comcast has announced an upcoming iOS and Android app called Xfinity Stream, which will not only replace the existing Xfinity TV app for cable subscribers, but lay the foundations for a wider rollout of Stream TV -- its internet-only TV service -- under different branding later this year.
02/14/2017, 01:02 pm
Facebook's rumored video app for the Apple TV has been confirmed, with the company declaring that it will be available to fourth -eneration Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV owners soon.
02/14/2017, 11:02 am
Amazon on Tuesday introduced Chime, a new video meeting service backed by apps for Mac and iOS, as well as Windows and Android.
02/07/2017, 12:02 pm
Google's YouTube on Tuesday launched live streaming via its iPhone and iPad app, bringing the feature out of beta as it attempts to compete with similar streaming options available from Facebook and Twitter.
TLS vulnerability in popular iOS apps allows user data to be intercepted in man-in-the-middle attack
02/07/2017, 10:02 am
A number of popular apps are vulnerable to a 'man-in-the-middle'attack due to poorly implemented TLS protection, an examination of apps in the iOS App Store has revealed, with a security researcher claiming it is possible to read data sent back to the app developer's servers for 76 apps.
02/03/2017, 06:02 pm
Japanese gaming giant Nintendo's second mobile effort, Fire Emblem Heroes, raked in $2.9 million in worldwide gross revenue after just 24 hours on sale, according to statistics released on Friday.
02/03/2017, 10:02 am
In a bid to encourage new connections between users and keep them engaged with the social network, Facebook is now gradually rolling out a "Discover People" feature across its apps for iOS and Android.
02/02/2017, 11:02 am
Google has updated the YouTube app for Apple's iPhone and iPad with easier access to playback controls, particularly when casting videos to TVs, Chromecasts, set-tops, and other devices.
02/01/2017, 04:02 pm
The encompassing "Services" business has proven to be a reliable source of income growth for Apple, but its tremendous performance -- accomplished during an overall company sales decline -- can be difficult to visualize. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the booming segment Apple believes will double over the next four years.
02/01/2017, 09:02 am
Fresh off announcing results for "Super Mario Run"-- which for now remains an exclusive to Apple's iPhone -- Nintendo will reportedly be sticking to a schedule of just two or three mobile games per year.