Topic: App Store
01/31/2013, 10:01 pm
After debuting less than two weeks ago as an exclusive to the iOS App Store, "Temple Run 2" reached the 50 million download mark on Thursday, smashing the previous record set by "Angry Birds Space" in 2012.
01/30/2013, 11:01 pm
iOS app developers are seemingly taking notice of the trouble picture-sharing app "500px" faced earlier in January, as App Store veteran Tumblr is now warning users of possible exposure to adult content with its latest update.
01/29/2013, 01:01 pm
Photo sharing application 500px has returned to the iOS App Store with new restrictions limiting access to pornographic content.
01/28/2013, 05:01 pm
In an update to its universal iOS app on Monday, Facebook joined the voice messaging feature taken from Facebook Messenger with a new in-app video recording asset to give users even more ways to keep in touch with friends.
01/28/2013, 04:01 pm
The Twitter-owned short video sharing app Vine on Monday was stripped of its Editors' Choice designation and was removed from the Featured section of the App Store after media caught wind of the service's ability to weed out pornographic content.
01/26/2013, 04:01 am
As Samsung warns investors of the risk of shrinking hardware profits in the future, analysts note that Apple's future potential lies with exponential software growth, something the company has a distant lead in creating and an apparent exclusive in understanding.
01/25/2013, 05:01 pm
A select number of featured apps on the iOS App Store are seeing a new section titled "App Store Notes," with the top box containing a short blurb in which Apple offers its take on the software.
01/24/2013, 08:01 pm
Apple on Thursday kicked off a three-week promotional campaign offering discounts on a number of productivity apps in the OS X App Store, with each week featuring a new section and a different batch of titles from which to choose.
01/24/2013, 02:01 pm
Apple's App Store gained two notable additions in the form of Twitter's Vine and the long-awaited Pebble smart watch app on Thursday. In addition, the newly released Temple Run 2 hit the 20-million-download mark only days after its release.
01/23/2013, 09:01 pm
A tweet sent out by Twitter CEO Dick Costolo contained a video created from Vine, a startup that Twitter purchased in 2012, suggesting the app may soon be ready for launch.
01/22/2013, 06:01 pm
Apple on Tuesday pulled both 500px and ISO500 due to a claimed breach of App Store rules regarding pornographic material, effectively cutting off new user access to the popular photo sharing apps tailored to professional photographers and artists.
01/16/2013, 10:01 am
Apple and Amazon will hold settlement negotiations over use of the term "app store," after a San Francisco judge ordered the talks.
01/15/2013, 05:01 pm
Disney on Tuesday announced the next generation of its interactive offerings: Disney Infinity, a gaming initiative that pairs popular Disney properties with both structured and open gameplay elements, coming to Apple's iOS platform.
01/10/2013, 09:01 am
Apple has shown continued interest in offering easy access to local emergency services when traveling through the iPhone.
01/07/2013, 08:01 am
Apple on Monday announced that more than 40 billion applications have been downloaded from the iOS App Store, with nearly 20 billion of those in 2012 alone.
01/03/2013, 02:01 pm
Reports claiming that Apple could buy social mapping service Waze have been rescinded, with the source of the rumor now saying such a deal is "not happening."
12/31/2012, 07:12 am
A prominent service for jailbroken iPhones that served up stolen iOS App Store applications abruptly closed on Sunday, marking a major victory for Apple in the war on piracy.
12/24/2012, 11:12 am
In an effort to improve the quality of kid-friendly iPad apps, the nonprofit group behind long-running children's series "Sesame Street" has published a free paper to aid developers.
12/21/2012, 02:12 pm
Perhaps the most significant holdout from Apple's Newsstand feature in iOS, The Wall Street Journal, has now added support and in-app subscriptions.
12/19/2012, 03:12 pm
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday changes to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act that aim to protect personal information about children, with liability extending to mobile applications, but not entire platforms like Apple's iOS App Store.