Topic: App Store
11/18/2016, 11:11 pm
Alphabet's Nest this week rolled out an update to its app platform that allows owners to stream Nest Cam feeds directly to fourth-generation Apple TV units, while introducing a new video clip creation and sharing feature called "instaclip."
11/15/2016, 02:11 pm
Apple began its promised purge of the iOS App Store in October, pulling some 47,300 titles, according to third-party research data published on Tuesday.
11/14/2016, 10:11 pm
Timed to coincide with deliveries of its new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Apple on Monday posted a special Mac App Store section dedicated to apps enhanced to support the laptop's Touch Bar, a unique feature that debuted with this year's release.
11/09/2016, 04:11 pm
Apple on Wednesday announced changes to the way it handles tvOS apps, most notably allowing one to be automatically downloaded to an Apple TV if a person picks up its iOS counterpart.
11/07/2016, 12:11 pm
Fake apps have always been a problem to some extent on Apple's App Stores, with the latest round from China focusing on brands without dedicated apps, as well as online shopping from existing ones in an attempt to steal customer data and financial information.
11/05/2016, 01:11 pm
Record Bird is a free iPhone app that allows users to be informed about new and upcoming music releases from their favorite artists. And this week it was updated to add support for Apple Music, making it easier than ever to be in the know about upcoming album releases.
11/02/2016, 09:11 am
Less than a week after its launch, Apple has banned a crime-reporting app called Vigilante from the App Store, which may have raised concerns over potential risks and abuses.
10/27/2016, 01:10 pm
Aiming to make it easier to find content across a range of services and apps, Apple on Thursday unveiled 'TV,' a new application for tvOS and iOS that allows users to browse and search for content in one convenient place. It will arrive for free in December.
10/25/2016, 05:10 pm
Despite posting year-over-year drops in Mac and iPhone revenue, and flat iPad numbers, there was one bright spot in Apple's September-quarter sales results: a 24 percent increase from services.
10/24/2016, 10:10 pm
Google on Monday updated its flagship mapping app for iOS with a few new features, including integration with food delivery services like Seamless and Grubhub, as well as the ability to generate plus codes by dropping a pin.
10/21/2016, 02:10 pm
China is now Apple's greatest source of revenue for the iOS App Store, after the country not only topped the U.S. in the third quarter but generated the highest-ever App Store revenue for any country.
10/17/2016, 08:10 pm
As a result of currency exchange rate fluctuations and tax law changes, developers in South Africa and New Zealand have received emails from Apple informing them that renumeration for sales will be changing in the next 72 hours.
10/10/2016, 06:10 pm
In response to an uproar from developers over last week's decision to strip popular API documentation app Dash from the iOS App Store, Apple on Monday released a statement saying the developer manipulated fraudulently enabled positive reviews of his own app and negative reviews of competing titles.
10/10/2016, 01:10 pm
Apple on Monday began taking iTunes donations towards the relief of Hurricane Matthew, which recently tore through a number of Caribbean countries, as well as several U.S. states including Florida and the Carolinas -- killing hundreds, and leaving many more homeless or otherwise in need of aid.
10/06/2016, 05:10 pm
Apple has pulled Dash, a popular API documentation resource, from the Mac and iOS App Stores, claiming that developer Bogdan Popescu manipulated reviews to get more downloads.
09/30/2016, 09:09 pm
Apple on Friday issued an ultimatum to Adam Howell, developer of sticker pack "Phoneys," saying he must fundamentally change the content of his top-selling iMessage App Store title or face removal.
09/29/2016, 08:09 pm
Adding to an already successful mobile app offering, television network The CW updated both its iOS and tvOS apps on Thursday with new features like AirPlay support and the ability to stream shows without a cable login.
09/29/2016, 07:09 pm
Two weeks after Adobe brought DNG image file format support to iOS with Lightroom for mobile, the company on Thursday updated its app to take full advantage of Apple's new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
09/28/2016, 07:09 pm
Skype on Wednesday became the latest app to take advantage of Apple's new iOS 10 APIs, with the popular VoIP product now supporting both Siri commands and CallKit for a completely integrated experience.
09/28/2016, 06:09 pm
As promised, Apple on Wednesday activated backend machinery for Search Ads, a new feature in iOS 10 that allows developers to purchase promotional ads which show up in iOS App Store searches.