Topic: App Store
04/06/2016, 01:04 pm
Changes to iTunes metadata suggest that Apple will soon make it easier to hide first-party apps on the iOS homescreen, solving a long-standing complaint of iPhone and iPad owners.
04/05/2016, 02:04 pm
No longer will fans of "Ash vs. Evil Dead" be forced to keep a cable subscription or pony up to purchase full seasons, as premium content network Starz has become the latest company to join the on-demand content fray.
04/02/2016, 05:04 pm
At the release of its new 9.7 inch iPad Pro, Apple presented a video of Dillan, a young man who is both autistic and non-verbal, who was able to begin expressively communicating via apps on his iPad. Today, the App Store is featuring more of Dillan's story and a range of apps developed for autistic people.
03/31/2016, 09:03 am
Disney has revealed it no longer plans to update "Disney Infinity 3.0" for Apple TV, meaning new content and compatibility with new figurines will arrive only on competing platforms.
03/29/2016, 11:03 am
An average of $35 per active iPhone was spent on apps and in-app purchases in the U.S. in 2015, with most of the money going towards mobile games, according to a new market research report.
03/29/2016, 09:03 am
Following a successful launch in Japan, Nintendo's first smartphone-only app -- Miitomo -- will come to Apple's iOS App Store in U.S. and several other countries this Thursday, March 31.
03/24/2016, 12:03 pm
Like its rival Nintendo, Sony appears to be taking a soft approach to the lucrative smartphone gaming market, announcing on Thursday that it will bring some PlayStation titles to iPhone gamers in Japan and Asia.
03/21/2016, 06:03 pm
Following the release of iOS 9.3 on Monday, Apple pushed out its new Classroom app for teachers that promises to deliver a comprehensive toolset for deploying, managing and monitoring iPads in the classroom.
03/17/2016, 03:03 pm
Two popular games from other platforms -- "The Trace" and "Sonic the Hedgehog" -- launched for the fourth-generation Apple TV on Thursday, with Sega promising that more Sonic titles would be making the trip shortly.
03/17/2016, 08:03 am
Apple on Thursday released the official "Apple Events" application for the fourth-generation Apple TV -- a free download from the tvOS App Store that will let users view the company's special event next Monday.
03/16/2016, 04:03 pm
A new form of iOS malware, nicknamed "AceDeceiver," can infect people without relying on an enterprise certificate or attacking jailbroken devices, security firm Palo Alto Networks revealed on Wednesday.
03/15/2016, 09:03 pm
Photo sharing service Instagram on Tuesday announced plans to apply an optimization algorithm to user feeds that, much like the system used by parent company Facebook, reorders posts based on a variety of performance metrics.
03/09/2016, 10:03 pm
In an update sure to please baseball fans across the country, Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) launched a long-awaited update to its At Bat tvOS app this week, debuting next-generation features like split-screen viewing, stat overlays and more.
03/02/2016, 09:03 pm
Neato Robotics this week issued an app update for its Wi-Fi enabled Botvac Connected vacuum cleaner, allowing users to take control of their autonomous cleaning device from Apple Watch for the first time.
02/25/2016, 07:02 pm
As part of continued efforts to build out the nascent tvOS platform, Apple on Thursday flipped the switch on new Apple TV App Store categories, while touting CEO Tim Cook's recent interview with ABC concerning the company's legal fight against FBI data decryption requests.
02/24/2016, 12:02 pm
Avid app buyers now have an easier way to identify purchased apps that are available for their Apple TV but which have not yet been downloaded to that device, as Apple has added an iOS-like "Not on this Apple TV" category to the App Store.
02/08/2016, 12:02 pm
The sequel to cult indie game The Binding of Isaac will not be allowed in the App Store -- at least for now -- thanks to what Apple has reportedly deemed to be themes of violence toward children.
02/04/2016, 11:02 am
The iTunes Store, the iOS and Mac App Stores, and even the Apple TV were among services affected by a midday outage on Thursday, leaving some people unable to reach them or make purchases. [Updated]
01/29/2016, 10:01 pm
When WhatsApp Messenger went free earlier this year it gave iOS device owners a viable solution to connect with friends and family who don't use Apple products, but the app comes with a few caveats.
01/27/2016, 06:01 pm
Apple on Wednesday announced two new App Store price tiers for iOS developers selling wares in Canada and New Zealand, enabling lower digital content costs for consumers and flexibility for app makers.