Topic: App Store
07/19/2016, 04:07 pm
A new report examining mobile app revenues shows strong growth for Apple in China and from music and video streaming titles, and another big jump in the revenue lead that its iOS App Store maintains over Android's Google Play.
07/19/2016, 08:07 am
The Pixelmator team released an update to its eponymous iOS app on Tuesday, adding a range of powerful image selection tools and user experience improvements that promise to make mobile photo editing a much more intuitive experience.
07/13/2016, 02:07 pm
The blockbuster hit Pokémon Go was issued its second update on Wednesday, fixing login problems. In addition, code inspections seem to point to fast food chain McDonalds as a future app sponsor, potentially for in-game "Pokestop" locations.
07/13/2016, 09:07 am
The Pokémon Go App Store domination continues, with the German launch of the game seeing server overloads similar to the game's blockbuster U.S. launch.
07/11/2016, 08:07 pm
App Store chart-topping downloads of the hit game Pokemon GO have sent Nintendo's stock soaring, adding more than $7 billion to its market capitalization. However, the Japanese gaming icon is reportedly earning significantly less from app-related sales than Apple is from its App Store cut.
07/11/2016, 10:07 am
The first mobile Pokémon title for iOS and Android has proven to be a wild success, helping to boost shares of Nintendo stock after a pervasive slide, with the game on track to expand to Europe, Japan and more in the coming days.
07/10/2016, 10:07 pm
A new media narrative is unfolding, replete with statistics all seeking to provide evidence that Apple's success with native apps is over. There's no clear agreement on what exactly will take over--Chat Bots, Voice Assistants, the Web, Augmented Reality or some new and unknown successor--but it is clear that the loser must be Apple. It has to be, because it's desperately needed by Apple's rivals.
07/08/2016, 11:07 am
Apple's CFO Luca Maestri has declared Italy's University of Naples Federico II as the location for Europe's first iOS coding talent incubator, set to open its doors in just a few months.
07/06/2016, 12:07 am
Nintendo and Niantic Labs on Tuesday surprised with a limited rollout of anticipated augmented reality game Pokémon Go, making the title available for download in Australia, New Zealand and certain U.S. markets.
07/04/2016, 08:07 pm
A subsidiary of China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) is suing Apple and streaming service Youku Tudou for causing "huge economic losses" through infringement of exclusive online distribution rights to a war film first aired in 1994.
07/04/2016, 09:07 am
Some of the biggest Independence Day fireworks displays in the U.S. also sync with special iPhone apps, enhancing the spectacle with sounds and visuals on your smartphone to celebrate the Fourth of July. Here's how you can take advantage of these free apps, as well as some camera enhancement apps that will allow you to take better fireworks photos.
07/01/2016, 06:07 pm
As part of a recently launched iOS App Store promotion, select third-party retailers like Hotel Tonight, Uber, Grubhub and Ticketmaster are discounting in-app purchases processed through Apple Pay.
07/01/2016, 02:07 pm
Spotify is "resorting to rumors and half-truths" in order to ask for an exemption from App Store rules, according to a letter to the company by Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell.
06/30/2016, 11:06 pm
Two and a half years of its launch, Facebook is pulling the plug on Paper, a stripped down newsreader-style app initially introduced as an alternative to the social media giant's flagship iOS offering.
06/30/2016, 02:06 am
Apple selected popular iPhone drawing app Procreate Pocket as its latest paid app giveaway on Wednesday, making the former App Store Editors Choice and App Store Best of 2015 title available for free from the Apple Store app for iOS.
06/29/2016, 03:06 pm
Startup camera maker Sioeye on Wednesday announced its Iris4G LTE iOS-connected action camera now offers data plans with U.S. carrier T-Mobile, including a starter package with 5 gigabytes of free bandwidth to begin live streaming on the go.
06/28/2016, 09:06 am
Under new Chinese regulations, Apple will have to track the identities of App Store users while flagging anything that might violate the country's censorship laws, according to a Tuesday report.
06/24/2016, 06:06 pm
Customers looking to purchase apps, music or e-books through found themselves out of luck on Friday as a handful of Apple's internet services were hit by an hours-long outage, the third such downtime to hit Apple's services this month.
06/23/2016, 08:06 pm
In an addition to its developer resources mini-site on Thursday, Apple posted a profile of "Lifeline" developer 3 Minute Games, highlighting how the studio found success with the iOS App Store's paid business model.
06/22/2016, 07:06 pm
NASA on Wednesday added a tvOS app to its growing stable of digital media properties, bringing high-definition video streams, satellite and telescope imagery, mission updates and more to the living room.