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Topic: App Store

US lawmakers urge Apple CEO Tim Cook to reinstate HKmap Live app

10/18/2019, 03:10 pm

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives have called for Apple to reinstate the controversial HKmap Live app, an iOS app allegedly relied upon by protestors in Hong Kong in their efforts against the Chinese government, by writing to Apple CEO Tim Cook.

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Apple warns developers of upcoming App Store Connect outage

10/16/2019, 01:10 pm

Apple has alerted developers to an upcoming maintenance period for the Apple Store's tools and services, with access to App Store Connect and the Developer ID notary service set to be unavailable for up to eight hours on Sunday.

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Riot Games to launch 'League of Legends: Wild Rift,' 'Teamfight Tactics,' more on mobile in 2020

10/15/2019, 11:10 pm

Game studio Riot Games on Tuesday announced a mobile offshoot of its popular PC title "League of Legends" will debut in 2020, with the firm promising a full "League" experience in shorter sessions suited for on-the-go play.

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Apple updates AirPort Utility app with iOS 13 compatibility

10/14/2019, 06:10 pm

Following complaints of incompatibility with iOS 13, Apple on Monday issued an update to its AirPort Utility app, allowing users of devices running the latest operating system to control and manage the now discontinued first-party routers.

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Hong Kong legislator urges Tim Cook to put 'values over profits, pls!'

10/11/2019, 11:10 am

Hong Kong's IT legislator has written an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, and is urging him to unban the controversial HKMap Live, citing freedom of expression and citizens' safety as chief concerns.

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Twitter returns to Mac thanks to Apple's Catalyst

10/11/2019, 03:10 am

Some 20 months after it decided to discontinue its Mac client, ubiquitous social media platform Twitter on Thursday made good on promises to release a new app built on Apple's Catalyst framework.

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Tim Cook defends choice to pull Hong Kong police monitoring app from App Store

10/10/2019, 04:10 pm

A memo has surfaced, showing that Tim Cook supports Apple's choice to remove the controversial police monitoring app, HKMap Live, from the App Store.

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Apple again pulls police monitoring app from Hong Kong app store [u]

10/10/2019, 06:10 am

In an ongoing saga, Apple has again pulled the law enforcement-monitoring HKMap Live app from the Hong Kong app store, and it appears that it is gone for good this time.

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News app Quartz removed from Chinese App Store amidst Hong Kong protests

10/09/2019, 05:10 pm

Apple has removed Quartz from the Chinese App Store at the behest of the Chinese government, shortly after reinstating the previously removed protest app HKMap Live.

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Chinese state media: Apple is 'unwise and reckless' for restoring police monitoring app

10/09/2019, 08:10 am

Following Apple's decision to reinstate the previously removed HKmap Live app, China's official news publication criticizes the firm and accuses it of aiding the protestors.

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Apple's own Sleep app inadvertently disclosed in Alarms App Store listing

10/07/2019, 09:10 am

Apple has been developing a Sleep app for the Apple Watch, with an App Store listing for the Alarms app revealing Apple's as-yet unreleased app.

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Developer of BlueMail sues Apple over 'Sign in with Apple,' App Store 'monopoly'

10/04/2019, 05:10 pm

A developer of messaging products and software behind apps like Followapp and BlueMail on Friday filed a multi-pronged lawsuit against Apple, claiming the tech giant infringed on patented technology with "Sign in with Apple" and subsequently used its alleged monopoly over the App Store to suppress BlueMail's consumer reach.

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Apple removes 'not legal' Hong Kong police monitoring app

10/03/2019, 08:10 am

Apple has removed the HKmap Live from the App Store over legality concerns, but it is unclear if this was a decision made solely by Apple or one forced by the Chinese government.

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Mario Kart Tour notches estimated 90M downloads in first week of availability

10/02/2019, 09:10 pm

"Mario Kart Tour" clocked an estimated 90 million downloads in the week following its debut, according to a report released Wednesday, making the racing game Nintendo's fastest moving mobile launch ever.

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Apple to lift restrictions on third-party apps using Siri

10/02/2019, 08:10 am

A future iOS update will have Siri use whatever app a user prefers, meaning apps such as WhatsApp could effectively replace the default Apple apps.

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Apple's Cook addresses App Store monopoly, Apple TV+ launch, iPhone 11 in interview

10/01/2019, 07:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his annual European press tour this week with a visit to Berlin, where he met app developers, visited local Apple stores and discussed a range of pressing topics in an interview with a local journalist.

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How to use the App Store on Apple Watch

09/25/2019, 07:09 am

It's the App Store, but not quite as we know it. Here's how to use, and just what you can find, on the new App Store for Apple Watch in watchOS 6.

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Nintendo's Mario Kart Tour goes live on iOS after multiple delays

09/25/2019, 05:09 am

Nintendo franchise Mario Kart officially arrived on Apple's iOS and Google's Android on Wednesday with the launch of "Mario Kart Tour," marking a mobile platform debut for the popular racing game series.

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Apple adds external storage support for iMovie, new content for Clips in app updates

09/24/2019, 05:09 pm

On the heels of Tuesday's release of iOS 13.1, Apple issued a pair of updates to first-party video content creation apps iMovie and Clips, adding new features like support for external storage, Dark Mode and more.

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Apple to raise App Store pricing in Japan due to tax change

09/23/2019, 11:09 pm

Apple on Monday notified developers that App Store pricing will increase in Japan this October due to a tax code update, changes that impact individual app sales and in-app purchases.

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