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Topic: Mac App Store

Rumor deemed false, apps using global hotkeys to remain in Mac App Store

05/17/2012, 07:05 pm

Contrary to an early Thursday report that claimed Apple would be banning apps that use global hotkeys from the Mac App Store, new information asserts that no such change will be implemented.

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Inside Sandboxing: how Apple plans to make the Mac App Store as secure as iOS

02/09/2012, 05:02 pm

Apple is approaching its deadline for requiring that all apps sold in the Mac App Store be sandboxed for security, a policy that is drawing complaints from certain developers.

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Windows Store discounts, optional subscriptions to undercut Apple's App Store

12/07/2011, 02:12 am

Microsoft released new details of its Windows 8 plans on Tuesday, differentiating its upcoming Windows Store from Apple's own App Store and Mac App Store by offering a 20/80 revenue split to developers after their first $25,000 in sales and allowing third-party in-app purchase and subscription options.

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Apple's App Store, Mac App Store arrive in 33 new regions

07/22/2011, 11:07 pm

Apple has expanded availability of the App Store and Mac App Store to 33 more countries, bringing the grand total to 123.

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Adobe arrives on Mac App Store with Photoshop Elements 9

07/20/2011, 12:07 am

On the eve of the launch of Apple's Mac OS X Lion, rival software maker Adobe has released a version of Photoshop Elements 9 for the Mac App Store.

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Apple begins approving first Lion-ready Mac App Store Apps

07/14/2011, 07:07 pm

The first Lion-capable apps have begun to appear throughout the Mac App Store in preparation for the forthcoming release of the eighth incarnation of Mac OS X.

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Apple releases Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5 and Compressor 4 on Mac App Store

06/21/2011, 08:06 am

Apple on Tuesday released Final Cut Pro X, which it touted a "revolutionary new version" of the video editing software, for $299.99 on the Mac App Store, along with Motion 5 and Compressor 4 for $49.99 each.

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Developer build of OS X 10.6.8 preps for Mac App Store install for Lion

05/30/2011, 12:05 am

Newly surfaced details from a developer build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 provide more evidence that Apple plans to release Mac OS X 10.7 Lion through the Mac App Store.

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Top Mac App Store apps generate 50% as much revenue as top iPad apps

03/18/2011, 09:03 pm

Just two months after Apple's launch of the Mac App Store, the 300 bestselling Mac apps already generate, on average, 50 percent of the revenue of the top 300 iPad apps.

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Microsoft offers free 30 day trial of Office for Mac

01/25/2011, 05:01 pm

Rather than listing Office for Mac on the Mac App Store, Microsoft is offering a new 30 day free trial for the suite, something that can't be done through Apple's App Store.

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Pixelmator reports $1 million haul from Mac App Store in just 20 days

01/25/2011, 04:01 pm

Less than three weeks after listing Pixelmator on Apple's new Mac App Store, its developers report grossing a million dollars from the title, while Microsoft and some other big Mac developers have yet to engage the new online market.

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Microsoft objects to Apple's "App Store" trademark application

01/12/2011, 02:01 am

Microsoft has filed an objection to Apple's application for the "App Store" trademark, calling the term too generic to be fairly registered.

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Mac App Store dramatically boosts Evernote users, Apple a top developer

01/10/2011, 04:01 pm

Apple's new Mac App Store has more than doubled the new users signing up with Evernote's cloud-based note capturing service when it opened two days ago, while Apple itself is also benefitting handsomely from setting up an App Store for Mac users.

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Pixelmator banks on Mac App Store for exclusive distribution

01/07/2011, 07:01 pm

Pixelmator, the developers of streamlined Mac image editor that compares to Adobe Photoshop at a much lower price, has announced exclusive commitment to Apple's new Mac App Store for its software sales and distribution.

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Reports of Mac App Store piracy emerge on launch day

01/06/2011, 10:01 pm

Within hours of Apple opening the Mac App Store, reports surfaced of software 'pirates' having figured out how to install and run unauthorized paid apps by copying the receipt files from a free app.

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Apple updates iMovie, Garageband ahead of Mac App Store launch

01/04/2011, 08:01 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated Garageband and iMovie '11 for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard users to improve stability and compatibility in advance of Thursday's launch of the Mac App Store.

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Mac App Store developers aim for low prices, high volume

01/04/2011, 07:01 pm

With Apple's Mac App Store scheduled to open in just two days, developers are reporting enthusiasm and cautious optimism, hoping to repeat the success of the iOS app market for iPhone and iPad.

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No contract iPhone in China; Mac App Store search in 10.6.6, iCal alerts on me.com

12/24/2010, 09:12 am

China Unicom today will begin offering customers the option of a contract-free iPhone 3GS. Meanwhile, Mac OS X 10.6.6 will be capable of searching the Mac App Store for apps to open unsupported file types. And Apple has launched iCal alerts on Me.com.

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