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App Store Celebrates 6th Anniversary

07/11/2014, It has been half a dozen years ever since the App Store was launched, although it did take some convincing to Steve Jobs in order for him to agree to the presence of third-party developers gaining native access to the iPhone. Since its debut, the App...

South Korea Asks Apple, Google, To Enable Paid App Refunds

07/06/2014, It seems that South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission has issued an order for both Google as well as Apple to make changes to their existing policies that concern app store refunds. The Fair Trade Commission has expectations that this particular ruling...

Apple Clamping Down On Fake App Store Ratings

06/15/2014, Before purchasing an app most of us are probably going to read the reviews and check the ratings just to see what people who have already bought it say about it. Often ratings and reviews offer a pretty good picture thus making it easier for prospective...

Weed Firm Pulled From Apple App Store

05/22/2014, To hear of Apple removing certain apps and games from their App Store is nothing new at all, as there are legitimate titles out there that certainly would be better off by being inaccessible to everyone regardless of age. However, some might question the...

Intel AppUp Bids Adieu

01/30/2014, Intel has decided to close the doors to AppUp, and here is what they had to say about the situation. “At Intel, we’re always thinking about the future, which often means making changes today. That’s why, on March 11th, 2014, Intel AppUp center will...

Apple App Store Downloads Top $10 Billion

01/07/2014, Apple has made quite a name for itself not only in terms of hardware, but their App Store, too, has raked in plenty of dough along the way. In fact, Apple’s App Store template has been followed by other companies too, albeit with different names, and to...

‘No Better’ Lorde Single Given Away Free By Apple

12/16/2013, Last week we reported that Apple had released its 12 Days of Gifts giveaway app which it releases around the holiday season each year. Through the app, Apple offers millions of iOS users free content such as books, apps, movies, songs and more. The...

Google Play Store Has More App Downloads Than Apple App Store

08/01/2013, You know how is it like in the world of professional boxing, where there is always the customary “tale of the tape” before each fight? I guess you can say that the folks over at App Annie had a similar idea when they pitched two behemoths...

Apple App Store: 50 Billion Apps Downloaded And Counting

05/16/2013, Earlier this month, Apple did their bit to advertise the fact that the Apple App Store was about to hit the 50 billion mark in terms of apps downloaded ever since it was mooted, and to push folks to touch that magical mark even faster, Apple dangled a...

Apple Begins Countdown To 50 Billion App Downloads

05/02/2013, Ever since it launched the first iPhone back in 2007, Apple has achieved a number of significant milestones. It has moved record numbers of products each quarter, raked in record breaking profits year after year and also briefly clinched the title of the...