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 come to a close as we focus on developing new and exciting PC innovations that will continue to shape your world. As excited as we are […]
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 various degrees of success. Well, we now know that Apple has achieved yet another milestone where their App Store downloads are concerned – […]
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 promotion will officially kick off on December 26, at this point in time that app only functions as a countdown timer. However the company had a little […]
11/26/2013, While there’s nothing inherently wrong with the virtual QWERTY keyboard on iOS devices, making mistakes while typing is inevitable. Accidently place your finger on an alphabet you don’t want to enter and the touchscreen registers it as a tap, which results in a typo. The App Store’s search engine used to be very specific, making a spelling mistake when searching for an app’s would result in that app not being displayed […]
09/17/2013, Amid the excitement for the release of Grand Theft Auto 5, we have a feeling you may have forgotten iOS 7 will be released to select iOS devices starting tomorrow. Since not every iOS device will be able to upgrade to iOS 7, Apple is making sure you’re able to download the absolute last compatible version of an application so you don’t run into any issues with your aging iOS devices. […]
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 against each other – the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store, and here we are with the results of this “showdown” of […]
07/03/2013, Apple's App Store is celebrating its 5th anniversary!
07/01/2013, Apple's headquarters in France have reportedly been raided by the French competition regulators, after one of its resellers filed a complaint against the company.
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 carrot which comes in the form of a $10,000 App Store Gift Card. Well, it seems that the 50 billionth app has […]
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 world’s most valuable company. Apple is about to achieve yet another milestone in the near future. The app download count from iTunes App Store is going to […]
04/18/2013, We have been covering the AppGratis debacle every since it unfolded last week. AppGratis was a very popular app discovery app for iOS, Apple pulled it from the App Store saying that it violated their guidelines. The developers of this app are adamant that there are no violations, and they have even started a petition to garner support from their users who want the app back. A petition isn’t going […]
04/17/2013, Apple had recently been the target of what was supposedly a state sponsored propaganda campaign in China. It was rumored that the company’s troubles in the People’s Republic could end up costing it billions of dollars. Apple CEO also apologized to China, a move which saw state media mince its harsh words against the company. Today it has been reported that Apple has been named in an ongoing investigation regarding […]
04/15/2013, Last week I reported that Apple had pulled AppGratis from the App Store. It was a very popular app discovery app for iOS devices though Apple believed that it violated two rules of the App Store, so they pulled it. AppGratis, which is a company based in France, believes that it doesn’t violate any rules and that the app should be listed back up on the store. They’ve now started […]
04/08/2013, Apple has pulled the AppGratis app from iTunes App Store. AppGratis is a very popular app discovery app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It previously used to support the iPhone only, the iPad version was released not so long ago. As of now, the app is no longer available for download. It has been pulled though both Apple and AppGratis have not commented on the reason behind this. It is […]