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iTunes Store Outage Lasted Hours

09/02/2014, Apple’s iTunes Store experienced an outage that lasted for a few hours, and needless to say, the downtime affected the likes of music, app and e-book downloads. Apple has already acknowledged the situation, having confirmed that an unknown issue has...

Verizon Could Be Preparing Own Android Store

08/20/2014, Is running an app store of sorts good business? Perhaps, as it looks as though Verizon is working on a new “global” mobile app store. Of course, other than to turn a profit (which they need not write that down in big, bold letters, this I am sure),...

Apple Starts Slapping Labels On Family Sharing Apps

08/10/2014, It is widely expected that Apple is finally going to release iOS 8 to the public next month. The new software was unveiled at WWDC 2014 earlier this year and since then it has been in a beta program that is not open to the public. One of the features...

Apple App Store Breaks Revenue Record In July

08/06/2014, Thanks to our amazing developer community! Apple says July was record-setting month for app store revenue http://t.co/BI8wFTTG5V — Tim Cook (@tim_cook) August 5, 2014 It does look as though the mobile business aspect of Apple is doing rather well...

Apple: App Store Created 600k Plus Jobs In Europe

08/06/2014, Do you think that the folks over at Apple are tootin’ their very own trumpet? After all, the Cupertino-based company has claimed today that they have actually contributed a whopping 629,000 developer jobs across the pond – that is, in Europe, with...

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...