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Apple Puts An End To AppGratis Push Notifications

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...

Apple Named In Chinese Investigation On Porn Apps

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...

AppGratis Starts Petition Hoping To Revert App Removal

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...

AppGratis Gets Pulled As It Violates App Store Rules

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...

Apple Removes 500px Photo Sharing App From App Store

01/22/2013, When it comes to the Apple App Store, you can say that Cupertino keeps quite a tight rein on things, where every single app will have to go through some pretty stringent measures and quality control before they are approved for release. Having said that,...

Temple Run 2 Dashes To The Top Of App Store

01/17/2013, Temple Run 2 debuted on iOS earlier today, which many of us at the Ubergizmo offices have been completely hooked for the majority of our day. It looks though we’re not the only ones who have noticed Imangi Studios’ sequel to its extremely...

App Store Hits 40 Billion Downloads

01/07/2013, In the midst of all the sprawling happening at CES 2013, Apple broke the news that its App Store has already seen over 40 billion downloads since its official launch. What’s even more impressive is the news that Apple users have downloaded the 20...

App Store Gifting Comes To iOS 6

12/14/2012, When iOS 6 was launched, iDevice users saw the end of the ability to gift apps from the App Store. Although Apple did not explain why, the newly redesigned App Store could hold the answer to the sudden demise of the cool feature. Today, however, Apple...

Could Apple Deny App Store Access to Google Maps?

11/05/2012, So Apple’s mapping program included with iOS 6 isn’t the greatest. The app may be a bit disappointing, but hey, it’s hard to make decent maps. What would be inexcusable is if Google submitted a functioning app to the Apple-controlled App...

Apple investigates in-app purchase exploit

07/13/2012, Remember the in-app purchase exploit that allowed people to make in-app purchases without paying for them? Well, it looks like Apple has caught wind of the story and is currently investigating the problem. No word on how such an exploit managed to get...

App Store in-app purchases circumvented by hacker

07/13/2012, While we know that Apple is really tight on security when it comes to its operating systems and App Store, it looks like they’ve still got some work to do. According to reports online, a Russian developer  discovered a way to bypass Apple’s...

Apple fixes iOS 6 App Store bug

07/09/2012, Apple’s App Store sure has been in the limelight a lot recently – last week it was said to be pushing out corrupted updates and a spamming app even managed to sneak past its moderators. This week the folks over at 9to5Mac reported about a bug...

Apple fixes App Store bug

07/06/2012, Good news for those of you who’ve encountered problems after updating your apps on the Apple App Store. According to reports online, Apple has announced that the problem has been resolved and shouldn’t occur again. Apparently the problem...