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Apple responds to the crashing apps scandal

07/05/2012, Earlier today, we reported to you about Apple’s App Store that was rumored to be flooded with corrupt apps. This was first observed by Marco Arment, the creator of the popular bookmarking app Instapaper. If his statement is believed to be true, then...

Apple App Store’s first spam sending app pulled

07/05/2012, After being reported for pushing out corrupted updates, it looks like the Apple App Store is in the news again. According to reports online, “Find and Call”, the first ever spam-sending app managed to make its way onto the Apple App store. The...

Apple’s App Store reportedly flooded with corrupt apps

07/05/2012, Apple has over 650,000 apps on its App Store. That’s a lot of applications compared to Google’s 600,000 apps on Google Play and Microsoft’s 100,000 apps in its Windows Phone Marketplace. But if your favorite apps such as Instapaper and...

Fourth of July sale launched in the App Store

07/04/2012, If Sega’s Fourth of July sale wasn’t enough for the gaming nerd in you, then brace yourself because there’s more in the App Store. The App Store is launching its Fourth of July sale today, unlocking great and cheap games for your iOS...

Apple expands App Store reach to another 32 more countries

06/21/2012, Apple CEO Tim Cook did make a promise at WWDC that Apple has every intention to arrive at 155 territories in total, and in the process, Apple has added 32 more territories. An email which was registered to iOS and Mac developers were released earlier this...

Jailbreak app Display Recorder available in the App Store

06/18/2012, If you’ve tried jailbreaking your iPhone, then perhaps you’ve probably heard about Ryan Petrich’s “Display Recorder” Cydia app. Cydia enables iOS users to install software packages on a jailbroken iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad....

Retina-ready apps to flood the App Store soon?

06/08/2012, It seems that apps available on the Mac App Store from Apple are starting to receive updates that will bump their status up – to that of carrying Retina-ready graphics, of course. This is in line with rumors floating around that there will be new...

Apple Censors the Word Jailbreak from iTunes

05/17/2012, As of today, if you were to run a search for ‘Jailbreak’ in the iOS App Store or in iTunes on your computer, the results that will be presented will have more asterisks than you can count unless you have a few hours on hand. In addition to the fact...

Android app store holds banned apps

01/20/2012, Remember the Prohibition? Somehow or rather, something that is banned seems to be more “desirable” to us, perhaps because there is a naughty factor attached to it. Android developer Kousik Dutta must have felt a tug on his heart to construct...

Google Translate iOS app makes jump to the iPad

01/05/2012, The Google Translate app on the iOS platform was previously restricted just to iPhone and iPod touch owners, as the iPad community were left out in the cold. Good news then (who says that Christmas is the only day in the year where good news can be...

Apple refunds GameStore app purchases

01/04/2012, Apple will be handing out refunds to those who picked up the rather strange GameStore app which actually popped up last year – or over the weekend (same difference) at the App Store, which makes perfect sense actually. After all, the GameStore app...