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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...

One billion app download barrier broken over the holiday week

01/02/2012, ‘Tis indeed the season to be jolly, at least according to the figures shown for the time period of Christmas Day all the way to New Year’s Day, where over a billion apps were downloaded for both iOS and Android-powered platforms. This is in...

Apple GameStore app released by accident

01/02/2012, There is a saying, “You cannot see an accident coming”, but sometimes, accidents can be prevented if one is careful enough. It seems that one of Apple’s internal testing applications has sneaked its way into the iOS App Store –...

iOS 3.1.3 devices makes up with App Store

12/20/2011, It seems that the unwarranted “Cold War” between iOS 3.1.3 powered devices and the App Store is now over – as Apple has ensured that things have gone back to normal, and all the planets are aligned together. Yes sir, it took several days...

App Store closes door to iOS 3.1.3 users

12/20/2011, If you happen to own an iPhone or iPod touch that is still running on iOS 3.1.3, you would have realized by now that since the 16th of this month, you would have been unable to download iOS applications directly from the App Store. There is a workaround...

Malicious app on App Store pulled

11/09/2011, Apple is famous for their closed ecosystem, and this is a double edged sword really. As with just about anything in life, there is always a good and bad side to it, and the presence of iOS devices as well as Android-powered tablets and phones prove that...

Google Voice removed from Apple App Store after iOS 5 crash

10/17/2011, It seems that Google Voice and iOS 5 do not play nice with each other, after numerous customers who made the jump to iOS 5 (I wonder how many of the 20 million were affected)made complaints about Google Voice crashing. According to one who posted his...

Microsoft App Store Approach for Windows 8 Metro Apps

09/16/2011, It’s hard to deny that the (Apple) App Store is not a huge success, and it looks like Microsoft is taking a page from Apple’s book, as it announced at the BUILD conference this week that Windows 8 will have an app store that users will have to...

Windows 8 app store set to open doors

09/13/2011, Microsoft knows that it does not hurt to follow a business model of another company if it proved to be successful, and certainly no one would want to dispute the effectiveness of the App Store or iTunes from Apple. Well, the software giant has decided to...