App Store

App Store downloads in October hit new record thanks to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

App Store downloads in October hit new record thanks to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

The demand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus was never in question, and if it was, the sales numbers should have put them to rest. As it turns out, the App Store got plenty of attention, too.

25 Popular Apps turn (RED) in the App Store for World AIDS Day 2014 Campaign

25 Popular Apps turn (RED) in the App Store for World AIDS Day 2014 Campaign

Apple has just announced the (RED) promotion on the App Store to mark World AIDS day 2014. For the promotion, 25 popular apps will turn (RED) for the next two weeks, and will offer exclusive new content where all the proceeds will go directly to (RED)’s  Global Fund to fight AIDS. The apps have also been updated with a special red icon.

Apple alters ‘Free’ button to ‘Get’ in App Store to potentially avoid in-app purchase disputes

Apple alters ‘Free’ button to ‘Get’ in App Store to potentially avoid in-app purchase disputes

With the rise of the “freemium” model for apps, where a free app can usually contain a plethora of paid options after the initial download, Apple has seen plenty of flak over the years for these types of apps and their marketing.

Apple adds UnionPay as a payment option for App Store Customers in China

Apple adds UnionPay as a payment option for App Store Customers in China

Apple has just announced that it has added UnionPay, the most popular payment card in China, as a payment option for App Store customers in the country.

Apple releases updated Mac App Store for OS X Yosemite

Apple releases updated Mac App Store for OS X Yosemite

Apple today launched a refreshed new Mac App Store that is designed keeping in line the new visual interface introduced by the company in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite

Some customers experiencing App Store error messages and failed downloads

Some customers experiencing App Store error messages and failed downloads

While errors do not happen often, when they do it can be felt in big ways for anyone who might be trying to access the App Store and download something. According to a new report, some users may be having issues with that.

Apple launches new ‘Apps for Health’ section to highlight the best HealthKit compatible apps

Apple launches new ‘Apps for Health’ section to highlight the best HealthKit compatible apps

Apple started approving HealthKit compatible apps on the App Store on Friday, after releasing iOS 8.0.2 software update a day earlier, which included a fix for the security flaw that had forced to remove the Health related apps from the App Store before the release of iOS 8.

Apple pulls Launcher iOS app from App Store for its widget functionality

Apple pulls Launcher iOS app from App Store for its widget functionality

iOS 8 introduced a way to let developers add widgets to the Today section of the Notification Center, and since iOS 8’s release we’ve seen a lot of useful widgets. One such widget, called Launcher, however has been removed from the App Store today by Apple.

Best free and paid apps for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Best free and paid apps for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

If you’ve got a shiny new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus this week, you’ll want to make the most of it by installing the best apps from the App Store’s catalog of over 1.2 million apps.

Apple updates App Store developer guidelines ahead of iOS 8, won’t accept ‘plain creepy’ apps

Apple updates App Store developer guidelines ahead of iOS 8, won’t accept ‘plain creepy’ apps

Apple has updated its official App Store Review Guidelines ahead of the imminent launch of iOS 8, adding new sections for Extensions, HomeKit, HealthKit and TestFlight that pertain to the upcoming software update. The company has also made it clear that developers submitting “plain creepy” apps will probably have their work rejected.