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Apple launches ‘Get Productive’ App Store sale and discounts several productivty apps

Apple launches ‘Get Productive’ App Store sale and discounts several productivty apps

Sometimes, Apple launches a variety of deals within iTunes, and more specifically within the App Store, to promote a lot of different apps, but also give them a temporary sale price, too.

Swype for iOS updated with quick Emoji support, 16 new languages and more

Swype for iOS updated with quick Emoji support, 16 new languages and more

Swype, one of the most popular third-party keyboard for iOS, has received a major update today that adds support for 16 new languages. 

Tweetbot for Mac pulled from the Mac App Store after reaching Twitter’s token limit

Tweetbot for Mac pulled from the Mac App Store after reaching Twitter’s token limit

One of the most popular third-party Twitter client for Mac — Tweetbot — has run into Twitter’s token limit and has been pulled from the Mac App Store. 

BBC News app update brings new design, personalised news feed, and more

BBC News app update brings new design, personalised news feed, and more

The BBC has given their iOS and Android app a major overhaul in a bid to offer a more personalised experience to its users.

Auto-Renewal of apps deactivated due to price hikes in European App Store

Auto-Renewal of apps deactivated due to price hikes in European App Store

For some applications within the App Store, auto-renewing automatically every month is a nice gesture meant to make keeping the content streaming without having to worry about remembering to pay the monthly dues.

Apple takes steps to prevent users from abusing the EU 14-day refund policy

Apple takes steps to prevent users from abusing the EU 14-day refund policy

Last week, it was revealed that there was a flaw in the 14-day App Store refund window allowing users to use the app even after they had requested a refund for it. 

Apple adds ‘Games for Kids’ section to App Store

Apple adds ‘Games for Kids’ section to App Store

Apple today updated the App Store to add a Games for Kids sub-section to the App Store. The Cupertino company had added the Kids section in the App Store in 2013 with iOS 7.

14-day refunds for apps and games could mean keeping it for free anyway

14-day refunds for apps and games could mean keeping it for free anyway

At the tail-end of December, it was revealed that Apple had altered its refund window in some countries within the European Union. the new standard saw a 14-day window open up for refunds, but it turns out that may be causing even more issues.

iOS App Store price increase goes live in Canada, the EU, Russia and other countries

iOS App Store price increase goes live in Canada, the EU, Russia and other countries

As announced by Apple yesterday, the prices of apps on the iOS App Store have gone up in certain countries. The prices are being increased due to change in VAT laws in certain countries and due to the fluctuation in foreign currencies in others. 

Apple announces billings from the App Store in first week of January set new record

Apple announces billings from the App Store in first week of January set new record

The App Store is one of the strongest sources of revenue for Apple, thanks to the plethora of apps available within. And it must be doing well, as Apple has just announced a new record setting week for the digital marketplace.