Apple’s system status page shows that it is currently having an outage with the App Store, Apple TV, and the Mac App Store. The page states that certain users might not be able to access the App Store, download apps or make purchases until the issue is rectified.
It’s probably not a shock to hear that Apple does not consider its App Store to be a monopoly. But now it has to actually make a case for that. Before the lawsuit moves forward, though, Apple is already coming out swinging.
A lot of Apple’s services are currently running just fine. Like Apple Music, Apple Pay, and the other major tentpole iCloud elements. However, if you have been running into issues buying digital goods from Apple’s various app stores, you aren’t the only one.
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It’s coming to the end of the week and maybe you were ready to peruse the Mac App Store for something fun to download. Unfortunately, you may have run into an issue like others are today.
Services are a major selling point for Apple these days. The company is relying on these recurring subscription models to help boost revenue on a regular basis. Luckily for the company it seems to be working.
Unable to download apps from the App Store since morning? You are not alone. A number of iPhone and iPad owners have taken to Twitter to complain that they have been unable to download apps on their devices since morning.
Subscriptions are all over the place, which can certainly make accessing an app and all it has to offer pretty easy. But it’s also an easy way for some nefarious individuals out there to try and scam App Store customers. In an effort to help reduce that, Apple has added an additional step when confirming a subscription purchase.
Apple loves to highlight the fact that it has paid developers billions of dollars since the inception of the App Store. The whole smartphone ecosystem now thrives on apps so it is not surprising to see App Store generating millions of dollars in revenue for many popular apps. Apple has frequently highlighted how iOS apps have helped improve the life of end users, but it has never highlighted how the App Store has changed the life of developers.
On Monday, March 25, Apple is going to host an event where it is expected the company will unveil two major services endeavors.