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Vine Successor, Byte Has Already Topped Apple’s U.S App Store

Vine Successor, Byte Has Already Topped Apple’s U.S App Store

Vine took the internet by storm after is as launched in 2013. Very soon, the short-form video service garnered 200 million active users and was acquired by Twitter. In 2016, Twitter disabled Vine uploads and only allowed users to view content that was previously uploaded. Now Vine’s successor is back and has already catapulted to the top of Apple’s U.S App Store.

iOS Users in the US Reportedly Spent over $3.6 Billion on Top 100 Subscription Apps in 2019

iOS Users in the US Reportedly Spent over $3.6 Billion on Top 100 Subscription Apps in 2019

iOS users in the US spend more than $3.6 billion on in-app subscriptions on top 100 apps last year. This is more than thrice of what Android users spent in the same period on the Play Store.

People Facing Problems with App Store Purchases, Subscription Access Due to Apple Outage [Update: Fixed]

People Facing Problems with App Store Purchases, Subscription Access Due to Apple Outage [Update: Fixed]

If you are facing issues while making purchases via the App Store or other Apple services, you’re not alone. It seems like an outage has affected the company’s online services.

Apple Changes Prices of Apps in Thailand and Pakistan

Apple Changes Prices of Apps in Thailand and Pakistan

If you live in Thailand or Pakistan, the app prices for you in Apple’s App Store are about to change. The brand has announced that due to the change in currency exchange rates, the prices of the apps in the App Store for Thailand will decrease. Unfortunately, the news isn’t so good for Apple’s users in Pakistan. Due to the same currency exchange rate fluctuation, the prices of apps in the App Store for Pakistan will increase.

App Store’s Worldwide Downloads Growth of 2.7% in 2019 Still Trailing Google’s Play Store Growth

App Store’s Worldwide Downloads Growth of 2.7% in 2019 Still Trailing Google’s Play Store Growth

Sensor Tower, a market research firm that keeps track of mobile application downloads throughout the globe, has released a new report revealing a ton of interesting aspects regarding the number of app downloads through Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store for 2019.

App Store Generated $193 Million in Revenue on Christmas Day

App Store Generated $193 Million in Revenue on Christmas Day

SensorTower report details that the worldwide spending on the App Store and Google Play Store on Christmas set a new high of $277 million this year. This represents a growth of 11.3% over last year where the total revenue generated was $249 million.

ToTok Co-Founder Requests Apple and Google to Reinstate the App

ToTok Co-Founder Requests Apple and Google to Reinstate the App

Last week, a detailed report from the NY Times highlighted how ToTok — a messaging app used by millions in the UAE — was actually a government spy tool. Once the report went live and got media attention, Apple was quick to investigate the app and remove it from the App Store. ToTok’s co-founder Giacomo Ziani took to Twitter to plead Apple and Google to reinstate the app on their respective app stores.

Apple Is Offering a Daily Gift on App Store from December 24 to 29

Apple Is Offering a Daily Gift on App Store from December 24 to 29

Apple seems to be trying different marketing techniques to help buyers. The company is offering 6% cashback on Apple products purchased via Apple Card and is also offering two-hour free delivery even on the day of Christmas. Now Apple is offering gifts to its users via Apple Music Christmas deal.

Apple Removes ‘ToTok’ Chat App from the App Store for Acting as a Government Spy Tool

Apple Removes ‘ToTok’ Chat App from the App Store for Acting as a Government Spy Tool

Apple has removed the app ToTok from the iOS App Store after it was found to be used as a spying tool by the UAE government. Launched only a few months ago, the app was downloaded by millions of users in Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, and the Middle East. In fact, the app was the most downloaded social app in the United States last week.

An App That Turns iPhone into iPod Classic Gets Pulled From App Store

An App That Turns iPhone into iPod Classic Gets Pulled From App Store

Apple appears to have pulled the Rewound app from the App Store. The iPhone app made it possible to turn an iPhone into an iPod Classic through one of its skins. Over 170,000 users downloaded the app from the App Store.