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The Reason Why Telegram Was Pulled From the App Store Revealed

The Reason Why Telegram Was Pulled From the App Store Revealed

Last week, Telegram, one of the more popular messaging apps out there, was suddenly and unceremoniously pulled from the App Store.

iOS Apps We Would Love to See Run on Macs

iOS Apps We Would Love to See Run on Macs

The iOS App Store has been one of the three pillars of Apple’s mobile growth story — the other two being the hardware and the operating system. Since 2008, it’s home to over two million apps designed to work on iPhones, with nearly half of them optimised for the bigger-screened iPads.

Apple Informing Developers in Some Countries of Updated Taxing Policies

Apple Informing Developers in Some Countries of Updated Taxing Policies

Apple is sending out emails to developers based in Armenia, Belarus, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates to let them know that as of January 1, 2018, the company is collecting taxes on their behalf on app sales and in-app purchases. This step has been taken since the value added tax or VAT has been increased in some of these regions.

Apple Approves App That Detects Net Neutrality Violations With Speed Tests

Apple Approves App That Detects Net Neutrality Violations With Speed Tests

Apple is not a stranger to getting press after its review process blocks or outright rejects an app. In this particular case, though, there’s a positive turnaround in a pretty short period of time.

Google Arts & Culture App Makes Its Way to the Top of the App Store Charts Thanks to a New Facial Recognition Feature

Google Arts & Culture App Makes Its Way to the Top of the App Store Charts Thanks to a New Facial Recognition Feature

The Google Arts & Culture app has been around for a while now. However, it was barely noticed by the users given that it was a simple app aimed at helping art enthusiasts discover new and existing art from Google’s vast repository of images compiled from museums and other sources. It has now skyrocketed to the top of the App Store, largely due to the addition of an experimental feature that helps you find your art lookalike.

Apple Breaks Record With $300 Million in App Store Purchases on New year’s Day

Apple Breaks Record With $300 Million in App Store Purchases on New year’s Day

We already knew that the holiday season was a pretty positive one for Apple, as far as device activations are concerned, and now the App Store has managed to rake in broken records too.

A Variety of iOS Games May be Listening to What You Watch on TV

A Variety of iOS Games May be Listening to What You Watch on TV

Apps are ubiquitous, filling in important areas of our daily needs, and knowing what they have access to is important.

Apple Now Includes Rules for Loot Boxes in iOS Games, Must Disclose Odds

Apple Now Includes Rules for Loot Boxes in iOS Games, Must Disclose Odds

If you play video games, either on a console or computer, there is a chance that you have run into a loot box.

Apple Being Sued by Chinese Clothing Manufacturer Kon Over App Store Icon Design

Apple Being Sued by Chinese Clothing Manufacturer Kon Over App Store Icon Design

Apple is no stranger to lawsuits, and now the company is being dragged into court in China over the icon of the App Store.

Developers Can Now Put Their Apps and Games up for Pre-Order on the App Store

Developers Can Now Put Their Apps and Games up for Pre-Order on the App Store

Apple has implemented a new feature in the App Store that lets users pre-order upcoming games and apps. The support document from Apple says the ability to pre-order apps is available on all Apple platforms.