The developer of GIF Finder, a relatively popular app in the iOS App Store with over 90,000 downloads, had to remove his app from the App Store after Apple rejected an update for it because of copyright issues.
iPhone Apps Banned or Removed
Nintype is an iOS 8 keyboard that supports two-handed swipe gestures, and comes packed with a ton of functionality. One such feature is a calculator inside the keyboard, to let users quickly perform calculations without leaving the app they’re currently using.
Earlier this week, Panic, the developers of popular iOS FTP app Transmit, were forced to remove the ‘Sent To’ feature, that let users send files to cloud services like iCloud Drive, Dropbox, etc.
Yesterday, the developer of PCalc received a message from Apple asking him to remove the calculator widget from his app within three weeks. The decision was quite surprising, not only because of how useful the widget was, but also because Apple had featured PCalc in the App Store under the Great Notification Center widgets section.
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.