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US iPhone Users Spent $138 on Average on Apps and Games in 2020

US iPhone Users Spent $138 on Average on Apps and Games in 2020

It is no secret that pandemic has affected many industries adversely. However, Apple has bucked the trend with impressive growth. The latest report claims that an average iPhone user has spent 38 percent more on apps and in-app purchases in 2020 compared to 2019. Sensor Tower’s report adds that an average iPhone user has spent $138 in 2020 on games and apps in the US.

Consumers Spent a Record $32 Billion on Apps in Q1 2021, Up 40% YoY

Consumers Spent a Record $32 Billion on Apps in Q1 2021, Up 40% YoY

The COVID-19 led lockdowns last year across the world led to a massive increase in consumer spending on apps and games. That trend is still continuing as consumers reportedly spent $32 billion on IAPs across iOS and Google Play in the first quarter of 2021.

Arizona Bill That Would Allow Developers to Bypass App Store Fee Scrapped after Intense Lobbying

Arizona Bill That Would Allow Developers to Bypass App Store Fee Scrapped after Intense Lobbying

Apple is facing severe opposition from developers over the App Store fees. The Epic Vs. Apple’s battle further bought the issue to the forefront. The disgruntled developer community had pinned their hopes on Arizona House Bill 2005 to allow alternate payment methods on Android and iOS.

iPhone User Loses $600,000 Worth of Bitcoin; Blames Apple for Fake App on App Store

iPhone User Loses $600,000 Worth of Bitcoin; Blames Apple for Fake App on App Store

After nearly three years of slumber, Bitcoin has finally woken up and registered a new all-time high. The cryptocurrency space is garnering a lot of attention, and the number of crypto scammers seems to have increased as well. An iPhone user had a rude shock when he realized he had lost his entire life saving of $600,000 in Bitcoin. He is now blaming Apple for allowing the fake app on the App Store.

Apple Says iPhone App Distribution ‘Far From Limited’ to the App Store

Apple Says iPhone App Distribution ‘Far From Limited’ to the App Store

Apple has told the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that developers have multiple ways to reach iOS users and are not limited to just using the App Store.

Report: Fleeceware Apps Scam Users of Over $400 Million on App Store

Report: Fleeceware Apps Scam Users of Over $400 Million on App Store

A few days after a developer questioned Apple about the fake reviews and rating on the App Store, a report has been published which highlights that a total of 204 fleeceware apps have scammed users of over $400 million.

ProtonVPN Founder Says Apple Is Standing ‘in the Way of Human Rights’ by Blocking App Updates

ProtonVPN Founder Says Apple Is Standing ‘in the Way of Human Rights’ by Blocking App Updates

Apple’s trouble with app maker only seems to be mounting. The Cupertino company has taken the flak for high App Store fees as regulators across many regions have launched an investigation. Now the founder of Proton technologies, Andy Yen, has written an open letter to Apple. Proton Technologies is the company behind ProtonVPN iOS and Proton Mail.

Report: EU Antitrust Regulators Ready to File Charges Against Apple

Report: EU Antitrust Regulators Ready to File Charges Against Apple

In the past few years, Apple has been facing the wrath of antitrust agencies. Now EU antitrust investigators are going to reveal the findings of their investigations into Apple in upcoming weeks. Trouble seems to be mounting for the Cupertino company as the UK said it would launch an investigation into the App Store.

Apple Intensifies Crackdown Against Scam Apps That Charge Exorbitant Fees

Apple Intensifies Crackdown Against Scam Apps That Charge Exorbitant Fees

In the recent past we have seen several scam apps on App Store, A recent report exposed how these scam apps end up cheating users out of millions of dollar every year. The developers create fake app reviews and take all the efforts to make the app look genuine.

iPhone Users Complain about Missing App Store ‘Update’ Button

iPhone Users Complain about Missing App Store ‘Update’ Button

Users are experiencing issues with App Store. The update button next to individual apps is missing/hidden. In other words, users are not able to update their apps to the latest version in the App Store or even check for an Update.