Apple’s online store has gone down ahead of its ‘Spring Loaded’ event later today. It is typical of Apple to take down its online store before major product announcements.
Just a few days after he highlighted a VPN scam running on iOS App Store, developer Eleftheriou has reported many other fleeceware apps that continue to clog Apple App Store.
A senior Apple executive has claimed that Apple’s App Store fraud checks are of no use, and are like ‘bringing a butter knife to a gunfight.’
In an effort to improve the Search experience, Apple is reportedly rolling out filter tags in the search tab of the App Store.
Kosta Eleftheriou, who earlier asked Apple to take action against fake reviews and ratings on App Store, has now reported another scam app on iOS App Store. The app claims to be ‘Recommended By Apple,’ and charges up to $9.99 per week from users.
Apple has told Australian authorities that the company is “surprised” over the accusations some developers have logged against them. The company has provided a full report to the government regarding its App Store review process, and the app distribution system.
Kosta Eleftheriou, who earlier asked Apple to take action against the fake ratings and reviews on iOS App Store, has now filed a lawsuit against the company. The developer is accusing Apple of exploiting its monopoly power over the distribution of iOS apps.
Consumer spending on apps and subscriptions continues to grow year-on-year, claims a new report from Sensor Tower. Users across Android and iOS spent over $13 billion on subscriptions-based apps, out of which iOS users contributed to about $10.3 billion of revenue.
iOS 14 brings in many privacy-related features like App Tracking Transparency, approximate location, clipboard access warnings. One of the key privacy feature introduced with iOS 14 was ‘Privacy Labels’ on the Apple App Store.
For Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Apple is offering eligible customers Apple Gift cards of up to $150 that can be used towards their next purchase.