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Roundup Of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad App Thanksgiving-Black Friday Sales [Updated x3]

Roundup Of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad App Thanksgiving-Black Friday Sales [Updated x3]

Lots of developers have put their iOS apps up on sale for the Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend. We have some of the best deals we’ve found below.

App Store Crosses Major Milestone—More Than One Million Apps Approved

App Store Crosses Major Milestone—More Than One Million Apps Approved

Apple’s App Store has crossed another major milestone today according to folks at App Store discovery company Appsfire.

According to Appsfire, Apple has now approved more than 1 million apps in the App Store since it launched back in 2008.

Angry Birds Star Wars For iPhone, iPad And Mac Now Available

Angry Birds Star Wars For iPhone, iPad And Mac Now Available

Angry Birds Star Wars – latest installment of the Angry Birds – Rovio’s hugely popular game has just hit the iOS App Store and Mac App Store.

Microsoft’s Xbox SmartGlass Comes To The iPhone, iPad

Microsoft’s Xbox SmartGlass Comes To The iPhone, iPad

Microsoft has released a new version of the My Xbox Live app to add support for the impressive SmartGlass feature, which was showcased at E3 2012. Along with the new features, the app also gets a new name, it’s now called Xbox SmartGlass.

Xbox SmartGlass allows users to connect their iOS device to the Xbox 360 console and use it as a second screen to enjoy rich, interactive experiences, do fun things like change their 3D avatar and also use it as a remote control using gestures like Apple’s Remote app.

Apple’s Share of App Downloads Dips Below 30% for the First Time

Apple’s Share of App Downloads Dips Below 30% for the First Time

There might be hundreds of thousands of apps in the App Store, but with all the Android devices out there, Apple’s share of worldwide app downloads has dipped below 30% for the first time ever—at least as far as the iPhone is concerned

Apple Decides To Remove Emoji Apps From The App Store

Apple Decides To Remove Emoji Apps From The App Store

Back in 2008, Apple added native support for Emoji icons in iPhone Firmware 2.2, which was available only to iPhone users on Japan’s SoftBank network.

But that didn’t stop hackers from figuring out a way to enable Emoji icons using a simple hack. Developers also released apps that allowed users to unlock the emoji keyboard.

iTunes Store Now Accepting Donations to American Red Cross For Superstorm Sandy Relief

iTunes Store Now Accepting Donations to American Red Cross For Superstorm Sandy Relief

Apple has just launched a new webpage on iTunes, which makes it easy for users to donate money to the American Red Cross towards relief efforts in the wake of this week’s devastating Superstorm Sandy.

Apple will be giving 100% of the donations to the American Red Cross.

Apple Increases App Store Prices In Europe

Apple Increases App Store Prices In Europe

In case you haven’t noticed yet, Apple has increased the App Store pricing tiers in a number of European countries. The prices of apps in the App Store have been increased by 10 cents, from €0.79 to €0.89.

MacStories reports that they’ve noticed the changes in the pricing tiers in the following countries:

Apple Launches New Featured Category For Alternative Map Apps In App Store

Apple Launches New Featured Category For Alternative Map Apps In App Store

In his open letter to customer published earlier today, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook apologized for iOS 6 Maps app and also recommended customers to try alternative mapping apps available in the App Store or web-based mapping services offered by Google and Nokia.

iOS 6’s App Store Gets Chomp-Inspired Search Results Layout And More

iOS 6’s App Store Gets Chomp-Inspired Search Results Layout And More

9to5Mac reports that Apple has rolled out some changes to iOS 6’s App Store, including an all-new search results layout.

9to5Mac has noticed the following changes: