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20 productivity apps are currently on sale in the App Store for a limited time

Apple has kicked off a limited-time sale on 20 productivity apps in the iOS App Store in a section titled "Amazing Productivity Apps". With some of the apps on offer for just $0.99, the promotion is a great way to stock up on productivity tools. Notable discounts include Clear, which is now...
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Apple removes apps with music download capabilities from its App Store

It appears as though Apple is removing apps that support the downloading of music from its App Store. It's an interesting move for the company, going as far as implementing a iTunes Radio banner, which is displayed when a search for 'music download' is carried out on the store. Removing said apps...
Happy 6th birthday, App Store!

Happy 6th birthday, App Store!

In 2007 the iPhone revolutionized the smartphone, but it wasn't until July 10, 2008 that Apple launched the App Store and revolutionized how software was developed, distributed, discovered, and downloaded, not just on mobile but on computers. Today, just like how almost every phone has a large,...
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Apple extends Volume Purchase Program to Denmark, Ireland, and more

Apple extends Volume Purchase Program to Denmark, Ireland, and more

Apple has expanded the App Store's Volume Purchasing Program to several new countries. Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates are all now included in the...
iOS App Store sale

20 productivity apps are currently on sale in the App Store for a limited time

Apple has kicked off a limited-time sale on 20 productivity apps in the iOS App Store in a section titled "Amazing Productivity Apps". With some of the apps on offer for just $0.99, the promotion is a great way to stock up on productivity tools. Notable discounts include Clear, which is now...
Apple credits App Store with job creation in Europe

Apple credits App Store with job creation in Europe

Apple has created a new page on thier UK website about the number of jobs that the company is responsible for in Europe. Apple says that 629,000 have either been created by the company, or are supported by it. The part the App Store plays in this is given extra attention, with 497,000 jobs alone...
July was a record month for App Store purchases

July was a record month for App Store purchases

July was apparently a banner month for Apple's App Store. Purchases of apps and in-app items were made in record numbers. From CNBC: The Cupertino-based company also said that its app store saw a record number of customers making transactions that month. Did you make a lot of App Store...
How to restrict app installations and deletions with parental controls on your iPhone or iPad

How to restrict app installations and deletions with parental controls on your iPhone or iPad

If you let your kids use an iPhone or iPad, or they've got their own, it's a good idea to make sure they're only installing content that is appropriate for their age. Every iPhone and iPad comes with the ability to enable restrictions on what apps can be deleted or installed. Unless they know the...
How to restrict in-app purchases with parental controls on iPhone and iPad

How to restrict in-app purchases with parental controls on iPhone and iPad

Many apps and games in the App Store offer in-app purchases, which let you buy additional content or levels inside the app. The problem with in-app purchases is that they can be quite expensive, especially inside games. There have been several horror stories of parents receiving huge credit card...
How to restrict access to iTunes, App Store, and iBooks with parental controls for iPhone and iPad

How to restrict access to iTunes, App Store, and iBooks with parental controls for iPhone and iPad

Before letting a child or teenager loose with an iPhone or iPad, you may decide that you don't want them to be able to purchase content without your consent. If blocking in-app purchases isn't enough, you can completely limit their access to the App Store, iTunes, and iBooks through restrictions...
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Could growing frustration with low App Store prices lead to better, more expensive games?

Stoic, the developers of the role playing game The Banner Saga, are trying to help solve the issues of pricing high end games made for the iPad, in an effort to fight the mainstream attitude that such games should either be free or very cheap. The Banner Saga, which has already been released for...
In-app purchases and the App Store: What every parent needs to know

In-app purchases and the App Store: What every parent needs to know

In-app purchases (IAP) can seem like complicated, confusing things, especially if you're a parent new to the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and App Store, and trying to figure it all out for yourself and your kids. If you're already concerned about spending, if you're already stressed by technology,...
Happy 6th birthday, App Store!

Happy 6th birthday, App Store!

In 2007 the iPhone revolutionized the smartphone, but it wasn't until July 10, 2008 that Apple launched the App Store and revolutionized how software was developed, distributed, discovered, and downloaded, not just on mobile but on computers. Today, just like how almost every phone has a large,...

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