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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...
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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...
How to send an iTunes or Apple Store gift card with the Apple Store app for iPhone

How to send an iTunes or Apple Store gift card with the Apple Store app for iPhone

The Apple Store app not only lets you pick up the latest Apple gear, no computer required — it also lets you gift iTunes, iBooks, and App Store credit to others. Not only that, you can even gift an actual Apple Store gift card to someone so they can put it towards a new iPhone, iPad, or Mac. The...
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Apple asks developers to start sending in iOS 8 apps for App Store approval

Apple asks developers to start sending in iOS 8 apps for App Store approval

Hot in the heels of Apple's iPhone 6 launch with new Retina Display screen sizes and resolutions, along with additional iOS 8 functionality, Apple is now asking developers to submit and update their apps for iOS 8. As iOS 8 will be launching on September 17th, Apple likely wants to have...
How to send an iTunes or Apple Store gift card with the Apple Store app for iPhone

How to send an iTunes or Apple Store gift card with the Apple Store app for iPhone

The Apple Store app not only lets you pick up the latest Apple gear, no computer required — it also lets you gift iTunes, iBooks, and App Store credit to others. Not only that, you can even gift an actual Apple Store gift card to someone so they can put it towards a new iPhone, iPad, or Mac. The...
How to check and update your iTunes, iBooks, and App Store account details on iPhone or iPad

How to check and update your iTunes, iBooks, and App Store account details on iPhone or iPad

If you purchase apps from the App Store or other kinds of content from iTunes and iBooks, you have an Apple ID. If you ever need to change your address or credit card on file, you'll need to know how to access your account details. How to view account details for your iTunes, iBooks, and App...
Apple updates developer guidelines for iOS 8 apps, disallows HealthKit data on iCloud, IAP for Extensions

Apple updates developer guidelines for iOS 8 apps, disallows HealthKit data on iCloud, IAP for Extensions

To help developers get through the iOS 8 app approval process, and to help protect customers from any misuse, accidental or intentional, Apple has updated their App Store Review Guidelines to cover Extensions, HealthKit, HomeKit, Test Flight, and more. The update includes a restriction against...
New document outlines why apps get rejected from App Store

Apple tells you why your app may be rejected in new App Store guidelines

Developers who have their apps rejected by Apple may wonder why their app was not approved for the App Store and what they can do to have Apple accept their next submission. Now, Apple is telling everyone why apps may be rejected and some common things to avoid in order to get apps approved into...
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...
How to change your iTunes password interval with parental controls on your iPhone or iPad

How to make sure iTunes and the App Store always ask for a password with parental controls for iPhone and iPad

Parental Controls, also known as Restrictions, let you manage which features, apps, and content your kids can and can't access on the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. That includes changing the default 15-minute window for password requests on the App Store and iTunes Store. Originally intended as a...
How to restrict music, movies, TV, web, and more with parental controls on your iPhone or iPad

How to restrict music, movies, TV shows, apps, and more based on age-ratings with parental controls for iPhone or iPad

Parental Controls, also known as Restrictions, let you manage which features, apps, and content your kids can and can't access on the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. That includes the ability to block content based on its age rating. For example, iTunes Store music or podcasts based on explicit...
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...

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