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Apple apologizes for continuing iTunes service outage, says DNS error to blame

Apple apologizes for continuing iTunes service outage, says DNS error to blame

Apple has issued an apology for the ongoing, wide-spread service outage affecting many of the company's online stores, including the iTunes Store and the iOS and Mac App Stores. The outage, which began just before 5 a.m. EDT, also hit iCloud account and sign in, as well as iCloud Mail, though...
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iTunes Store, App Store hit with extended outage [Update]

Apple is currently dealing with an extended outage for many of its online services, including its iOS App Store and its Mac App Store. Reports from iMore readers, as well as other outlets, have confirmed the issues. Basically, users can log into the app stores but cannot download any...
How to view your iTunes and App Store Wish List on iPhone or iPad

How to view your iTunes and App Store Wish Lists on iPhone or iPad

The Wish List feature in the iTunes Store and App Store lets you save songs, movies, apps, and other content you'd like to purchase later. You can keep items in your Wish List for as long as you want, for example, until pay day, allowance day, or those gift cards finally come in. When you're...
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App Store and iTunes Store see glitches and broken downloads in service disruption

App Store and iTunes Store see glitches and broken downloads in service disruption

The iTunes Store, App Store, and Mac App Store all appear to be experiencing some technical difficulties at the moment. While many are now reporting that the issues have passed, some users have been unable to access the stores, with others reporting that the stores are failing to load content....
How to view your iTunes and App Store Wish List on iPhone or iPad

How to view your iTunes and App Store Wish Lists on iPhone or iPad

The Wish List feature in the iTunes Store and App Store lets you save songs, movies, apps, and other content you'd like to purchase later. You can keep items in your Wish List for as long as you want, for example, until pay day, allowance day, or those gift cards finally come in. When you're...
Apple reportedly looking to sweep antivirus apps from the iOS App Store

Apple reportedly looking to sweep antivirus apps from the iOS App Store

It looks as though Apple may be in the process of removing anti-virus apps from the iOS App Store. A number of virus scanners have been removed from the app store recently. One of the apps affected was VirusBarrier, whose developer, Intego, wrote in a blog post that the removal is part of a larger...
How to search for specific collections in the App Store

How to search for specific collections in the App Store

Don't know exactly what you're searching the App Store for? Let collections help you find the perfect app! App Store search can be hit or miss depending on what you're looking for. If you know an app's name, you can of course search for that. But what if you don't? And instead you want an app...
iTunes, App Store outage ends after nearly 11 hours

iTunes, App Store outage ends after nearly 11 hours

After 11 hours, the outage affecting several of Apple's online services, including the iTunes Store and iOS and Mac App Stores, has ended. The service disruption began just before 5 a.m. EDT Wednesday morning, and customers found themselves unable to purchase or download items from iTunes, the...
Apple apologizes for continuing iTunes service outage, says DNS error to blame

Apple apologizes for continuing iTunes service outage, says DNS error to blame

Apple has issued an apology for the ongoing, wide-spread service outage affecting many of the company's online stores, including the iTunes Store and the iOS and Mac App Stores. The outage, which began just before 5 a.m. EDT, also hit iCloud account and sign in, as well as iCloud Mail, though...
App Store outage

iTunes Store, App Store hit with extended outage [Update]

Apple is currently dealing with an extended outage for many of its online services, including its iOS App Store and its Mac App Store. Reports from iMore readers, as well as other outlets, have confirmed the issues. Basically, users can log into the app stores but cannot download any...
How to search the App Store, iTunes, and iBooks faster with Siri

How to search the App Store, iTunes Store, and iBooks Store faster with Siri

While it's fun to browse the App Store, iTunes Store, and iBooks Store, sometimes you just want to find what you're looking for. For those occasions, for when you know exactly what you're looking for and you don't want to so much as tap or type, there's Siri. Simply hold down the Home button,...
Stories of App Store success...and failure

Stories of App Store success...and failure

GDC is giving developers on both sides of the App Store success story a chance to share their tales of triumph and woe. Success in life isn't guaranteed, and that's especially true on the App Store, where fortunes can be made by developers that hit it big. But most developers aren't that lucky....
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Apple rejecting App Store screenshots that do not comply to 4+ age rating

Apple has started to enforce an App Store rule that requires all screenshots on the store to comply to the 4+ age rating standard, and is removing apps that depict violence or feature guns in their screenshots. According to the App Store guidelines document: The App Store has parental...

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