Tag Archives: App Store

Apple increases tvOS app restriction from 200MB to 4GB

When the fourth-generation Apple TV was first announced, Apple said that they would be limiting app size to 200MB. Additionally apps were able to store additional content while being used. However, the company has now announced that tvOS applications can now be up to 4GB in size. With the change, tvOS apps can now be as large as iOS apps, which also…

At request of Chinese government agency, Apple has removed New York Times app from Chinese App Store

Early last year, Apple’s iBooks and iTunes Movies stores were shutdown in China by a government agency. Today, Apple has removed the NYT news apps from the App Store, according to a report from the publication itself. The report says Apple removed the apps due to a request from Chinese authorities. The apps were removed on December 23 and includes both…

Game developers say customers are abusing Apple’s refund policy

Game developers are saying that they’ve detected significant abuse of Apple’s refund policy on apps, and are being forced to take matters into their own hands because Apple won’t. At least four developers (via The Korea Times) say that the problem is that people are purchasing games and in-app content multiple times, asking Apple for a refund, and then…

Apple reducing revenue cut from video streaming apps

There are reports circulating online that Apple has plans of changing the way it handles third-party subscriptions for video streaming services using its platform. The report comes from Bloomberg, which stated that Apple is planning to cut down its revenue percentage from these video streaming apps as a way of improving its relationship with those who…