Tag Archives: App Store

Apple is removing third-party Reddit clients over NSFW content

UPDATE: It appears Apple is adding the apps back into the App Store after developers are removing their NSFW toggles. In a larger Reddit thread, there have been multiple reports of third-party Reddit clients being removed due to NSFW content. According to Apple, these apps violate clause 18.2 which states that apps that display “user generated…

Phil Schiller admits to App Store algorithm errors, fix is imminent

The algorithm that detects ‘New’ and ‘Hot’ applications have been broken on Apple’s iOS App Store for quite some time. While it does supply some great applications, every so often it will show a knock-off application. Phil Schiller responded yesterday to iOS developer Lisa Brewster (Mozilla), and Wesley Dyson (Screenshot++) on Twitter. They both…

Some Apple services outages prevent users from purchasing digital items

According to Apple’s system status page, (as of 8:03AM PST), several Apple services such as the App, iTunes, iBooks, and Mac App Store are currently down. In addition, Apple TV services and iTunes in the Cloud and iTunes Match may also be down for some users. The timeline notes that some users have been seeing outages as early as 7AM PST, and Apple has…

Apple slowly rolling out Apple TV labels on App Store

Today, Apple has begun rolling out a way to see if an app is compatible with tvOS, similar to the way apps are labeled for iPhone 5, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. As of this morning, App Store listings have started showing ‘SF.UniversalAppleTV’ labels, a method that is clearly not for the public and had slipped internal testing. Furthermore, this label is…

Apple updates Apple ID portal with a more modern, friendlier look

Today Apple has updated its Apple ID portal, something that’s looked the same for quite some time now and it’s about time Apple has updated the look of it. The updated site now features product placement for several of Apple’s products such as the iPhone 6s, Apple Watch Sport, and a MacBook with a lit Apple logo. Previously, the site featured icons…