Tag Archives: App Store

iOS 10 is now installed on 80% of active iOS devices

Just five months after its release, iOS 10 has now been installed on 79% of active iOS devices, according to the latest data from Apple. Just 16% of users are running iOS 9, and an even smaller 5% of iOS devices are running an earlier version of iOS as of February 20. Apple’s data is based on devices that connect to the App Store. This means that…

Future versions of iOS may no longer support 32-bit applications

With the latest iOS 10.3 beta, the operating system has a popup every time you launch a 32-bit application, noting that the app may not work in future versions of iOS. This suggests that iOS 11 (or some version of iOS 10.x) will flat out stop support for 32-bit applications as a whole. 64-bit application support began with the iPhone 5s back in…

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…