Tag Archives: App Store

Don’t be afraid of the so-called ‘Masque Attack’

The App Store, where you should always download your Apps. If you read any tech news last week, you likely read some articles talking about the ‘Masque Attack’. Some sites have hyped this up, saying that it could lead to legitimate apps being replaced with fakes that could steal your information. While this is partially true, there’s also more to see…

Apple now accepting UnionPay for Chinese App Store purchases

Apple today announced that it has added UnionPay as a payment option in the App Store for customers in China. UnionPay is the most popular payment card in the country with over 4.5 billion cards issued. Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, said in a press release: The ability to buy apps and make purchases using…

App Store highlights ‘Apps for Health’ following iOS 8.0.2 enabling HealthKit integration

Apple has updated its App Store with a new section dedicated to apps with HealthKit integration. ‘Apps for Health’ features a selection of apps that are each capable of plugging in to Apple’s Health app for collecting, aggregating and presenting health and fitness-related data. Apps utilising the HealthKit APIs were set to launch with iOS 8 on September…

iOS 8 feature highlight: App Bundles

iOS 8 brought with it a plethora of updates and improvements for iPhone and iPad users. One such feature is App Bundles in the App Store. As the name might suggest, App Bundles are collections of apps from the same developer offered together for a special, lower price. This is great news for iOS users who can now acquire a number of apps for a price that…

Gear up for ‘back to school’ with these 5 iOS apps

For many, school is about to start back up and school systems are integrating technology into classrooms more and more, specifically iOS devices. I thought a good way to get those of you heading back to school prepared for the upcoming school year is to introduce to you some of my favorite apps that help me to be more productive throughout the day. So…

Skype gets removed from App Store as company prepares 5.0 update

If you’ve been searching the App Store recently for the popular video chat app Skype, you may have noticed that the service is strangely absent from the iOS App Store. However, not to worry because the company has pulled its app for a good reason: it’s preparing the new 5.0 app which includes a complete redesign and some new features as well. Below is…