Tag Archives: App Store

New App Store subscriptions and ads coming this fall

Apple’s WWDC isn’t scheduled for Monday, however, Apple exec Phil Schiller is spilling the beans for App Store changes that’ll be coming later this year. In an interview with The Verge, Schiller mentions a controversial update coming to the App Store, ads in search results. Apple is also going to start showing search ads for apps in its iOS App Store…

WWDC app updated with Apple TV support, dark theme

We’re a few weeks away from Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and as per usual Apple has updated its WWDC app for iPhone and iPad. However, this time the company has taken it a step further and has made the app available for Apple TV for the first time. This year, Apple has gone with a brand new icon coupled with a dark theme similar to…

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…