Tag Archives: App Store

How To: Create an App Store Wish List in iOS 7

Need a way to keep track of all the iOS apps you want to get but either can’t afford or don’t have the storage space to download right now? Luckily for you, iOS 7 brought the App Store a built-in Wish List feature for just this purpose. Here’s how to create and begin using the App Store Wish List in iOS 7: 1. Open the App Store. 2. Find the app you…

Reuters: Microsoft Office for iPad and iPhone “ready for release”

Forgive me for picking this up late, but there was understandably little excitement when yet another rumor of Microsoft Office coming to iOS very soon. Ever since The Daily (remember that?) leaked an image of Office running on an iPad a couple of years back, we’ve been hearing that the Windows-makers are close to launching its popular word-processor on to…

iTunes Festival app gets iOS 7 make over and SXSW information

Apple has been working towards updating everything it operates recently to give it an iOS 7 look and feel, and today that expansion continued with the iTunes Festival app. The app was given the iOS 7 update, as well as adding new information on the Festival at SXSW which is taking place next week, from March 11-15 in Austin, Texas. As noted by…

Best email apps: Boxer, Evomail+, Seed Mail and more!

Email. It’s something all of us have to deal with these days and, increasingly, it’s becoming something that all of us have to manage every day.  If email gets you down, or you feel that the in-built iOS Mail app isn’t powerful enough for your needs, then there are a number of options for you on the App Store. Here are some of the best email…

EU meeting with Apple and Google to discuss in-app purchase concerns

The European Commission has invited Apple and Google to meet over concerns surrounding in-app purchases. The two companies behind the largest application marketplaces will be expected to provide “very concrete answers” to the concerns raised by consumers and provide solutions in order to protect customers, particularly children, from costly in-app…

How could Apple improve the App Store?

Last summer, I wrote a piece about the iOS App Store around its fifth anniversary arguing that it may well be Apple’s best service ever. More recently, it has been argued that the Smartphone App Wars are over and that Apple has won.  App Store sales reached an incredible $10 billion in 2013 and Apple has now paid out over $15 billion to app…

App Store scammer manipulated Top Charts to earn tens of thousands of dollars a day using a $10 game template

It’s a strange time in iOS gaming at the moment. With the insanely popular Flappy Bird making $50k a day and subsequently being pulled, developers, genuine and insidious, are desperate to get a piece of the action (and the money). Now, TechCrunch is reporting on how two developers, one of whom is a well known scammer, have used the same $10 GameSalad…

Max Axe becomes this week’s free App of the Week

If you’re still trying to get over Flappy Bird, or you just never got the chance to download the game (trust me, you’re better off without it), there are many other games on the App Store that can hold you over. And Apple is trying to give you one more way to get over your unhealthy addiction with Flappy Bird. This week, Max Axe, a game where you draw…

Flappy Bird making $50k a day from ads

If you’ve ever played Flappy Bird you know that the game is a very simple concept, yet can be the most frustrating game you’ve ever played in your life. You’ve also probably noticed that during nearly every game you play, there is an ad banner at the top of the screen. Of course, these ads are placed to help the developer since the game is a free…