All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘app store’

Apple Drops Some App Store Stats At WWDC

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off today, and as usual, the keynote began with a bunch of Apple stats. Before showing a video of the company’s latest retail store opening in Berlin, CEO Tim Cook revealed that a million people went to Apple’s retail stores per day last year. They now have 47 stores around the world in 14 countries. …

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Every Second, 800+ Apps Are Downloaded from Apple’s App Store

As we told you on Wednesday, Apple’s App Store just hit a huge milestone – 50 billion total app downloads (excluding re-downloads and updates, of course). Today, they made it official with a release that mentions a couple other interesting facts. Count one second. Good. In that time, 800 apps were downloaded from Apple’s App Store. That pace means that …

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Apple Hits 50 Billion App Downloads

Nearly two weeks ago, Apple announced that they were just about to hit the 50 billion milestone in terms of apps downloaded in the App Store. Today, the company finally hit the mark. Apple hit 40 billion app downloads back in January, so that means that they tacked on 10 billion downloads in around four months. If that rate hold …

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Apple’s App Store Approaches 50 Billion Downloads

Apple is about to hit another huge milestone, and once again they’re giving away a pretty sweet prize in celebration. This time, it’s 50 billion App Store downloads that’s fast approaching, and the person who puts them over the top is going to win a $10,000 App Store gift card. “As of today, nearly 50 billion apps have been downloaded …

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Apple Adds New Ratings Box Inside App Store Details

Apple has made a small change to its App Store app details pages that puts a new ratings box right at the top of the page, just under the app’s name and directly on top of the app’s rating. Of course, Apple has always including its rating information in the details section of the app. There, you’ll not only find …

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Vine’s Age Rating Jumps to 17+ with Update

Twitter’s six-second video app that used to (and kind of still does) have a porn problem has just seen its age rating jump from 12+ to 17+. Now, iOS users must be at least 17 years old to download the app – a change that came along with the new version 1.0.5., which just launched on Wednesday. The update gives …

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500px Now Back in the App Store After Apple Yanked It for Porn

After a week in App Store limbo, photography app 500px has made its return. As you may remember, Apple booted the app from its App Store for violation of Apple’s rules on pornography. Apple said that the app was removed after many user complaints regarding the porn. But apparently, Apple has rethought their decision. It looks like 500px has done …

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Did Apple Reduce Vine’s Visibility in the App Store Following Porn Controversy?

It looks like Apple may have decided to back away from Twitter’s new Vine video-sharing app, just a little bit. It appears that Apple has stopped promoting the app as an “Editor’s Choice” selection. Vine isn’t even highlighted in the App Store’s social networking section. It’s not a “new and noteworthy” app either. That’s odd, considering that Vine is the …

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Apple App Store Surpasses 40 Billion Downloads

Apple announced on Monday that the App Store has surpassed 40 billion downloads. That’s unique downloads excluding re-downloads and updates. Nearly half of that came in last year alone. The company also says it has over 500 million active users, and surpassed over 2 billion downloads during the month of December. There are over 775,000 apps available in the store, …

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Amazon’s Appstore Name Is Not False Advertising Says Judge in Ruling Against Apple

As Amazon planned to launch their own Appstore for Android, Apple decided that the name “Appstore” was too similar to their own App Store – and therefore a lawsuit was in order. Apple attempted to prevent Amazon from launching their own Appstore for Android, saying that it constituted “a false advertisement that misrepresents the nature, characteristics and qualities of Amazon’s …

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56 More Countries Get iTunes Store

Apple announced today that it has launched the iTunes Store in 56 new countries, including Russia, Turkey, India, and South Africa. It is now available in a total of 119 countries. “The iTunes Store features local artists including Elka in Russia, Sezen Aksu in Turkey, AR Rahman in India, and Zahara in South Africa, international artists including The Beatles, Taylor …

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Apple Bans “Memory” from App Store, Cites German Trademark [REPORT]

If you’re currently developing an app for Apple’s App Store, you may want to refrain from including the word “memory” in the title. It may save you a major headache down the road. According to a report from Gamasutra, Apple is sending out notices to some app developers that let them know that their games or apps with the word …

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