All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mac App Store’

App Store Gets Free App Of The Week, Editor’s Choice

Apple has taken some extra steps to promote new apps in the iOS and Mac App Stores. If you go to the Featured section of the App Store on your iOS device or your Mac, you’ll see a few apps marked Editors’ Choice, and one marked Free App of the Week. As you might expect, the apps aren’t the same …

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Mac App Store Hits 10,000 Available Apps

When Apple launched the Mac App Store early last year, the goal was to bring to the Mac the same kind of simple, centralized software marketplace that is available on the iOS platform. While the Mac App Store (unlike the iOS App Store) is not the only way to download software to your Mac, it is does provide an easy …

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HackStore Brings The Cydia Model To OS X

Earlier this month we brought you news of the HackStore, an app market designed to provide an alternative to the OS X App Store and its restrictions. Though the store was not live yet, creator Andrey Fedotov promised that it would be ready soon. Well, “soon” appears to be “today.” The HackStore went live this morning and is currently available …

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OS X HackStore: Cydia For Your Mac, Coming Soon

Mac users will soon be getting a second App Store for their computers that mimics the free and open nature of the Cydia store, according to recent reports. The OS X HackStore is currently being developed by Russian programmer Andrey Fedotov as a more open alternative to the Mac App Store. Fedotov spoke to Cult of Mac about the project, …

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Mac App Store Turns One

One year ago today, on January 6th, 2011, Apple release version an update to their then-current Snow Leopard Mac operating system. The update was in many ways unremarkable, except that users who upgraded got access to Appleā€™s newest marketplace: the Mac App Store. Built on the iOS App Store model, the Mac App Store provided a centralized marketplace for Mac …

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