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Apple about to raise app prices in seven countries, including Canada

Thanks to fluctuating exchange rates, Apple has decided to push up app prices in its online stores in seven countries, including Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa. The new price plan will be in place by the end of the week.
Mobile

Apple reveals over $1 billion App Store sales during holiday season

The App Store has broken new records, with $1.1 billion sales in the two-week holiday season ending on January 3, according to a new report from Apple. Total App Store sales are close to $40 billion, with $20 billion last year alone.
Mobile

Best iPhone fitness apps

Lose pounds or just get in shape with the best iPhone health and fitness apps. From tools for tracking calories to workout companions and even a sleep monitor app to make waking up easier.
Social Media

Mark Cuban says Apple should remove Twitter from its App Store for violating policy

Billionaire entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, went on a rant against Twitter for violating Apple's App Store policy. Cuban, who was voicing his thoughts via Twitter, called for the removal of the service's app from the…
Computing

Patina wants to be your go-to Mac alternative to Microsoft Paint

Yesterday, Atek, Inc. released Patina on the OS X App Store. It's a drawing tool for non-professionals, similar to that of Microsoft Paint while pandering to the average Mac user's sense of design.
Mobile

Is Apple beefing up its own apps’ rankings in the App Store?

Apple may be promoting its own apps on the iPhone App Store instead of giving fair billing to apps that deserve Top Chart positions. It is also possible that the problem is due to a bug.
Mobile

5 best apps for working on the iPad Pro

Apple’s new tablet for the workplace may be the perfect hardware, but you still need some decent software in order to make the most of it. These are the best productivity apps for working on the iPad Pro.
Mobile

Canada gets tough on fakery as Bell Canada gets fined for posting fake Play Store reviews

Canada's Competition Bureau threw a $977k fine at Bell Canada for posting fake reviews of its apps on the App Store and Google Play Store. Suffice it to say, Bell Canada probably isn't too pleased by these developments.
Mobile

Apple throws selected apps out of the App Store, all in the name of privacy and security

Apple has removed several apps from the App Store for installing root certificates, which allow traffic from other apps to be moved to a different server. Been Choice, a controversial ad blocker, was one of the removed apps.
Mobile

Apple to alert affected users about major iOS security breach

Now it's had a chance to better assess the situation regarding malware-infected apps that have landed in its app store, Apple has posted a Q&A page explaining to iOS users what steps it's taking to help those affected and to stop it…
Gaming

Freemium game developer reveals the dirty truths behind in-app purchases

An anonymous producer of free to play mobile games has pulled back the curtain on the creepy and invasive data mining that publishers use to manipulate players into making as many in-app purchases as possible.
Computing

Fable Legends is not coming to Steam, will be Windows 10 exclusive on PC

Microsoft played down its gated Windows 10 app store, suggesting it wouldn't keep titles for itself, but that looks to be happening with Fable Legends. Lionhead's social media coordinator as tweeted the game will be a Store exclusive.