App Store

Halo 4 is not $5 on iOS, despite two App Store listings to the contrary

A portable version of Halo 4 that you can play on your iPhone seems to good to be true, and if you attempt to download the game via the iOS App Store, you'll quickly learn that this is, in fact, the case.

Apple App Store vs. Google Play Store: Which made more money in 2012?

A new study has drawn comparisons between the revenue made by Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store.

Pint-sized Raspberry Pi PC launches its own app store

Raspberry Pi's new app store could help encourage programmers, young and old, to keep learning and experimenting.

And the winner is … Apple selects best iPhone/iPad apps of 2012

Apple has chosen its favorite apps and games of the year, with Paper and Action Movie FX among them.
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Losing your memory? Average size of iOS game apps increases by whopping 42% in last 6 months

iOS and Android apps are taking up more memory on mobile devices, with the average size of game apps for iOS devices increasing by a hefty 42 percent in the last six months.

How much will iOS 6 change App Store rank?

As if optimizing for the App Store couldn't be more of a puzzle, the iOS 6 makeover adds a new level of confusion.

This new startup wants to inject some Ooomf into the App Store

Ooomf launches its app discovery and creation platform, a place to participate and curate app products and collections. Take that, App Store.

How a Russian hacker cracked Apple’s iOS in-app purchasing

A Russian hacker has figured out how to bypass Apple's in-app purchasing, but think very carefully before you decide to stock up on app content, game levels, and virtual currency.

How the freemium app model will pave the way to profits

Do you pay for apps and games or do you expect to be able to download them for free? For developers the freemium model is fast emerging as the most profitable way to go.

Worthless, dull, and downright dumb: The apps that make up the app market underbelly

Mobile apps have become an increasingly important part of everyday life, but the app store is full of useless ideas that do little beyond put a brand name in your hands.

Issue with corrupt iOS and Mac app updates fixed, says Apple

Apple claims to have sorted out a server bug issue which caused recently updated apps to crash upon launch.

Corrupt updates? Issue with iOS and Mac app stores causing apps to crash

It appears Apple may have been issuing a number of corrupt app updates via its iOS and Mac app stores. Instapaper developer Marco Arment tested an update to his app without any problems before submitting it to Apple, but when it was issued…