App Store

Platform shmatform! Whatever app you’re using, Botlist has the bot for you

Bots will soon become a part of our digital lives, and they will be available for a range of platforms, including Facebook Messenger, Slack, and SMS. Botlist wants to be the bot store solution for all of them.
Social Media

Snapchat buys Bitstrips for its crazy, personalized emoji

It looks like you might soon be able to send your face in Emoji form on Snapchat in the near future. Snapchat has acquired Bistrips for a hefty $100 million, soon after hitting the top spot on the U.S. Apple App Store.

New to Mac OS X? Here are 30 of the best apps available

There are literally hundreds of thousands of great software programs compatible with Mac OS X in the App Store. Wondering what software to install on your Mac? Look no further than our tightly-curated list of the best Mac apps on the Web.
Home Theater

iOS-style video previews come to the Apple TV App Store

Thanks to a new update to the Apple TV App Store, developers can now add video previews to their App Store listings, giving users a much better overview of how the app looks and functions.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.