App Store

Apple’s App Store got out of the wrong side of bed this morning

If you woke up this morning unable to find the apps you wanted, you weren't alone. The App Store suffered an interesting problem, returning unrelated search results for many apps. The issue has since been resolved.

Microsoft's curvy Word Flow keyboard makes it easier to type

Microsoft has finally launched its popular Windows Phone keyboard, Word Flow, on iOS. The keyboard features a one-handed "Arc Mode" that makes it easier to type with just your thumb.

Want to hone your app-building skills? Check out Apple’s revamped developer site

If you're looking to expand your skills as a developer, you should check out Apple's revamped App Store developer site. It offers guides, how-tos, and videos on building and promoting your apps.

Apple ‘secret team’ prepping major App Store changes, report claims

Apple's App Store, which now offers more than 1.5 million apps, looks set to be overhauled in a bid to make it more efficient for both users and developers. And one of the reported changes could prove particularly beneficial for…

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.
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.