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Netflix games may be coming to TVs soon, as revealed by new iOS app

It looks like a Netflix Games on TV beta is imminent after a Netflix Game Controller app just appeared on the iOS App Store.
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Elon Musk says he will speak to Tim Cook about changing the ‘Apple tax’

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No, you can’t use an Apple gift card on Apple Pay

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The best RPGs for iPhone and iPad in 2023: our 16 favorite games

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Apple cracks down on ChatGPT apps with harsh age ratings

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Our 5 favorite iPhone and Android apps by Black developers

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Why we think the Tesla Phone is probably never going to happen

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The EU is preparing an App Store change that Apple won’t like

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Guess how much Apple has paid App Store developers — you won’t even be close

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Sorry, but allowing third-party iPhone app stores is a bad idea

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Apple may do the unthinkable — allow third-party iPhone app stores

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Don’t listen to billionaires like Elon Musk — app stores are fantastic

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This EU law could force Apple to open up iMessage and the App Store

After forcing Apple to bring USB-C to the iPhone, the next EU law takes aim at the App Store.
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Google’s Android monopoly finds its biggest challenge, and Apple might be next

India's competition watchdog has slapped Google with two fines, each worth over $100 million. But it's the orders that truly hurt, and Apple might be next.
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The OG App, an ad-free Instagram client, is no longer on the App Store

The OG App, the ad-free alternative to Instagram, has been removed from the App Store just days after launch.
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Ads won’t ruin your iPhone’s App Store — they may actually improve it

More ads may be coming to the App Store for the holidays, but there's no need to fear that it will ruin the App Store experience. It might even improve it.
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Apple’s App Store to start showing more ads

Folks with an iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch will soon start seeing more ads for apps in the App Store, giving developers more ways to reach customers.
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The ugly side to Apple’s embrace of third-party App Store payments

Apple is finally opening the App Store gates for developers to use third-party payment systems, but actually taking that path is risky and cumbersome.
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New ways Microsoft is enticing developers to use Windows app store

Microsoft has shared several plans it has to push developers toward its app store in Windows at Build 2022.
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Google Play Store helps find the apps invading your privacy

Google is finally implementing a feature that allows users to see what information their apps collect and who they're providing it to.
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Apple seems to have embarked on new purge of neglected apps

Apple seems to have embarked on a new round of purging apps from its App Store, specifically those that have been left untouched by developers for a long time.

How to use Apple Arcade on a Mac

If you subscribe to Apple Arcade, you can get gaming on more than just iPhone or iPad. You can use Apple Arcade on Mac to enjoy games anytime.
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Apple joins Google in allowing alternative app store payment systems in South Korea

Apple is finally opening up its App Store to third-party payment systems -- in South Korea.
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Apple reveals how much it paid to App Store developers in 2021

Apple's App Store continues to pay out tens of billions of dollars annually to developers, though the store's success hasn't come without controversy.
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How (and why) to give software as a gift this holiday season

Our tradition of giving physical gifts creates an enormous amount of waste. That’s why this year (and beyond) we should all consider giving software as a gift.
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U.K. agency says Apple and Google are stifling user choice in their app stores

The U.K.'s Competition and Market Authority thinks Apple and Google are stifling mobile competition. Here's what that means.
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Three reasons Apple’s anti-sideloading rant misses the point

Apple Craig Federighi tackled sideloading at this week's Web Summit 2021 with a misleading rant. Here are three reasons he's wrong.
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Apple’s first attempt to delay third-party app store payments fails in court

Apple's attempt to delay support for third-party payment systems has run into a roadblock, with a federal court dismissing its request for a stay.
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Paddle wants to be first to replace Apple’s in-app billing system for developers

In the wake of the Apple and Epic lawsuit, Paddle thinks it can replace Apple's in-app billing system for willing developers.
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Apple makes another concession to developers, lets some link outside its app

Apple has satisfied a Japanese Fair Trade commission investigation by giving developers more leeway in linking outside the App Store.
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Apple and Google are going to need to open up their app stores in South Korea

South Korea has just forced Apple and Google to open up their in-app purchases to third-party payment processors as antitrust movements intensify globally.
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Apple makes concessions to developers as part of $100 million settlement

Apple is finally allowing developers to share iinformation about pricing outside the App Store as part of a $100 million class-action settlement proposal.
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Apple has decreased App Store prices in the U.K., South Africa, other countries

Apple has altered App Store pricing across a number of markets utilizing the Euro as their primary currency.
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Apple App Store developer earnings grew 24% in 2020, according to study

According to a new study by Analysis Group, the App Store facilitated a massive $643 billion in billings and sales during 2020.