More than 300 fraudulent binary trading apps have been pulled from Google Play and the Apple App Store after an investigation by Australian regulators revealed that they were scamming people out of their money.
To follow the App Store Developer Guidelines, Apple is only allowing adblock apps that use the Safari Content Blocker. It said it would take down other apps with features that offer to block advertising in third-party apps.
Apple is making an effort to cut down on ratings reminders -- the pop-ups that ask you to give a positive app review -- with new guidelines. Starting with iOS 11, developers will have to use Apple's official rating API.
Apple has taken the wraps off of a totally redesigned App Store for iOS 11, its latest and greatest mobile operating system. The new App Store features both a cleaner look and an easier way to find new apps.
Google is making it easier to keep tabs on promotions for apps on the Play Store. A new feature in the latest release notifies users when offers go live, and when new games are made available for pre-registration.
Parker Planners is known for its paper planners, but the company just launched version 2.0 of its app -- bringing the app to the iPad. Perhaps the best new feature is integration with notes and to-dos on iOS.
Apple's new Clips app reached almost a million downloads only four days after its debut, but despite some heavy promotion on the app store, it has so far failed to break into the top 20 in the iOS chart.
Thanks to dominant market share and a rapidly growing install base in burgeoning markets, Android may finally pass iOS this year in terms of app revenue, according to a report from analytics firm App Annie.
Apple has long discouraged developers from referencing price in the titles of its apps, and now it appears the firm is cracking down with a new policy. Apps containing words like "free" are no longer permitted in the App Store.
Apple's Indie Showcase will give independent games a prominent place to shine on the App Store. Leading up to the reveal, Apple offered discounts on numerous indie games, some of which occupy spots in the top-10 paid chart.
Apple's upcoming iOS 11, which the company is expected to announce in June, could end support for more than 187,000 apps because of a reported mandatory switch to 64-bit apps and games on the App Store.
Apple has begun sending notices out to developers warning them about using third-party services for app updates. What does that mean? Apps will now only update through the App Store -- which could help make apps safer.