An App Store glitch has messed with app ratings and reviews. Some developers say that up to half of their ratings and reviews have vanished.
Developers can now access analytics from apps in the new macOS Mojave App Store via the App Store Connect service.
Apple has announced the best apps, music, TV shows and movies that were available across its platforms in 2018.
Apple has deleted a further 700 apps in its App Store in China over recent days, following the deleting of thousands of apps in the country back in August.
Apple is accused of having an App Store monopoly, and today the U.S. Supreme Court will oversee the antitrust case.
Child pornography got through the filters on Tumblr, leading to the app being removed from the iOS app store over the weekend.
Over weekend iOS users found that the Tumblr iOS app had disappeared from the App Store. As of this writing it’s still not there.
Developers can now request access to a new REST API for App Store Connect.
Apple’s Search Ad business (App Store) alone could be worth US$2 billion by 2020.
Apple published a press release touting 18 top apps that support Siri Shortcuts. There’s little specific about each app, but we put together links to each one of them so you can more easily check them out. The apps: The Weather Channel, CARROT, Dark Sky, Citymapper, Transit, Evernote, Day One, Fantastical, Trello, Omnifocus 3, Things, Lose It!, Yazio, Waterminder, MyTherapy, Streaks, 10% Happier, and Headspace.
The App Store has been getting an influx of scam subscriptions. These apps that intentionally trick users into paying for subscriptions.
TechCrunch writes that Apple’s greediness is the real reason it became a trillion dollar company. But Andrew disagrees.
Kaspersky Labs wrote an informative blog post on why you don’t need an iOS antivirus app. In short, apps can’t access other apps’ data.
The move affects both app downloads and in-app purchases.
Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about living with the subscription model for apps, plus they look at how SetApp may have found the right balance for developers and users.
Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts Facebook using its Onavo VPN app to track iPhone user’s activity, plus they speculate on why Apple killed Back to My Mac in macOS Mojave.
After multiple meetings, Apple suggested to Facebook that it “voluntarily” remove its Onavo Protect app from the App Store; here’s why.
Verizon recently throttled a fire department’s command and control vehicle in a pursuit of $2, and Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet have some thoughts about the propriety of such an action. They also wonder whether rumors of a new iMac mean we can start trusting Apple to update its Macs again, or if Lucy will just yank the ball away instead. They cap the show with a look at Netflix’s baby steps towards rebellion against Apple’s App Store cut for subscriptions.