Tag: App Store

Apple Users Spent Nearly Twice as Much on Apps as Android Users during Lockdown

It is no secret that Apple generates a decent revenue from the App Store. A report by Sensor Tower tells us that Apple has generated a revenue of $32.8 billion globally from the App Store. Interestingly, the App Store revenue is nearly double as that earned by Apple Play Store during the first half of […]

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App Developer Says Apple Rejected Update for Not Enforcing Auto Billing on Users

Apple has been the center of a controversy regarding in-app purchase commissions and its App Store policies. While the company says that its policies take care of developers as well as users, the US and EU have started looking into the company’s policies. Now, an app developer has alleged that Apple turned down their app’s […]

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Apple’s App Store Policies Being Investigated by U.S. Antitrust Regulators

U.S. antitrust regulators are scrutinizing Apple for App Store rules which allows it to take a 30% cut from App Store IAP transactions from app developers as a part of their ongoing antitrust investigation. The Bloomberg report highlights that the regulators have met with app developers and have been asking them questions about Apple’s rules related to […]

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Antitrust Investigation Against Apple in the US for its ‘Ironclad Control’ Over App Store Impending

Apple is currently the subject of two various antitrust investigations by the European Commission. Now, it looks like the company’s antitrust woes are only going to get worse as the DOJ and multiple other state attorneys in the US plan on probing Apple for its control over the App Store. As per sources, the DOJ […]

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Apple Alters App Review Process, Allows Developers to ‘Challenge’ Guidelines

App Store is known for quality apps and placing stringent checks for app approval. Developers are crying foul and blaming Apple for blocking bug fixes update over minor violations. Just prior to the WWDC 2020, Apple rejected the ‘Hey’ email app bug fix update(approved later) for not including In-App Purchases. Now for the first time, […]

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Hey CEO’s Open Letter to Apple Highlights the Lack of Choice on the App Store Hurting Relationship with Customers

Apple has managed to create quite a controversy this week by refusing app updates for the Hey email app until it gets around to adding IAP support. This has led to a number of app developers expressing their displeasure on App Store policies and Apple being heavily scrutinized for its behavior. Now, Hey’s CEO Jason […]

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