Tag: App Store

Apple Says Epic’s Fortnite Standoff Is a ‘Pre-planned Media Blitz’

The battle between Epic and Apple seems to be far from over. Epic recently asked Apple to restore Fortnite to the App Store, and the filings reveal Apple’s accusation. The Cupertino company argues that Epic’s damages are “entirely self-inflicted,” and Fortnite will be allowed back on App Store once the in-app direct payment system is […]

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Spotify Cries Foul, Says Apple One Bundle Will Cause ‘Irreparable Harm to Developers’

At today’s event, Apple announced the Apple One subscription bundle. The subscription bundle is offered in three tiers and you can save money by subscribing at a combined monthly price. The Apple One announcement has ruffled some feathers. Spotify has issued a statement calling out Apple’s anti-competitive behavior. The music streaming giant has asked the […]

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Apple Updates App Store Guidelines to Include Game Streaming Services

Apple has updated App Store Review guidelines to accommodate new features that are arriving on iOS 14. The App Store Review Guidelines now include new rules for App Clips, streaming game services, and in-app purchases. The updated App Store review guidelines mention streaming games like the ones offered by Microsoft’s xCloud are allowed. However, it […]

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Google Maps for Apple Watch Now Available for Download on App Store

Last month Google announced that Maps app will return to watchOS. The app was not available on watchOS since 2017. Now Google Maps for Apple Watch is finally available for download on the App Store. Google Maps for Apple Watch is heavily optimized. The updated app offers step-by-step directions, ETA details between different travel points. […]

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Apple Will Allow Developers to Offer Discounted or Free Subscription Codes with iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

Apple will soon let developers give away offer codes to customers through which they can give free or discounted auto-renewable subscriptions to them in a bid to lure them to their service.  These alphanumeric subscription codes can be redeemed from the App Store or via a one-time URL. Apple will allow developers to specify customer […]

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Apple Says the App Store Has Created Over 300K Jobs Since April Last Year

Apple is currently under immense pressure from developers for its monopolistic App Store policies. The company has been criticized by a barrage of developers including Spotify, Facebook, Microsoft, and Epic Games, with the latter even taking it to court over this. Amidst all this, Apple has issued a press release highlighting that the iOS app […]

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