Tag: App Store

Apple Showcases Small Developers Who Are Happy with Reduced App Store Fee

Apple Store has drawn much flak over its monopolistic practices, high fees, and frequent change in guidelines. The company is fighting a battle with Epic over the App Store commission. Last week, Apple announced that small developers with less than $1-Million in revenue will only have to pay 15% fees instead of the usual 30 […]

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Apple’s $1M Threshold for Small Business Program Apparently Has a Flaw

Apple has made a big announcement today with regards to App Store commissions. The brand has launched the Small Business Program to assist developers with low App Store revenue and to cope-up with increasing scrutiny over the App Store’s business model. If a developer signs up for this program, Apple will take just 15% commission on […]

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Spotify, Epic Accuse Apple of Dividing App Creators with Fee Reduction for Small Developers

Lately Epic, Spotify, and other large app makers have raised their voices against Apple’s App Store policy. Today Apple announced App Store fee reduction for small developers. The reduced App Store commission is available for apps that gross less than $1 million per year. According to analytics firm Sensor Tower, the reduction will be available […]

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iPhone Users Will Soon Be Able to Play Fortnite via Nvidia’s Cloud Gaming Service

Apple kicked Fortnite out of the App Store after they introduced the direct payment method. The battle between Epic Games and Apple Saga has reached the courtroom, and each side leveled several allegations. However, the case is yet to go on trial, and until that happens, Fortnite won’t available for iOS users. Now it seems […]

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Facebook Launches Cloud Gaming for Web and Android but Not on iOS Due to ‘Arbitrary’ App Store Policies

Facebook today announced a new cloud gaming website and has also released an Android app for it. However, the company says that due to Apple’s “arbitrary” App Store policies, it is not able to bring the cloud gaming service to iPhone and iPad. This is not the first time that Facebook has criticized Apple for […]

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Apple Removing the Browser App That Made It Possible to Play Stadia on iOS

It is no secret that game streaming services are running into problems with Apple’s App Store policy. Recently a new app promised to offer Google Stadia cloud gaming service on iOS and Guess what? Apple has removed the app from the App Store. Google Stadia developer Zachary Knox took to Discord and announced the “bad […]

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Microsoft Will Bring Its Game Streaming Service to iPhones and iPads Using a Browser-Based Solution

Due to the iOS App Store guidelines, Microsoft and Google have not been able to bring their cloud-based gaming solutions to iPhones and iPads despite Apple tweaking the App Store rules for them. Not to give up so easily, Microsoft is reportedly developing a browser-based version of xCloud that will be available on iOS and […]

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Apple Uses Its Rules ‘as a Weapon against Competitors,’ Says Former App Store Head

Apple’s former App Store director, Phil Shoemaker, has given testimony hinting that Apple indulges in anticompetitive behavior. Apple is being investigated by the congressional committee in the US for allegedly practicing anticompetitive behavior in App Store. House Democrats submitted a 450-page report based on hearings, interviews, and 1.3 million documents analyzed during a 16-month period, […]

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