Tag: App Store

Last year saw record spending on the App Store – revenue on iOS is more than double than Android

2020 was an unusual year by all accounts and on the iOS App Store, last year saw a record of spending due to regional lockdowns, stay at home advice and more. Just over the holiday period and Christmas last year, spending on and in iOS and Android apps totalled an estimated $407 million (£297.6 million) which is up by over a third when compared to the sane time frame as […]

Apple is bringing the App Store to 20 new countries later this year

Its hard to imagine using an iPad or iPhone without the App Store, but in a lot of countries around the world the iPhone is sold but the App Store isn’t available for some reason or another. This week, Apple announced that later this year, the App Store will be launching in twenty more countries. Announced in a post on the Apple Developer portal this week, Apple addressed its developers […]

Apple highlights the ‘Best of 2019’ on the App Store

Yesterday, Apple hosted an unusual media event in New York City to highlight the best of the year, including apps and games for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Mac. They also highlighted the artist of the year with the inaugural Apple Music Awards. The invite for the event was sent out near the end of November and up until the day not much was talked about it either. “Today Apple […]

No new apps over Christmas, submissions won’t be accepted from Dec 22-29

Last week, Apple let app developers know that the App Store will have a shutdown period for a few days over the Christmas holidays, for consumers this means that there wont be any new apps over those days as Apple won’t be responding to any new updates or new app submissions over the seven days. Apple’s announcement to developers The busiest season on the App Store is almost here. Make […]

Developers now being asked to submit apps for iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan

Apple is now requesting that developers begin submitting their apps for the new operating systems this year; iOS 9, El Capitan and watchOS 2. iOS 9 and watchOS 2 are scheduled to launch this week on September 16th with OS X El Capitan launching on September 30. Only just recently has Apple launched the GM seeds for all three operating systems so this move suggests that they are effectively finished. iOS 9, OS […]