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Articles tagged with "I Tunes App Store"

Why Apple is the true legacy of Johnny Carson’s The Tonight Show

When Johnny Carson stepped down from hosting The Tonight Show 20 years ago this week, Apple was pushing a rudimentary tablet computer called the Messagepad, and analog televisions were the primary delivery system for electronic media, news and entertainment. Back then, most of us lived on a handful ... Full Article »

May 22, 2012 5:23pm

Zombies, Run! developer worked with Apple to make Kickstarter work in App Store

Crowd-funding service Kickstarter has gained a lot of attention of late because of some massive success stories in the world of gaming, but small developers have been using the fundraising site to gather money for ambitious mobile titles almost since Kickstarter was created. In the case of iOS game ... Full Article »

May 19, 2012 12:00pm

Howard Stern helps push Ugly Meter up the App Store charts

The latest app to catch fire in the iTunes App Store is one that analyzes your face and judges just how ugly you really are. Dubbed, appropriately, Ugly Meter, the app isn’t exactly new. But it has received some attention over the last few weeks, as CNET reports, and because of that, it has climb ... Full Article »

May 2, 2012 12:25pm

Why are apps using Dropbox rejected from the App Store?

At least for the time being, iOS apps that use the Dropbox SDK submitted to the iTunes App Store are being rejected. This was first pointed out by The Next Web. This allegedly has to do with Apple’s policy of disallowing apps that enable users to purchase things outside of the application, not th ... Full Article »

May 2, 2012 7:03am

ngmoco shutting down servers for iOS first-person shooter Eliminate

The time of a flagship iOS game has come to an end: Publisher ngmoco is shutting down the servers supporting Eliminate, one of the early mobile multiplayer games, and one of the first big free-to-play titles on the platform. Eliminate has stood as a banner first-person shooter on the iPhone and iPa ... Full Article »

May 1, 2012 7:51am

iPhone app downloads in U.S. iTunes App Store fall of 30 percent in March

The iTunes App Store saw a big drop-off in iPhone app downloads last month coming off a record-breaking holiday season, dropping nearly two million downloads month-to-month. As GigaOM reports, marketing research firm Fiksu marked a 30 percent decline in U.S. iPhone app downloads from February to Ma ... Full Article »

April 30, 2012 7:33am

CarrierCompare yanked from App Store after making Top 25 listing

An app that allowed users to compare the quality of service of the three major iPhone carriers in the U.S. briefly made its way onto the iTunes App Store’s Top 25 list, before Apple pulled the plug on it. The app was CarrierCompare, which allowed users to quickly gauge just how strong their conne ... Full Article »

April 27, 2012 11:26am

Here’s how today’s app boom differs from the dot-com era, says the iFund’s Matt Murphy

When pre-revenue startups with less than 15 employees like Instagram have 10-figure exits in less than two years, it’s reasonable to ponder how today’s app economy compares to the dot-comedy of the late nineties. One of the first people I recently asked was Matt Murphy, the partner at Kleiner P ... Full Article »

April 25, 2012 3:58pm

Apple’s iTunes App Store surpasses 600k apps, $1.9 billion in revenue for Q2

Apple’s primary focus might be to sell hardware – iPhones, iPods and iPads – but the tech giant is doing okay as a content distributor, too. Or, more than okay, as Fierce Mobile Content reports. In fact, in just the last two months, the iTunes App Store has added some 50,000 apps to its libr ... Full Article »

April 25, 2012 1:08pm

How these five high-profile apps went bust

Not every mobile application mints a fortune for its developer. For every Draw Something, Instagram or Angry Birds that takes off, there are thousands of iPhone, iPad and Android apps that never see the light of day. But what about those titles that launch with great fanfare and promotion, attract ... Full Article »

April 3, 2012 3:48pm


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