Articles about Apple App Store
06 May 2021
Emails reveal Apple's desperation to prevent Netflix ditching in-app purchases
It is well known that Apple charges a 30 percent commission on in-app purchases (IAP) per its App Store policy.
12 Apr 2021
Google is shutting down its Shopping app
Google is shutting down its Shopping app for Android and iOS, a company spokesperson confirmed to 9to5Google.
30 Mar 2021
Apple refutes allegations that App Store is a monopoly
Responding to a probe by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Apple has refuted allegations that its App Store is a monopoly. The company claimed that iOS users could use web apps as a viable alternative.
28 Jan 2021
Telegram lures away WhatsApp users with new chat migration tool
Telegram is trying its best to capture users moving away from WhatsApp. Its latest effort involves a tool letting users import chats from WhatsApp, among other messaging services.
26 Jan 2021
Focos app adds support for Apple ProRAW; sports improved UI
Focos, a popular image editing app on iOS, was recently updated to version 2.4, and the update allows users to edit RAW and Apple ProRAW format images.
21 Jan 2021
18 Jan 2021
Hike messaging service shuts down, leaves app stores
Indian messaging app Hike StickerChat has been shut down. The platform officially closed down today following a Twitter announcement by founder and CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal on January 6.
11 Oct 2020
Fortnite is not coming back on iOS any time soon
If you were hoping to see Epic Games' Fortnite return to the Apple App Store, be warned that it is not going to happen any time soon.
01 Oct 2020
Indian government could soon launch its own app store
In the past few weeks, tensions have grown between Google and several Indian start-ups that have called out the internet giant over its 'monopolistic' Play Store policies.
10 Sep 2020
Huawei phones will start replacing Android next year: Details here
Finally, Huawei appears to be gearing up to take on Google's Android and Apple's iOS in the mobile operating system segment.
30 Jun 2020
TikTok's creators begin switching to Instagram, YouTube after government's ban
A few hours ago, the Government of India imposed a ban on popular video-sharing service TikTok as well as 58 other 'unsafe' Chinese applications.
24 Jun 2020
Here's how iOS 14 will make your iPhone more private
From PiP mode to the new Siri, Apple's iOS 14 is brimming with handy, thought-through features.
17 Jun 2020
WeChat to TikTok, 52 'China-linked' apps red-flagged by Indian intelligence
As many as 52 'China-linked' apps, including some popular ones, have been deemed unsafe by Indian intelligence agencies.
10 Mar 2020
This Xiaomi Mi Band 4 clone costs just $4
If you're looking for an inexpensive fitness band, the M4 fitness band could be right up your alley.
29 Feb 2020
TikTok beats WhatsApp to become world's most-downloaded app in January
Chinese social media app TikTok has beaten WhatsApp to become the most-downloaded app in the month of January, according to the latest figures from research firm Sensor Tower.
21 Feb 2020
Now, Facebook is paying people for their voice recordings
Facebook's ever-increasing appetite for user data is going to a whole new level.
24 Dec 2019
Uninstall ToTok messenger, it is UAE's surveillance app
When Israeli malware was caught spying on WhatsApp chats of thousands of activists, journalists, and academicians, we knew that the nightmares of dystopian state surveillance are coming to life.
05 Dec 2019
This is how Indians are consuming porn
Last year in October, the Indian government took the major step of banning porn in the country.
13 Nov 2019
Facebook bug turned on iPhone cameras without users' permission
Despite drawing flak (and a humongous fine) for poor grip on user data, Facebook is apparently not learning its lessons.
25 Oct 2019
Over 50 Android, iOS apps caught stealing data, now removed
In another case highlighting the problem of poor smartphone security, Apple and Google have taken down more than 50 malicious apps that stole data from devices and served disruptive ads.
02 Sep 2019
Now, you can control an iPhone using just your eyes
Using eyes to navigate through an iPhone sounds like the stuff of science fiction or something that's really high tech.
22 Aug 2019
All you need to know about Xstream, Airtel's TV app
Airtel has revamped its TV app, introducing a new design, better segregation of content, and a darker theme. The telco has also rebranded the app to Airtel Xstream, the same name it uses for the web version of Airtel TV.
18 Jul 2019
How to use the viral FaceApp to grow 'old'
After the viral Bottle Cap Challenge, influencers have got another weird thing to be obsessed over - an app that shows how you would look in old age.
12 Jul 2019
24-year-old man drowns while shooting TikTok video in Hyderabad lake
A 24-year-old man from Hyderabad died recently while shooting a video on the famous video app, TikTok.
06 Jul 2019
Tinder beats YouTube, Netflix to become highest earning non-game app
Tinder has beaten popular services like Netflix and YouTube to become the highest grossing non-game app in the first half of 2019, according to the latest figures from Sensor Tower.
14 Jun 2019
TN: Husband scolds wife for using TikTok, she commits suicide
In a bizarre incident, a 24-year-old woman from Tamil Nadu committed suicide on Thursday after her husband expressed his disapproval with her TikTok obsession.
10 Jun 2019
Soon, your iPhone will show exactly where apps tracked you
After making privacy its calling card, Apple is doubling down on it.
17 May 2019
Now, play Steam games on iPhones, iPads: Here's how
Nearly a year ago, Apple disappointed many of its customers by yanking the Steam Link app from its iOS App Store.
10 May 2019
TikTok users can win Rs. 1 lakh everyday: Here's how
Just days after returning to Google and Apple's app stores, ByteDance's video-sharing app TikTok has regained the top spot in app charts.
27 Apr 2019
Weird Apple Store bug prevented app downloads; now fixed
A weird Apple App Store bug prevented iOS users from downloading and updating their apps on the platform.
24 Apr 2019
Ban lifted from TikTok, users can download it again
The Madras High Court has lifted the interim ban on the Chinese app, TikTok, on April 24, subject to certain conditions.
10 Apr 2019
WhatsApp's iPad app is finally on the way: Details here
Despite hosting over a billion active users, WhatsApp hasn't captured a particular segment of the market yet- iPad owners.
05 Dec 2018
HDFC's old mobile banking app is now live: Details here
After trying to patch its buggy mobile app for days, HDFC Bank has decided to return to its predecessor.
18 Nov 2018
Tumblr goes missing from Apple's App Store: Details here
Popular microblogging and social networking platform Tumblr has gone missing from Apple's App Store.
17 Jun 2018
Messenger for iOS constantly crashing due to a buggy update
Several iPhone and iPad users have reported that Facebook's Messenger app frequently started crashing after they installed its latest update (version 170.0) that released on June 15.
10 Jun 2018
Tired of Siri? Access Alexa on Apple Watch: Here's how
Each smart assistant does something better than the other. However, there are restrictions when you wish to use multiple smart assistants, especially on wearables.
16 May 2018
Revamped, AI-powered Google News app goes live on Android, iOS
Google had refreshed its Google News service and brought all of its news products under it at the recently concluded annual developer conference Google I/O 2018.
05 Mar 2018
These 10 apps have been "banned" by Google
Sarahah, the widely popular anonymous messaging app, was recently removed from Google Play Store and Apple App Store for encouraging bullying.
04 Mar 2018
Sarahah gets removed from app stores for facilitating bullying
Anonymous messaging app Sarahah has been removed from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store after it was noticed that the platform was encouraging bullying.
28 Feb 2018
Amazon Prime Music officially comes to India
Amazon has officially launched its music streaming service called Prime Music in India.