Posts Categorized: App Store

Apple to Release iOS 8 on September 17

At its press event today, Apple announced that the next version of its mobile operating system will be available starting September 17. iOS 8 was first unveiled at the keynote event for WWDC in June and it will offer several upgrades to Siri’s capabilities, notifications, keyboard enhancements and more. We’re excited for hundreds of millions… Read more »

Apple to Live Stream September 9 iPhone Announcement Event

In case you hadn’t already heard, Apple will be holding a press event on September 9 where the company is expected to announce the next iPhone models and perhaps even unveil a new wearable device along with the release date of iOS 8. This afternoon, Apple announced that the event will be streamed live through… Read more »

Apple Announces iOS 8 and Mac OS X ‘Yosemite’

At the keynote event for its annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference today, Apple announced and previewed the next versions of the operating systems for its mobile devices and Macintosh computers. Both iOS 8 and Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite will be released to the public this fall and will be free of charge. iOS 8 gets several… Read more »

iTunes Connect Holiday Closure: No New Apps or Updates December 21-28

As in previous years Apple is shutting down iTunes Connect, the tool through which developers manage their apps available in the Mac and iOS App Stores, for the holidays from December 21 through December 28. This means that Apple isn’t approving or releasing any new apps, app updates, or allowing price changes during this entire… Read more »

Apple Announces iOS 6 Release for September 19

At today’s media event, Apple announced that iOS 6 will be released on September 19, just a couple days prior to the release of the iPhone 5 in the US and eight other countries. First announced at Apple’s WWDC keynote event in June, iOS 6 will offer a bunch of new features. Siri will be… Read more »

Apple Adds ‘Food & Drink’ Category to App Store

  Apple has added a new Food & Drink category to the iOS App Store. Apple told MacStories earlier this month that this category is for apps that had previously been in the Lifestyle category and is now home to “apps that help users cook and bake, mix drinks, manage recipes, find new restaurants and… Read more »

Heads Up: Corrupt App Store Downloads Causing Apps to Crash on Launch [UPDATED]

Instapaper developer Marco Arment pointed out yesterday that there’s been something amiss with some app updates downloaded from the iOS and Mac App Stores for the last couple of days and the problem still persists. According to Arment, app binaries (the bundle of files that make up an app that developers submit to Apple for… Read more »

Apple Announces 2012 Design Award Winners

Apple announced the winners of its 2012 Design Awards yesterday at WWDC to recognize iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps that demonstrated excellence in design, innovation, and technical excellence. Only apps available in the iOS and Mac App Stores as of May 1 were eligible. The selected winners receive an Apple Design Award trophy as well… Read more »

Apple Announces New Features and July Release for OS X Mountain Lion

At today’s WWDC keynote event, Apple announced several new features for the next version of the Mac operating system and noted that it will be available next month for $19.99 through the Mac App Store. The pace of innovation on the Mac is amazing, OS X Mountain Lion comes just a year after the incredibly… Read more »