Posts Categorized: App Store

Official TouchArcade iPhone App Available Now

There are thousands of games for the iPhone and iPad and finding the true gems among the existing offerings in the App Store –not to mention the new titles that are released every day– can be a daunting task. If you’ve ever looked around for unbiased and reliable game reviews to help you make your… Read more »

Apple’s 25 Billion App Store Downloads Countdown Contest Concludes

Apple announced today the successful conclusion of its 25 billion App Store download contest that kicked off late last month. Chunli Fu of China downloaded the 25 billionth app, Where’s My Water? Free, winning the contest’s grand prize, a $10,000 iTunes gift card. We’d like to thank our customers and developers for helping us achieve… Read more »

Apple Sends Out Invitations for March 7 Press Event

The Loop reports that Apple has sent out invitations to the press for a media event next month where the consumer electronics company is expected to announce the iPad 3. The event will be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time on March 7. The… Read more »

Apple Holding Contest to Celebrate 25 Billion App Downloads

Apple has posted details about a new contest to celebrate the upcoming 25 billionth download from the iOS App Store, offering a $10,000 iTunes gift card as the grand prize. The contest launched late last week and will conclude when the 25 billionth app is downloaded. This is not the first time Apple has run… Read more »

Apple Announces iBooks 2.0 Update, New iBooks Authoring and iTunes U Apps

Billed as a reinvention of the textbook, Apple announced iBooks 2 today, as well as a new textbook creation Mac application, and a new iTunes U iOS app at a special media event in New York City’s Guggenheim Museum. The updated iBooks app offers more interactive elements to enhance textbooks well beyond their paper counterparts…. Read more »

AppShopper Picks: 2011 Apps of the Year

There are over 500,000 apps available for the iPhone and iPad in the App Store today and thousands of those debuted in the App Store this year. It can be overwhelming to stay on top of what’s new in the App Store (though our What’s New list can always help, of course) and we wanted… Read more »

Happy Holidays! (Also, iTunes Connect is Closed for the Holidays)

Happy holidays! We here at AppShopper wish everyone a safe, joy-filled holiday season! We plan to spend the Christmas holiday quietly with friends and family and we’ve still got our fingers crossed that we’ll get some snow to make it feel a little more complete. Apple is also taking a break around the holidays and… Read more »

Mac App Store Surpasses 100 Million Downloads

Apple announced this morning that more than 100 million apps have been downloaded from its Mac App Store. The Mac App store, which debuted less than a year ago, currently offers more than 8,000 applications for Macintosh computers running Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher. In just three years the App Store changed… Read more »

Apple Releases iOS 5

As announced at last week’s press event, Apple has released iOS 5 today for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The most recent version of Apple’s mobile operating system includes several new features, such as improved notifications, wireless syncing, Twitter integration and much more. Some of the apps included out-of-the-box on iOS devices will see… Read more »

Steve Jobs: 1955-2011

Steve Jobs passed away last night. His death came as a shock to me personally and I am at a loss for words to describe how I feel even though I never knew him personally. Without his vision, AppShopper and many other sites may not have ever seen the light of day. Rest in peace,… Read more »