Posts Categorized: Site News

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 »

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 »

How to Find Paid Apps Gone Free on

For those who like to shop, there are few things in life more satisfying than finding a great deal on something you want. Though it’s pretty much impossible to find tangible items in stores that are free without applying your own five-finger discount, this is not true for apps. From time to time, some developers… Read more »

How to Use the Wish List Feature on

With more than 500,000 apps in the iOS App Store and nearly 10,000 in the Mac App Store, finding and keeping tabs on apps you may want to buy in the future can be a daunting task. However, we’ve developed an easier way for you to do this right here at If you’re new… Read more »

Find Retina Display-Optimized Apps for Your New iPad

The third-generation iPad’s retina display is definitely a beauty and I’m finding that I don’t want to sully it with apps that lack high-resolution graphics. As we noted last week, app developers are working hard to update their universal and iPad-specific apps with better graphics but how can you find which ones have been updated?… 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 »

Official ‘AppShopper’ App Featured in Wired App Guide

Wired, in partnership with Gizmodo, has published an app guide filled with 400 reviews of iOS apps across nearly every category. The guide was released this week and is available in print format on newsstands around the world as well as via a new app that debuted yesterday. The Wired App Guide for the iPad… Read more »

Official ‘AppShopper’ App Updated

Our official AppShopper app has been updated, getting bug fixes to address those pesky crashes some of you may have experienced plus some general improvements. Version 1.4.2 of AppShopper hit the App Store this afternoon and is free, as always, to download. The app is ad-supported and a one-time in-app purchase of $.99 removes all… Read more »

Official ‘Appshopper’ App Updated, Gets App Ratings, Links to Reviews, More

Our official AppShopper app has been updated, getting several new features including links to 3rd-party app reviews at 148apps and TouchArcade, a way for users to rate apps directly, push notification scheduling and more. Version 1.4 of Appshopper hit the App Store just now though it may take a few hours for it to become… Read more »