Best Buy to Offer $100 Gift Card to Match Apple’s ‘Back to School’ Promo

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Best Buy recently announced that they will match Apple’s $100 App Store credit for the ‘Back to School’ promotion with its own $100 gift card. Apple announced their annual Back to School promo only last week and replaced the typical iPod touch giveaway with a $100 App Store credit. Many customers were unhappy that Apple was offering very little for … Read More

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Apple Inc. Launches 2011 ‘Back to School’ Promotion

Apple 2011 back to School Promotion Free App Store Credit

Earlier today, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched it’s annual Back to School promotion, except this year, they’ve mixed it up a bit. Instead of offering a free iPod touch with the purchase of a Mac, Apple is giving students $100 App Store Credit. When you buy a new qualifying Mac with Apple education pricing* from June 16, 2011, through September 20, 2011, … Read More

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Updates App Store Content Subscription Rules

iPad Subscription App Store Rules

Just days after Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced Newsstand as a part of iOS 5, the company is now pulling the plug on parts of their old subscription rules after complaints from publishers. Apple’s controversial in app subscription policy forced publishers to provide better deals or in-app services at the “same price or less than it is offered outside the app,” … Read More

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Apps Available from Apple’s App Store Vulnerable to Attacks – Symantec

Apple’s App Store offers more than 3,50,000 applications for iOS devices and according Symantec CEO it could be the next target for malware. In an interview with Bloomberg, Symantec’s CEO Enrique Salem cautioned against potential threats and challenges which Apple and Google could face as the mobile app market expands further. Applications available from Apple Inc.’s App Store and Google … Read More

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App Store To Retain Major Market Share of Paid Apps Despite Android Growth

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Google’s Android is increasingly becoming popular as most handset manufacturers are adopting the Android platform. We recently reported that Google’s Android Market is expected to surpass the number of apps available in Apple’s App Store to become the largest store for mobile apps. But, does more apps mean more revenue? According to a new report by IHS Screen Digest, the … Read More

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Android Market to Overtake Apple’s App Store in August?

Android Market Insights

According to a new report published by Research2guidance Android Market share in the number of apps available on a mobile platform will overtake Apple’s App Store in August 2011. Even though the Android Market was slow in getting developers attention initially, it is now showing accelerated growth and could become greater than Apple’s App Store. The report notes that in … Read More

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Apple and Microsoft Employ Linguists In App Store Trademark Spat

Both Apple and Microsoft have hired linguists in their quest to come out on top in their battle over whether or not the Cupertino company should be allowed to trademark the term.

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2011 Apple Design Awards An App Store-only Affair

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Apple caused a stir last year when they deemed only iOS App Store apps worthy of Design Awards, and this year they’re opening the door to Mac apps once again – so long as they’re part of the Mac App Store.

Oliver Haslam2011 Apple Design Awards An App Store-only Affair

Apple Highlights ‘Game Center’ In The Latest iPhone 4 TV Ad

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Apple’s latest TV ads have adopted a new tone which highlights things you are missing out on ‘if you don’t an iPhone’. The latest advertisement to hit Apple.com is about ‘Game Center’. The new iPhone 4 ad points out the huge collection of games available on the App Store and then shows Apple’s social gaming center where you can invite … Read More

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Color Location-Based Photo Sharing App Hits the App Store

A new social networking application called Color hit the App Store today, and unlike any other social network this one uses location-based technology to share photos, comments, and videos with other Color users located within 150 feet. Instead of adding friends or following other users, the network works on location data alone to provide a list of other Color users … Read More

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Photo Booth, Garageband, iMovie Coming to iPad

Steve Jobs announced at the iPad 2 keynote earlier today that the Photo Booth application would finally make its debut in iOS in the 4.3 release of the software, while Garageband and iMovie are also coming to the iPad. Photo Booth With the introduction of a front-facing camera in Apple’s second-generation iPad, the company is finally bringing Photo Booth to … Read More

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Steve Jobs Talks About iPad’s Success & Domination at Today’s Keynote

If you’ve been following our coverage of Apple’s keynote this morning, you’ll already know that rumors Steve Jobs would present the event are true. And the first thing on Steve’s agenda, as is common at these events, is to talk about Apple’s success, noting that its iPad has over 90% of the market share and has generated $9.5 billion in … Read More

Killian BellSteve Jobs Talks About iPad’s Success & Domination at Today’s Keynote

Apple’s App Store Is Now on Twitter, Promises Exclusive Offers

If you didn’t already have enough tweets filling up your Twitter feed, here’s a new twitter we think you may be interested in following: Apple’s App Store now has an official Twitter account, and in its bio it promises to provide details on featured apps, exclusive offers, and more. The @AppStore account currently has around 23,000 followers (at the time … Read More

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Apple’s App Store About To Serve 10 Billion Downloads

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July 10th 2008 saw the launch of the iOS App Store and the sales numbers have been stellar ever since. The next milestone to arrive will be the 10 billionth download, and Apple will be celebrating by giving the lucky downloader a $10,000 App Store gift card. Let’s just think about that 10 billion number for a minute. It’s taken … Read More

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