In-App Purchase Hack To Be Patched in iOS 6

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According to a report from 9to5Mac published late last week, Apple is looking to patch up the In-App purchase hack in iOS 6 and has issued best practices to developers in an email as well as a temporary solution. This will allow developers to temporarily fix the issue until a proper fix can be released in the update. The purchase … Read More

iOS 6 Beta 3 Available to Developers for Download

iOS 6 Beta 3

Apple announced iOS 6 during the company’s annual WWDC conference, and showcased some of the main features of the new update including a revamped Maps application and Siri improvements. The Cupertino company released an initial beta to developers directly after the conference, allowing developers to test the new features on the their devices and then released iOS 6 beta 2 … Read More

Apple Adds New ‘Food & Drink’ Category on App Store

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Earlier this month, MacStories reported that Apple was setting up to add a new ‘Food & Drink’ app category to the App Store. The site mentioned that existing iOS developers were alerted by Apple that such as category was going to be added. According to Apple, the new category will include “apps that help users cook and bake, mix drinks, … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Game Center Meet Amazon’s GameCircle

Amazon GameCircle

On Wednesday, Amazon announced its own gaming service for game developers called GameCircle. By creating this new experience, Amazon appears to be competing directly with Apple Inc. (AAPL) Game Center, putting scores, competition and social gaming into one service and offering it to developers and users alike. On the Amazon Mobile App Distribution blog, the company describes what GameCircle is … Read More

Apple Now Accepting OS X Mountain Lion Apps for Mac App Store

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On Monday, Apple seeded the Golden Master (GM) version of OS X Mountain Lion to developers and is now accepting app submissions for the Mac App Store. The apps are to be tailored for OS X Mountain Lion and will ensure that both new and old apps run seamlessly on Mac computers after they are downloaded from the App Store. … Read More

Apple Targeting Sites Selling Access to iOS 6 Beta

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Apple’s iOS 6 was announced during the company’s WWDC conference early last month, and registered iOS developers received a beta version of OS. Registered developers typically pay $99/year for the registration, however, the betas have shown up on numerous sites, other than Apple’s developer portal. In late June, Wired reported on websites illegally selling developer betas to the public, prior … Read More

iOS 6 Beta 2 Available for Download – Bug Fixes and New Enhancements

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On Monday, Apple issued iOS 6 beta 2 to developers for download which introduced new features, enhancements and addressed a number of bugs in the upcoming iOS 6. One of the bugs reportedly allowed the keyboard clicking to stop during fast typing as well as cause it to glitch when switching from portrait to landscape orientation. iOS 6 beta 2 … Read More

Apple’s App Store Arrives in 32 New Countries

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During Apple’s annual WWDC conference, the company’s CEO Tim Cook promised that they would bring the App Store to a long list of countries and as promised, 32 countries received the online store this past week. The App Store is now available in 155 countries and is reported to gain over 400 million active accounts connected with credit cards. This … Read More

iOS Apps Please the Eye, Android Apps… Not So Much

iOS And Android Apps

I must admit, when a friend and I decided to take up app coding as a hobby to see if we could make a game, I thought mobile app coding was the same across the board. Guess what? It is not the same. Surprise I know, don’t get me wrong I didn’t think it was identical but I did think … Read More

Cargo-Bot: A game made entirely on the iPad

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Ever wondered what different platforms developers use to make iOS games? I have often wondered what the “Special Sauce” certain developers used to create games like “Angry Birds” or other insanely successful games use. Naturally when I read about Cargo-Bot, a game made entirely on the iPad, it caught my eye. Cargo-Bot was developed by the folks over at Two … Read More

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2012) Scheduled for June 11-15

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It’s here again. Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2012) is back and is scheduled for June 11. Apple announced early Wednesday that WWDC 2012 would be held from June 11 through the 15 in San Francisco, as it is every year. Tickets for the conference sold out in under two hours this year, beating out WWDC 2011 tickets sales which … Read More

Apple’s iAd Now Offering 70% Revenue Share to Developers

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Earlier this year, in February, Apple promised its iAd developers that they would increase their payouts later on in the year. This would give the developers who use the iAd service a 10% increase from the current 60% of total earnings. Apple’s decision to raise the payouts isn’t all that surprising, when considering that Apple currently pays its iOS app … Read More

iOS 5.1 Testing Complete, to be Released During iPad 3 Launch Event?

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According to a report from Chronic Wire, Apple’s developer seed of iOS 5.1 has passed quality assurance tests conducted by the company. The company issued a number of seeds to developer for iOS 5.1 to ensure that the final public release would be as stable as possible, especially after a number of users complained of battery life issues on iPhone … Read More

Apple Claims It Created Over 514,000 Jobs for U.S. Workers

Apple Job Creation

On Friday, Apple published a new page on their website mentioning that the company created or supported over 500,000 U.S. jobs through its business. The exact number of jobs used by Apple was 514,000 jobs, which they divided into two groups: 304,000 jobs directly tied to Apple and its business partners and another 210,000 jobs that are part of the … Read More