Apple (AAPL) Tightens up its policy on in-App and Subscription Payments

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has contacted publishers of newspaper and magazine style Apps who use the App Store, and clarified its existing Terms and Conditions, explaining that their interpretation of the existing publisher / developer agreement is that all in-app payments should be carried out through Apple’s iTunes infrastructure after the 31st of March, or their products will be rejected. This is … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) Tightens up its policy on in-App and Subscription Payments

Apple (AAPL) Pushing to Accelerate iPad Subscription Roll Out

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)┬áis pushing hard to bring Subscription Publishing to the iPad sooner rather than later. Whilst it is still possible that we may not see any regular subscriptions to newspapers until next year, some analysts are thinking that Apple would like to at least lay the groundwork for another stream of media revenue … Read More

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Apple iPad first day sales estimated at up to 700,000 units

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster estimates that in the first day of iPad sales in the US 600,000 – 700,000 units were sold. That includes pre-orders. Getting units without a pre-order did not seem to be a huge problem on the first day either. I myself was in touch with a couple of friend’s in California who were able to … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple iPad first day sales estimated at up to 700,000 units