App recommendation engines are getting booted from Apple's app store because they suck, according to a new player in the app-finding business. But Hooked Media has come up with an entirely new take on app recommendation that has two unique qualities.
Bang With Friends, the app that connects you with Facebook friends looking to hook up, was removed from the Apple app store only a week after it made its debut.
It's a good thing Apple hit the number today, because if they waited even another week, the Cupertino company might have been second-best to Google's Android
Apple has built a massive and fast-growing $16 billion annual revenue stream in digital content alone, Apple analyst Horace Dediu says.
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Not only did the app's marketing pic showcase Twitter's current brand messaging around watching, getting, and reading, all of which are higher on the priority list than, God forbid, actually tweeting, but the app itself is designed for consumption, not creation.
While the iOS app store has well over 800,000 active apps and Google Play sports more than 600,000, the Amazon app store has only about 75,000.
That's a very good thing -- if you're an app developer.
Can an endless runner for smartphones have an important message?
Chinese "app store" 7659.com is using Apple's own bulk enterprise licensing system to distributed pirated apps to Chinese iPhone and iPad users, completely free.
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And that last time we checked, it was still OK to do that.
Google Play is quickly catching up to Apple's App Store, both in download numbers and in revenue.
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AppGratis CEO Simon Dawlat has been through the storm of his entrepreneurial life in the last two weeks.
AppGratis, the app-discovery engine Apple banned from the iOS App Store last week, has started an online petition against Apple that has gathered over half a million signatures in just a few short hours.
Since Apple won't talk directly, AppGratis has taken to blogging. Apple did not talk to the French company before pulling its app from the iOS app store, says CEO Simon Dawlat, and won't talk now either.
Yesterday, creator Brian K. Vaughn informed the world that issue #12 of his and Fiona Staples' hit comic book series Saga was rejected by Apple due to explicit content and subsequently would not be available for sale within any of ComiXology's iOS apps.
Editor's Pick AppGratis may have violated Apple guidelines, and it may not have. It's very much up to interpretation and opinion. And very obviously, having first approved and then within days rejecting AppGratis, even Apple doesn't have the same opinion all the time about the same app.
We downloaded 13.4 billion apps in the first three months of 2013, spending $2.2 billion U.S. on apps and in-app purchases.