Apple’s App Store turns 10 today and it signifies the importance of Apps on our smartphones. The download store had first opened on July 10, 2008 with not more than 500 titles and now it has more than 2M titles available that consist of Free/Paid Apps and some also use in-app purchases to monetize. Read More
Apple has improved the design of the App Store, which clearly has the feel of iOS 11 which was launches in September last year. Though the feature of App discovery is missing, but then new web-design does pack a punch. Read More
Apple is making changes in the App Store with a lot of new content and features. The latest one being free trials on subscription based Apps. The new section named “Try It For Free” is dedicated to this update.
As of now, free trial is available on four Apps namely 1Password, USA Today, Lake: Coloring Books, and Panna: Video Recipes. Once you choose the free trial, you’ll be taken to a Subscription Offer screen that tells you how long the trial runs for, the price after the trial, and how to download the app. Read More
Apple is planning to make all Apps uniform for Apple devices. This means that a single App on the App store will be compatible with iPhone, iPad and Mac. This move will make it easy for the developers to shape a single App which fits well on all devices. Read More
Apple just released iOS 11 – the next chapter of Apple’s mobile operating system and with it comes a all new redesigned App Store. Personally, I believe that instead of taking the App Store in the right direction – Apple has messed up the App Store completely. Apple’s plan was to redo the App Store so that it would be easier for users to discover new Apps and make it more simpler for developers to get their Apps in front of new customers, but the new design looks utterly confusing. Read More
Apple is planning to decrease App Store ‘tax’ for loyal subscribers. The current 70/30 split is changing so that after the first year Apple will take just 15 percent of subscription fees. Subscriptions are also opening up to the full gamut of Apps, rather than being restricted to particular categories. But it is the changes that are being made to App discovery that will be the most apparent.
Apple has launched a limited-period promotion offer on App Store. The promotion is for iOS productivity apps and offers at least 50 percent off on popular productivity Apps. Read More
Apple recently announced July as a strong month for App Store revenues, reports CNBC. Read More