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‘Catalogs’ Is The New App Store Category

On the eve of the Apple media event for the iPad 3, Apple has added a new category in the App Store. The new category is called “Catalogs” and seems to be not yet fully deployed. Several existing apps have already been placed into the Catalogs category, including Catalog Spree (pictured above), SkyMall, MTG …

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App Store’s 25 Billionth Download Winner Comes From China

Apple today announced the winner of its “25 Billion App Countdown” promotion that saw the company pass milestone late Friday. For the first time in one of Apple’s countdown competitions, the winner, Chunli Fu, came from China. Disney’s Where’s My Water? Free was the milestone download, and the winner will receive an iTunes Gift Card worth US$10,000. …

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App Store hits 25 billion downloads

Apple’s iTunes app Store has been open for almost four years an in that time has gone from 0 apps to 25 Billion (almost 4 apps for every human on the planet!). At the rate it is accelerating however, it should pass 40 billion by this time next year. As …

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Developers: Volume B2B purchasing coming to the App Store

Developers wishing to sell apps to business in volume for discounted rates now will be able to according to an email just sent to developers. Apple upgraded its Paid Applications Agreement today which allows for a new type of pricing. For instance, a hospital could buy a medical app for …

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Apple backs away: Subscriptions outside the App Store are now OK

Whoa, Apple has reconsidered its stance on in-app subscriptions and has changed strict guidelines of its iOS developer agreement to allow in-app subscriptions outside the App Store. MacRumors spotted a crucial change in section 11.13 which previously required that content sold outside of the app be “also offered in the …

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