Tag: iTunes


Apple downplays complaints about App Store scams in antitrust hearing

April 22, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple was questioned on its inability to rein in subscription scammers on its App Store during yesterday’s Senate antitrust hearing. The tech giant has argued that one of the reasons it requires developers to pay App Store commissions is to […]


Apple reportedly working on satellite technology for direct wireless iPhone data transmission

December 20, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple is said to be working on satellite technology, having hired a number of aerospace engineers to form team along with satellite and antenna designers, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The report notes that this is an early-stage […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

China attacks Apple for allowing Hong Kong crowdsourced police activity app

October 9, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple’s decision to greenlight an app called HKmaps, which is being used by pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong to crowdsource information about street closures and police presence, is attracting the ire of the Chinese government. An article in Chinese state […]

Cybersecurity, Hardware & Software, Tech

Apple defends its takedown of some apps monitoring screen-time

April 29, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple is defending its removal of certain parental control apps from the app store in a new statement. The company has come under fire for its removal of certain apps that were pitched as tools giving parents more control over […]


Apple’s App Store at the end of the app era

June 13, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

As an enormous ecosystem swelled around it, crystalline structures of new rules and avenues of customer interaction have also grown — but not nearly fast enough for most developers. Especially the “long tail” of independent app makers which account for […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

Bad reviews for Taser documentary on Amazon, iTunes seem to come from Taser employees

December 14, 2015

Via: ArsTechnica

(credit: Nick Berardini) One of the best bits of the modern world is the way that anything you buy online inevitably comes with a bunch of user reviews telling you why your purchase does or doesn’t suck. Sometimes the compulsion […]