App Store stories
Software firm xtype secures $10.8m funding amidst rising ServiceNow demand
xtype secures $10.8m in funding as demand for its agile software solutions in the ServiceNow market continues to surge.
Apple introduces its first spatial computer Vision Pro
The design of Vision Pro features an ultra-high-resolution display system that packs 23 million pixels across two displays.
Developers generated US$1.1 trillion in sales in App Store in 2022
App Store developers generated US$1.1 trillion in total billings and sales in the App Store ecosystem in 2022, 90% of which accrued solely to developers.
Apple previews watchOS 10 featuring a new smart stack
According to the company, the new OS features a new design, new watch faces, new features for cyclists and hikers, and important tools for health.
Apple updates App Store with range of new pricing capabilities
Apple upgraded pricing capabilities for the App Store, providing developers with 700 additional price points and new pricing tools.
New Xero App Launcher helps get more apps to small businesses
Xero has announced App Launcher, a new way for customers to launch and sign in to their favourite Xero App Store apps.
Microsoft gains new data management partner Experian
Experian partners with Microsoft to help businesses manage data and make more informed decisions, delivering better outcomes for customers.
Apple launches App Store Small Business Programme
Developers can qualify for the programme and a reduced 15% commission if they earned up to US$1 million in proceeds during the previous calendar year.
Apple rolls out new App Store restrictions in response to COVID-19
The tech giant has also banned outright entertainment or game apps which use the coronavirus as a theme or central idea.
Addams Family Mystery Mansion now available on Android and iOS
It's a ‘darkly humorous’ mobile game, in which players must help Morticia and Gomez to reunite their family and refurnish their home.
The dark side of apps: Security threats on the rise
Security threats targeting mobile devices are increasing, with one security firm citing the large number of users as a key reason.
So you want to build a viral app: Tips from an industry guru
Plenty of people hope their app will make them rich, but only a few apps ever make it.
Apple mania! A brief look at Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and Apple News+
Whether you’re after news, TV, or gaming, it seems like Apple is pulling out all the stops to get your attention.
Spotify calls out Apple's anti-competitive behaviour
Spotify has filed a complaint to the European Commission, alleging that Apple's App Store rules limit choice and disadvantage other app developers.
Apple to acquire digital magazine service
Apple announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Texture, the digital magazine subscription service by Next Issue Media.
Apple's App Store earnings top $70 billion since its launch in 2008
Apple's global developer community has collectively earned more than $70 billion since the App Store first launched in 2008.
Gordon Ramsay will grill your skills in his newest mobile game
Heard of that loud, gregarious and fiery British chef/TV star Gordon Ramsay? He now comes in app form, through a new game called Gordon Ramsay DASH.
New iPad app for 'struggling readers' launched
The app has been designed to deliver an individualised reading coaching to beginning readers, struggling readers, and English language learners.
The latest in Kiwi innovation: An interactive language learning app
Lingogo, the brainchild of three Kiwi women, is a new digital bookshop app filled with interactive, dual-language stories.
You know you need these cat apps
Do a quick 'cat' search on the App Store and you will lose most of life browsing through pages and pages of beautiful cat-dedicated apps.
App Store rakes in more than a billion over holiday season
Gaming, Social Networking and Entertainment were among the year's most popular App Store categories.
Apple earnings soar
Apple has set new second quarter records posting quarterly revenue of $58 billion and quarterly net profit of 13.6 billion.
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference locked in
Apple will hold its 26th annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) this year from June 8-12 at San Francisco’s Moscone West.
Google follows in Apple's footsteps with app review process
Google is significantly changing its review process for apps on Google Play after years of solely using automated processes.