Category: App Store
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 02:06 PM | Posted by Danny Moore
Apple has officially launched the Apple Store App for iPad today, more than 3 years after the app was released for the iPhone.
The app has the same functionality as the iPhone version but designed for the iPad from the ground up.
Key features include:
- Trending products based on users purchases, social shares, and reviews.
- Gestures for zooming, browsing and comparing products.
- Purchase products and choose to pick up locally or have them delivered.
- View local retail location hours, product stock availability, directions, make Genius bar reservations and sign up for workshops.
- Mark Global Apple retail stores as favorites.
The App is available to download for free in iTunes and does require iOS 7.0 or later.
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 09:39 AM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
“Apple today announced that the Mac App Store will open for business on Thursday, January 6. By bringing the revolutionary App Store experience to Mac OS X, the Mac App Store makes discovering, installing and updating Mac apps easier than ever,” reports Apple.
“The Mac App Store will be available in 90 countries at launch and will feature paid and free apps in categories like Education, Games, Graphics & Design, Lifestyle, Productivity and Utilities.”
Continue reading Apple to open Mac App Store January 6th.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 12:59 PM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
Today, Apple updated its free iBooks application with a new “Collections” feature, more words per page on iOS 4.2 or later, and enhanced support for illustrated books.
-Experience fully illustrated books, from children’s picture books to beautifully designed art books, available for download in the iBookstore.
-Organize your books and PDFs into personal Collections. Swipe left or right to jump between Collections.
-Print PDF documents and notes you’ve written in iBooks using AirPrint.
-iBooks now fits more words per page by automatically hyphenating text, available only on iOS 4.2 or later.
iBooks 1.2 is available from the App Store and runs on 3rd generation and later iPhones, 2nd generation and later iPod touches, and the iPad and requires iOS 4 or later.
Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 09:53 AM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
Phillip Shoemaker is the acting director of applications technology for Apple as well as the director of urination and fart app maker Gray Noodle.
According to a report by Wired, Shoemaker “has been frequently cited in news stories as one of the top decision makers enforcing rules when evaluating apps for approval or rejection.”
Gray Noodle’s portfolio of iPhone applications includes iWiz and Animal Farts, as well as Medical Poetry and Business Poetry.
Continue reading App Store overseer is also fart app maker.
Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 03:00 PM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
A survey of 300,000 iPhone and Android applications conducted recently by mobile security research firm Lookout indicates that 33% of free App Store apps can provide information on a user’s location.
Furthermore, 14% of free, Apple-approved App Store software can access users’ contacts and 23% include code from third-party sources.
Lookout presented their findings, produced from what they call “the largest mobile application dataset ever created,” at this year’s Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas.
Continue reading Study: 14 percent of free App Store software can browse user contacts.