Category: App Store
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 01:59 PM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
Less than a month after transferring the “iPad” trademark from Fujitsu, Apple is refusing to allow any applications with the word “pad” in the tittle into the App Store.
“It’s just common sense to not use another company’s trademarks in your app name,” said Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
“This ruling came about only after we had two apps live in the App Store and had spent tens of thousands of dollars in marketing and getting our apps media exposure,” said journalPad developer Chris Ostmo.
Continue reading Word “pad” not allowed in App Store titles.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 04:14 PM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
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• iBeer (99-cents)
• St. Patty’s Pub Finder ($1.99)
• Taxi Magic (free)
• Guinness Pub Finder (free)
• Google Earth (free)
• iClover (99-cents)
• Pocket Cocktails (99-cents)
• St. Patrick’s Day Songs (99-cents)
• Irish Slang Dictionary (99-cents)
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 10:14 AM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
Dr. Daniel Low of the Royal United Hospital in Bath, England has developed a free iPhone application that provides step-by-step intructions for resuscitating people experiencing cardiac arrest.
The app, iResus has been available through the App Store for three weeks and has been downloaded more than 5,000 times.
The application provides medical professionals and the general public with on-screen guidance for emergency procedures like chest compressions and the “kiss of life” for a person having a heart attack.
Continue reading App could help save heart attack victims.
Monday, March 08, 2010 at 03:53 PM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
Now that many “overtly sexual” applications that are not offered by a large brand have been givin a swift boot from the App Store, Apple is moving on to the removal of iPhone apps built using templates from app-building services.
The company is not nessasarily against templates, however the App Store has become clogged with applications made with them that simply replicate the function of a standard web page.
Apple wants to maintain the unique and perceived usefulness of the iPhone, according to observers, and the abundance of these types of apps threatens to dilute that.
Continue reading App Store clutter reduction continues.
Monday, March 08, 2010 at 09:54 AM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
For the first time ever iPhone users can enjoy the NCAA tournament live through AT&T’s 3G network.
The latest version of the CBS March Madness application, expected to be released today through iTunes for $9.99, will stream games live anywhere with AT&T 3G coverage.
The application will provide live radio broadcasts, overtime and potential upset alerts, and an interactive tournament bracket with real-time scores.
Continue reading CBS to stream live March Madness games over 3G.