“With the Mac App Store, getting the apps you want on your Mac has never been easier. No more boxes, no more disks, no more time-consuming installation. Click once to download and install any app on your Mac. The Mac App Store is now available as a software update for any Mac running Mac OS… →
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, (Jan 6, 2011)—The Ministry of Divine Office, a non-profit group that offers the “Liturgy of the Hours” collection of Roman Catholic prayers online and via the iPhone, iPod, and iPad, in partnership with Surgeworks, Inc. provides an iOS app that takes the full text and audio for the Liturgy of The… →
Yesterday’s announcement that Apple will open an OS X “App Store” in 90 days is a total game changer. Consumers will be the obvious winners. App developers also stand to benefit, despite Apple’s hefty 30% cut of revenue. What looks like another smart move by Apple to leverage its dominance in the smart device, mobile… →
Analyst Katy Huberty with Morgan Stanley said suppliers for the iPad have currently forecast 2.5 million iPads to be shipped from March to May 2010: Apple would ship between 8 million and 10 million by the end of 2010. This number is much higher than the expectation of 5 million that was forecasted so far…. →
appFigures is a reporting platform for iPhone developers that automatically downloads and visualizes iTunes Connect sales data with App Store reviews and ranks for all of their apps. We have been using appFigures for a while now and are pretty happy with it. Before we started using appFigures, we had no reliable and fast way… →
Another change in policy for Apple regarding the App Store. Some developers said the company began removing applications Apple felt provided “minimum user functionality,” such as one that simply quacked like a duck.
I was used to have a “speak” command somewhere in the services menu to be accessible whenever you had a text selected. In Snow Leopard, that has disappeared but a new Automator command is provided instead. The command will convert any text to an iTunes track containing the speech synthesis reading the text. A new… →
Ringtones in the iPhone are treated like Music and Videos. So if you want to manually manage the music and the movies you keep on your iPhone, while keeping synchronized all your ringtones… you can’t.
Apple recently began using computers to automatically scan for the use of private application programming interfaces. The new “static analysis tools” aim to catch those who might have snuck by the approval process before, with software that bends or breaks the rules established by Apple.
Toneaphone is one of the greatest and most unique mobile media companies you’ll find out there. They are the first company in the App Store to compose original songs as ringtones, feature corresponding Album Artwork, and have created a vast collection of over 100 original ringtones to choose from, of all genres. The iPhone native… →
Way back when the iPhone OS 2.0 was announced and the SDK released, we worked on our very first iPhone App: Divine Office. It is a niche app that allows Christians to listen and pray an audio version of the Liturgy of the Hours. What we really missed at the time was the ability to… →
MacRumors.com gathered some data a while back from various sources to determine what the potential market for a very successful paid iPhone app might be. This is very good motivation to invest real money in both iPhone native app development and marketing :) Here is a collection of the known sales numbers for some of… →
If you have an iPhone or an iPod Touch you know how it works. You get to the App Store, you browse around, find an interesting app, check on the reviews… purchase and boom, you have a new app on your device. But what happens next?
There are some things to keep in mind when you submit your app to the store in order to make your app a successful one.
Here is a summary of the new products and updates introduced by Apple on September 9, 2009. Contrary to the rumors, Steve Jobs did take the stage and started the presentation…