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Apple Offers ‘Last Compatible Versions’ of iOS Apps for Ageing Devices

With iOS 7 due to land tomorrow, Apple seems to have decided to look after users with ageing hardware, too. It now offers a ‘last compatible version’ of iOS apps if you attempt to download an app not supported by your current firmware.Read more…

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Emojify for iOS: Turn Your Face Into a Piece of Emoji Art

Look at the text message conversation between any two people in the 12 to late 20s age range and there’s a pretty decent chance you’ll get a deluge of brightly colored cartoon icons that, just a few years ago, would have seemed entirely nonsensical. N…

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Researchers Snuck Malware Onto the App Store By Making It a Transformer

No one really knows exactly how Apple makes sure the apps that wind up in its store are safe. All we know is that the App Store has a comparatively better track record than its Android counterpart. But nothing is ever totally safe. Researchers managed…

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Amazon’s Updated Kindle App Is a Tiny F U to Apple’s App Store

Amazon just released a new update to its Kindle app for iOS, and it basically just told Apple to go f*** itself in the process. The Apple App Store bible absolutely forbids in-app purchases unless the company is willing to give Apple a 30 percent cut,…

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Apple Highlights App Age Ratings to Clear Up Just How Ruined Your Children Will Be

Not sure if an app is appropriate for your kid to use? Now you’ll know for certain because Apple has added age ratings to descriptions to the App Store. More »

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Mailbox for iPhone Is Finally in the App Store, Along With Its 250,000+ Waiting List

Mailbox, the new e-mail client that’s had the tech world all atwitter recently, has officially gone live in the App Store. Created by the productivity software masters at Orchestra, the ultima…

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Apple Removed a Photo App from the App Store Because Artistic Nudity Is the Devil or Something

500px, one of the best iPad apps for finding great pictures, was pulled from the App Store today because Apple is Tobias Funke never nude-levels of prudish when it comes to the naked body. Appa…

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Apple’s iPhone App of the Year Is a Joke, Right?

As is customary for this time of year, Apple has just released its “Best of 2012” list for the App Store. And the winner of the coveted App of the Year award goes to…Action Movie FX. More…

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Apple Just Made the App Store A Lot More Annoying to Use

Apple just rolled out an updated App Store for iOS 6 beta users and though it’s a lot prettier on the surface, it’s also going to be a lot more annoying to use. Why? Because it’s going to take …

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Free In-App Purchases Hack Will Be Dead in iOS 6

Late last week, Apple told developers that they’d have to use a workaround in their apps to prevent the in-app purchasing hack—which lets users avoid paying for in-app purchases— bu…

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