The war over the "App Store" name is far from over, but Amazon's been granted a small reprieve by a US judge, having denied Apple from requesting a preliminary injunction on the use of the term. While the judge didn't agree with Amazon's claims that "App Store" (or even "Appstore," as they phrase it) is generic, the…
Plenty of people won't be bothered by GarageBand or iMovie, and will want just iPhoto—and they'll want to download it, too. If Apple does charge just $15 per iLife '11 app as this photo suggests, that's amazing news.
Are iPhone owners more willing to pay for applications than Android owners? Or are Android developers just more interested in giving away their apps?
In 2008, the App Store rejected the app for the novel Knife Music for "objectionable" content. Now, backed by a major publisher, a new Knife Music app has been accepted to the App Store, naughty language and all.
Mark Fiore made a little online history this week by being the first web-only journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize. His editorial cartoons, though, were rejected from the App Store for violating Apple's anti-satire provisions. That's a dangerous precedent. UPDATED:
We can finally put an official number on the apps in the Android Marketplace: 30,000. That's more than double what was available in December, a crazy fast rate of growth. And they're going to need to keep it up.
The EyeTV iPhone app is supposed to allow you to stream media from a computer to an iPhone over a Wi-Fi connection, but it comes with a little bonus that must've slipped past Apple's approval process: streaming over 3G. Updated.
We've heard the woes of app developers waiting for payments, but at least there were payments. Newsweek claims, in a sensational trend piece, that the App Store goldmine has dried out and some developers are barely getting by.
A few Apple App Store developers have apparently taken a page from the line cutting Steve Wozniak today, and are using a loophole in the service's naming conventions to shoot their apps to the top of the list. The story goes that certain developers are cutting to the head of the class with sneakily inserted spaces and…