Tag: App Store

Apple App Store Concessions Fail to Address Top Concerns of Regulators, Lawmakers: An Analysis

In the space of a week, Apple made two sets of changes to its App Store rules, which are the subject of lawsuits, regulatory probes...

Apple, Google Must Allow Devs to Use Alternate Payments, South Korea Says

Photo: LIONEL BONAVENTURE / Contributor (Getty Images) A new South Korean law is set to challenge Apple and Google’s dominance over app store payments for...

Apple Concedes To Antitrust Concerns, Changes Payment Rules

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Apple has agreed to let developers of iPhone apps email their users about cheaper ways to pay for digital subscriptions and...

Court Documents Show Google Pays Competitors to Not Compete

As more documents are brought to court in the case of Epic v. Google, there is more evidence of the search giant’s anti-competitive streak.Photo: Lionel...

Even Google Thinks Sideloading Apps on Android Is Horrible

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) So much is revealed when court documents are officially unsealed, and in the case of Epic Games’ antitrust complaint against...

Windows 11 Might Let You Sideload the New Android File Format

Will they or won’t they support Google’s new app bundles?Image: Microsoft Amazon has officially confirmed that it is working on supporting the new Android App...

Google Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Brought By 36 States and Washington, D.C.

Photo: JOSH EDELSON / Stringer (Getty Images) Google’s Android app store is the subject of an antitrust lawsuit brought by 36 states and Washington, D.C....

Google Seems to Be Closing the Borders on Its Play Store

The new Android App Bundles will have a .aab file extension. Image: Google Google will start imposing a change that would clamp down on the...

Windows 11 Will Let You Sideload Android Apps

Android apps on Windows 11 can be downloaded from the Amazon Appstore or sideloaded from other sources.Image: Microsoft When Microsoft introduced Windows 11 this week,...

Android Apps on Windows 11 Could Put Apple’s Seamlessness on PC

Microsoft is bringing Android apps to Windows 11 via the Amazon Appstore.Image: Microsoft Windows is my desktop operating system. It’s what I’ve been using all...

Philips Hue Finally Has a Good App

The fourth-generation Philips Hue app is a huge visual improvement over its predecessors. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo It took four generations, but the Philips...

Apple, Epic Trial: App Store Would Be ‘Toxic’ Mess Without Control, Says CEO Tim Cook

Apple’s online marketplace would become a “toxic” mess if the iPhone maker were forced to allow third-party apps without reviewing them, chief executive Tim Cook...

Google Is Bringing Privacy Nutrition Labels to the Play Store

Google’s new privacy disclosure policy in the Play Store will help better inform Android users about what apps are up to in the background.Photo: Florence...

Student’s School Apps Are Sharing Data With Third Parties

Photo: Kena Bentacur (Getty Images) Over the past year, we’ve seen schools shift to digital services at an unprecedented rate as a way to educate...

Epic Is Taking Google to Court in Australia

Photo: Chris Delmas (Getty Images) In the latest leg of Epic Games’ case against the tech giants, the Fortnite developer is taking Google to court—in...

App Store: Google to comply with Apple’s new privacy policy

Google, on Wednesday, much to the surprise of the American tech press confirmed that it will comply with the new privacy rules imposed by Apple for its...

NextPit’s five new Android and iOS apps of the week

This week, I’m going to talk to you about five apps and mobile games that are worth the detour. To my own findings on the app...

NextPit’s 5 best new Android and iOS applications this week

This week, I’m back to tell you about five apps and mobile games that are worth the detour. In addition to my own findings on the...

NextPit’s winners and loser of the week: Snappy Samsungs and Apple’s app scrap

We’re back with another edition of NextPit’s winners and losers of the week. It’s been a fruity seven days in the world of tech once again,...

New on the Google Play Store: our 5 apps of the week

Our last app recommendations for you before October creeps into our lives and coziness and wet shoes start to appear are here. This week we...

Free of charge today: these iOS and Android apps are now available now

For a short time, you can again download apps from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store that are normally not available for free. At...

NextPit’s best new Android and iOS apps of the week

Yes, for the greatest happiness of some and the greatest misfortune of others, I’m back to offer you NextPit’s weekly selection of the five best...

Why does Apple hate cloud gaming? Microsoft halts its xCloud test on iOS

Faced with the restrictive policy of Apple’s App Store, Microsoft has decided to stop testing its xCloud cloud gaming service on iPhone, as reported by...

The best new apps for Android and iOS this week

As every week, here is a selection of our five applications for Android and iPhone of the week. From mobile games to productivity and interface customization...

The best new Android and iOS apps you should download this week

An app to understand your screen addiction, another that saves your tasks in the background and puzzle games. As every week, here is a selection of...