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Apple Confirms 'No Longer Shared' App Bug Has Been Fixed

On Friday, that caused newly updated apps to fail to open when tapped, with users receiving a message stating "This app is no longer shared with you." The problem affected dozens of apps that had received updates, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WhatsApp, TikTok, and others. There was no fix at the time except for and then re-downloading it, which was a hassle to do for every impacted app. On Sunday morning, iPhone and iPad owners began noticing dozens of pending app updates in the...
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Apple fixes bug that stopped iOS apps from opening

Apple has now resolved the bug that was plaguing iPhone and iPad apps over the weekend, causing some apps to not launch at all. The issue was related to a bug with Apple’s Family Sharing system, it appears, as users reported error messages which said “This app is no longer shared with you,” and directed them to buy the app from the App Store in order to still use it. Following this issue, users on Sunday said they were seeing dozens of pending app updates for their iOS devices, some of which eve...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Apps, Bugs, Tech, Ios Apps, App Store, App Updates

Apple Reissuing Numerous iOS App Updates, Potentially Related to Recent 'This App is No Longer Shared' Bug

Over the past few hours, a of MacRumors readers have seeing dozens or even hundreds of showing in the App Store on their iOS devices, including for many apps that were already recently updated by the users. In many cases, the dates listed on these new app updates extend back as far as ten days. Apple has not shared any information as to why updates for these already up-to-date apps are being reissued, but some users suspect it may be related to the that was preventing some users from ...
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Microsoft updates Teams with new automation and scheduling tools, NDI support for broadcasting and more

At its (virtual) Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced a slew of updates for its Teams collaboration and communications platform. Given that Microsoft now sees Teams as its hub for teamwork and collaboration through calls, chats, and audio and video meetings, it’s no surprise that it would highlight Teams across today’s announcements. For the most part, the new features the company is adding to Teams are pretty straightforward. For users, most of the important updates are arou...
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Ubisoft Sues Apple and Google Over Distribution of Alleged 'Ripoff' Game

Ubisoft Entertainment this week levied a lawsuit against Apple and Google, accusing them of selling a "ripoff" of its popular video game Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege, reports Bloomberg. Ubisoft filed a complaint in federal court in Los Angeles, claiming that the game "Area F2," developed by Qookka Games, is a "near carbon copy" of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege, aiming to "piggyback" off its popularity. Ubisoft said that it has notified Apple and Google that Area F2 is infringing its copy...
Tags: Apple, Google, Google Play Store, China, Los Angeles, Bloomberg, Alibaba, Ubisoft, App Store, Tom Clancy, Ubisoft Entertainment, Ubisoft Sues Apple, Bloomberg Ubisoft, Qookka Games

Despite the economy, LA’s Maple Media is hunting for app acquisitions

Over the past three years the Los Angeles-based startup Maple Media has amassed a portfolio of roughly thirty companies and one hundred apps in its quest to become the IAC of app store businesses. And n ow, even with the economy continuing to collapse, the company is on the prowl for new acquisitions and expects to spend tens of millions of dollars on new deals. “We look at three pillars of our types of apps… casual games, mobile games, and personal tools,” said Maple Media chief executive, Mi...
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How to watch Amazon Prime Video on an Apple TV in 3 different ways

You can watch Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV in many different ways, including from simply using the Amazon Prime app to using AirPlay from your iPhone or Mac browser. While many subscribers have joined Amazon Prime to get free shipping, its streaming service offers access to a vast library of content. Amazon Prime Video can be streamed on a variety of devices, including Apple TV. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon Prime debuted as a subscription service providing fre...
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Chinese instant-loan apps have exploded in India. As lockdown hurts salaries, borrowers say they are threatened with violence and fake police reports over repayment.

India's 1.3 billion population has been on lockdown since 24 March, resulting in more than 100 million people losing their jobs in April alone. Figures suggest that millions of Indians are downloading instant-loan apps to make ends meet, many of which are owned by Chinese companies partnering local firms to operate in India. Borrowers say they can't repay during the pandemic, and alleged they face terrifying threats over their debts. The threats include official-looking — but fake — letters, o...
Tags: Apple, Google, China, India, Narendra Modi, Trends, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse, App Store, Mumbai, Bangalore, Business Insider, Reserve Bank of India RBI, RBI, Reserve Bank of India, Cashin

NHS COVID-19: The UK’s coronavirus contacts-tracing app explained

The UK has this week started testing a coronavirus contacts-tracing app which NHSX, a digital arm of the country’s National Health Service, has been planning and developing since early March. The test is taking place in the Isle of Wight, a 380km2 island off the south coast of England, with a population of around 140,000. The NHS COVID-19 app uses Bluetooth Low Energy handshakes to register proximity events (aka ‘contacts’) between smartphone users, with factors such as the duration of the ‘c...
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Apple says Apple Care and ads will take the biggest hits this coming quarter

Apple expects that Apple Care and its ad business will take a hit during its next quarter. That's according to the tech giant's CFO, Luca Maestri, who was speaking during the company's fiscal second-quarter earnings call to investors Thursday. Maestri said "the overall economic weakness and the uncertainty on when businesses will reopen" would be the culprit for any underperformance. The tech giant reported revenue of $58.3 billion for its fiscal second quarter, including $13.34 billion from s...
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Apple's Services Revenue Hits New All-Time High of $13.3 Billion in Q2 2020

Apple's services category, which includes Tunes, the App Store, the Mac App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, AppleCare, Apple TV+, Apple News+, Apple Arcade, and more, has continued to see significant growth even amid the global health crisis, Apple announced today. In the second fiscal quarter of 2020, Apple's services segment brought in $13.3 billion, up from $11.5 billion in the year-ago quarter, marking 17 percent growth year over year. Apple in 2019 introduced a number of new services, in...
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Sensor Tower: TikTok Has Been Downloaded More Than 2 Billion Times

Social video application TikTok has been downloaded more than 2 billion times globally from the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store, according to new data from Sensor Tower. In the first quarter of 2020, TikTok was downloaded more than 315 million times from the App Store and Google Play, which Sensor Tower said is...
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TikTok tops 2 billion downloads

TikTok, the widely popular video sharing app developed by one of the world’s most valued startup (ByteDance), continues to grow rapidly despite suspicion from the U.S. as more people look for ways to keep themselves entertained amid the coronavirus pandemic. The global app and its Chinese version, called Douyin, have amassed over 2 billion downloads on Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store, mobile insight firm SensorTower said Wednesday. TikTok is the first app after Facebook’s marquee a...
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App Recap: Cosmicast, Incognito, Pager, and Major App Updates

In this week's App Recap, we've compiled a list of several apps released recently that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a second list highlighting some apps that received major updates this week. New Apps Cosmicast ($7.99) - Cosmicast, a new semi-skeuomorphic podcast player available for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Apple Watch, has a very simple and intuitive interface. As podcasts are playing, podcast artwork spins in the center of a digital vinyl record and easy speed a...
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Apple Celebrates Earth Day 2020 With App Store Feature

Every year on April 22 we celebrate Earth Day in support of environmental causes, and during a normal year, Apple goes all out with Earth Day-related initiatives, green leaf logos on Apple retail stores, green T-shirts for employees, Earth Day Apple Watch challenges, and more. This year, amid the ongoing health crisis, Apple's celebrations are muted, as with retail stores closed, there's no opportunity for in-store celebrations. Instead, Apple is promoting Earth Day-related apps in its App St...
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Apple Music Adds Another 52 Countries as Tech Giant Unveils Major Services Expansion

Apple has expanded the reach of its Apple Music platform to an additional 52 countries as part of the biggest geographical expansion of its services in almost a decade. Apple is also making App Store, game subscription service Apple Arcade, Apple Podcasts and iCloud available in 20 more countries. The expansion is the largest since […]
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Apple Launches App Store, iCloud, Apple Podcasts, Apple Arcade and Apple Music in Several More Countries

Apple has broadened the reach of its major services, including the App Store, iCloud, Apple Podcasts, and Apple Arcade, by announcing their launch in 20 additional countries starting today. Apple also said on Tuesday it was expanding the availability of Apple Music to 52 additional countries. "We're delighted to bring many of Apple's most beloved Services to users in more countries than ever before," said Oliver Schusser, Apple's vice president of ‌Apple Music‌ and International Content. "We ho...
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Apple expands App Store, Music, iCloud and other services to dozens of additional markets

Apple said today it is launching its services App Store, Apple Podcasts, iCloud, and Apple Music to dozens of additional markets in Africa, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East among others in what is one of the biggest geographical expansions for one of the world’s biggest firms. The App Store, Apple Arcade, Apple Podcasts, and iCloud are now available in 20 additional nations, whereas the iPhone-maker’s music streaming service, Apple Music, has launched in an additional 52 countries. Apple...
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Apple and Google in 'Standoff' With UK Health Service Over COVID-19 Contact Tracing App

Apple and Google are said to be in a "standoff" with the UK's health service over its plans to build an app that alerts users when they have been in contact with someone with coronavirus. Apple and Google announced on Friday that they are working together on Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus around the world. Apple says that user privacy and security will be central to the design of the project, which will use a decentralize...
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Apple Announces App Store Price Changes in Barbados, Moldova, and Uzbekistan

Apple today announced that, in the next few days, prices of App Store apps and in-app purchases, excluding auto-renewable subscriptions, will be changed in Barbados, Moldova, and Uzbekistan due to new value-added taxes. Aside from the price changes, Apple says a low value-added tax was also introduced in Malaysia. Prices on the ‌App Store‌ in Malaysia will not change and developer proceeds will be adjusted accordingly. According to Apple, the Pricing and Availability section of My Apps in ‌A...
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The best iOS games you can play offline on your iPhone and iPad

Whether you're on a flight, riding the bus, or sitting in a waiting room, you can always play these excellent iOS games that work while you're offline.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Gaming, Trends, Mobile Games, App Store, Best Of, iOS games, Buying Guides, Tier 4

How to update iPhone apps on iOS 13 manually, or set them to update automatically when new versions are released

To update apps on iOS 13, you'll need to head to your "Account" menu in the App Store. Most apps will update on their own, but you can use this page to manually update any apps that are queued up. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Keeping the apps on your iPhone up to date is important not only for security reasons, but to ensure you have all the latest features.  While you can always set your apps to update automatically so you don't have to keep an eye on them, if you pref...
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Quibi gains 300K launch day downloads, hits No. 3 on App Store

Quibi, the oddly-named mobile streaming service founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg, was downloaded over 300,000 times on launch day, according to from app store intelligence firm Sensor Tower. That’s only 7.5% of the approximately 4 million installs Disney+ saw when it launched in the U.S. and Canada on November 12, 2019. However, it was enough to send Quibi’s app to nearly the top of the charts on the App Store. Today, Quibi is the No. 3 app on the Apple App Store, but only No. 29 on Google Pla...
Tags: Apple, Google, Mobile, Apps, Hbo, Disney, Tech, Canada, Streaming, Jeffrey Katzenberg, App Store, Hbo Now, Streaming Service, Apple App Store, Catherine Hardwicke, Lena Waithe

Jaamly can help make sure your app is approved by Apple and seen by the world.

The whole process of submitting your app to Apple’s App Store is a lot more laborious and time consuming than you might think. That’s why Jammly Mobile App Launcher is such a godsend for creators. Right now, a lifetime subscription to a Jammly startup plan is available for just $39.99, over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals.
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Apple allows subscription video companies to skip App Store fee: Report

Apple is allowing Amazon Prime Video and Canal+ to skip the 30% fee on in-app transactions by letting those companies bill users with non-Apple payment methods, Bloomberg reported. This is a potentially significant concession. Apple’s iTunes rents and sells movies, like Amazon Prime Video does in some markets outside India. Apple has received pushback for […] ...
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You can finally buy Amazon Prime shows and movies in-app on Apple devices, after Amazon bypasses Apple's 30% levy

You can now buy TV shows and movies through Amazon Prime Video on your Apple devices. Amazon has gained an exemption for its streaming service from Apple's controversial 30% tax on media purchases made through its app store. Apple claims it has a long-established program which grants exemptions to "premium subscription video entertainment providers." Apple has historically locked horns with app makers over its right to levy the tax, which prompted music service Spotify to file an antitrust com...
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Apple Highlights Useful Apps, Accessibility Tips and More for Autism Acceptance Day

Today is Autism Acceptance Day, and as it has done in the past, Apple is recognizing the occasion by highlighting top apps, accessibility tips, and education resources, while also sharing art created by individuals on the spectrum. In the Today section of the App Store, Apple is offering a collection of apps that are designed to support neurodiversity and people with autism spectrum disorder. These apps include Proloquo2Go for those who can't speak or need help being understood, Speech Blubs...
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Amazon Prime Video’s Apple Apps Now Let You Buy or Rent Movies and TV Shows, Bypassing App Store’s ‘Tax’

Amazon, in partnership with Apple, has quietly turned on a new feature in Prime Video’s apps for Apple devices that lets users buy or rent TV shows and movies, using the in-app payment feature. Previously, the Prime Video app for Apple’s family of devices didn’t let you make purchases. The Prime Video app for iPhone, […]
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Apple's Dark Sky acquisition is the latest move in the company's master plan to grow its biggest product other than the iPhone (AAPL)

Apple just acquired the beloved weather app Dark Sky, a move that could help it boost its ever-growing services division. Apple's services category has become an increasingly important revenue driver for the company after several consecutive quarters of sluggish iPhone sales. The acquisition makes sense considering Apple has been launching new digital products and improving its own iPhone apps in recent years. It could also add more fuel to the argument that Apple makes it difficult for smalle...
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Mobile app spending to double by 2024, despite economic impacts of COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 has already had a significant impact on the mobile app industry and that will continue in the years to come. According to a revised 2020-2024 market forecast from app intelligence firm Sensor Tower, a sizable increase in app downloads for industries like remote work and education will lead to a large surge in app installs for the early part of 2020 and beyond, despite other decreases in downloads for ride-sharing and fast food apps. However, the expected economic downturn ...
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