Apple Pulls ‘Anti-Gay’App from iTunes App Store

Apple has pulled an app described as ‘anti-gay’ by Change.org from its iTunes App Store after receiving more than 7,730 signatures in protest. The app, called the “Manhattan Declaration,” was created by a group co-founded by Chuck Colson—a conservative Christian evangelist and author who was arrested but never charged in the Watergate scandal prior to ...

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Official Google Voice App on its Way to the iTunes Store

For those who love Google's Voice service, good news is here. TechCrunch has a source that claims that Google has already gotten its official Google Voice app for iOS approved by Apple. Its arrival time? The new few weeks. What's the holdup? Google already made one that got rejected by Apple and needs to update ...

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VLC Comes to iPad, iPhone Version in the Works

The popular open source media player—VLC Media Player—has just hit the iTunes App Store for the iPad. The maker, Applidium, has also confirmed that an iPhone and iPod touch version are in the works but they decided to go with the iPad version first. The source code for the app is also available online already ...

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BlackBerry, Android and iOS App Stores Different Like Their Users

  An interesting bit of news popped up on Bloomberg today. It looks like different groups of people go for different smartphone platforms and use those platforms app stores differently. Phew, that sentence sounded like a butchered Apple slogan from the 1990s. But really, some figures in from Nielson Co. point in an interesting direction. iOS users ...

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Alternatives to the Apple iTunes App Store Grow Stronger

Apple might have Ping in its new version of iTunes and the largest smartphone app store around, but its starting to get some real competition from an unexpected place. The popular Cydia app store that is installed by default by most iOS jailbreaks is growing. The US Government has declared jailbreaks and unlocks of smartphones ...

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Forget Music, Apple’s App Store is Growing Extremely Quickly

Apple's iTunes App Store is experiencing a tremendous amount of growth. In fact, according to Amysco—a mobile app development company—it is projected to overtake Apple's music downloads. Not just music downloads this year, but total music downloads since iTunes began. Of course, you have to realize that many iOS apps are free. However, even free ...

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Adobe’s Flash Has the Thumbs Up From Apple…Sorta

  Adobe's widely used Flash format has finally gotten some approval from Apple. Apps made with Flash and compiled in the format for iOS should be allowed onto the devices as long as they do not download any additional code from the internet. Apple did not specifically name Adobe or its Flash format in its newly ...

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