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Apple pledges to restore order to its oversized App Store

Until now, Apple's attitude toward app stores has been "bigger is better." But the company's efforts to improve app discovery suggest a new attitude is coming to Cupertino.

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Has Apple opened the door to Bitcoin apps?

An update to the App Store guidelines suggests cryptocurrency apps are welcome.

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Apple neglects to renew SSL certificate, breaks Software Update in the process

Getting Software Update errors? You're not alone.

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Djay 2 update features Spotify integration

The latest update to the popular app from Algoriddim gives users access to more than 20 million tracks of streaming music, giving experienced DJs a deeper well of music to play, and helping add polish to amateurs.

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The Week in iOS Apps: The sound of music

This week's roundup features improvements to several apps that let you listen to music and podcasts when and where you want to.

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Why Apple needs to fix App Store search

When it comes to finding new iOS apps, searching the App Store can be a frustrating mess. And Apple doesn't seem interested in making it work better.

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Why ComiXology ditched Apple's in-app purchase system

The maker of the digital comics reader has taken heat for removing in-app purchases from its iOS app. But if you look at things from ComiXology's perspective, the move makes sense.

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Gaming exclusivity wars hit mobile app stores

Apple has nabbed a few high-profile game exclusives for iOS in recent months. A new report says these may the first skirmishes in a larger platform war for mobile gaming.

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How to get an App Store refund for kids' accidental in-app purchases

If your kids have racked up some exorbitant in-app purchases from the App Store without your knowledge, you can get a refund from Apple with a few easy steps.

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Making an iOS app about Steve Jobs? Think different, Apple says

Apple reportedly won't OK Steve Jobs-themed offerings for its App Store, and the mobile world is a gloomier place because of that.