Tag Archive: InApp

How to Disable In-App Ratings & Reviews on iPhone & iPad

Have you ever used an app where you received random pop-ups out of nowhere asking you to rate their apps and write a review? Kind of annoying, right? Most long-time iPhone and iPad users have probably closed dozens or even hundreds of annoying review request pop-ups that does nothing more than hamper the app usage … Read More

How to Turn Off In-App Purchases on iPhone & iPad with Screen Time

Do you want to stop your children from making unauthorized in-app purchases on any of the iPhones or iPads they use? Thanks to the Screen Time functionality within iOS and ipadOS, it’s fairly easy to disable these purchases on any Apple device. In this article, we’ll be discussing how you can turn off in-app purchases … Read More

What the rock? Guitar Hero Live features $50 in-app purchase

Activision Blizzard today released rocking rhythm game Guitar Hero Live for iOS — but you’ll need to have rock star money to afford it. That’s because, in a break from previous titles in the series, this one features a $ 49.99 in-app purchase for the full version, which includes well over 40 tracks. Yep, to paraphrase This […]

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In-app purchases flaw exposes developers to costly hacks

Sloppy coding in some popular iOS games allows hackers to give themselves and others thousands of dollars’ worth of in-app purchases for free. The hole was discovered by developers at DigiDNA, creator of a backup tool called iMazing that allows iPhone and iPad users to access their devices’ hidden file systems. The developers found that […]

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Apple plans to kill its 70/30 split for in-app subscriptions

Apple and Google boasted that they paid over $ 17 billion to app developers over the last year. What they left out is that they also made a tidy $ 7.3 billion off those sales, thanks to the 30/70 split pioneered by…Read more ›

In-app purchases will make up majority of early Apple Pay transactions

Today marks the official roll-out of Apple’s long-awaited mobile payments service, Apple Pay. But while paying for items in-store using your iPhone is definitely an exciting prospect, Cupertino expects in-app purchases will make up the vast majority of early transactions,…Read more ›

More music lovers are paying for their tunes with in-app purchases

New figures released by app analytics firm App Annie show that mobile users are more likely than ever to pay for music services by way of in-app purchases. Looking at figures from August, streaming music offerings from Spotify, Pandora and…Read more ›

European Commission praises Google, condemns Apple for in-app purchase policies

The European Commission has issued some words to Google and Apple about both companies’ steps to ensure children don’t rack up huge amounts of money on in-app purchases without their parents’ permission. In a statement released by the Commission on…Read more ›

Apple rats out Google to FTC over in-app purchases

The FTC came down hard on Apple earlier this year for its lack of parental controls for in-app purchases on iOS, so Apple did what anyone caught red handed would do — they ratted out the competition too. A week…Read more ›

iOS devs can finally offer promo codes for in-app purchases

Apple is finally giving iOS developers the opportunity to provide promotional codes for in-app purchases. EA will be one of the first to take advantage of the new scheme with a Real Racing 3 promotion that will allow players to redeem free…Read more ›