Tag Archive: Store


No, Apple didn’t purge ‘Chipgate’ app from App Store

As iPhone 6s owners freak out over whether their new smartphones might be saddled with a performance-deficient chip, an app that makes it easy to identify the type of chip inside the new smartphones mysteriously vanishes from the App Store. It’s enough to get “Chipgate” conspiracy theorists churning, but the reality is a little less […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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U.K.’s second biggest city is set for a stunning new Apple Store

Never let it be said that Apple doesn’t source some gorgeous buildings for its retail stores! According to a new report, Apple is said to have agreed terms to take over an historic Grade II listed building in the U.K.’s second biggest city, Birmingham. And, despite it not being announced yet, the news is already generating […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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London’s ‘tired’ flagship Apple Store may be next for a Jony Ive overhaul

After the opening of the redesigned, tree-filled Apple Store in Brussels, Apple’s flagship Regent Street store in London may be next to get the Jony Ive treatment. Working with the architectural firm responsible for the Gherkin skyscraper, Apple’s plans call for it to transform what it refers to as the “tired and outdated” look of […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple rejects controversial Ferguson app from the App Store

In the latest controversy regarding Apple’s stringent App Store guidelines, the company has rejected an “educational app” about the August 2014 shooting of Michael Brown. The reason? Unsurprisingly, it has to do with what Apple terms “the subject matter,” with the impacts of the real-life shooting still being felt more than a year down the […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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FAQ: Everything you need to know about the XcodeGhost App Store hack

If you’re as confused as we were when we first heard about the major App Store hack over the weekend, we’re here to help. Here’s a compilation of everything we know about the XcodeGhost story, and we’ll be updating it as more develops. What is XcodeGhost? The XcodeGhost hack represents the first widespread malware incident […]

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Apple cleans up the App Store after biggest security lapse in history