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 […]

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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 […]

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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firm responsible for the Gherkin skyscraper, Apple’s plans call for it to transform what it refers to as the “tired and outdated” look of […]

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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 […]

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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

Apple is removing hundreds of apps from the App Store after discovering that they contain a malicious program called XcodeGhost. In the entire lifespan of the App Store, Apple has only previously found five malicious apps — making this easily the single biggest security lapse in App Store history. Apple has declined to say exactly […]

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Apple’s new Company Store will actually sell iPhones, iPads, and Macs

For the first time ever, Apple fans will soon be able to buy an Apple device directly from the company’s Cupertino headquarters. Apple’s Company Store at 1 Infinite Loop is set to reopen this weekend, and along with selling special products like shirts, jackets, mugs, pens, the Company Store will now stock iPhones, iPads, and […]

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Developer pulls ad-blocker after topping App Store

Developer Marco Arment pulled his iOS 9 content blocker from the App Store two days after launching it. He says it “just doesn’t feel good” to be profiting from his app Peace while taking money away from advertisers and publishers. He’s even offering refunds to anyone who already bought Peace expecting updates and support down the line, […]

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Apple’s Infinite Loop company store will reopen this Saturday

Apple’s official Company Store at One Infinite Loop is set to reopen this Saturday, September 19. The store has been closed for renovations since June 15. For those unfamiliar, the Infinite Loop Apple Store is open to the public, although it’s a bit different to your regular Apple Store. It doesn’t sell Macs, iPhones, iPads, […]

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Belgium’s first Apple Store celebrates local comic art

Comic books are considered an important part of Belgian culture. So it seemed only fitting that one of the biggest icons in pop culture, Apple, would team up with comic artists for the opening of the first-ever Apple store in Brussels. Apple released a two-minute video over the weekend on its YouTube channel to show […]

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