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'Papers, Please' To Head To The App Store In Its Unedited Form

After instructing a game developer to resubmit indie darling Papers, Please due to a definition of pornography including ‘sexual organs or activities intended to stimulate erotic rather than aesthetic or emotional feelings’, Apple got its way. But shortly after, it’s reversing its decision — and Papers, Please will be re-resubmitted, nudity and all.


Apple Is Pulling A Bunch Of The Best iOS 8 Apps

Remember when Apple went after that handy note-taking widget, a popular app that’s one the first truly useful widgets for iOS 8? It turns out Apple has been pulling all kinds of apps that take advantage of new features in iOS 8 — even after they have been approved to be in the App Store. And developers are starting to get pretty upset.


Opera Wants To Make All Apps Subscription Services

Opera wants to shake up the app store as we know it. Instead of one-time paid and free apps, it wants to build a store where each and every app works as a subscriptions service.


The Best Free Android Apps In Amazon's New Two-Day Giveaway

The Amazon Appstore already gives away one free app each day, but today it’s decided to give away 30 apps, worth a combined total of around $100, for free, to anyone with an Android phone. Here are the pick of the bunch that you should download first.


The 9 Most Popular Apps No One Uses Anymore

When the App Store first appeared more than a year after the iPhone’s debut, we were in awe. The possibilities seemed endless! And the first thing most of us did with all that infinite opportunity? Use our phones to feign binge drinking.


The Best Free And Cheap Apps In The App Store Sixth Anniversary Sale

Apple has gotten in the wonderful little habit of discounting some of its most beloved App Store fare for its birthday, and this year is no different. In honour of the sixth anniversary of the App Store, Apple developers have kindly discounted a whole slew of gems for you. We’ve picked out the best of the bunch.


The Best Free Android Apps In Amazon's Two-Day Giveaway

The Amazon Appstore already gives away one free app each day, but now it’s gone and decided to give away 30 apps worth a combined total of $100, for free to anyone with an Android phone. Here are the pick of the bunch that you should download first.


Apple Is Banning Apps That Reward Social Sharing And App Promotion

Apple has always been strict about what makes the cuts in its App Store, and the arrival of iOS 8 seems to be ushering in some extra rules. It seems Apple is looking to remove apps that rewards social sharing or provide in-game credit for watching videos.


Here's How Much Extra Australians Will Pay For Apple Apps Now

The Apple App Store is about to get a bit of a tweak thanks to currency conversion rates between Australia and the US changing. The short of it is that you’re about to pay more for all of your iOS apps. Here’s exactly how much apps will cost now.


Apple Is Increasing App Store Prices In Australia

In recent years, Apple’s app prices in Australia have generally been reasonably close to the US standard from which all other pricing is set. That is set to change a little; in the next day or so, local App Store pricing will increase to accommodate “changes in foreign exchange rates.”