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mas-cli – Mac App Store command line interface

Now this is handy. Never open the “Mac App Store” app again: mas-cli is a simple command line interface for the Mac App Store. Designed for scripting and automation. Installation possible via Homebrew: brew install mas mas-cli – Mac App … Continue reading

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Launchkit Review Monitor

App Store reviews delivered to Slack and your inbox Best part of it all: it’s totally free! Review Monitor →

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Apple, Apps and Algorithmic Glitches

On October 29th and December 18th, 2014, something very strange happened to the iTunes top apps chart. Like an earthquake shaking up the region, all app positions in the chart were massively rearranged, some booted off completely. These two extremely … Continue reading

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Apple Developer: Common App Rejections

Before you develop your app, it’s important to become familiar with the technical, content, and design criteria that we use to review all apps. We’ve highlighted some of the most common issues that cause apps to get rejected to help … Continue reading

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Not on App Store

Because there isn’t an app for everything. Not on App Store →

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“We’ve been conditioned for web apps to suck.”

There is no single explanation [for why people choose a native app over a web based version]. The reason browser apps lose this fight is because of a raft of small things. It’s death by a thousand cuts. Tiny Little … Continue reading

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iOS in-app proxy

We received some disturbing tips today that a Russian developer has published a method of obtaining in-app purchases from iOS apps for free. The “in-app proxy” method does not require a jailbreak, can be completed by novices in three steps … Continue reading

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On the App Store removal of AirPlay apps

The author of AirFloat on its App Store removal: I realized that this would never make it to the App Store. Even though it would be 100% within the App Store Guidelines – given this was a reimplementation – Apple … Continue reading

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