Apple has-not-used the iOS kill switch
Throughout the day numerous reports were released that indicated the iOS application, “NDrive” had been pulled from the App Store. Applications being removed from the App Store is not a common thing but is something that happens often enough for sites like this to be created.
What got everyone so interested in this removal was not the fact of why or that the app from a renowned company, but the means of removal. People all over the internet have claimed that as the app was removed from the App Store, it was also removed from their iTunes library and from their iOS mobile devices.
As you are probably thinking right now, that sounds a lot like the notorious application “kill-switch” Apple has been known to have at their disposal. After research on today’s app removal and polls on twitter were conducted, we have come to the conclusion that Apple’s kill-switch was not been activated. Apple, in fact, did not pull the application from user’s mobile devices or computers. This seems to initially have started as a rumor and then it spread like wildfire. People probably could not find the app for a moment in their collection so they threw up tweets, just fueling the rumors…
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