App Store Stories June 7

iOS 13: How to download any size app over cellular with iPhone

Another feature arriving with iOS 13 that users are excited about is the ability to download apps greater than 200 MB over cellular. There are a few choices with one option letting users turn off warnings about app download size altogether.

App Store Stories June 4

Apple walks back MDM parental control apps ban, but with tighter guidelines

Over the last month, there’s been some controversy between Apple and iOS developers who make parental control apps that use mobile device management (MDM). Most recently, Apple said it was only going to allow parental control apps that didn’t use MDM, but now “in limited cases” it will let developers use the solution.

The Apple system status page is showing major outages for the App Store, Mac App Store, Apple Music and Radio.

While the key merely says ‘outage’ for the red triangles, this symbol is almost never seen on the page …

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App Store Stories June 3

Apple tightens privacy for kids’ apps with new developer guidelines

On the heels of a report from the WSJ last week about Apple planning to roll out more protections for kids’ apps on iOS, the company has detailed its latest steps to increase privacy and security for young users.

The European Commission is still waiting for Apple to formally respond to the Spotify complaint of anti-competitive actions, says Europe’s competition commissioner.

Margrethe Vestager said that the commission was officially investigating the claim, but hasn’t yet had a response from Apple …

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Apple features apps and games from WWDC scholarship winners in App Store story

Apple has used the home page of the App Store today to celebrate the WWDC scholarship winners and share their apps and games.

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