App Store Stories January 14

Controversial video sharing app TikTok was the most downloaded iOS app in the world in the final quarter of last year, according to analytics company SensorTower. The top five were rounded out by YouTube, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook.

TikTok also took second place in the US, despite growing concerns about the app…

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App Store Stories January 2

According to new data from Sensor Tower, Apple’s App Store had another record-setting Christmas Day. New data indicates that consumers spent $193 million through the App Store on Christmas Day, which is up around 16% compared to 2018.

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App Store Stories January 1

It’s a new year, the beginning of a new decade, and many of us are resolving to make 2020 the year we lose that extra weight, finish that project, get that promotion, improve our spiritual lives, and focus on our relationships. I don’t like to call them resolutions, but rather goals. I always take the week between Christmas and the New Year to examine what happened the past year, what I want to change for the next year, what I want to do more of, and how I want it to be different. While our devices can be a hindrance to our goals (time wasters), they can also be a way to stay on track. I’ve always valued the maxim, “what gets measured, gets managed”, and our Apple devices can assist with measuring. Here are some apps for a new you in 2020. expand full story

App Store Stories December 23, 2019

Following the announcement of the Apple Music Christmas deal, it seems that Apple has decided to offer more gifts for its users. From December 24 to 29, the company will have a daily surprise on the App Store. Although more details aren’t known, these gifts will likely be some paid apps and games.

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Apple has removed ToTok from the App Store after a classified intelligence assessment and a New York Times investigation said that the app was a spy tool used by the United Arab Emirates.

The chat app, which last week became one of the most downloaded social apps in the US, was revealed to be feeding highly sensitive personal data to the UAE government…

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App Store Stories December 16, 2019

We’re officially in the final weeks of the decade, and App Annie is celebrating with a look back at the biggest apps of the 2010s. According to the App Annie data, there were a few surprises, but some of it is just as you would expect.

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