Worldwide consumer spending on mobile games optimized for Apple's iOS has eclipsed total spending on titles for dedicated gaming handhelds like the Sony PSP and Nintendo 3DS, according to a new report issued by researcher IDC and mobile analytics firm App Annie.
Apple is expanding its App Store guidelines to restrict third-party iOS applications that allow users to recommend apps to their friends, PocketGamer reports.
An iOS game available for download from Apple's App Store contains an embedded Trojan horse, Macworld reports.
Daily downloads from Apple's App Store held relatively steady in March, according to mobile user acquisition platform Fiksu.
Four months after Apple removed the popular AppShopper price tracker tool from its App Store, the application is once again available for download from the digital marketplace, this time with a focus on social discovery.
No matter what happens with AppGratis and Apple's App Store, developer opinion online is decidedly mixed about the tactics being taken by both sides.
AppGratis is building an HTML5-based web application in a move to continue its mobile app discovery and deals service free from restrictions imposed by Apple.
Apple's App Store generated revenues 2.6x greater than the rival Google Play storefront during the first quarter of 2013, down from a multiple of 4x during the fourth quarter of 2012, analytics provider App Annie reports.
A document obtained by Business Insider indicates that AppGratis charged iOS developers large sums of cash to vault their applications to the top of Apple's App Store download rankings.
AppGratis has launched an online petition in an effort to persuade Apple to restore its iOS application discovery service to the App Store.