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How to get rid of the remains of an old, unwanted Mac app

Some time ago I seemed to have acquired a less-than-legitimate copy of the Mac app Angry Birds 4.0.0. Since updating my Mac to Mavericks I am bothered daily by a notification popping up asking me to update the app today, or be reminded (forever) about doing it tomorrow(s). [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 4, 2014 - 3 answers

How do I know the app I'm selling is, um, selling properly?

Background: I work for a (small) company and was put in charge of helping manage the creation of a smartphone app, related to our business (both clients and non-clients would find it relevant) and geared at business professionals in the US. I was given this task due to capacity and not skill, so it's been a learning curve. An outside developer was brought in to actually create the app (for both iOS and Android). Both versions are functionally identical (with identical text in the respective stores) and sell for the same price ($1.99, if that's relevant). It's now been a few months since the apps went live in their respective stores. Our PR firm has been helping promote the app to generate sales/spread the word. As it turns out, the iOS version is outselling the Android version by a factor of 12 to 1. Given that Android appears to have a much larger market share than Apple, this seems a little odd. I'm looking for input from those who have sold apps in both stores to see if this is akin to their experience or any resources that might help explain why this is. I've done some searching on my own (both here in the green and on the web) but haven't found anything concrete.
posted by Twicketface on Feb 5, 2014 - 16 answers

I just want to playyyyyy!

Requesting suggestions for very cheap, decent quality Android small tablet for a 7 year old boy. [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Dec 16, 2013 - 9 answers

Software for creating a software gallery/"app store"-like system?

Our academic software project needs a self-hosted software gallery or "store", not to sell anything but rather to let people find and download software. I think what would work well is a store/gallery system similar to http://apps.usa.gov and http://apps.shopify.com (except our software is not mobile, but rather desktop software). Does anyone know of an open-source "app store infrastructure" system that we could use as a starting point? [more inside]
posted by StrawberryPie on Oct 4, 2013 - 9 answers

Can't make purchases from Itunes App Store - Chile and the US

I am from the US and have a bank account with Bank of America. I live in Chile and the billing address attached to my account is in Chile. My iPad was linked to an itunes account with the US app store. But, when I tried to make a purchase (free apps download fine,) I am told that I can't have a billing address outside the states. So I made another itunes account for the Chile app store but when I try to buy something there, I'm told my card is "not supported in the Chilean store." [more inside]
posted by saul wright on Jul 7, 2013 - 4 answers

iPhone & iPad: What are the best camera/photo apps in China?

Hi there, I'm teaching my Dad in China to use his Chinese App Store account - His iPhone and iPad Mini are his MAIN cameras these days, and he loves taking photos. I'm a bit rushed as I have to leave China soon, and don't have to time to search through Chinese app reviews (I don't know Chinese well anyway). So, please can you recommend any iPhone and iPad camera and photo apps (paid or free) available on the Chinese App Store that you love. Impressive apps are good; Impressive AND easy to learn and use apps (my Dad is not very tech-skilled and doesn't like complicated instructions) are the greatest. Thanks very much for your tips!!!
posted by zresearch on Jul 6, 2013 - 2 answers

Tracking iTunes Store prices on iOS?

I use an app on my iPhone and iPad called AppShopper to keep a list of iOS apps I'd like to buy. It tracks them and sends a push notification when their price changes (or when there's an update to the app). Is there another app like that out there that tracks movies, music and TV shows (and maybe apps) on the iTunes Store? If there's no app, is there a website that does this?
posted by jroybal on Mar 30, 2013 - 2 answers

Help me wrap my head around iTunes and its kin

Where can I find a good, clear explanation of the functions of iTunes and its offshoots (the App Store, Music, Podcasts, iTunesU, etc.) and how to use them correctly? [more inside]
posted by not.so.hip on Feb 19, 2013 - 2 answers

Analytics

Need specific details about what tracking/user data is available through the basic Apple App Store developer tools. [more inside]
posted by spicynuts on Nov 13, 2012 - 5 answers

eBay sniping app for iOS

iOS sniping app for eBay auctions? [more inside]
posted by not that girl on Nov 6, 2012 - 8 answers

Apples make my tummy ache.

Can I transfer apps bought from the App Store to another person/Apple ID? [more inside]
posted by mnsc on Sep 5, 2012 - 6 answers

Sudoku-esque game search

Have you played the game The Heist from the app store? It features four different puzzle types. I am really fond of the sudoku-esque puzzle that uses figures instead of numbers and a different grid layout. Is there a name for this type of game? Can you recommend similar games? I don't really like the other three puzzle types and I have played all 15 of the one I do like. TIA!
posted by morganannie on Aug 27, 2012 - 3 answers

I am looking for a site that aggregates all the Apps in Apple's App Store and arranges them in order by their average rating (five star being the highest) and the number of people who voted for it.

I am looking for a site that aggregates all the Apps in Apple's App Store and arranges them in order by their average rating (five star being the highest) and the number of people who voted for it. I'd like to use this as info for crowdsourcing and finding apps that might be of use to me and that have been of great help to other users. [more inside]
posted by RapcityinBlue on Aug 25, 2012 - 2 answers

Taking control of iPads....

Setting up 20-40 Apple iPads at my company. We'd like to have these "locked down" to some extent. Also, setup standardized logins. Details inside...... [more inside]
posted by lattiboy on Apr 9, 2012 - 6 answers

Pimp my iPad

I can't be the only person on Metafilter who's succumbed to temptation and gotten their new iPad today. So now that I have it, what apps will make it extra awesome? [more inside]
posted by psycheslamp on Mar 16, 2012 - 61 answers

How can I give Final Cut Pro as a gift?

I want to give someone a copy of Final Cut Pro X as a gift. But since there's no physical package anymore, I can't figure out how to do it, and I'm feeling pretty dumb. I thought maybe an iTunes Gift Certificate, but Apple.com says "iTunes Gift Cards and Certificates can be redeemed for songs, albums, audiobooks, videos, and games on the iTunes Store. They cannot be used to buy Apple products." Help? [more inside]
posted by theatro on Jan 11, 2012 - 9 answers

Publishing a magazine electronically - who should I be asking?

I'm helping a Chinese magazine put out an electronic English edition. In addition to the Kindle and Apple iVenues, what are other platforms where we should be distributing this? They're hoping to achieve as wide a paid readership as possible without having to pay impossible listing fees. It's a magazine on the Chinese advertising industry. Are there any advertising industry-specific platforms I should be aware of?
posted by saysthis on Jan 3, 2012 - 4 answers

How do I most efficiently promote my iPad game?

I released an app in the app store. How do I promote it? What works and what doesn't? [more inside]
posted by Brainy on Jul 12, 2011 - 13 answers

How do I make an app?

Questions about iPad app development. [more inside]
posted by hal_c_on on Mar 12, 2011 - 11 answers

A cost effective music solution

What is the most cost effective way to have tons of music (piracy is not an option)? At the least I want something that lets me listen to music on my iPad offline because it is a WiFi only model. [more inside]
posted by antgly on Nov 24, 2010 - 40 answers

Overlooked gems on AppStore?

I remember a blog that highlighted overlooked gems on the AppStore. There was a focus on being particularly beautiful or unique. Does anyone remember it?
posted by jragon on Jun 20, 2010 - 4 answers

How to get Japanese iPad apps on my US iPad?

What exactly do I need to do to be able to download a Japanese exclusive iPhone/iPad app? (I am in the US, and the app in question is Puyo Pop Fever Touch.) [more inside]
posted by raygan on May 31, 2010 - 5 answers

How to ensure iPhone news aggregator app is included in the App Store?

My iPhone news reader app was rejected from the App Store for what looks like copyright reasons. What should I do to get it accepted after all? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 16, 2010 - 7 answers

How to license soundbites from a defunct TV show for an iPhone app?

How would I go about obtaining licensing/permission to use soundbites from a no-longer-running major network show in an iPhone application? [more inside]
posted by neilkod on Feb 1, 2010 - 3 answers

Multiplayer iPhone games?

What are some multiplayer iPhone games that don't require players to be actively using their phone to play? [more inside]
posted by Tu13es on Dec 14, 2009 - 3 answers

What happens to iPhone apps on upgrade?

If I upgrade my iPhone, can I move my App Store apps to the new phone? [more inside]
posted by perrce on May 24, 2009 - 10 answers

What sites offer useful iPhone App listings & reviews?

The App store on the iPhone is so cluttered it's practically unbrowsable for me. Things are only a little bit better on the desktop version of iTunes. For the most part I've been finding cool applications as they are mentioned in some of the blogs I already read. Surely there are some websites out there that keep up a good overview of the best iPhone apps. What sites are you using to find good apps for the iPhone?
posted by shanevsevil on Nov 23, 2008 - 9 answers

learning is fun!

Should we place our iPhone app in the Education or Games section of the App Store? [more inside]
posted by changeling on Nov 9, 2008 - 4 answers

Now, explain it to me like I'm a four-year-old.

iPod Touch/iPhone app development for utter idiots. [more inside]
posted by Iteki on Oct 13, 2008 - 5 answers

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