App Store (iOS)

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The App Store is a digital distribution platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc., for mobile apps on its iOS operating system.wikipedia
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The App Store is a digital distribution platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc., for mobile apps on its iOS operating system.
Its online services include the iTunes Store, the iOS App Store, Mac App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV+, iMessage, and iCloud.

IOS

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The App Store is a digital distribution platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc., for mobile apps on its iOS operating system.
, Apple's App Store contains more than 2.1 million iOS applications, 1 million of which are native for iPads.

IPhone

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Apps can be downloaded on the iPhone smartphone, the iPod Touch handheld computer, or the iPad tablet computer, and some can be transferred to the Apple Watch smartwatch or 4th-generation or newer Apple TVs as extensions of iPhone apps. While originally developing iPhone prior to its unveiling in 2007, Apple's then-CEO Steve Jobs did not intend to let third-party developers build native apps for iOS, instead directing them to make web applications for the Safari web browser.
, Apple's App Store contained more than 2.2 million applications available for the iPhone.

Mobile app

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The App Store is a digital distribution platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc., for mobile apps on its iOS operating system. The iOS SDK (Software Development Kit) allows for the development of mobile apps on iOS.
Apps are generally downloaded from application distribution platforms which are operated by the owner of the mobile operating system, such as the App Store (iOS) or Google Play Store.

IPad

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Apps can be downloaded on the iPhone smartphone, the iPod Touch handheld computer, or the iPad tablet computer, and some can be transferred to the Apple Watch smartwatch or 4th-generation or newer Apple TVs as extensions of iPhone apps.
, the App Store has more than million apps for the iPad by Apple and third parties.

Apple TV

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Apps can be downloaded on the iPhone smartphone, the iPod Touch handheld computer, or the iPad tablet computer, and some can be transferred to the Apple Watch smartwatch or 4th-generation or newer Apple TVs as extensions of iPhone apps.
The device has no integrated controls and can only be controlled externally, either by an Apple Remote or Siri Remote control device (which is included with Apple TV) using its infrared/Bluetooth capability, by the Apple TV Remote app (downloadable from App Store) on numerous Apple devices using its Wi-Fi capability, or by some third-party gaming controllers and infrared remotes.

IOS 11

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Furthermore, with the release of iOS 11 in September 2017, App Store received a complete design overhaul, bringing a greater focus on editorial content and daily highlights, as well as a design similar in style to several of Apple's built-in iOS apps.
The App Store received a visual overhaul to focus on editorial content and daily highlights.

IPod Touch

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Apps can be downloaded on the iPhone smartphone, the iPod Touch handheld computer, or the iPad tablet computer, and some can be transferred to the Apple Watch smartwatch or 4th-generation or newer Apple TVs as extensions of iPhone apps.
Apple operates an online store, allowing users to buy and directly download music, videos and third-party software.

IOS SDK

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The store allows users to browse and download apps developed with Apple's iOS software development kit.
In order to test applications, get technical support, and distribute apps through App Store, developers are required to subscribe to the Apple Developer Program.

IPhone 3G

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On July 11, the iPhone 3G was released and came pre-loaded with support for App Store.
In addition to other features (including push email and turn-by-turn navigation), this new operating system introduced the App StoreApple's new distribution platform for third-party applications.

App Store (macOS)

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Apple announced Mac App Store, a similar app distribution platform for its macOS personal computer operating system, in October 2010, with the official launch taking place in January 2011 with the release of its 10.6.6 "Snow Leopard" update.
Like the App Store on iOS, the Mac App Store is regulated by Apple.

IOS 7

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In June at its developer conference, Apple announced an upcoming "Kids" section in App Store, a new section featuring apps categorized by age range, and the section was launched alongside the release of iOS 7 in September 2013.
iOS 7 also introduced AirDrop, a wireless sharing technology; CarPlay, phone and car integration; and automatic app updates in the App Store.

ITunes

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Prior to September 2017, Apple offered a way for users to manage their iOS app purchases through the iTunes computer software.
In 2005, however, Apple expanded on the core features with support for digital video, podcasts, e-books, and mobile apps purchased from the iOS App Store, the last of which it discontinued in 2017.

Steve Jobs

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While originally developing iPhone prior to its unveiling in 2007, Apple's then-CEO Steve Jobs did not intend to let third-party developers build native apps for iOS, instead directing them to make web applications for the Safari web browser.
He worked closely with designer Jony Ive to develop a line of products that had larger cultural ramifications, beginning in 1997 with the "Think different" advertising campaign and leading to the iMac, iTunes, iTunes Store, Apple Store, iPod, iPhone, App Store, and the iPad.

IOS 10

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In January 2017, reports surfaced that documentation for a new beta for the then-upcoming release of iOS 10.3 detailed that Apple would let developers respond to customer reviews in the App Store, marking a significant change from the previous limitation, which prevented developers from communicating with users.
The update introduced a "Find My AirPods" feature for lost AirPods headphones, changed the default file system from HFS+ to APFS for improved performance and encryption (also increases usable storage on the device), support for additional Siri actions, including status of bills in payment apps and scheduling with ride-booking apps, a new Apple ID view in Settings, the ability for developers to respond to reviews in the App Store as well as "Helpful" and "Not Helpful" review labels, improved overview of iCloud storage usage, and bug fixes and stability improvements.

Apple Worldwide Developers Conference

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In June at its developer conference, Apple announced an upcoming "Kids" section in App Store, a new section featuring apps categorized by age range, and the section was launched alongside the release of iOS 7 in September 2013.
Announcements at the keynote included the App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch, the stable version of the iPhone SDK, a subsidized 3G version of the iPhone for Worldwide markets, version 2.0 of iPhone OS, Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6), and the replacement/rebranding of .Mac as MobileMe.

Trivia Crack

Modeled after popular games such as Trivial Pursuit, it became the most downloaded game in December 2014 from the Apple App Store as well as most viewed advertisement on all of mobile phone services worldwide, mostly IOS.

Pokémon Go

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Players of Pokémon Go in China had to download the game with App Store IDs from other regions and used VPN to access Google services in order to load the game, and some even used a GPS spoofing app to bypass the GPS blocking.

Amazon Appstore

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In July, Apple was denied preliminary injunction against Amazon's Appstore by a federal judge.
Apple filed a lawsuit against Amazon for using a similar name to the Apple App Store.

Instagram

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On October 6, 2010, the Instagram iOS app was officially released through the App Store.

WhatsApp

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In January 2009, after purchasing an iPhone and realizing the potential of the app industry on the App Store, Koum and Acton began visiting Koum's friend Alex Fishman in West San Jose to discuss a new type of messaging app that would "[show] statuses next to individual names of the people".

Temple Run 2

It was released on the App Store on January 16, 2013, on Google Play on January 24, and on Windows Phone 8 on December 20.

Spotify

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In July 2015, Spotify launched an email campaign to urge its App Store subscribers to cancel their subscriptions and start new ones through its website, bypassing the 30% transaction fee for in-app purchases required for iOS applications by technology company Apple Inc. A later update to the Spotify app on iOS was rejected by Apple, prompting Spotify's general counsel Horacio Gutierrez to write a letter to Apple's then-general counsel Bruce Sewell, stating: "This latest episode raises serious concerns under both U.S. and EU competition law. It continues a troubling pattern of behavior by Apple to exclude and diminish the competitiveness of Spotify on iOS and as a rival to Apple Music, particularly when seen against the backdrop of Apple's previous anticompetitive conduct aimed at Spotify … we cannot stand by as Apple uses the App Store approval process as a weapon to harm competitors."

Software development kit

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The iOS SDK (Software Development Kit) allows for the development of mobile apps on iOS.
Malicious SDKs (with honest intentions or not) can violate users' data privacy, damage app performance, or even cause apps to be banned from Google Play or the App Store.

Pandora Radio

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On July 11, 2008, Pandora launched a mobile version of their software for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch through the iTunes App Store.