Inapppurchases

11.13.15
Snapchat's 'lens store' is full of 99-cent selfie filters
11.13.15

Snapchat's 'lens store' is full of 99-cent selfie filters

If you're looking for the perfect Snapchat lens for that selfie, the app now has more options to choose from for 99 cents each.

By B. Steele,   11.13.15
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02.13.15
Apple makes iTunes more kid-friendly with 'Pay Once and Play'
02.13.15

Apple makes iTunes more kid-friendly with 'Pay Once and Play'

No one likes having to buy carrots/coins/crystals just to progress in a mobile game. Thankfully, a...

By J. Trew,   02.13.15
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11.06.14
South Park skewers 'freemium' games
11.06.14

South Park skewers 'freemium' games

If your business model is conning kids into spending their parents' hard-earned app-store cash on...

By S. Dent,   11.06.14
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03.14.14
Google Play Store update adds finer security control for app purchases
03.14.14

Google Play Store update adds finer security control for app purchases

Making it smoother for you to buy up all the in-app items you need (or making it harder for your k...

By M. Smith,   03.14.14
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08.26.13
The power of free-to-play app pricing
08.26.13

The power of free-to-play app pricing

"Free-to-play." For mobile gamers, those simple three words (often abbreviated as FTP) have a host...

By J. Bond,   08.26.13
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08.20.13
Study: freemium gamers say in-app purchases are worth it
08.20.13

Study: freemium gamers say in-app purchases are worth it

In-app purchases (IAPs) have gotten a lot of bad press over the past year. It seems like it's ever...

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06.24.13
Apple notifies iTunes users of In App Purchase settlement
06.24.13

Apple notifies iTunes users of In App Purchase settlement

Today I woke to an email from Apple's "In-App Purchase Litigation Administrator." The email inform...

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03.27.13
Dear parents, it's not Apple's In-App Purchase problem, it's yours
03.27.13

Dear parents, it's not Apple's In-App Purchase problem, it's yours

Dear parents, Week after week we see articles about someone's child racking up thousands of d...

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03.25.13
Nook getting in-app purchasing 'soon,' B&N promises 'thousands' of top apps
03.25.13

Nook getting in-app purchasing 'soon,' B&N promises 'thousands' of top apps

Sure Barnes & Noble's already promising you the ability to download the "most popular and best...

By B. Heater,   03.25.13
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