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A quick note to all iOS developers out there: Apple has been sending out emails to devs alerting them that iTunes Connect will be down for maintenance for four hours this Saturday, January 26. From the email: iTunes Connect will undergo scheduled maintenance for approximately four hours st...

January 23rd 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Tokens is a brilliant little app that enables devs to track promo codes they submit to websites for review. We looked at the app a few months ago and fell in love with its features. Now, the developers are celebrating their 1.1 release with a sale that starts tomorrow morning. The TUAW-exclusiv...

January 21st 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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In very welcome news to iBookstore publishers, Apple has recently added some support options to make it easier to get answers about pesky issues that might be delaying the sale of the next Great American Novel. In a letter to iBookstore publishers last week, Apple outlined four different suppor...

August 27th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Among the business of WWDC, Apple quietly rolled out updates to the Apple Store app and iTunes Connect. The Apple Store app adds an express checkout option, which saves account information for faster purchases. Those with an iPhone 4S also can notify the Apple Store when they're close by, so tha...

June 15th 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Amazon has trailblazed; Apple has followed. Apple's iBooks program currently allows authors to self-publish ebooks. Authors create their own business built around iTunes Connect, just as they do for self-published apps. So where does Apple have room to improve? What follows is one of several pos...

January 5th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The Mac App Store, iTunes Store, and App Store have all been experiencing fairly serious connectivity issues over the past several hours. Many speculated this was a sign that OS X Lion was about to debut on the Mac App Store, despite plenty of evidence suggesting it won't hit until July 14 at t...

July 13th 2011 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Apple has updated the iTunes Connect Mobile app to version 1.1. The app was first released in June of this year and allowed developers to view statistics about their products on the App Store right from their iPhone or iPod touch. Today's update brings universal support for all iOS devices, includ...

November 20th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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A few weeks ago it was reported that iTunes Connect would be closed over Thanksgiving weekend and the Christmas holiday. While the closure wouldn't affect consumers who want to shop for apps, it would affect developers who wanted to submit new apps or change prices of their apps during that period....

November 10th 2010 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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TechCrunch reports that Apple is cracking down on "app name squatters," developers who create an app and reserve a name on the App Store, but don't actually upload files to release and sell the app. Apparently this is an issue -- personally, I can't immediately think of any names that I'd need to ha...

September 14th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Are you an iOS developer who's been pained by the threshold at which Apple decides to send payment out for your hard-earned app sales? Well, Apple has a bit of good news for you on that front. Along with a new reporting module within iTunes Connect, Apple has decreased the amount developers must ac...

August 28th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments