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After being taken offline earlier this month by a security breach, Apple's developer portal is back up and running -- at least in a limited capacity -- but the effects of the downtime will continue to be felt for some time. ReadWrite reports that Apple has begun a rollout of notices to developers st...

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July 10, 2013 marked the fifth anniversary of Apple's App Store. To say that the App Store revolutionized the way we interact with our mobile devices would be an understatement. The sheer size of the App Store today demonstrates that it has indeed taken on a life of its own, creating an entire econo...

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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires ...

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Developer extraordinaire Marco Arment (Instapaper, Marco.org) has delivered a nice little tool for the development community or for anyone else who needs the ability to mark up screenshots to point out errors. Bugshot (US$0.99) is perfect for grabbing screenshots of those pesky UI errors and then ...

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All the news that's fit to print is now officially headed to a Kindle Fire screen near you. It's hard to believe that, before today, the New York Times didn't have a presence on Amazon's tablet ecosystem, but that drought is no longer. The new NYTimes app has been optimized for viewing on Kindle F...

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Happy 5th anniversary to the iOS App Store! When it launched on July 10, 2008, there were 500 apps available. Three days later, after the launch of the iPhone 3G, it had grown to 800 apps with 10 million downloads. As of April, it has paid out more than 9 billion to developers, and as of June ther...

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After many months of legal bickering over whether Amazon's use of the term "app store" somehow undermined Apple's own thriving digital marketplace, Cupertino has decided to drop the case entirely. Reuters reports that the case was officially dismissed today by US District Judge Phyllis Hamilton afte...

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And just like that, the great Apple and Amazon "app store" legal tousle ended. Today, Apple was granted its request to dismiss the suit it filed back in 2011 to prevent Amazon from using the app store moniker for its Android software market. Part and parcel with the dismissal, Apple also gave Amazon...

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Like any curious iOS developer, Dave Addey wanted to know more about the apps that get featured each week by Apple. To gain some insight into these apps, he spent four months watching the App Store and examining those titles that were singled out each week. He looked at the US App Store as well as...

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The App Store is about to turn 5 years old, and Apple is kicking off a new promotion to celebrate this milestone. Earlier today, we noticed the prices on several popular apps dropped to free and thought Apple has something up its sleeve. Now that sale has been made official with a new "5 Years of ...

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With the fifth anniversary of Apple's App Store just about a week away, MacRumors reports that Apple sent out a poster commemorating said anniversary to Financial Times tech reporter Tim Bradshaw. While it's hard to make out just what the fine print on the poster reads, it appears to chart the impr...

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As expected, the creepy but excellent Limbo is now available on the iOS App Store, and playable on your iPhone or iPad. Playdead won a lot of awards and critical acclaim with this title, which takes a mysterious young boy on a journey to save his sister through several environments. The game is ...

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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires ...

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