Apple’s New Guidelines Now Allow Game Emulators on App Store

[ad_1] Apple has come under scrutiny in the European Union for its strict App Store rules that restrict external payment options, sideloading of apps and more. The iPhone maker and other tech giants like Alphabet, Meta, Microsoft and more, however, have had to bring in several changes to their policies since the EU’s Digital Markets … Read more

How the US Lawsuit Against Apple Could Make iPhones More Consumer-Friendly

[ad_1] The U.S. has filed a lawsuit against Apple with the aim of increasing competition for the iPhone and giving a leg up to smaller companies whose apps work with the ubiquitous device. In the lawsuit against the $2.7 trillion company, the U.S. argues the iPhone maker hurt smaller rivals and drove up prices, and … Read more

Why Microsoft, Meta and X Have Joined Epic Games’ Battle Against Apple

[ad_1] Meta Platforms, Microsoft, Elon Musk’s X and Match Group on Wednesday joined “Fortnite” video game maker Epic Games’ protest that Apple has failed to honor a court-ordered injunction governing payments in its lucrative App Store. The technology companies, which developed some of the most popular apps in the App Store, said Apple was in … Read more

Apple Users in India Can Now Get a Bonus for Adding Funds to Apple ID

[ad_1] Apple is now giving a 10 percent bonus to customers adding funds directly to their Apple ID from the App Store in India. The Cupertino-based tech giant is currently notifying users in the country about the bonus offer that is valid through March 26. The offer can be availed while adding Rs. 2,000 and … Read more

Apple Blocks Fortnite Maker Epic From Launching Its Own iOS Store in EU

[ad_1] Apple escalated its feud with Epic Games on Wednesday, blocking the Fortnite video-game maker from launching its own online marketplace on iPhones and iPads in Europe. The two companies have been in a legal battle since 2020, when the gaming firm alleged that Apple’s practice of charging up to 30 percent commissions on in-app … Read more

Apple Modifies Proposed Changes to Comply With New EU Rules After Criticism

[ad_1] Apple has modified some of its proposals to comply with landmark EU tech rules after criticism from app developers, including dropping a demand that those who want to create alternative app marketplaces must have a stand-by letter of credit. The company and five other tech giants have to comply by March 7 with the … Read more

Ubisoft’s New Invincible Mobile Game is Now Out on iOS, Android

[ad_1] Ubisoft has released a new Invincible mobile game, based on Robert Kirkman’s popular comic book series and its hit TV show adaptation. The studio launched Invincible: Guarding the Globe, a free-to-play idle RPG, on Monday. The game is now playable on iOS and Android devices and is also available on the Amazon store. The … Read more

Apple Set to Face Over $500 Million EU Fine in Spotify Row

[ad_1] Apple will face a European Union fine close to EUR 500 million ($539 million or roughly Rs. 4,475 crore) over the regulator’s investigation into allegations it silenced music-streaming rivals, including Spotify Technology SA, on its platforms.  The penalty — Apple’s first ever from the bloc — will be set after the EU watchdog found … Read more

Apple Updates Systems Ahead of Third-Party App Store Support in the EU

[ad_1] Apple has been making preparations to open the gates of iOS to allow third-party app marketplaces and apps on its platform in the European Union (EU). It recently rolled out the iOS 17.4 betas versions of the upcoming update that added support for alternative marketplaces. Now, the iPhone maker has released updates for App … Read more

Death Stranding Director’s Cut is Now Out on Apple’s App Store

[ad_1] Death Stranding Director’s Cut is now out on the App Store on iPhone, iPad and Mac computers. The surreal package delivery game from Kojima Productions can be played on the A17 Pro-powered iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, and iPad models and macOS devices running on the M1 chip or later. Death … Read more