These are the things I've written that are tagged "app store"


11 March 2011

PNGPress, my simple image optimization app for Mac OS X is now available on the App Store. I hope you like it. PNGPress will accept any number of PNG images dropped onto its dock icon.

Amateur Hour

09 September 2010

Jesper of Waffle Software on the new, published, App Store rules: […] I don’t think it’s unfair for Apple to have a list of the applications produced for its platform that it believes is decent and upstanding, and which it is proud to be associated with. I just don’t think that that list should be […]

“Steam Is a Port”

18 May 2010

John Bell on Steam’s Mac version, and cross-platform UIs in general. As I did in my post on Steam, he sees it as an example in favor of Apple’s stance on third-party SDKs in the App Store: Apple has their head on straight with regards to ports. They want apps to be designed with iPads […]

The App Store: Revenge Reviews

06 May 2010

Garret Murray, developer of the Ego app for iPhone, on what he calls “revenge reviews”: Reviews posted to the App Store by users who accidentally purchased an app, misread it’s description, or otherwise made a mistake. I hadn’t thought of this: People brought up a great point the last time I complained about App Store […]

Opera Mini “Countup”

23 March 2010

Opera submitted Opera Mini to the App Store 6 hours ago, and this page is tracking how long it takes Apple to approve it. The closest guess wins a new iPhone. This is pretty clever. Everyone knows the App Store approval process is bunk, why not have some fun with it?

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