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Apple won't let apps annoy you with their own review prompts anymore

Apple won't let apps annoy you with their own review prompts anymore

In that regard, the App Store mirrors capitalism. When markets mature, the successful consolidate their power.

"Your app contains images and references of Pepe the Frog, which are considered objectionable content", an Apple App Review Board employee wrote in a rejection notice to Spirit Realm, Vice's Motherboard confirmed. Now the entire control of app review prompts is in the user's hand.

With the revamped App Store, users are now notified whenever developers launch new features for their favorite apps. It's called "Offload Unused Apps", and it does exactly what the name implies. According to Adjust, 90% of the apps in the App Store are zombie apps.

Apple has removed the app from the US App Store, however it is still available in the Belize version of the App Store. This should help the discovery of more niche apps that have historically gotten lost in the noise that is the App Store.

Apple has introduced a more feed-based user experience to the app store.

Before you get scammed by some app pretending to provide a service, why not get into the habit of checking what apps you might not need any more?

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This scenario is only one of the ways crafty developers and scammers syphoned money from the users and Apple. How does such an app make it through even the most cursory of approval processes? Search Ads is also one way these deceivers draw off money.

The app exposes several problems with the App Store now. Reportedly, Apple told several Chinese social networking apps, including WeChat, to disable their tip functions or risk being kicked off the App Store. But the vast majority of that has gone to game developers. According to marketing data firm Sensor Tower, the bogus app delivers more or less US$80,000 each month in revenue.

It thus behooves Apple to do what it can to give apps parity with games on the App Store.

Apple didn't respond to Mashable's request for comment on app subscriptions or whether those who had unwittingly paid exorbitant amounts for app subscriptions would get refunds.

The latest design offers separate tabs for games and apps.

Subscriptions and In-App Purchases can also be purchased directly from the App Store outside the app which will be helpful for large brands on the App Store who are big on the Freemium model. In turn, creators will step up their game to make higher-quality content, making this a winning situation for all parties involved.

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