Tag: appstore

Attackers used Telegram to deliver cryptocurrency-mining malware

Kaspersky Lab says it spotted evidence of a vulnerability in the desktop version of Telegram that allowed attackers to install cryptocurrency mining malware on users’ computers. The zero-day exploit was used to trick Telegram users into downlo……


Apple briefly pulled Telegram over child pornography distribution

When Apple temporarily pulled Telegram from the App Store over “inappropriate content,” it left many wondering just what that content was. We now know: 9to5Mac has learned that the company removed the app after discovering that people had bee……


Apple removes Telegram from App Store due to inappropriate content

Telegram and an experimental app called Telegram X that the company announced for Android yesterday have been removed from Apple’s App Store, 9to5Mac reports. A Reddit user posted about the absence yesterday. While one Redditor said Telegram s……


Apple brings its redesigned App Store to the web

If you thought Apple’s iOS 11 App Store redesign was overdue, the tech giant is now finally getting round to updating its web interface. The overhaul borrows from the iOS 11 revamp, offering a clean look, with larger images arranged in card-li……


Some mobile games are listening to what children watch

Just in time for the new season of Black Mirror, another report of a company using smartphones to listen in on users has surfaced. The New York Times reported this week that a number of apps are using software produced by a startup called Alph……


iPhone X owners can’t use Face ID to approve family purchases

Face ID on the iPhone X is helpful for authorizing a purchase for yourself, but don’t expect to use it if you’re approving a purchase for your kids. Numerous owners have discovered that the face authentication feature doesn’t work for family ……


Apple will allow apps built from templates

Apple has revised its App Store guidelines to allow apps built using templates and other app-generation services. The decision — a one-eighty on its previous policy that banned such apps in the name of preserving quality — is supposed to mak……


Apple may let the same app work on across iOS and Macs

The app situation between iPhones and Macs is a bit of a mess. While mobile apps are updated regularly, the Mac App Store can often leave something to be desired. Now, Apple is finally tackling this chaos. According to Bloomberg, Apple may giv……


There’s a fake version of ‘Cuphead’ on the App Store

Xbox’s retro-inspired Cuphead is on the App Store. There’s just one problem: it’s a fake. While the iTunes preview page looks legit, the game isn’t actually an official project from designer Studio MDHR. A quick whois search reveals that the p……


‘Fez Pocket Edition’ is now available on iOS

The 2D puzzle platformer Fez from the independent game studio Polytron has had a long road in its journey to iOS, but now it’s finally here. You can now purchase Fez Pocket Edition from the App Store for $4.99. It’s designed for both the iPhon……