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Apple halts App Store promo codes for apps rated 17+

Following the recent introduction of the iPhone OS 3.0 update and its enhanced parental controls, Apple will no longer distribute promotional codes to developers whose iPhone and iPod touch

'Bulk apps' cited for App Store volume surge

Apple's App Store celebrated its first birthday on July 11, and the computing giant announced last week that consumers have downloaded more than 1.5 billion iPhone and iPod touch applications over

Report: Apple, RIM command outsize profits

Apple and Research In Motion took in a disproportionate share of the handset industry's operating profits last year relative to their worldwide market share, according to an analysis by Deutsche Bank

Peek coming under pressure from smartphones

Peek, the maker of low-cost, email-only devices, is cutting prices and facing pressure from smartphones and feature phones in a market where Apple's iPhone 3G now sells for just $99. Peek launched

Study: iPhoners are the happiest smartphone users

Though Apple continues to hype the iPhone and the multitude of applications available through its App Store, iPhone users are indeed the most satisfied smartphone users and exhibit the strongest

App Store downloads pass 1.5 billion mark

Apple is still mum on how much money it is making from its App Store, but the storefront has been a hit with users. The company announced that consumers have downloaded more than 1.5 billion

Analysts: iPhone sales to cut into AT&T's margins

Sales of Apple's iPhone will cut into AT&T Mobility's adjusted income operating margins, according to a Globe and Mail article, which cited unnamed analysts. The analysts said the flurry of

What is the App Store's true value?

Few questions are more awkward and inappropriate than "How much money do you make?" And yet it seems like everyone wants to know how much revenue the App Store generates for Apple--and since the

Apple iPhone action heats up in Asia

Fervor for Apple's new iPhone 3GS continues, nearly a month after the launch of the new model. Crowds gathered in Singapore for the device, and SingTel, Apple's local carrier partner, estimated that

Google-Apple link sparks worries

Cooperation between tech giants Google and Apple may shift following Google's announcement of a new operating system for netbooks and--potentially--desktop computers, according to Reuters. Indeed,