Posted by Mike Lata | Feb 15, 2011 | Comments 0
With the recent launch and success of the iPad-exclusive newspaper, ‘The Daily,’ Apple is allowing all publishers on the App Store a subscription-based in-app purchase plan to generate revenue — Apple still takes 30% profits if the subscription is made through the app as an in-app purchase. However, if these publishers use their own services or websites, they keep all the profits with a catch.
Posted by Mike Lata | Feb 02, 2011 | Comments 0
Like Google’s plans with Androids, RIM has just added in-app purchases to apps with Blackberry App World 2.1 and Blackberry App World is the official app store for Blackberry owners.
Posted by Mike Lata | Jan 26, 2011 | Comments 2
Google has recently showed some worry and dissatisfaction at software sales on the Android Market due to the abundance of free apps and Android users inability to find or discover apps. In response, Google is trying to figure out various solutions to the problem — one of which is allowing in-app purchases (IAPs) sometime in Q1 2011.
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Dec 09, 2010 | Comments 4
The next time you hand over your trusted iPhone or iPad to keep the little one entertained, keep in mind that some children’s games come with in-app stores. According to a report by CBS 8, The Smurfs’ Village, a free game released last month for the iPhone, became the highest-grossing app in the App Store. How, you may ask? Well, buying a wheelbarrow of Smurfberries for $60 is a good start.