Archive | March, 2012
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What to do when your free app doesn’t take off

Cry wasn’t one of the options. Not specific advice, just a reminder to think about your existing customers before you shutter the app.

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The problem with long descriptions in the Apple App Store

Spoiler: most people want screenshots first, and can’t be asked to scroll.

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What’s With All The Hate For The Industrious IAP?

Opinion piece on IAP. Don’t be a slimeball and try to trick people into buying stuff from you.

Issue #6

Editor’s Note A day late and a dollar short. Some day I’ll figure out what that phrase originally meant. But not today. Sorry it’s late, I’ll do better next time. Headlines iBooks 2—much more than meets the eye? Probably not usual fare for iOSpreneurs, but interesting still. On buying iPads for your kids Again, not [...]

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iBooks 2—much more than meets the eye?

Probably not usual fare for iOSpreneurs, but interesting still.

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On buying iPads for your kids

Again, not the usual stuff, but something I’m struggling with. My 8 and 4 year old daughters would love an iPad. So much that my 8yo claims to be saving up for it, and might really try.

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The Rule Of 3: Apple Sells 3 Million 3rd Generation iPads In 3 Days

Wow, that’s a lot of New iPads.

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Majority of customers install games first on iOS devices

I’m not sure this is news breaking, but at least it’s quantified (and jokingly self deprecating from the source).

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How to test your app on older iOS releases

Use the simulator. Save lots of devices. Hack around SHSH, maybe.

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Techniques for Shrinking App Size

David shares some tips on getting your apps down to size.