After Apple gets targeted by FTC over its in-app purchases, its top lawyer tips FTC about Google’s in-app purchase mechanism. Is Apple playing dirty?
In this week’s Google Play Weekly, we talk about lots of things Google did, how root apps have some troubles ahead, and 5 more Android apps you can’t miss!
The vast majority of revenue in the app stores comes from freemium apps now, it is the winning model, but what are the advantages and disadvantages? Should we be happy about it? Is it good for consumers or developers?
The Antitrust and Competition Authority in Italy has launched an investigation into the increasingly common “freemium” app model. It is reported that Google could be fined as much as €5 million if found to have misled customers.
Google is rolling out an update to the Google Play Store app – In-app purchase permissions and password protection settings lead the way, some design tweaks, text changes and, we’re sure, bug fixes round out the changes.
A mother has filed a lawsuit against Google after her 5-year old boy spent $65.95 on in-app purchases for Marvel Run Jump Smash.
The web browser version of Google’s Play Store has received a slight update, which now displays a little message telling you if an app contains in-app payments.
It’s no secret that developers are trying to figure out how to make more money in the app market. As it turns out, Japan has got it figured out. Read on!
In app purchases have drawn a lot of ire from people lately. The bad news is its never going away, but the good news is that it may get better.
There are many ways you can (some would say must) spend money in Rovio’s Angry Birds themed racer, including an “absurdly expensive” $99 purchase for a Big Bang Special Edition kart