• Apple patent application describes how Apple Maps could get smarter

    27 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    An Apple patent application published today describes what Patently Apple suggests may be a new all-in-one Travel app - but more likely describes ways to make Apple Maps smarter...
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  • Apple appears to crack down on deceptive in-app subscriptions, pulling apps that ‘may mislead or confuse'

    Apple appears to crack down on deceptive in-app subscriptions, pulling apps that ‘may mislead or confuse'

    27 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Seemingly in response to a recent spotlight on scammy apps that aim to confuse users in taking up free trials that turn into expensive recurring subscriptions, Apple is reassessing apps with highly-priced subscriptions and pulling those that it deems confuse users into signing up for expensive subscriptions.
    In particular, Apple appears to be rejecting apps that prominently feature buttons to start free trials... which attempt to hide the reality that the free trial will convert into a costly recurring subscription when the trial ends.
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