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How to Stop an App Downloading in iOS

May 10, 2012 - 7 Comments
Stop an App Download in iOS

If you’ve ever started to accidentally download an app of something on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod, or you just decide you want to stop an app download for some other reason, you can pause and stop downloads onto iOS devices that come from the App Store. This tutorial will detail how to stop a … Read More

Mac App Store Not Working or Showing Updates? How to Refresh the App Stores on Mac

Apr 4, 2012 - 1 Comment
Refresh App Store

Need to refresh the App Store or iTunes Store from a computer? To quickly refresh the App Store on Mac OS X, just hit Command+R at any screen in the iTunes, iOS App Store, or Mac App Store, and the page will reload with whatever new data awaits, whether it’s a revised Top Charts listing … Read More

Use the App Store Without a Credit Card

Apr 2, 2012 - 49 Comments
Use App Store without credit card

Signing up to use the App Store requires a credit card, right? Wrong. We showed you how to use iTunes without a credit card, and it turns out you can do the same thing with the iOS and Mac App Store too. A credit card-free account is a perfect solution for setting up an iPhone, … Read More

How to Gift an App from iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad

Dec 21, 2011 - 20 Comments
Gift iOS App from iPhone

Want to give someone an iOS app as a gift this holiday season? You can gift apps directly from the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, without ever touching a computer and without the need for purchasing an iTunes gift card. This makes for a perfect last minute Christmas shopping or birthday present, since you can … Read More

Apple Names Best Of 2011 for iTunes, Mac, and iOS App Stores

Dec 8, 2011 - 1 Comment
iOS App Store Rewind for 2011

Apple has posted their annual iTunes and App Store rewind lists for 2011, naming the best music, movies, TV shows, books, podcasts, iOS apps, and Mac apps for the year. We’ll cover the best apps for iPad, iPhone, and Mac, and you can check out the rest of the winners on the iTunes or Mac … Read More

Quickly Search the iTunes Store & iOS App Store from Anywhere in iTunes

Nov 17, 2011 - 2 Comments
Option Return searches the iTunes Store

You can quickly search the iTunes Store and iOS App Store from anywhere within iTunes, all you have to do is hold down the Option key while hitting Return in the standard search box. That’s really all there is to it, with Option+Return you search all purchasable content through the online stores whether its an … Read More

Minecraft for iPhone & iPad Released

Nov 16, 2011 - 2 Comments
Minecraft for iPhone

The highly anticipated official version of Minecraft for iPhone and iPad has been released to the iOS App Store. For those who don’t know, Minecraft is a virtual sandbox building game with a focus on creating your own worlds and structures that are subject to in-game physics. Thanks to basic electrical circuits and logic gates, … Read More

Hide Purchases from the App Store in iTunes, iOS, & Mac OS X

Oct 14, 2011 - 10 Comments
Unhide hidden purchases in the App Store

New to Mac OS X and iOS is the ability to hide purchases from appearing in the Mac App Store, iOS App Store, and the iTunes Store purchased items lists. This is great if you download tons of stuff but use only a fraction of apps, and you don’t want the other items clogging up … Read More

Access and Download iOS Apps from the US App Store Outside of the USA

Aug 22, 2011 - 29 Comments
Access and download USA App Store apps from outside the US

A common complaint about free app giveaways is that they’re often constrained to the USA based iOS App Store, in other words if you’re outside of the US you don’t get in on deals like the recent Rage HD giveaway and the ongoing myriad of other free app offers. This is a bummer for anyone … Read More

Get Free Weekly iPhone Apps at Starbucks

Aug 16, 2011 - 6 Comments
Free iPhone apps from Starbucks

Apple and Starbucks have partnered up to offer free weekly iPhone app downloads to patrons of Starbucks stores. The free apps come in the form of a promo code printed on cards available at the register, those promo codes can be redeemed on the iOS App store. The first free app offered through the new … Read More

Huge iOS EA Game Sale: Everything is $0.99

Jul 1, 2011 - 4 Comments
EA iOS Game Sale

If you’re a gamer don’t miss Electronic Art’s huge iOS game sale this weekend, everything is just $0.99, even their most popular titles. This represents a discount of up to 90% on some titles, and EA says it’s their biggest iOS sale ever. Make it a gaming weekend! Check out all the choices by Electronic … Read More

Redeem an iTunes Gift Card

Jun 15, 2011 - 21 Comments
Redeem iTunes Gift Card

Did you get an iTunes gift card or three? My cousin just did too, but they didn’t want to buy music with the balance, they wanted iPhone apps, so naturally as the family Apple guy I get a text asking what to do. Here’s the thing to remember with iTunes gift cards: they can be … Read More

Fix the App Store “MZFreeProductCode .ClientCannotRedeemIosApp_explanation” Promo Code Redemption Error

Jun 6, 2011 - Leave a Comment
Mac App Store promo code redemption error

One of our readers sent in this screenshot with a funny looking error code they got when trying to redeem a promo code on the App Store. It’s a sloppy error, spilling over the allocated space and dumping some object name or something onto the user. The error seen is “MZFreeProductCode.ClientCannotRedeemIosApp_explanation” and the assumption is … Read More

Tower Defense Game ‘TowerMadness HD’ is a Ton of Fun & Free for iPhone & iPad Today

May 26, 2011 - Leave a Comment
TowerMadness for iPhone

The popular tower defense game TowerMadness is free to download today for iPhone, as well as the high-def iPad version TowerMadness HD. I’ve had TowerDefense for iPhone for well over a year and I can confirm it’s one of the most fun tower defense games on the iOS platform, so the chance to download this … Read More

iOS App Store Now Has 500,000 Apps (Infographic)

May 24, 2011 - 3 Comments
iOS App Store with 500000 Apps

The iOS App Store is not even three years old yet but Apple has already approved 500,000 apps in the USA’s App Store alone. That’s a whole lot of iOS apps for your iPhone and iPad. This is according to 148apps, who created a giant infographic to show off the accomplishment. Some interesting stats about … Read More

How to Redeem an App Store Promo Code (Mac App Store & iOS App Store)

Mar 17, 2011 - 13 Comments

If you’ve been provided with an App Store promo code, here’s how to redeem it from the Mac App Store client and iOS App Store from iTunes: Redeem a Promo Code on the Mac App Store: Launch the Mac App Store From the Featured or Top Charts tab, look at the right side under “Quick … Read More

Buy an iPhone App Once and All Following Downloads of the App are Free

Feb 7, 2011 - 13 Comments

If you purchase an app from the iTunes App Store, as long as you use the same iTunes account again, all subsequent downloads of that app are free. This means that if you bought an iOS app for an iPod touch, but you just got a new iPhone, iPad, or Mac you do not need … Read More

App Store Expense Tracker

Jan 17, 2011 - 1 Comment

If you’ve ever wondered what your spending habits and expenses on the iTunes App Store have been, check out this free app from iOS developer WetFish. Appropriately named App Store Expense Monitor keeps a tab on all your iTunes App Store downloads and purchases and gathers them in an easy to sort app, the expenses … Read More

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