Those who jumped on buying an unannounced, and apparently unfinished, first-party iOS application from Apple ended up getting their money back from the company today.
Buyers of GameStore--a 99-cent app that appeared briefly on the App Store on Saturday and listed Apple as the developer--today received an e-mail from the company notifying them about the refund. Following its discovery, the software was pulled off the App Store.
In its e-mail to customers, which has been posted by Macrumors, Apple acknowledged that the software was put on the App Store "prematurely."Dear [name], You recently purchase (sic) the GameStore … Read more
A couple of weeks ago, I put in my picks for the CNET 100 best iPhone apps (check out all the CNET editors' picks here). One title I chose, Aqueduct, continues to be a go-to game for me whenever I have a few moments.
For those who haven't played, Aqueduct combines the old sliding tile and pipeline types of games into an enjoyable and challenging puzzle experience with tons of levels to conquer. Unique board tiles add to the challenge with some that teleport your piece to a different part of the board and others that act as conveyor … Read more