Apple to clean up its App Store

Breaking News September 02, 2016 12:52

Washington - Apple has announced a clean-up of its App Store eight years after launching the service. "To make it easier for customers to find great apps that fit their needs, we want to ensure that apps available on the App Store are functional and up-



"We are implementing an ongoing process of evaluating apps, removing apps that no longer function as intended, don't follow current review guidelines, or are outdated."
Apps that crash on launch are to be removed immediately, Apple said.
Developers are to submit an update within 30 days if they want to keep their app on the App Store.
The apps can return to the web store after the 30-day deadline once an update has been submitted and approved.
According to Apple, the App Store currently has some two million apps on offer.
- DPA

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