A personal essay about my views of developers asking for changes on the App Store that could slowly transform the iPhone into another Android platform.
For many developers, Apple is holding innovation back because of its stance with the App Store. I don’t buy that argument. Here is why.
With recent events surrounding the launch of the controversial HEY email service, just before the WWDC conference, Apple has been on the defensive more than ever1. Their App Store policies are attracting more and more criticism from long-time developers. Apple is in a powerful position that is attracting attention from lawmakers and regulators all around... Continue Reading →
Apple's App Store editorial team recently ran a story about photographing indoor urban landscapes. To my surprise, after peeking inside for a few moments, I started to recognize some of the scenes: Montreal's metro stations. The story was about highlighting a popular and well-done photo processing app: Darkroom. You can read a small review of... Continue Reading →
With watchOS 6.0, Apple brings the App Store experience to the wrist. Is it a good idea? I’m afraid the answer is no. Here is why. A few days ago, I came across a watch-only app that I found interesting: Moon++. This is a watch-only app as it doesn’t come with an iPhone companion app.... Continue Reading →
Some controversy this week because Apple is accused of anti-competitive measures. Apple decided to remove non compliant applications from the App Store which were depending on MDM to implement screen time like features. Something that is seen as Apple using his dominant position with its App Store. Well, that's a way to put it. But... Continue Reading →
Following a recent update spree of my apps on my iPad, I wanted to give you my thoughts on the updates notes that developers include in their updates. Here are a few examples from big companies like Quora, Pinterest, etc. This is lame. I think this is a lack of transparency from developers to hide... Continue Reading →
Reading this excellent article by David Barnard "Gaming The App Store" I find it surprising that scams like these ones exposed by Mr. Barnard keep happening today. What is Apple doing with their teams to fix this mess? If Apple is really serious about customer satisfaction, great user experience and high quality standards, why the... Continue Reading →