Woz says that the App Store was Apple’s most important invention

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Woz has never been shy about speaking publicly about Apple.
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What does Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak think is the most important product in the company’s history? Nope, it’s not the Apple II, or even the iPhone. Instead, Woz told the audience at this week’s Salesforce TrailheaDX conference in San Francisco that his personal pick is none other than the App Store.

Apple is making huge changes to how much you’ll pay for apps


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Get ready to pay for more app subscriptions.
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Starting next week, Apple will roll out major changes to the App Store that will effect how — and how much — you’ll pay for some of your favorite apps.

In a rare interview ahead of next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple VP of Marketing Phil Schiller talked about the company’s “renewed focus and energy” on the App Store. He also outlined key changes that will be unveiled during Apple’s WWDC keynote on June 13 in San Francisco.

Among the many changes coming to the App Store are search ads for apps, better revenue-sharing for developers, and new incentives for app makers to switch to subscription-based models.

Sky Force Reloaded, Frame.io and other awesome apps of the week

'Appy weekend all!
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In a week where Cult of Mac brought you exclusive next-gen MacBook pics and controversial ex-iPad creator Tony Fadell parted ways with Nest, we got some great new apps arriving in the App Store.

Which apps were dominating our iOS devices over the past seven days? Check out our picks below. Trust us, it’s the perfect way to spend your Sunday!

Chick-fil-A will give you free chicken for using its new app

Free chicken is a great way to get downloads.
Free chicken is a great way to get downloads.
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The folks at Chick-fil-A have found a magical formula for shooting to the top of the App Store charts: free chicken.

To promote its new mobile ordering app, the chicken-based fast food company is giving away free chicken sandwiches, all you have to do is download the new app and createa Chick-fil-A One account.