Apple Questions


1 Votes
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How to submit iOS apps to Apple as a company, instead of an individual developer?

I have a developer account already that I pay $99/year for. How can I (and should I) submit apps as my LLC instead?Does that offer any benefits apart from users seeing a company that made the app?

asked Jun 6 '14 at 00:26
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George Lopez
9 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
1.46K Views
Objective-C or the new Swift for developing iOS apps?

Apple released Swift yesterday at WWDC. It's a high level programming language that is going to make developing iOS apps much easier for new programmers.I know neither Objective-C or Swift at the...

asked Jun 4 '14 at 14:43
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Theresa Darrell
14 points

1 Votes
0 Answers
863 Views
Should you start using Apple's new Swift programing language to build apps? Or wait until the dust settles?

Trying to replace the existing Objective-C with Swift is a bold move by Apple. On one hand, it could make developing iOS and Mac apps easier. On the other hand, it continues to create a disconnect...

asked Jun 3 '14 at 19:28
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Lori Davis
6 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
573 Views
If Beats was making $1.1B in revenue, why did they accept Apple's offer of less than 3x revenue?

Seeing how tech companies values at high multiples, why does it make sense for Beats to sell to Apple for less than 3x their yearly revenue?

asked Jun 2 '14 at 14:25
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John
11 points

1 Votes
0 Answers
606 Views
Copyright protection on iOS app store? Why are there so many Flappy Bird clones?

How are so many Flappy Bird clones able to make it in the iOS app store? Isn't it copyright infringement? I always thought Apple was over-sensitive to not allowing apps that even remotely infringed...

asked May 1 '14 at 13:55
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David Moore
7 points

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490 Views
Alternative to Apple's ban on in-app donations?

Is there anyway to allow your users to donate money to you from an app? Apple bans any app that has functionality to ask the users for donations. I think this hinders a really good and unobtrusive...

asked Feb 19 '14 at 11:51
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Quinn Garduno
1 point

1 Votes
1 Answers
738 Views
iOS App Store models: Paid or Free with in-app purchases?

I'm in the process of hiring someone on ODesk to create a first version of an iOS app idea I have. In your experience, which type of model generates more revenue? A paid app from the get-go or a...

asked Feb 5 '14 at 21:54
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Chrissie Gray
1,067 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
724 Views
What recourse do you have if Apple or Google bans your popular app?

I have a fairly popular app on iOS and launching the Android version soon. I read news to today about a developer whose really popular app was banned by Google just because they allowed their users...

asked Feb 3 '14 at 13:32
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Bryant Valdez
11 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
933 Views
Can I publish my game in iTunes with a name different from that in my credit card?

I would like to purchase an iOS developer account from apple. My credit card name is: ABCD. And I am going to purchase the developer account with the same credit card as an Individual account(since...

asked Nov 24 '13 at 01:42
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Thampuran
13 points

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3 Answers
613 Views
Is it is legal to work for personal use/in another company, while working in another private firm?

I'm working as an iOS application developer for the past 2 plus years. Now I would like to register my own developer account to iTunes for uploading my private apps. If I create an iOS...

asked Nov 24 '13 at 01:53
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Thampuran
13 points

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1 Answers
375 Views
Startup infrastructure for development

We are in process to start a business and we will need an infrastructure for development (Java EE) and Design (Adobe). But I do not have any fundamental system administration experience. I would...

asked Sep 18 '13 at 06:34
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Hellectronic
101 points

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1 Answers
389 Views
Is it legal to publish user apps from my account on iPhone App store?

I am an app developer, thinking of releasing an app development service, where I can charge my customers monthly or annually and release their apps from my account on app store. Will this violate...

asked Aug 12 '13 at 03:22
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Happyhardik
101 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
514 Views
iphone app revenue statistics

Does anyone know if there is any way possible to find revenue statistics for iPhone apps? I am aware of how secretive Apple is with the App Store but is there any way even if its not very...

asked May 13 '13 at 05:43
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Dimitris
113 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
586 Views
Do I control any "equipment" or "assets" in the US?

On the iTunes Connect iAd agreement it states "I declare that the beneficial owner does not have any employees in the United States and does not own, lease or control any equipment or other assets...

asked Feb 7 '13 at 21:40
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User23918
11 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
572 Views
What if there is a similar named iPhone app already in the app store?

I am about to submit my first app to the Apple app store. Let's say that it is called "GreatClock". There is already an app on the market called "great clock". There is some variable spelling,...

asked Jan 18 '13 at 14:05
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User35610
13 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
842 Views
Why is selling in the Apple Appstore less profitable in Europe than in the US?

As you can see here, Apple appstore application sales in Europe are not as profitable for developers. To talk precisely, if you sell an app: in USA for 3.99 USD, you earn 2.80 USD in Europe for...

asked Sep 27 '12 at 20:05
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Noway
192 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
471 Views
Selling ebooks on iTunes - not US resident

I decided to sell my ebook on iTunes and searched for it. I read official faq and found out that I needed a US Tax ID (EIN, I think). Then, I searched for it and found out that I needed an ITIN...

asked Aug 17 '12 at 21:23
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Noway
192 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
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Who handles sales tax on apps (android on google play, ios on appstore, android on amazon app store)?

Ok, I am a one person developer and I have an android app on the google app store I also have it published on the amazon app store. I plan on eventually publishing a version on the apple store as...

asked Aug 11 '12 at 05:11
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S.A.Jay
20 points

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3 Answers
549 Views
How to pivot to mobile app from website

During the last year I've been creating a niche review site and though the traffic is not quite where I want it to be yet, I believe that I will be the leader in this space pretty soon. My...

asked Aug 2 '12 at 22:56
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Sam
509 points

8 Votes
7 Answers
4.89K Views
Apple Developer Program. What level of DUNS service do we need?

We are a startup and trying to register for the Apple Developer Program. Apple requires a DUNS number for it, and the Apple Developer website says that we can get one for FREE from D and B. We...

asked Jul 10 '12 at 02:12
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Royal1122
252 points