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06-08-2017, 08:33 AM
Originally Posted by Eli View Post
Yeeeeaaahhh... And Apple even has a problem with that now.
So there won't be any update ever? You're going to let it die? I'd be fine of it could push hot articles when apps on my list are free or have a price cut or news revolving games on my list. And maybe a built in forums

Last edited by Aurizen; 06-08-2017 at 08:35 AM.
06-08-2017, 11:20 AM
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,911
Yes, the app is dead until our Patreon does better and we have resources to do something with it. We're just struggling to pay writers at this point, there's no budget for app developers.
06-08-2017, 05:56 PM
Any chance to push for a donation. I'd be willing to donate when I get payed.
07-05-2017, 01:08 PM
Joined: Oct 2016
Location: Land of Stone
Posts: 135
Originally Posted by Eli View Post
Who even knows, Apple doesn't pre-approve apps. We'd already have a new app on the App Store if we could sit down with Apple and be like "OK, so here's our design document, can you mark up what needs to be changed or removed for us to get approved?" We just don't have the resources (especially now) to play approval whack-a-mole. Their problem with it is that it violates the "store within a store" guidelines on the App Store, as well as being a third party app that recommends other apps.

So do you take that as we need to strip out the games directory stuff? The game pages that look like the App Store? The hot games list that dynamically recommends games? We have no idea, which is one of the many things that makes working with Apple so unbelievably frustrating. I'm fairly certain we could get the app approved if we pruned it down to just be a boring news app that displays our stories and sends push notifications, but there's not much benefit in doing that over just having a better mobile view on TouchArcade.com
A trick a lot of devs I know are using is:

- Hide all the features Apple doesn't like.
- Hard code a date or check a boolean in a server if its time to show the hidden features.

By a lot I mean everyone. Starving artists to companies with $20M + funding.

So making the app 64bit compatible with these in small hiding changes will probably work

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07-08-2017, 09:01 PM
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 115
Gonna miss the TA App big time.