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I absolutely hate the new App Store.

01-11-2013, 07:22 PM
#11
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 209
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Originally Posted by GameHopping View Post
I greatly preferred the older App Store layout, myself.
What I really dislike, though, is the iPad app store. I just released an app today and can see it on my iMac's iTunes, but can't find it on my iPad without a specific search because they just don't list 'non-choice' products.
That's exactly what I mean! So then the consumer is left staring at the same apps over and over because new stuff just doesn't get listed. And it's not fair to say that an app like yours has no value therefore it shouldn't be listed.

I'm just really getting frustrated at seeing the same apps over and over being listed on the top pages in various lists. Funny they try to make it seem like the categories are unique. Like this weeks feature is one touch apps. But those apps are again just apps that have been listed a million times. It's like trying to package something as something new but it's the same damn thing over and over.

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01-11-2013, 07:23 PM
#12
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 209
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Originally Posted by JBRUU View Post
Yeah I'm not a dev but I don't like the new AppStore as a consumer. It's slow and the changes are annoying. The old one was fine.
It is slow right??? I thought it was just me! Sometimes it takes like a full minute or so just to load up! Sometimes I have to cancel it out because it hangs! Horrible!

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01-22-2013, 08:35 AM
#13
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 1
Hi, I just joined but my iPad mini has a different AppStore setup than my iPhone 4 & I only see 10 or 20 apps in each category now.
Where are the rest???

My iPhone will let me scroll for hours through apps and I find lots of good apps in my searches....I.see the same 20+ apps over & over on iPad AppStore & I hate it.

How do I find the rest???

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01-22-2013, 04:06 PM
#14
Joined: May 2012
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JBRUU View Post
Yeah I'm not a dev but I don't like the new AppStore as a consumer. It's slow and the changes are annoying. The old one was fine.
It's pretty and all, but it is really slow and laggy to run, really discourages a lot of us from browsing to find new apps cause it is so slow. Plus the new release section is gone, and also loading my purchase history just gets locked up which sucks.

So overall, fail, don't even use appstore anymore really to search for stuff like I did before, so I'm sure there are a lot of people that don't surf through it, wish it was faster.
01-22-2013, 04:12 PM
#15
Joined: Jun 2012
Location: London, England
Posts: 842
Yeah the new App Store is rubbish, even on my iPad 4 it is slow and laggy, and I have no interest in it anymore, on the last App Store I found myself looking through it for ages without thinking about it. The purchase history needs to be better as well, from what I can see it doesn't include a price or when you bought apps, kind of missing the point of a purchase history...
01-24-2013, 09:58 PM
#16
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: Hong Kong
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I prefer seeing multiple apps with one (scrolling) gesture. Now it's one swipe per app

It's also subtly discriminating against landscape apps as the landscape screenshots occupy a lot less space than portrait ones. And that matters!

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01-25-2013, 07:24 PM
#17
Joined: May 2011
Location: Edmonton, Canada
Posts: 245
Doesn't this just put more emphasis on the keyword searches?

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01-25-2013, 07:31 PM
#18
Joined: May 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 6,714
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Originally Posted by Balloon Loons View Post
It is slow right??? I thought it was just me! Sometimes it takes like a full minute or so just to load up! Sometimes I have to cancel it out because it hangs! Horrible!
iPad 4. Crashes occasionally, lags, takes a while to load, etc. and my wifi's quite decent.

It was much speedier with iOS 5.
01-26-2013, 12:25 AM
#19
I hate the iOS 6 store app too, hope it gets fixed.. btw, I got a BlackBerry Dev Alpha B, their store app loads pretty fast and you can browse lots of apps very quickly, think about the previous iOS store app list but much more faster, no need to tap "see 25 more" or anything, really fast and smooth, and it's a test device.. hope Apple fixes the damn thing, really.