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What happened to App shopper?

04-08-2013, 09:24 PM
#1
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 551
What happened to App shopper?

Any updates on this? It was pulled awhile ago and haven't heard anything.
04-08-2013, 09:24 PM
#2
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,567
Yeah, I haven't heard anything new either... I'm hoping its coming back.

04-08-2013, 09:25 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 551
Quote:
Originally Posted by ninjackid View Post
Yeah, I haven't heard anything new either... I'm hoping its coming back.
I'm sure that app made apple a lot of money. Sigh. I miss it.
04-08-2013, 09:31 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: LA
Posts: 1,061
Pretty sure Apple were the ones that pulled it down for being to close to the actual AppStore (could be wrong though)
04-09-2013, 03:46 PM
#5
Joined: Feb 2013
Location: UK
Posts: 181
Yeah, would like to redownload that app if possible, i preferre it over many others - including over the app store.
04-09-2013, 04:04 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,903
From what I understand it was pulled by Apple but the developers intends to correct the problems with it and re-release it once they are done addressing all the issues Apple had with it. Like mentioned, it had something to do with the similarities to the AppStore, or some perceived infringement upon it in the way it gather, accessed or handled the information from my understanding, though the details seem fuzzy. I still have the app and it still works, as well as the site being alive and well.

As for alternatives, I find AppZapp is pretty decent of the available app for aggregate iOS app tracking and price watching IMO... Sadly, I find that aside from AppShopper and AppZapp, the rest kind of suck...

Last edited by Bool Zero; 04-09-2013 at 04:36 PM.
04-09-2013, 05:00 PM
#7
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 24
You guys know that they still have a website that is identical in functionality to the app, right?
04-09-2013, 09:10 PM
#8
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posts: 5,308
Quote:
Originally Posted by codeb0t View Post
You guys know that they still have a website that is identical in functionality to the app, right?
Sure, but it's a pain in the ass to view on ios. Then again, Appshopper always has had one MAJOR flaw...you can't filter out any developers.