Serious App Store Doubts

Marco Arment, in response to Apple’s decision to disallow promo codes for iPhone apps rated 17+, despite the fact that any app that allows access to web content must now carry that rating:

Sure, some issues get fixed. But they’re introducing problems more quickly than they’re fixing them.

The overwhelming big picture success of the App Store — lots of apps, lots of money, and 1.5 billion downloads — is blinding Apple’s executives from these very real problems.

Saturday, 18 July 2009