Apple OKs in-app purchases for free iPhone apps

iPhone,iPod | Tuesday October 13 2009 3:47 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Apple OKs in-app purchases for free iPhone apps

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Apple )

Developers of iPhone and iPod Touch applications can now enable purchases from within their freely available App Store applications.

Until now, Apple has permitted in-app sales of content, subscriptions, and digital services only for apps costing at least 99 cents.

Apple on Thursday sent the following e-mail to developers:

Apple OKs in-app purchases for free iPhone apps

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Apple )

Considering all the drama surrounding the App Store approval process, this latest move by Apple appears to be a positive one for iPhone SDK developers, as it gives them a bit more flexibility in how they design and potentially profit from the applications they build.

We’d like to hear from developers of iPhone applications that use in-app purchases, though; please tell us about your experiences in the comments.

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