Thursday, August 7, 2008

Without a Trace

Applications quietly removed from the App Store:

Update (2008-08-07): John Gruber relays a theory about I Am Rich.

Update (2008-08-08): The LA Times reports that I Am Rich was not removed at the developer’s request (via Dave Dribin). Apple removed Slasher from the App Store, citing “objectionable content.” The developer has removed the popular PhoneSaber since THQ Wireless owns “the rights for Star Wars apps on mobiles” (via John Gruber).

Update (2008-08-14): Now Playing is back, although it still appears as BoxOffice in the search results.

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The explanation on DF for why I Am Rich might have been removed seems pretty just-- the developer was stuck with the 30% refund fee for everyone who mistakingly bought it and then asked for their money back.

Add iPint to the list. Not sure why and Carling didn't reply to my email asking about it either.

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