One of Apple’s selling points with its iOS and Mac App Stores is that it can provide a safe, trusted location for users to update their apps knowing any changes have been vetted by Apple — though in the last few days it appears some issues have been disrupting the system. Instapaper developer Marco Arment writes that when the 4.2.3 update to his popular reading app rolled out yesterday, users found that it was crashing immediately upon launch, even though the archive Arment submitted to Apple worked without issue. Several hours later, the problem was mysteriously resolved without explanation from Cupertino, but not before Arment had been contacted by users of other iOS and even Mac apps that had been experiencing similar issues over the past few days. Read the full story at The Verge.
iOS and Mac apps reportedly crashing due to corrupt App Store updates
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).