Palm to Open Apps Catalog to Paid Apps
Today Palm announced that it has begun accepting paid applications for the Palm Apps World starting today through a beta e-commerce program. Developers participating in the beta program will be among the first to offer Palm Pre and webOS users paid applications, and will be featured in the next update to the Apps Catalog which is set for mid September. Palm will split gross revenues from all sales 30/70 with the developers, who get to keep the lion's share of any money earned through sales. Palm said that customers will be able to use Visa and MasterCard credit cards to make purchases, it didn't indicate if carrier billing would be supported. Palm made it clear that applications must run on webOS, and not be delivered via the browser. To start, paid apps will only be available in the U.S. Palm expects to expand the developer program beyond its current beta state later this year.
Apple Says iOS 11.3 to Add Battery Tool, More Animoji, Better AR
Jan 24, 2018
Apple today previewed iOS 11.3, a system update that will give iPhone owners with a significant number of new tools and features. First up, iOS 11.3 provides iPhone users with more control over their handset's battery performance.
Microsoft Adds Carrier Billing to Windows Store
Dec 10, 2015
Microsoft has expanded an existing agreement with Boku to bring carrier billing to the Windows Store. Sprint is the first carrier too support the service, which means Sprint customers will be able to charge Microsoft Store purchases to their monthly bill.
Mastercard Adds Retail Mobile Payments to Bank Apps
Jul 15, 2016
Android owners will soon be able to use their own mobile banking app — rather than Android Pay or Samsung Pay — to make tap-and-go payments in stores. Mastercard has expanded its Masterpass program to mobile devices so consumers can make contactless payments at various retailers.
LG Releases Open Source Version of WebOS to Spur Invention
Mar 19, 2018
LG today made an open version of the webOS platform available to developers and the public. Anyone can download webOS Open Source Edition from LG's web site and use the the code for whatever they wish.
"available only in the U.S." How bout that! ! !
unless they still patch updates to use itunes then idc.