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in-app purchases

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EU praises Google, chides Apple over in-app purchases

In response to the European Commission's requests, Google says it won't use the word "free" when referring to games that contain in-app purchases.

By July 18, 2014

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Apple isn't doing enough about in-app purchases, watchdog says

European consumer regulators have criticised Apple for not doing enough to tackle bills unexpectedly run up by sneaky apps.

By July 18, 2014

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Apple tips off FTC over Google in-app purchases, report says

After Apple pays $32.5 million to customers over purchases made by kids using parents' passwords, Google may be next to face the FTC's scrutiny.

By July 9, 2014

Editors' Take

AOL Reader (Web app)

The new AOL Reader has many of the same features found in other popular RSS newsreaders. It looks like one of a few good alternatives for those losing Google Reader next week.

June 24, 2013

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​Amazon to fight FTC on fines for kids' in-app purchases

Regulatory body wants e-commerce giant to agree to fines, policy changes related to children buying items in apps when logged in with parent's account.

By July 2, 2014

Review

TomTom app for Android

TomTom's app for Android is a premium-caliber turn-by-turn app, but it comes at a premium price and lacks critical features that most casual navigators would want.

November 8, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 8, 2012

MSRP: $59.99

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Google sued over kids racking up in-app purchases

A class action has been raised against Google over in-app purchases by a mother whose young son spent US$65 on in-game currency.

By March 11, 2014

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How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

You can turn off in-app purchases entirely or put the kibosh on the 15-minute grace period by requiring a password for every purchase.

By March 12, 2014

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iOS 7.1 warns you about in-app purchase window

After a recent settlement with the FTC, Apple's iOS 7.1 offers up a warning message about its 15-minute window for in-app purchases.

By March 12, 2014

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Apple's iTunes Pass debuts in US to bankroll your purchases

Now available in the US and other countries, the new feature lets you add money to your iTunes account from any Apple retail store.

By July 17, 2014