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in-app purchases

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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 Jul. 9, 2014

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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 Jul. 2, 2014

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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 Mar. 11, 2014

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Apple to refund millions for in-app purchases

The electronics giant reaches a settlement with the FTC, Google helps conserve data on your smartphone, and the NSA is spying using radio waves.

By Jan. 15, 2014

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Apple to refund unauthorized in-app purchases

It's welcome news for parents with app-happy kids. Apple agrees to comply with a Federal Trade Commission order requiring the tech company to issue at least $32.5 million in reimbursements for in-app purchases made by kids without parental consent.

By Jan. 15, 2014

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Apple to refund at least $32.5M for kids' in-app purchases

As part of an agreement with the FTC, Apple also must change its billing practices to require consent from consumers before charging them for in-app purchases.

By Jan. 15, 2014

Review

Apple iPad Air

Functionally, the iPad Air is nearly identical to last year’s model, offering only faster performance and better video chatting. But factor in design and aesthetics, and the iPad Air is on another planet. It’s the best full-size consumer tablet on the market.

Oct. 29, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating Oct. 29, 2013
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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 Mar. 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 Mar. 12, 2014

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Finding Android games sans in-app purchases

Honest Android Games curates games from the Google Play store that won't ask you to spend extra money on in-game items.

By Feb. 3, 2014