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Marketing’s a Bitch: Lessons from the App Store

After months of obscurity, Sol: Sun Clock rose to #11 on the Weather charts the night of the solstice, and the next morning, when Apps Gone Free went live, it quickly rose to #2. Downloads went from around 10 a day (paid) to the peak of 21,042 in one day. That is an increase of over 2000%! Over a period of three days, Sol topped 30K downloads.
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Sol: Sun Clock — official trailer

Kudos to Josh Warren, co-designer of Sol:Sun Clock, for producing this excellent 60-second trailer introducing our new app for iPhone and iPad, now available in the App Store.

Sol: Sun Clock from jjnww on Vimeo.

I’m hoping …

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Sol: Sun Clock is now available for iPad

The latest update to Sol: Sun Clock, the personal daylight utility and alarm clock for iPhone, now makes use of the new iPad’s hi-res screen.

Sol: Sun Clock on the iPad

As a developer, I was happy that 98% of …

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Why I made Sol: Sun Clock

We’ve been working on this one for months and I’m happy to announce that Sol: Sun Clock, our lastest iPhone app, is now available in Apple’s App Store.

It lets you look at the day’s sunlight times, quickly …

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Apple: Only “professional” satirists can make fun.

Well the Freedom Time controversy has long passed from my mind, except when some other story pops up that reminds me.

Today I had the chance to read Apple’s new App Store Approval Guidelines (registered developers can read them here

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Radio BPR v2 update submitted to app store

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Streaming Radio app approved

Fast on the heels of the last post, we are pleased to announce that Apple has approved Juggleware’s latest app, Radio Backporch Revolution.

Initially we received a rejection letter from the App Store review team, saying that the app …

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Apple v. Satire, part 17.

Pulitzer-prize winning satirist Mark Fiore had his app rejected by Apple because it “ridicules public figures.”

Regular readers will remember that Juggleware’s own app Freedom Time was actually the test case of this unwritten and up-til-then unknown policy, which had …

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Juggleware app mentioned on NPR

NPR ran a story yesterday about Apple’s new iPad which just hit stores, but critics say that the “walled garden” approach (just like the iPhone) makes the Internet a less free place and could spell the end of the net …

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Pocket Troll 1.0 Has Been Submitted to the App Store

Pocket Troll 1.0

Pocket Troll 1.0

We’ll let you know here when it’s approved. Thanks to Dave Rhoden for the hilarious animation, and to everyone who helped with the word and syntax selection.

For more info, go here: http://www.juggleware.com/iphone/pocket_troll/

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