Andrew Stone was in the App Store 20 years before you

Today Andrew C. Stone might best be known for his iOS app Twittelator selling millions of copies on the iOS App Store. But in 1990, Andy was building and selling apps via the Electronic AppWrapper, the very first App Store, made entirely on the NeXT Computer. Andy will be interviewing for AppStorey and telling us the whole story about how all … Continue reading Andrew Stone was in the App Store 20 years before you

One Hundred Billion Downloads Later, The First App Store

The First App Store, One Hundred Billion Downloads Later The App Store, had humble beginnings as a grassroots reaction to retail requirements for distributing software back in 1991. Today the App Store has become a global phenomenon where downloads are measured in the hundreds of billions. The first App Store was created using the same … Continue reading One Hundred Billion Downloads Later, The First App Store

Did the App Store make the iPhone, or did the iPhone make the App Store?

By Jesse Tayler Did the App Store make the iPhone, or did the iPhone make the App Store? Now before you point out that however sophisticated your iPhone, it’s hardly inventing software just yet. Please, allow me to explain, It’s simply a question of heritage and of recipes handed down the generations. It happens that … Continue reading Did the App Store make the iPhone, or did the iPhone make the App Store?

Alex Cone, master level software designer and NeXT expert interviews for AppStorey

July 2015, New York City. Alex Cone, master level software designer and NeXT expert interviews for AppStorey People who just don’t fundamentally care if it’s good enough or not, are the enemy of those who strive to do their best. Alex Cone gave several hours of informative interviews on the subjects of vintage computing, Morse … Continue reading Alex Cone, master level software designer and NeXT expert interviews for AppStorey