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Apple promotes ‘Pay Once and Play’ games in App Store

Apple is promoting “Pay Once and Play” games as part of the company’s regular refresh of featured App Store titles. “Enjoy hours of uninterrupted fun with complete experiences spanning the App Store’s most beloved genres,” says the blurb for the new collection. “Packed with thrills and unforgettable moments, these powerhouse games belong in every collection.”

this isn’t really a sign of Apple’s allegiance

It’s tempting to say that the promotion shows that Apple prefers pay-once titles to freemium ones, but really, this is just one of the many angles that the company has taken with its App Store collections. It doesn’t really say anything about Apple’s wider motivation.

The new “Pay Once and Play” promotion.

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This is how App Store rankings are manipulated

In past years Apple has said it’s cracking down on the manipulation of App Store rankings through bot programs, but a recent image from Chinese social media site Weibo suggests the trade is alive and well using actual iPhones. The photo is captioned “hardworking App Store ranking manipulation employee,” and shows a young woman sat in front of a bank of around 50 iPhone 5cs, all hooked up with a nest of cables. There’s an identical bank of iPhones on her right and what looks like two more smartphone-laden desks facing away from her on the other side of the room.

On some sites, the photo is being paired with an alleged price list for the services (above), with Tech in Asia reporting that it will cost customers RMB 70,000 ($ 11,200) to…

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Win a £250 store voucher!

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We’re always looking to find out a bit more about the people who read Creative Bloq, so we can serve your interests better. More specifically, at the moment we’re intrigued to find out about your creative interests and the kind of kit you use.

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Thrift store paintings reviewed with cool illustrations

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On Designer Daily, we already featured the work of another thrift-store painting enhancer, David Irvine. Apparently, this artistic process has a name: NERC (Non-elective Retroactive Collaboration). Another artist based in Portland creates great art based on thrift-store paintings: Mike Wellins. Thanks to him, boring paintings suddenly become lively art with cool stuff happening, like robots […]

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Luxury store gets a magical papercraft window display

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One of Zim&Zou’s storefront installations for Hermès Maison Shanghai French duo Zim&Zou has given luxury store Hermès Maison Shanghai a magical makeover with an enchanting new window installation featuring handcrafted leather and paper creatures.

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Apple’s latest store display features iPad Smart Covers that open on their own

Apple appears to be employing magnets or otherwise real magic to lure shoppers into its Regent Street store in London. A new window display spotted there earlier today has a row of upright iPads with Smart Covers that open and close without human interaction, just in case you were unclear what the $ 39 accessory does.

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Treasures Inside a Tunnel: Osaka’s Shark Attack: A hidden antique store in the quiet Japanese neighborhood of Nakazaki-cho, Osaka

Treasures Inside a Tunnel: Osaka's Shark Attack

Opened in 2013 in Japan’s Kansai region, the commercial complex of Grand Front Osaka stands just outside the Osaka train station, offering weary travelers a long list of high-end stores and restaurants (including the World Beer Museum that seats……

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Microsoft removes unofficial Snapchat apps from the Windows Phone store

Microsoft has removed a host of third-party Snapchat alternatives from its Windows Phone store after the photo messaging service indicated that it would start cracking down on unofficial apps in a bid to tighten security. Rudy Huyn, the developer of popular Windows Phone Snapchat alternative 6snap, confirmed on Twitter that his app — and all other third-party Snapchat apps previously available on Microsoft’s operating system — had been removed.

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Fashion Designer Paola Hernandez’s Brooklyn Showroom: A peek inside the Mexican creative’s philosophy-driven studio and store, and a brand new collection

Fashion Designer Paola Hernandez's Brooklyn Showroom

Over a year after launching a flagship store in Mexico City, fashion designer Paola Hernandez has unveiled a showroom at the crux of Brooklyn’s north and south Williamsburg neighborhoods. Aesthetically minimal and arranged for the maximum impact……

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