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Review Times for Apps [FruitoMarathon: Day 3 – Peach]

The third fruit in fruHarvest is a peach. It’s also on the app’s icon. Today I’ll write about the review times for applications submitted to the App Store. It usually takes about a week before the status “Waiting for Review” changes to “In Review”. This website shows daily estimates: between 2.99 days on Aug. 9 and 8.45 days on Jan. 7 in this year. Let’s compare with waiting times of my apps:

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Version 1.0 – Submitted: Jun 7, 2013 – Reviewed: Jun 14 (7 days) – approved
Version 1.1 – Submitted: Aug 7, 2013 – Reviewed: Aug 12-13 (5-6 days) – approved
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Creating iOS App Icons [FruitoMarathon: Day 2 – Plum]

Circles is a great puzzle. But I’d like to continue “FruitoMarathon” in honor of my another recent app fruHarvest. The second fruit there is a plum. And today I’d like to talk about app icons in iOS7.

The icons in iOS7 differs from icons in iOS6 in shape (see a comprehensive discussion here), in size and the absence of the gloss. Before I prepared only 7 icon files, now I need 13 files:
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Fruitopedia [FruitoMarathon: Day 1 – Tomato]

Today I start a series of posts that I announced in the description of fruHarvest – one of my new games. I’m going to buy each fruit that I included to the game, take a picture of it, and then eat it, of course.

Besides pics of fruits, the reader will get a piece of a story or an advice about app development. Today I’d like to talk about the section of fruHarvest called “Fruitopedia”. It’s logical to start with it because it’s essentially a table of all fruits represented in the game in the order they appear after finishing levels. So one may consider it as a built-in achievement board. It also explains why Tomato is #1.
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