Apple has eliminated a music participant app that might make your iPhone appear like an old style iPod from the App Retailer.
The app known as “Rewound” solely appeared on the App Retailer final week, however the app’s creator wrote on Medium that the app was “killed” as a result of it might be mistaken as an Apple-designed app.
Those that downloaded the app may customise and create skins that appear like the nostalgic iPod design. In line with the submit, it wasn’t till customers seated sharing and utilizing the press wheel skins that Apple observed the app and determined to ban it.
“Enabling scrolling navigation, a click on wheel pores and skin + matching structure have been 100% opt-in. Customers’ resolution,” the weblog submit reads, including that skins have been person added and person downloaded.
Earlier than the app was pulled from the shop, the weblog submit says that there have been over 36,700 downloads within the U.S. Rewound additionally acquired to the No. 19 trending music app within the nation.
The app can’t be up to date with out breaking it for all the 170,000 individuals who downloaded the app earlier than Apple nixed it. The developer is searching for a separate model with plans to make Rewound an online app.
“Within the digital age THERE IS ALWAYS A WAY and we’re going discover a manner for 2000s period MP3 gamers to come back again into our lives for good,” Rewound’s weblog submit reads.
There’s at present a GoFundMe to get the Rewound net app to cache to your iPhone residence display with a objective of $55,711. (As at all times, be cautious of the dangers of crowdfunding earlier than committing your hard-earned cash.)
Digital Tendencies reached out to Apple to touch upon why they pulled the app, and we’ll replace this story as soon as we hear again.
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