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Let us guess… You are currently optimising your apps for the newly launched iOS 8 and almost ready to submit?

We wanted to inform you our iOS SDK is now fully compatible with Apple’s latest OS and Xcode. We highly recommend all publishers who use the Appsfire SDK to take a moment to update before submitting their app.

Update to the latest Appsfire iOS SDK

This 2.4.1 update includes:

Compatibility with iOS 8 and Xcode 6 Optimisations for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus Minor bug fixes and stability improvements

Learn more about our revamped Sushi and our latest features here.

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OpenUDID adoption has accelerated in the past few weeks and seems to have reached a sort of critical mass. In fact, a study by Fiksu shows OpenUDID as the most widely adopted “universal” alternatives (i.e. one that does not presupposed prior agreement between parties).

The picture featured on the OpenUDID GitHub (below) shows a variety of known industry players that have adopted the initiative: analytics companies, advertising networks, authority bodies as well as other value-adding SDK publishers. Others are in the process of integrating OpenUDID.

This is good news for the industry because it means that some sort of “common” ground and exchange token can be used to resume business as usual. But not only: OpenUDID is putting the user back in [...]Read more

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With the introduction of iOS 5, Apple implicitly indicated that it will soon remove the ability for developers to access the unique device identifier, also known as UDID. While not the most important API in the entire iOS SDK, many in the app ecosystem have grown dependent on this UDID, for legitimate aggregate measurement needs, not for individual tracking purposes. The problem is real and yet both sides of the solution (!) have legitimate claims. A recent article on TechCrunch articulates the mobile conundrum very well.

In anticipation of this imminent restriction (which in some cases already appears to be enforced as alluded to here or here), a number of actors have adopted a substitute open-source approach that Appsfire helped bootstrap: [...]Read more