App Store Improves Search Capabilities

by Developer.com Staff

It's now easier to find apps with long or difficult to spell names.

Apple has given developers and device owners an early holiday gift in the form of improved search for the App Store. The App Store's search system can now compensate for simple misspellings and "fat finger" mistakes.

Experts say the change could lead to more downloads and more revenue for developers. "That's great news for app publishers and yet another step in Apple's efforts to improve app discoverability," said Fiksu's Craig Palli.

Google Play has offered a similar spell checking feature for some time.

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This article was originally published on Wednesday Nov 27th 2013
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