| December 11, 2012 | No comment yet
Have you been waiting for Microsoft to update their cloud storage app, SkyDrive, to fix that irritating bug keeping you from downloading multiple files? Well, Microsoft is not ignorant to your plight. It is quite the opposite. Apparently, Apple won’t let Microsoft update its software because the latter is accepting subscriptions within the app and not paying the iOS fee for it.
It is well known that Apple charges 30 percent to developers for all app downloads, plus subscriptions and in-app purchases. Microsoft tried to circumvent that fee when it started offering additional storage space at an additional charge. Once Apple got wind of the in-app subscription option, they stopped allowing updates to SkyDrive.
According to unnamed sources who spoke with TheNextWeb, there is currently a new version of SkyDrive that does fix the crash bug, but Microsoft can’t get it approved because of the in-app purchase option.
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