“In addition to updating the Apple Store in the US and elsewhere for pre-orders of the new iPad mini on Thursday, the company has also been rolling out adjustments to foreign App Stores, including adding to the list of countries that show pricing in native currencies and raising prices throughout Europe,” iPodNN rpeorts.
“Countries on the Euro, for example, are seeing a new minimum app prices of €0.89 ($1.15), up from €0.79 (approximately $1). Apple is also updating iTunes Connect to reflect the changes in currency calculations,” iPodNN reports. “More expensive apps have seen higher price increases, up to €1 for apps over the €6 mark.”
iPodNN reports, “While Apple hasn’t commented on the reason for the price increases, the fluctuation of the now-weaker Euro means that exchange rates have changed significantly over the last year, and the increases are likely adjustments to respond to that.”
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