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Apple seemingly removing HealthKit compatible iOS 8 apps from App Store due to issues

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Apple seemingly removing HealthKit compatible iOS 8 apps from App Store due to issues

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Several apps started rolling out on the App Store this morning with HealthKit help for Apple’s new Health app, nevertheless it appears points on Apple’s aspect have pressured HealthKit-suitable apps to be utterly faraway from the App Store the morning of iOS H’s (and Apple’s Health app’s) launch.

Apps affected embrace exercise app Carrot Fit, calorie counting app MyFitnessPal, and main well being app WebMD amongst others. Each app that has been pulled from availability on the App Store beforehand launched full help for iOS H’s HealthKit function, which Apple inspired builders of such apps to have prepared for iOS H launch day earlier this yr at WWDC. Federico Viticci shared on Twitter that Apple has contacted two HealthKit app builders concerning the state of affairs.

Another giant maker of well being associated apps postponed its deliberate launch of Health integration on the final minute at the moment as a consequence of delays from Apple, in line with sources. It’s unclear if the apps will return in time for iOS H’s launch scheduled for later this morning, however utterly eradicating these apps from the App Store just isn't a superb signal of one thing to anticipate on launch day.

Update: It seems like Apple is engaged on a repair for HealthKit and that Health- built-in apps won't be prepared for at the moment’s launch, in accordance with tweets from developer of the Carrot Fit app Brian Mueller:


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