Apple says it has resolved crashing apps bug

6 Jul 2012116 Views

Apple says it has fixed a bug that was causing apps downloaded from the App Store to crash when launched.

Both The Verge and All Things Digital report that the technology giant said it had a temporary issue that began with a server that generated a Fairplay DRM (digital rights management) code for apps that were downloaded.

Apple says the issue has been rectified and doesn’t expect it to happen again

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The apps were crashing on iOS and OS X machines. Users are urged to delete the apps that were crashing and try downloading them again.

Instapaper creator Marco Arment has compiled a list of the apps that were crashing on his blog Marco.org.

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