"Now Playing" App Gone from App Store

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by clayj, Jun 3, 2010.

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    clayj

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    Anyone know why? It's impossible to download right now... found out when I removed it from my iPad because I thought it wasn't working correctly, but then I couldn't find it in the store again.
     
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    No idea, but Movies by Flixter is available now.
     
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    I had the same problem! I stopped working, and i was like, huh? So removed it searched for it on the appstore, and i can't find it! Any insight in this?
     
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    IMO Flixster works just as well, if not better.
     
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    clayj

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    According to a recent post by Cyrus Najmabadi on Ars Technicia, Now Playing is Now Dead: One of the data providers wanted more money up front than he is willing to pay, and that's that. Some folks have asked if he could incorporate iAds into Now Playing in order to pay for this data, but it doesn't look like that's going to happen.

    RIP, Now Playing. You will be missed.
     

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