Apple increases app prices

Apple has increased prices in its UK App Store, upping charges by up to 25 per cent across its product range. The lowest price – currently 59p – will rise to 69p, a jump of 17 per cent. Price points at £1.19 and £3.99 will both rise by 25 per cent, to £1.49 and £4.99 respectively. Elsewhere in the world app prices seem to be falling, with Australian games dropping from $1.19 to 99c.