Irritating trend from some App developers

dcom

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Anyone else notice how some Apps have a space as the first character in the name? The only reason the developers are doing this are so their app shows up higher in the list since the names are sorted alphabetically. Personally I think it's a lame attempt from the developers just to get theirs to show up in the first few pages of their category.

I'd like to see Apple change the App Store to trim the App names of any leading white space and give us the option to sort by name, rating, price, or developer name.
 

Saverino

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A lot of them did it in Installer.
IMO, not professional.
 

kisstine

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Anyone else notice how some Apps have a space as the first character in the name? The only reason the developers are doing this are so their app shows up higher in the list since the names are sorted alphabetically. Personally I think it's a lame attempt from the developers just to get theirs to show up in the first few pages of their category.

I'd like to see Apple change the App Store to trim the App names of any leading white space and give us the option to sort by name, rating, price, or developer name.
That was totally bugging my husband earlier today. "WHY AREN'T THEY IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER?!"

It would definitely be a nice addition to be able to sort them using whatever criteria would aid a given search. Seems like something that could be coming down the pipe..
 

LAPTOP GAMER

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One annoying thing is sometimes they crash the i pod.
 

SmartAlx

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If Apple would give them/us a new apps section then maybe they wouldn't have to resort to such lame tactics.
 
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It is annoying. I went through all the apps so far and when i wanna see whats new i hit the drop down menu and click "Release Date" instead of name, and then i only have a handful to check out.