Bitcoin Apps Return To Apple Inc (NASDAQ AAPL) iOS Store

Recently, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) took a softer approach toward its policy on virtual currency by allowing Bitcoin wallets and in-app Bitcoin payments. And now, to take advantage of the currency, the apps facilitating Bitcoin are live in the App Store.

According to Coindesk, Coin Pocket is the first Bitcoin app for iOS to re-enter the Apple Inc (NASDAQ AAPL) App Store. Coin Pocket app allows users to perform similar operations as they use to do previously with the iPhone wallet apps like Coinbase and Blockchain.

With the help of the app, users will be able to send and receive Bitcoin. Also, Apple iOS users will be able to check the price of the virtual currency and collect private keys at one place and encrypt them, which is useful for quick transfers of funds from other wallets.

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Coin Pocket became the first Apple Inc (NASDAQ AAPL) iOS Bitcoin app to go live in the App Store after the company approved the use of virtual currency. The app’s description reads:“Check your state and federal laws on the transmission of Bitcoin or virtual currencies before using the send feature of this app. You are liable for the use of Bitcoin in your jurisdiction.”

Earlier, Coin Pocket made itself available by bypassing Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s security to become available on mobile web browsers. Now, the app is fully legal, so you can use the camera of a device for the purpose of QR code scanning. Apart from Coin Pocket, eGifter, which is a general purpose app, is the first to acknowledge Bitcoin payments. eGifter now allow users to buy gift cards from over 200 brands using the virtual currency.

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Now, since Apple Inc (NASDAQ AAPL) has approved Bitcoin wallets, it’s now left to developers to come up with fully-featured apps for the mobile OS, which is very popular among the premium segment. Users of previously blocked apps like Blockchain will have to wait for the updates to put them on similar footing to Android users in terms of functionality. The popular app Blockchain was downloaded over 120,000 times before it was blocked by Apple.

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