Under new restrictions, some of your favourite iOS apps may be removed from the App Store

Apple has stated that it will begin eliminating apps from the iOS App Store if they haven’t gotten upgrades in the last three years.

Developers of smartphone apps that have not been updated within this time frame will receive an email from Apple informing

Apps that have not been downloaded at all, or only a few times, within a rolling twelve-month period will be deleted as well.

The new regulations may be tough, but Apple said in a statement that developers who have forgotten about their project