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Apple has launched a new App Store category called Catalogs in what could be a tantalising glimpse of something bigger to be unveiled tonight at the next-gen iPad launch. The outing of the Catalogs section (in some places spelled "Catalogues" presumably for Brits) seems to be a little premature - certain apps are listed in it, …

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US centric or what?

(in some places spelled "Catalogues" presumably for Brits)

I suspect that more people than Brits use the proper spelling.

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Anonymous Coward

Re: US centric or what?

It's just this article. The UK version of the app store (shop? :) calls them catalogues.

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Anonymous Coward

Re: US centric or what?

Hope we don't have to put up with more americanisations.

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Devil

Re: US centric or what?

Pleasue don'tue takue thatue attitudue. Letue theue Frenchue keepue itue.

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Um, why not include Lego?

The Lego Minifigure Catalog would seem to be a catalogue (or even a catalog) by any definition of the word that I have seen.

I suppose Apple SHOULD have named the new section "Shopping" if that is what they were aiming at but how oftern do Apple do the obvious.

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It is included

Thst's what the article says

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Meh

iPhone.

LEGO.

I can't even be bothered to draft a bricked phone joke.

Insert your own here.

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Holmes

My dear Watson

They would hardly stick random apps in this section without talking to the devs if it's going to be a new branch of in app sales, ergo it's simply organisational.

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How long till ....

... Apple sue Lego for copyright infringement

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Re: How long till ....

Most LEGO bricks have sharp corners.

The Minifig head, however...

Maybe they'll go for a partial infringment claim.

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Argos

The laminated book of dreams, coming to an iPad near you.

But does Apple have a 1000% APR In-App Purchase credit system to go with it?

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