Star Trek Super Bowl Ad Uses New AppStore.com Short Links [Video]

Posted February 4, 2013 at 4:11am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 10117 views

The Star Trek Super Bowl ad makes use of Apple's new App Store Short Links to direct you to the app, observes CNET.

Developers can now create easy-to-read links to their app using 'App Store Short Links', which use the AppStore.com base URL plus a specific form of the app or company name. This provides a simple way for users to apps on the App Store directly from website or marketing campaigns.

Examples:

Company Name:
● iOS: http://appstore.com/ for example, http://appstore.com/smule
● Mac: http://appstore.com/mac/ for example, http://appstore.com/mac/popcap

App Name:
● iOS: http://appstore.com/ for example, http://appstore.com/ocarina
● Mac: http://appstore.com/mac/ for example, http://appstore.com/mac/peggle

App by Company
● iOS: http://appstore.com// for example, http://appstore.com/smule/ocarina
● Mac: http://appstore.com/mac// for example, http://appstore.com/mac/popcap/peggle

Details on how to formulate your url can be found at the link below. Check out the Star Trek ad below...

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justabrake - February 4, 2013 at 11:07am
screw the app this looks like a good movie
Toshi - February 4, 2013 at 5:26am
4 sec off the clip have some guy smiling!
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