To Play With Giants, App Devs Risk Getting Squashed

Wired News - Brian X. Chen - 13 Nov, 2009
Hot-selling mobile apps have earned some independent programmers hundreds of thousands of dollars. But one of the greatest risks of ...

Deleting e-mails on the iphone and ipod Touch

CNET News - David Martin - 13 Nov, 2009
Recently, I removed my iphone e-mail accounts so I could troubleshoot a problem with the Mail app. But when I reinstalled the accounts, ...

Apple snuffs iPhone app for too much Appleness

Register - 13 Nov, 2009
A longtime Mac developer has walked away from the iPhone App Store after Apple's app police spent three months deciding to reject the developer's ...

Jailbreakers Battle Apple for Control of iphone

Wired News - Brian X. Chen - 13 Nov, 2009
When he was 17, George Hotz poured hundreds of hours of his summer vacation into a special project: learning the iphone's secrets. ...

Apple's Rejection of iPhone App Showing Political Caricatures Rankles Creator

FOXNews - Gene J. Koprowski - 13 Nov, 2009
A conservative filmmaker in Hollywood thought he had developed a worthwhile iPhone app: a telephone directory listing every US senator ...

Facebook: Please Back Developers vs iphone

Washington Post - 13 Nov, 2009
In July of last year, I wrote about The New Apple Walled Garden. The post was about the irony of developers and advocates who were otherwise open standards ...

C64 emulator returns to App Store sans BASIC

CNET News - David Martin - ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
The Commodore 64 emulator application for iphone was pulled from the App Store by Apple in September for leaving its BASIC interpreter ...

This Week in Apps - November 12, 2009

IGN - Nathan Ferguson - 13 Nov, 2009
November 13, 2009 - Welcome to "This Week In Apps," a weekly feature column that spotlights the latest and greatest from Apple's itunes ...

Walmart launches iPhone app for holiday shopping

TECH.BLORGE.com - Sean P. Aune - 13 Nov, 2009
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Walmart has launched an iPhone and iPod Touch app to help you with your holiday gift shopping. ...

Beautiful music puzzler Auditorium out now on App Store

Pocket Gamer - Jon Jordan - 13 Nov, 2009
When Adobe announced its solution enabling developers to get Flash games easily onto iphone, there was a certain amount of concern about a ...

Blast Applications BLAP Accepted to Apple's iPhone Developer Program

SYS-CON Media (press release) - 13 Nov, 2009
Blast Applications, Inc. (OTC: BLAP) announced today it has been accepted into the iPhone Developer Program to develop applications for sale on the Apple ...

It's in the Bag! The Apple Tablet Computing Device

O'Reilly Radar (blog) - Mark Sigal - 13 Nov, 2009
In the past 25 years, the personal computing revolution has evolved from tethered (desktop) to luggable (portable) ...

Is the iphone app wall about to come crumbling down?

Examiner.com - 13 Nov, 2009
While the iphone app store has grown considerably since its debut just over a year ago, containing over a hundred thousands apps that have been downloaded ...

Apple looks to hire AAA game developer for in-house iphone team

Apple Insider - Neil Hughes - 13 Nov, 2009
Apple is looking to hire a game and media software engineer for its iphone and ipod touch team, perhaps signaling that the company intends to ...

Should Apple Care That Facebook's iphone App Developer Has Quit?

ReadWriteWeb (blog) - Elia Freedman - 13 Nov, 2009
News reverberated through the developer community that long-time and highly prominent community contributor Joe Hewitt has quit developing the iphone ...

iphone Facebook Developer Quits!

Fone Arena - 13 Nov, 2009
Joe Hewitt, the brains behind the Facebook application for the Apple iphone has quit further development of the application. “Time for me to try something ...

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Seeking Alpha (blog) - 13 Nov, 2009
Much has been made of the success of the Apple (AAPL) itunes App store. In just 2+ short years since the iphone has been released in June 2007, ...

Whimsy Animals 1.0 - Kids Jigsaw Puzzle App for iphone and ipod touch

prMac (press release) - 13 Nov, 2009
[prmac.com] Portland, Oregon - Whimsy Animals for iphone and ipod touch, a simple kids jigsaw puzzle game, is now available on the itunes App Store from ...

Formerly Friendly Facebook Developer Calls Apple Rotten

The AtlanticWire (blog) - Carl Franzen - 13 Nov, 2009
Facebook and Apple may not be allies, but you could call them friendly acquaintances. ...

App Store Devs Flaunt Copyright Troll With Name Changes

TheAppleBlog (blog) - Darrell Etherington - 13 Nov, 2009
iPhone devs are a rebellious bunch, and they don't like to be bullied by anyone other than their Apple, which both frustrates and affirms their existence. ...

natwest mobilises, but was it ready?

Utalkmarketing - 13 Nov, 2009
natwest has just launched the first major UK financial brand iphone/ipod app. But already users are experiencing poor service. ...

Will App Store rules ruin the app?

TECH.BLORGE.com - Michael W. Jones - 13 Nov, 2009
Over the life of the Apple App Store, there have been myriad stories written about it, many of them full of glowing praise and many of ...

ABC Oddity iphone app for toddlers

Babygadget - 13 Nov, 2009
When I first received my ipod Touch, I viewed it as very much an adult gadget. However, I soon found that the much-praised intuitive interface means that ...

App Store Review Process Drives Developers Away

The Mac Observer - Jeff Gamet - 13 Nov, 2009
Developers have been complaining about Apple's App Store policies ever since the service launched, and now concerns over the app review process are driving ...

iphone Developers Can Now Track Their App Status

iSmashPhone (blog) - 13 Nov, 2009
Its been a good week for iphone developers as Apple showed them some long due consideration. Now iphone developers can check out the status of their apps ...

'tunemaker' like garageband for your pocket

Sync (blog) - Marc Saltzman - 13 Nov, 2009
By Marc saltzmanno Comments Have an iphone or ipod touch? Love creating music? A new app from the folks at Makayama lets you write songs on your smartphone. ...

Pocket Gamer programmer goes (London) underground

Pocket Gamer - Owain Bennallack - 13 Nov, 2009
Be careful when you work for Pocket Gamer - it might just take over your life. Let Paul Dias be a warning. A friend of the Pocket Gamer ...

Apps, Apps Everywhere and Not Much Control

iPhone-Codes - 13 Nov, 2009
When it comes to the ever popular iphone it seems that there is one thing that is completely certain; and that is the fact that there are so blessed many ...

The App Store grows, and app prices continue to shrink

Fiercemobilecontent - Jason Ankeny - 13 Nov, 2009
It's been two months since Apple added its Top Grossing category to the App Store, a move presumably intended to deflect criticisms that the storefront's ...

Commodore 64 for the iphone is back

CrunchGear (blog) - John Biggs - 13 Nov, 2009
As you'll recall, the C64 emulator for the iphone was shut down by the App store for being too awesome. ...

 

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