Baby's First App Store Download

Wall Street Journal - Michael Hsu - ‎Mar 25, 2011‎
Can the iPhone be the ultimate parenting tool? Or is it just a new-age pacifier? By MICHAEL HSU Like any new parent, I started with high-minded ideals: I'd only feed my children organic food. They'd be in bed by a reasonable hour every night. ...

Attack of the codes

New Zealand Herald - ‎Mar 25, 2011‎
It's the battle of the apps between planet Apple and Amazon backed by Google's Android army. Tony Murrow explains the clash of the titans Tap Tap Revenge, an app for Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system, is shown on an motorola Xoom tablet. ...

Is this the most offensive iPhone app of the year?

ZDNet (blog) - Zack Whittaker - ‎Mar 25, 2011‎
Gratuitous rant: Someone at Apple clearly missed their morning coffee, because they let through the 'most offensive app' of the year: a 'cure' for gay people. Zack Whittaker is a British student at the ...

Android set to launch in-app billing

Christian Science Monitor - Matthew Shaer - ‎Mar 25, 2011‎
Android developers are being encouraged to upload software that includes in-app billing to the Android Market. Android users will soon be able to take advantage of in-app billing. Here, the LG Thrill 4G smartphone, which is powered by the Android 2.2 ...

Google Launching Android In-App Payments Next Week

PC Magazine - Chloe Albanesius - ‎Mar 25, 2011‎
Google announced Thursday that in-app billing will be coming to the Android Market next week. To prep for the launch, Google is now allowing developers to upload and test apps that include in-app billing. ...

Google rolls out 'in-app billing' to developers

Inquirer - Lawrence Latif - ‎Mar 25, 2011‎
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER Google has opened up its Android Market in-app billing system to developers for testing. Google announced its decision to introduce in-app billing back in January and now developers can test their apps with the ...

In-app payments coming to Android next week

CNET - Stephen Shankland - ‎Mar 25, 2011‎
Android app developers will be able to charge for upgrades and extras from within their apps starting next week, Google said. Developers can upload test apps to make sure the service is working, said Eric Chu, who's involved with ...

Android gets in-app billing

Register - Bill Ray - ‎Mar 25, 2011‎
Google is set to launch in-application billing for Android next week, and is encouraging developers to upload their billing-event-enabled apps now. The Android Marketplace has been talking about in-application ...

Apple pulls 'gay cure' app

Montreal Gazette - ‎Mar 25, 2011‎
Apple was under pressure to yank a so-called "gay cure" application from its iTunes shop for software for iPhone, iPad, and iPod devices. SAN FRANCISCO - A group that advocates "curing" gays of same-sex attractions said Wednesday that its iPhone ...

Steve Jobs personally rejects cellphone radiation level app emailing the ...

Daily Mail - Simon Neville - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
Apple's Steve Jobs is well known for personally responding to numerous emails from the public. But some of his replies can be a little more terse than others, as the bosses of a company which is developing an iPhone app that measures ...

Rejected By Apple, Radiation App Targets Jailbreakers

InformationWeek - Thomas Claburn - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
Tawkon, a company that makes an app of the same name that purports to let users "see the level of radiation they are exposed to from their mobile phone," has released its app on Cydia, an online app store for ...

Jobs Says 'No' to iPhone Radiation App

PCWorld - Jared Newman - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
An iPhone app that measures smartphone radiation and offers tips on minimizing absorption has been nuked by Steve Jobs. At least that's the story the makers of Tawkon are telling. ...

Bieber Fever Strikes iPhone, Android

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
(Note: This post was written by Evolver.fm contributor Matt Hausman and edited by Eliot Van Buskirk.) Are you (or is someone you know) wondering what Justin Bieber is up to? There's an app for that -- in fact, several: Justin Bieber News, BieberFeed, ...

Steve Jobs rejects cellphone radiation-reading app

msnbc.com - David Larade - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
Facebook, iPhone, Twitter and Wii. Technology evolves at the speed of light. Msnbc.com's tech reporters and editors look at the gadgets, games and innovations changing our world. Calm down! Facebook isn't sharing your profile pic By Athima Chansanchai ...

In pursuit of App-iness

The Province - Carey Gillette - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
A customer looks over Apple Inc.'s iPad 2 at the Apple store in San Francisco. Apple may have sold half of a million units since its Friday, March 11 debut. That was the first question that jumped to mind ...

Steve Jobs Email: 'No Interest' In Radiation iPhone App

PC Magazine - Sara Yin - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
Measuring radiation levels with your iPhone? There's not an app for that. Not officially at least. After repeated rejections from the Apple App Store, Israeli developer Tawkon has posted instructions for hacking your iPhone and going ...

Rejected iPhone Radiation App Gets Released Anyways

TIME - Erica Ho - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
If radiation gives you the heebie jeebies, it's a bit too late to panic, because all cell phones emit radiation. You still might want to pay your respects to tawkon, though, a company that recently developed an iPhone app ...

Apple removes controversial 'gay cure' app

Toronto Star - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
Apple has removed an iPhone app from its online store created by Exodus International, an anti-gay religious organization that promotes the idea that homosexuality can be "cured." More than 154000 people signed an online petition asking for the app, ...

Apple bashes 'gay cure' app

Register - Jane Fae Ozimek - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
Apple appears to have bowed to pressure from gay rights groups, and withdrawn a controversial "gay cure" app sponsored by Exodus International, an evangelical Christian group claiming to be "the world's ...

Steve Jobs denies Israeli radiation measuring app

Globes - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
"Betanews" reports that Israeli start-up Tawkon Ltd., which makes a mobile application that measures cellular phone radiation, has been blocked from releasing its app for iPhone. The company instead released its application for unlocked "jailbroken" ...

Android vs. iPhone for business: 5 questions to answer

ZDNet - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
Both iPhone and Android are already flooding past corporate gate keepers. But which is the right one for your business? CompanionLink Software's Rushang Shah tells his view. Commentary - BlackBerry has owned the enterprise smartphone market for years ...

No one Emerges Well Out of “Gay Cure” App Fight

Wall Street Journal (blog) - Ben Rooney - ‎Mar 24, 2011‎
An app appears in Apple's store that purports to help “cure” homosexuality. With all the predictability of an oncoming train, a huge ker-fuffle is kicked up. The result? The app gets pulled. Apple's decision to allow the app onto the App ...

Apple Removes Ex-Gay Content from App Store

TIME - Evan Narcisse - ‎Mar 23, 2011‎
Less than a week after a petition on Change.org sought to bring down the app, Exodus International's no longer welcome on Apple's iOS content repository. The sign-up was started by gay right website Truth Wins Out and ...

Politics and Law

CNET - Lance Whitney - ‎Mar 23, 2011‎
Apple has fired another legal salvo over the use of the term "app store," this one targeted at adult app store MiKandi. Last week, MiKandi received a cease-and-desist order from Apple over the use of the term "app store," company ...

Church head: "Gay cure" iPhone app not offensive

CBS News - Charles Cooper - ‎Mar 23, 2011‎
Hit "publish" and fame could come knocking - whether you want it or not. Just ask Alan Chambers, who heads Exodus International, a global Christian ministry. Both he and his organization, now find themselves at the epicenter of a cyber-controversy ...

Debenhams and QVC hope to cash in with new apps

The Guardian (blog) - ‎Mar 23, 2011‎
Some retailers have waited to gauge customer demand before launching apps. Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian Retailers have been as keen to jump on the apps bandwagon as many other brands, although many have chosen to launch limited apps to ...

App Stores: A New Business Model

BloggingStocks (blog) - Connie Madon - ‎Mar 26, 2011‎
A new business model is springing up right under our noses. The big players like Apple (AAPL), Amazon.com (AMZN) and Google (GOOG) have put together a one-stop shop in their app stores. First off, an app store is just that, a place where you can pick ...

Android, FTW!

AndroidGuys - Sam Herren - ‎Mar 26, 2011‎
Two weeks ago I purchased my wife an iPhone 4 to get her to send/receive text messages (my new toy by proxy) and I got me a couple of Palm Pre's via craigslist, as I wanted to see what all the fuss was about for webOS' coming out party with the just ...

iPad 2: The best apps on launch

Recombu - Mat Smith - ‎Mar 26, 2011‎
You've queued for hours, and you've managed to buy your very own iPad 2. You've lovingly charged it and registered it to iTunes, but what's next? Get some apps on it. Although the iPad is a great YouTube viewer ...

Android to offer in-app billing

Investor's Business Daily - ‎Mar 25, 2011‎
Users of apps on Google's (GOOG) mobile software will soon be able to try a game or app for free, then pay for any additional features within the app rather than leaving it to complete the purchase. In-app billing is already available on Apple (AAPL) ...

 

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