With all of the bleak economic news in today’s headlines, there is one hot industry that seems to be bucking the trend — Apple’s infamous iPhone App Store. The proof of this lies in a recent Wall Street Journal piece detailing a veritable mini-invasion of App Store developers into San Francisco’s Bay Area, even as other industries in the area are cutting back.
9to5Mac today cites a recent Strand Consulting report putting the spotlight on iPhone warranty risks for European carriers. The dilemma? A European law demanding a two-year product guarantee for all consumer electronics buyers, where Apple’s free warranty is for one year only.
While chipmalker Qualcomm would love to have something up and running
that Apple could put in their phones ready for Verizon's CDMA network
and AT&T's UMTS network, an industry analyst says "not so fast."
First it was the absence of a way to develop software at all that frustrated developers after the iPhone debuted in 2007. But that’s nothing compared to the irritation some developers are feeling now about the ever-popular App Store.
Vimeo has been a popular high-quality alternative to YouTube, particularly with content publishers and bloggers. Unfortunately, uploading videos to Vimeo has left one particular (and rather large) group of potential viewers in the dark: iPhones.