Look out the window for flying pigs! Rumor has it that Apple has let one slip past the goalie -- in this case, an iPhone application was approved despite a violation being spotted, with a warning to fix the problem down the road.
Back in October, cell phone giant Nokia slapped Apple with a lawsuit alleging infringement of its wireless standard patents. Now, Apple is fighting back with a countersuit in what they call a “response” to Nokia’s legal action.
After last month’s announcement that the largest retail store chain in the U.K. would start offering the iPhone, now comes word that Tesco is also slashing prices that would make even its U.S. cousin Wal-Mart jealous.
Word on the street is that Apple’s iPhone is something of a failure in China after moving a mere 5,000 devices at the official launch in late October. But the “little phone that could” has now topped 100,000 units in the weeks since that launch.
It’s no secret that Apple’s iTunes software is widely considered to be a bloated beast written on top of ancient code. For all of its great features and continual update, the Mac version of iTunes is often more sluggish and slow than its Windows counterpart. But that may soon be changing, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal.
Lately, Apple has been trying to pass the peace pipe to its iPhone developers after a number of growing pains related to the App Store. Another piece of the puzzle fell into place this week with RSS feeds for the iPhone Dev Center website.