reports that the eagerly awaited RPG Ravensword has been rejected by App Store reviewers, along with several other applications written with the Unity
engine. The engine includes API calls which, according
to one lawsuit, were used by Storm8 to steal phone numbers of people
playing the game and upload them wirelessly.
BoyGeniusReport just posted
a graphic purporting to reveal significant discounts Apple will be offering on
Black Friday sales. Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving in the U.S.) is
traditionally the hottest shopping day of the year, as people get ready for the
Groklaw reports that the
California version of Apple v. Psystar is over and in their words, "It’s a
total massacre." Psystar shocked the world in February 2008 with their
announcement of pseudo Macs—essentially PC’s put together with off-the-shelf
components, but with OS X preinstalled.
Most developers have reacted to Apple’s new review process with a mostly positive slant — after all, any news is good news when it comes to the App Store, right? Maybe not, says VoiceCentral developer Riverturn in a recent blog.
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.
It might be difficult for many Apple faithful to remember the dark days before Steve Jobs’ triumphant return to the throne, especially given the absolute hot streak the company has been on in recent years. But one of the people who remember it well is someone who was instrumental in helping the company get back on its feet at the time: former Microsoft chief Bill Gates.