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.
In a rare move, AT&T has posted an official response to
Verizon’s ads on their website. The ads show U.S. maps covered in red for
Verizon’s coverage, and another with scattered spots of blue for AT&T’s
YouTube announced that starting next week they will be adding support for full
1080p videos. "As resolution of consumer cameras increases, we want to make
sure YouTube is the best home on the web to showcase your content," the
Don’t put all of your eggs in the cloud’s ample basket — or in this case, Google Docs — right now. At least that’s the opinion of Dave Girouard, president of Google’s enterprise division, who recently warned that their cloud-based Google Docs is not ready to fully dethrone Microsoft Office.
Did you hear that collective nerdgasm 10 minutes ago? Yeah, that was
because of a new rumor that Google Chrome OS will be available for
download soon. TechCrunch,
while vague about whether this will be an alpha release (i.e. download
from source and proceed at your own risk) or a legitimate beta release,
says that you will be able to download it within the next week.
When iTunes 9 was released, it brought a slew of new features, including a redesigned interface for the iTunes store based on web technologies like HTML5 and CSS. Now, it looks like the software is porting some of the same technology over to the web in the form of the newly launched iTunes Preview website.
The name might remind you of an unpleasant side effect of drinking the
water in Mexico, but this Zuma’s Revenge won’t make you run for the
bathroom. Instead, you’ll be glued to your chair, clicking away at
ever-harder levels in four fun game modes.
Apple Stores have always been a thing of beauty, even the more modest ones set up inside traditional shopping malls. Tomorrow, Apple will unveil its most impressive location yet, if the photos now live on Gizmodo are any indication.