As quickly as iPhone OS 4.0 was shown off, developers and critics alike began a debate over the infamous “Section 3.3.1” which appears to prohibit third-party software such as Adobe Flash from creating apps that circumvent the iPhone SDK. At the center of the controversy is Daring Fireball’s John Gruber.
If a new report is to be believed, developers’ enthusiasm for the iPad is losing some of its lustre -- while the Android platform is surging. Somebody better tell that to all the iPhone OS developers who are tripping over themselves to get their apps in users’ hands when the iPad is finally available this weekend.
Agile Web Solutions' 1Password password-storing and security app has
been updated more than 120 times since its initial May 2006 release,
but the next major version won't be an incremental update with bug
fixes and the like. Instead, the developer is pooling its resources
into bringing a new version of its award-winning app to the iPad, following successful
releases on Mac and iPhone.