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  • Do App Developers Need A Union?

    Just ahead of WWDC, an odd attempt to get a better deal for iOS app developers. It’s not clear how this would work, exactly, or if it’s even real, but the App Developer Union manifesto raises a good point: app developers have no leverage.

    John Herrman a year ago 2 responses

  • Apple Officially Relaxes App Store Review Guidelines

    Apple is officially relaxing all restrictions on the development tools used to create iOS apps. “In particular, we are relaxing all restrictions on the development tools used to create iOS apps, as long as the resulting apps do not download any code. This should give developers the flexibility they want, while preserving the security we need.”

    Reddit Top Links 3 years ago 3 responses

  • Today’s Cane Shaking On the Lawn: Apps

    I don’t get apps. Not as in how they work, but why, in fact, they’re called “apps.” Because you know what? They’re programs. They are compendiums of code, compiled in a manner that when you execute them in a computing environment, they perform a specific task. Like a program. Exactly like a program.

    Google Reader 3 years ago respond

  • Facebook iPhone App Now Plays Videos And More!

    Facebook for iPhone 3.1.3 has just been released in the App Store, bringing a series of new features including the ability to play Facebook videos on your phone.Other additions in this update include the ability to view and write on the walls of events, and a new width for the photos you upload.

    TweetMeme 3 years ago respond

  • Google Mobile Search Results Now Include Apps, Too

    Starting today, when you conduct a Google search on your iPhone or Android device, you’ll get apps as results along with regular search results. These special links will take you directly to the app’s page in the Android Market or iPhone App Store, where you can buy or download the app immediately.

    TweetMeme 3 years ago respond

  • ‘Baby Shaker’ iPhone Game

    The object is to kill the baby, by shaking it, to make it stop its horrible crying. This sounds totally educational in that it teaches you that shaking a baby will lead to its death. Not surprisingly the game has now been removed from the app store.

    TweetMeme 4 years ago respond