Apple (AAPL) Tightens up its policy on in-App and Subscription Payments

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has contacted publishers of newspaper and magazine style Apps who use the App Store, and clarified its existing Terms and Conditions, explaining that their interpretation of the existing publisher / developer agreement is that all in-app payments should be carried out through Apple’s iTunes infrastructure after the 31st of March, or their products will be rejected. This is … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) Tightens up its policy on in-App and Subscription Payments

GV Connect and GV Mobile + Google Voice apps for iPhone now available

GV Mobile Google Voice iPhone

The new app store review guidelines and changes in iPhone developer agreement has lead to the approval of many iPhone apps which were neither approved nor rejected. Apple did not allow any native Google voice application in the app store but after the revised guidelines were published two apps have been appoved. GV Connect ($2.99, App Store) and GV Mobile … Read More

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Google Voice App for iPhone Coming Soon to the App Store

Apple has been busy updating it’s iPhone developer agreement and app store review guidelines and it sure has made a lot of people happy. Sean Kovacs, developer of the Google Voice application for iPhone called “GV Mobile” recently updated his Twitter status saying: Good news: I did get confirmation back from Apple that it will most likely get back in … Read More

RavinGoogle Voice App for iPhone Coming Soon to the App Store

Apple Updates App Store Developer Agreement

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced a raft of changes in its App Store Developers Agreement today. And the changes were both a surprise and a breath of fresh air to many. Historically, there have been three major bones of contention between developers and Apple. These were about some of the rules it imposes if you wish to be part of the App Store. … Read More

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Apple Changes iPhone Developer Agreement Again

The ever changing iPhone Developer Agreement has again been amended. Earlier this year, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) changed the agreement to exclude interpreted code. This was done to keep Adobe Flash-based applications out of the App Store. Adobe had created a compiler and released it as part of its CS4 suite of development tools that took programs developed in Flash and turned them … Read More

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US regulators considering investigation into Apple’s mobile advertising policy

Earlier today we reported that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) had amended its iPhone Developer Agreement, specifically clause 3.3.9 related to advertising networks. The amendment was written in such a way that it allowed Steve Jobs to make good on a promise he made at D8 to open up the SDK for third parties to collect data for services such as advertising. But at the … Read More

Stephen NorthcottUS regulators considering investigation into Apple’s mobile advertising policy

Apple relaxes iPhone Advertising Restrictions. Locks AdMob out

At D8 last week Steve Jobs offered a rather weak argument for why Apple had changed clause 3.3.9 in its iPhone Developer Agreement. The changes appeared to ban third parties from collecting analytical data from apps running on customer’s iPhones. And, if you remember, caused some consternation when first reported, shortly after the iPhone OS 4.0 Preview event. Steve’s explanation … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple relaxes iPhone Advertising Restrictions. Locks AdMob out