Buried within the new Apple store amongst all the iPhone and iPod Touch software, this new device has popped up, leading many to speculate whether it's a leaked new iPhone design, or something more sinister, like a...Newton?
The eagle-eyed folks at iLounge, who first pondered on the device, have lead a discussion as to just what the image could suggest, whether it's merely a Photoshopped image to represent the iPhone and iPod Touch together, or if it is indeed a leaked new design.
Conditions set out in Apple's iPhone SDK are dampening hopes of porting some highly valued applications to the handheld device -- including interpreted code, programs within programs, and background applications.
Critics of the cellphone's third-party software creation kit point to a key clause in the company's SDK agreement that appears to restrict all code except that which relies on Apple's own programming interfaces to run, including those that run inside another third-party program's shell.
Ah, Apple. One of these days you’ll get around to launching the iPhone globally. Until then, people are importing and exporting them all over the place, leaving you with profits and a hacker problem that I’m personally very glad you’re having.
It’s a “problem” I’m sure you’ll continue to enjoy even after iPhone 2.0 software / firmware comes out and the SDK helps developers create all kinds of authorised applications.
Because Apple has both history and hackers on its side, there's a good chance it's going to surpass its recently reaffirmed iPhone sales target.
CEO Steve Jobs, CFO Peter Oppenheimer and COO Tim Cook have all come out in the last two weeks to reinforce the point that Apple will reach its goal for 1% of overall mobile phone sales, or 10 million units worldwide, by the end of 2008.
Since it rolled out an array of business-friendly features last week for the iPhone last week, Apple has touched off a furious debate among acronym-loving, geek-speaking advocates of two approaches to wireless email. A new report today weighs in on the discussion.