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Topic: developer

Apple hires iPhone jailbreak notification developer for iOS team at corporate HQ

06/03/2011, 03:06 pm

A software programmer who wrote a jailbreak application that would replace and improve upon Apple's own iPhone notification system has been hired by Apple, AppleInsider can confirm.

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Federal grand jury investigating Android, iOS apps for privacy concerns

04/04/2011, 05:04 pm

A federal grand jury has served mobile developers, including music service Pandora, subpoenas as part of an investigation into the use of users' data in conjunction with ad networks.

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iOS, iPad web use still outpacing all Android devices combined

04/04/2011, 04:04 am

A broad sample of millions of website visitors detailed by Google Analytics indicates that the entire Android ecosystem combined, while slightly ahead of Apple's iPhone 4, continues to be outpaced by Apple's iOS, largely due to the rapid growth of iPad. This mirrors additional data that underlines Apple's lead in both mobile browsing and app sales, refuting recent reports that claim Android is displacing iOS.

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Xcode 4 available to all on Apple's Mac App Store for $4.99

03/09/2011, 03:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday released Xcode 4 for free to its registered developers, while everyone else can purchase the development environment for Mac OS X and iOS from the Mac App Store for $4.99.

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Apple's new App Store guidelines get tough on cheating developers

02/15/2011, 07:02 pm

Apple has clarified its position for developers regarding all efforts to game iTunes rating, steal data from users, copy other's work, saying it will remove their apps and expel them from its developer program.

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World of Goo says iPad launch beat peak WiiWare, Steam sales

02/08/2011, 08:02 pm

The developer of World of Goo has profiled its iPad launch as being "by far" the fastest selling and highest revenue generating game platform, thanks to promotion by Apple.

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Apple reseeds Xcode 4 golden master, removes Mac OS X 10.7 Lion reference

02/04/2011, 10:02 am

Apple this week seeded a golden master of Xcode 4 to developers with documentation that mistakenly referenced Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, only to pull the software and re-seed it without any mention of the forthcoming Mac operating system update.

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RIM PlayBook only garnering half the prelaunch interest of iPad

01/25/2011, 03:01 pm

An analyst's survey of 1,100 consumers found just 6 percent reporting they are "likely" to buy RIM's new playbook, less than half the number who said the same of Apple's iPad last February.

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Mac App Store dramatically boosts Evernote users, Apple a top developer

01/10/2011, 04:01 pm

Apple's new Mac App Store has more than doubled the new users signing up with Evernote's cloud-based note capturing service when it opened two days ago, while Apple itself is also benefitting handsomely from setting up an App Store for Mac users.

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Pixelmator banks on Mac App Store for exclusive distribution

01/07/2011, 07:01 pm

Pixelmator, the developers of streamlined Mac image editor that compares to Adobe Photoshop at a much lower price, has announced exclusive commitment to Apple's new Mac App Store for its software sales and distribution.

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Mac App Store developers aim for low prices, high volume

01/04/2011, 07:01 pm

With Apple's Mac App Store scheduled to open in just two days, developers are reporting enthusiasm and cautious optimism, hoping to repeat the success of the iOS app market for iPhone and iPad.

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Apple sued over privacy rights in iPhone ads case

12/28/2010, 04:12 am

An iPhone user has sued Apple over advertisements appearing in mobile apps, following a report that outlined how mobile ads work.

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Apple to take down apps from Mac OS X Downloads page

12/20/2010, 09:12 pm

Apple has revealed to developers that it will be shutting down its Downloads page for Mac OS X on Jan. 6, the day of the Mac App Store launch, as it focuses on the Mac App Store as "the best destination" for Mac OS X apps.

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Apple positions iAd Producer as Adobe Flash alternative

12/20/2010, 06:12 pm

Apple has released iAd Producer, a new tool for designing interactive "rich media ads" using web standards for distribution through its iAd network within iOS apps, in a direct blow to Adobe's Flash developer tools, the current standard among many web and mobile ad designers.

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Apple improves iOS push security, iTunes promo codes now work overseas

12/08/2010, 04:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday made a few key changes for iOS developers, upgrading the security of push notifications and allowing international distribution of promotional codes. Also, some HD movies have appeared for the first time in the U.K. iTunes Store.

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Apple's second beta of Mac OS X 10.6.6 hints at Mac App Store support

12/02/2010, 11:12 pm

Nearly a month after the seeding of the first beta, Apple issued the second beta release of Mac OS X 10.6.6 Thursday, with support for the forthcoming Mac App Store.

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Apple hiring members of rival RIM's enterprise sales team

11/23/2010, 05:11 pm

Apple's efforts to muscle its way into the corporate market with iPhones and iPads is getting an infusion of talent from Research In Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, with at least five employees making the switch in the last year and a half.

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Inside AirPrint: How to add iOS printer sharing back to Mac OS X

11/11/2010, 02:11 pm

Experimenters have discovered the configuration files Apple removed from the public release of Mac OS X 10.6.5; adding them back restores the ability to print from iOS devices to shared printers on the Mac.

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Apple may delay support for AirPrint through Macs and Windows PCs

11/09/2010, 09:11 pm

Last minute stability and compatibility problems with Apple's AirPrint for iOS devices may have forced the company to delay Mac and Windows support indefinitely, mitigating the impact of the much-anticipated wireless printing technology first previewed two months ago.

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Apple releases iPhone, iPad iOS 4.2 Golden Master to developers

11/01/2010, 08:11 pm

Apple has released iOS 4.2 build 8C134 for both iPad and iPhone and iPod touch devices, indicating the company is close to public release of the new operating system, originally slated for delivery this month.

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