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Topic: iPhone SDK

iPhone 2.2 hides video out code for third-party apps

11/26/2008, 07:11 pm

An unpublished part of iPhone's latest programming framework lets third-party developers pipe video out to an external device, albeit not without a few catches.


Opera Mini for iPhone sits on sidelines due to App Store rules

10/30/2008, 07:10 pm

A professionally-developed alternative to Apple's Safari web browser for iPhone already exists in Opera Software's labs; Apple's guidelines for App Store submissions, however, are allegedly keeping it from seeing the light of day.


Apple devs get new iPhone, Snow Leopard pre-releases

10/25/2008, 10:10 am

Apple developers this weekend are enthusiastically reporting that they've been provided with new test releases of the both the next iPhone software update and Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.


Apple releases portions of iPhone SDK from NDA limits

10/24/2008, 12:10 am

Apple has published new terms for its registered iPhone developer agreement that defines new limits for "Apple Confidential Information" protected by the program's Non Disclosure Agreement, allowing developers new freedom to collaborate with each other, conduct developer training sessions, and print guides and tutorials.


Apple drops iPhone NDA for released software

10/01/2008, 12:10 pm

Responding to widespread criticism, Apple said Wednesday that it has decided to do away with its non-disclosure agreement (NDA) for released iPhone software while it drafts a new agreement covering just non-released software.


Claims renew iTunes 8 expectations, slate iPhone 2.1 for event

09/06/2008, 02:09 pm

Despite some expectations to the contrary, iTunes 8 is now allegedly a lock for Apple's "Let's Rock" special event and may come with new iPhone firmware that packs surprises of its own.


Why Apple keeps its iPhone 2.0 SDK under NDA

08/28/2008, 03:08 am

Apple's insistence on keeping iPhone 2.0 development under strict non disclosure agreements is frustrating efforts in the development community to share ideas, teach classes on iPhone development, and print reference books on the subject.


iPhone Software 2.1 to stifle open source copy-and-paste effort

08/25/2008, 12:08 pm

An open source project aimed at bringing universal copy-and-paste support to Apple's iPhone has hit a major roadblock due to security-related changes in the next version of iPhone software, according to the group's organizers.


WWDC presenter talks iPhone development from .NET perspective

08/20/2008, 09:08 am

At WWDC, noted author and cross platform development expert Kevin Hoffman presented a comparison of Apple's iPhone development tools with those available for Microsoft's Windows Mobile.


Fourth iPhone 2.1 beta takes out push notification feature

08/17/2008, 04:08 am

A new test version of Apple's next iPhone firmware update has disabled a key service that will allow background data for native apps, with no clear sign of when it will return.


T-Mobile USA seen cloning iPhone's App Store

08/08/2008, 06:08 pm

Hoping to ride the coattails of the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch, T-Mobile's US branch is allegedly developing a unified software store that would mimic Apple's but apply to every single device in the carrier's stable.


Researcher discovers targeted iPhone app "kill switch"

08/06/2008, 07:08 pm

A mobile development author has discovered a mechanism in Apple's iPhone software that would allow the company to blacklist and remotely deactivate installed apps that have been purchased and installed by users.


Apple seeds iPhone 2.1 with directional GPS, push notification

07/24/2008, 10:07 pm

Apple is already providing developers with a new iPhone firmware beta with enhanced location-finding that could lead to true navigation as well as the roots for background push services.


Apple testing first bug fix update to iPhone Software v2.0

07/15/2008, 10:07 am

Apple is already testing the first maintenance and security updates for version 2.0 of its iPhone Software that aim to improve performance and fix a number of outstanding bugs.


iPhone 3G's first day: hardware reviews, app plans, and unlocking

07/11/2008, 10:07 pm

The first day of iPhone 3G's existence has seen a slew of real-world surprises -- and real-world problems -- as well as a much clearer picture of the expanding third-party app universe, and early successes in jailbreaking and unlocking iPhones.


iTunes 7.7 reveals iTunes Remote app for iPhone and iPod

06/27/2008, 12:06 am

Tucked away in Apple's pre-release version of iTunes 7.7 is word that the iPhone and iPod touch will soon act as remote controls for nearby computers. Also, Apple is now accepting submissions to the App Store.


Apple posts new iPhone SDK, Final Cut Server, Pro App updates

06/26/2008, 08:06 pm

Apple on Thursday evening released a new version of its iPhone developer kit that also mentions a test version of iTunes 7.7, AppleInsider has learned. Also, updates have been released for Final Cut Server and the Pro Application Support framework.


TomTom for iPhone lives; Jobs' true health; green iPhone 3G?

06/13/2008, 06:06 pm

Despite reports to the contrary, TomTom is still working on a GPS app for the iPhone. Meanwhile, Steve Jobs' thin look may be permanent evidence of his cancer cure, Greenpeace is concerned about a toxic iPhone 3G. And a growing number of would-be iPhone programers are attacking Apple's backlog in approving their full developer status.


Apple tackles iPhone background app limits with push service

06/09/2008, 07:06 pm

Addressing one of the most outstanding complaints regarding feature limitations in third-party iPhone applications, Apple on Monday said it has developed a push notification service that will feed programs with data even when technically shut down.


Apple details iPhone 2.0 software, App Store

06/09/2008, 03:06 pm

As part of its introduction of iPhone 3G, Apple has also unveiled the final version of its iPhone 2.0 software, including the App Store, iWork and Office document support, and numerous other features not mentioned during the March SDK event.