Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Oct 2010 16:00 UTC
In the News An interesting discussion is currently raging through the world of computing, or more accurately, through the world of bloggers and analysts. It basically comes down to this: should the iPad be included in laptop and desktop sales figures? If it is included - Apple becomes the largest PC manufacturer in the United States. But, if the iPad should be included - why not the modern smartphone?
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RE[4]: Development
by Drumhellar on Mon 18th Oct 2010 19:59 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Development"
Drumhellar
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There was only one jailbreak that didn't require a PC, and it worked on only two minor revisions of iOS 4. All other jailbreaks required a PC to develop and a PC for the actual jailbreaking.

Also, what I meant by practical, is you're not going to sit and develop on a smartphone or iPad for 6 hours straight without causing some serious hand fatigue. Also, you're not going to have simultaneous access to your debugging tools, or other things you might require when building your software. While it is handy for on-the-spot development of smaller solutions, you aren't going to be doing any large tasks on such a limited device.

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