Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 8th Nov 2009 16:11 UTC
Apple We're all familiar with the fact that Apple has trouble managing its App Store. While it is overflowing with applications, Apple governs it willy-nilly, and the web is rife with stories from developers who had their application rejected for no apparent reason. There's now a new issue we can add to the list. Are you an iPhone developer? Do you want a similar, competing application out of the App Store? All you need to do is send an infringement claim to Apple, and they'll happily threaten to remove the competing application without a second thought. Update: And here's a similar case, about Stoneloops! vs. Luxor.
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RE: iOoohShinyThing
by BallmerKnowsBest on Thu 12th Nov 2009 14:38 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Apple & developer support"
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"Clearly you are suffering from what is known as "Inablility to Dig Cool Stuff Syndrome". There's an app for that ;)

Let me see if I can guess that app's name: iOoohShinyShinyThing?

I have officially begun work on iOoohShinyThing: an app targeted towards the many iPhone users who enjoy the iPhone's "shiny object" appeal, but find that whole "screen" thing distracts from the glorious shininess.

Enter iOoohShinyThing, which will make the iPhone screen appear to have the same metal finish as the rest of the device. So now Apple fans can enjoy hours of staring slack-jawed at their expensive toy, without any danger of distraction.

Edited 2009-11-12 14:39 UTC

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