UPDATED: Apple Waves Bye Bye to the uSirius StarPlayr App... for iPhone for Now?
UPDATED: Developer NiceMac provided an update in the comments:
The app was not rejected, however it could not be approved at this time.
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ORIGINAL: Lately I have been the bearer of bad news. First it was Apple rejecting the official South Park application and now they're breaking our hearts once more and waving bye bye to Howard Stern and Sirius XM by rejecting the uSirius StarPlayr application that we previously told you was due to be in the App Store in a few short weeks. Yes this is a very sad day, as I am a huge Howard Stern fan like many of you.
blockquote>"As of yesterday, the uSirius StarPlayr Application for iPhone still had a status of "In Review" with Apple. Late last night, we became aware that the application could not be approved at this time. As fans, we are committed to continuing to work with all parties involved as necessary in any capacity required to see this product to market. It is our goal, as it has always been, to release this application at as low of a price point as possible, if not free of charge."
With no real reason given why this application was rejected, we must sadly move on. You really have to wonder what exactly made Apple reject this application. Surely it was not Sirius XM as Howard himself loved the idea and was ready to pick up an iPhone just for this application.
Apple, why did you reject this one? This was an application that I been patiently waiting for... oh so much. This news will surely disappoint Howard and many of the other Sirius XM iPhone owners out there.
Hopefully, we will see this application available on Cydia or the App Store sooner rather than later.
[Thanks to Darren for the tip!]