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iPhone APInsanity: Unity Updates to Avoid Rejections, Compatibility Causing False Positive Dejection

iPhone APInsanity: Unity Updates to Avoid Rejections, Compatibility Causing False Positive Dejection

To catch everyone up, Apple is using a new static analysis tool to find and reject apps using private APIs, and in so doing flagged a bunch of them caused by some calls inside the Unity game development engine (and the Three20 framework, perhaps among others). Now 9to5Mac brings word of Unity's latest update: Unity iPhone 1.5.1 includes improved XCode support and improved...

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UPDATED: Phil Schiller Addresses App Store -- Not to Developers but to BusinessWeek

UPDATED: Phil Schiller Addresses App Store -- Not to Developers but to BusinessWeek

UPDATE: As expected, Rogue Ameoba's Airfoil Touch has been approved, with the original graphics displayed from Mac OS X. Meanwhile, Gx5 tells us it took over a year to get their one-touch search portal app, iClueless approved following a string of rejections (arguably some warranted, but still incredibly time consuming given Apple's process). Again we wonder if having a "big voice"...

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After 3 Months, 3 Rejections, Airfoil Speakers Touch Ships, Developers Leave iPhone

After 3 Months, 3 Rejections, Airfoil Speakers Touch Ships, Developers Leave iPhone

After submitting a minor .1 bug fix for Airfoil Speakers Touch 1.0.1 [Free - iTunes link] for iPhone and iPod touch, longtime Mac developers Rogue Amoeba waited for what they assumed would be a routine App Store review. Three and a half months, three rejections, and the unsuccessful intervention of a champion at Apple, the app is finally in the store, but the developer has decided the...

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