App Store Tyranny: how 100+ hours of coding went to waste

I know what you’re thinking “oh, another app was rejected. Stupid developers always complaining” well, you’re kinda right. In May I started working on an iOS (universal, so it works on iPhone and iPad) app for watching movie trailers and viewing corresponding information about that movie such as the director, …

Steve Jobs on Trailers Rejection

Spencer Schoeben (who’s dad used to be close with Steve, which is probably the only reason he replied) sent an email to Steve Jobs (along with a dozen other people on Twitter) about the rejection of Trailers, and to our surprise, he responded. And excuse the subject line, Spencer saw …

Apple Gave Me an “only this one time!”

Earlier today an update to one of my apps, Hot Links, was accepted. From: iTunes Store Subject: Your application is Ready for Sale Date: December 11, 2009 12:34:01 PM CST To: Jonah Grant Reply-To: iTunes Store Dear Jonah Grant, Your application is now Ready for Sale. If your contracts are …

iPhone OS4 beta 4 details

Image via MacRumors Forum So I just updated (upgraded?) to iPhone OS4 beta 4, and there are a few new details. When the phone is turned on the first time, Clock, Calculator, and Voice Memo’s is automatically in a ‘Utilities’ folder. There are about 18 new wallpapers (some from iPad, …