There was no Facebook phone announcement, but the social network has made significant updates to its Android and iPhone apps.
The company issues a statement saying it will post App Store approval guidelines, along with "relaxing" restrictions on development tools.
An outright block on iOS apps derived from Flash software is lifted--but Adobe axed the developer tool project, and Apple still maintains control via the App Store.
Jonathan "Wolf" Rentzsch cancels his C4 programming conference in the wake of an Apple change he sees as stifling programming innovation.
The federal government is looking into Apple's requirement that developers use only its--or neutral--programming tools, according to the New York Post.
Pluto's in danger of insult again, as scientists decide that anything bigger than a potato should be a dwarf planet. Or something like that. We also dig into why Apple would suddenly disqualify any third-party compilers from being used to make iPhone apps. And the long-awaited iPod Nano scratch lawsuit is settled. Our national nightmare is over.
Some people who have applied the recent Remote Desktop Client 3.3.1 update have had problems with screen sharing between their Macs, with the connection being established properly but resulting in a blank window and no way to view the remote Mac.
But the developer swears his iPhone application followed all the proper rules, and in any case, Google's admitted use of off-limits APIs has drawn no rebuke from Apple.
Utilities Updates: Little Snitch 2.0 beta 7; App_Pauser 1.0; MacDust 2.22; SleeplessHD 0.1; more
Utilities Updates: SuperDuper! 2.1.4; Smart Scroll X 2.1.1; Parallels Desktop 2.5.3186.0; more