Apple launches official iPhone, iPod touch Web apps directory on Apple Site

Apple on Thursday afternoon launched as part of its website an official directory of iPhone and iPod touch Web applications, reinforcing its stance that third-party developers should focus their developmental efforts on Web 2.0 applications that function only under the embedded version of its Safari browser. Continue reading “Apple launches official iPhone, iPod touch Web apps directory on Apple Site”

Apple iPhone Firmware 1.1.1 Class-Action Suit Seeks Injuction Against Locked iPhones

“A California man has filed a class-action suit against Apple for bricking iPhones with their lastest firmware update. The lawsuit is neither the first nor the the last, but it’s unique because it looks for a permanent injunction against Apple to prevent them from selling locked iPhones.Citing the Cartwright Act, the lawyer Damian Fernández argues that “Apple prohibits iPhone consumers from using and purchasing a cell phone service other than through AT&T.” The suit also seeks damages from the bricking but, according to Alexander Wolfe’s article in Information Week, the lawyer doesn’t specify an amount in the court documents. Instead, Fernández says that they are seeking an amount “according to proof at trial.” Continue reading “Apple iPhone Firmware 1.1.1 Class-Action Suit Seeks Injuction Against Locked iPhones”