If you follow technology at all and haven’t been living under a rock, you’ve noticed that widespread hatred of the Apple’s iPhone App Store is spreading. There are concerns over the pricing, over the opaque approval process, and the simple fact that on the iPhone itself, you just can’t discover new apps through the App Store Application with any ease. Now developers are leaving iPhone development, often citing Apple as having an unfriendly attitude towards iPhone developers.
This week two messes landed on Apple and the App Store. First, Apple rejected the official Google Voice application and nuked all other existing Google Voice applications already approved from the App Store. Then Apple claimed that Jail-breaking the iPhone is a threat to national security.