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Casinos on lookout for iPhone card counters

Nevada casinos, never ones to tolerate anything that cuts into their winnings, are on the alert these days for a blackjack card-counting program that can be used on the iPhone or the iPod portable

China Mobile, Apple talks fail over app store

Negotiations between China Mobile and Apple on selling the iPhone in China have reportedly broken down once again- this time due to China Mobile's insistence on controlling iPhone app sales.

So what else do iPhone developers want, anyway?

Nothing's perfect--certainly not the App Store. Granted, Apple's mobile application marketplace has been a gold mine for developers: Since launching July 11, the App Store has introduced more than

Chinese iPhone talks ended over app control

Negotiations between China Mobile and Apple to bring the iPhone to the world's largest mobile subscriber market broke down after the two firms reached a stalemate over the sale and distribution of

Developer Workshop explores the mobile marketplace

FierceDeveloper launched the first in a new series, called Developer Workshop, which will explore the current state of the mobile marketplace from the point of view of the software developers mapping

New boutique App Store changes the rules of the game

In its current incarnation, Apple's App Store is a bit like your local Wal-Mart, offering bargain-priced consumer goods from a variety of manufacturers. But reports suggest Apple is mulling the

What's new and what's missing in iPhone OS 2.2.1 SDK

About two months after releasing its iPhone OS 2.2. update, Apple quietly issued the iPhone OS 2.2.1 SDK. As the extra decimal place suggests, 2.2.1 is by no means a radical overhaul, but a

App Store demo rules, tax questions clarified

While Apple's App Store virtual storefront is stuffed with so-called "lite" applications--i.e., demonstration applications enabling iPhone and iPod touch users the opportunity to sample an app prior

Report: Dell may launch smartphone next month

Dell will soon enter the smartphone market, perhaps as early as next month, bringing to a head rumors that had been swirling around the computer maker for more than a year, according to a report in

Apple awarded multitouch patent

Apple was recently awarded with a patent for the multitouch technology in the iPhone 3G and other devices. On Jan. 20, Apple was granted U.S. patent no. 7,479,949, which appears to cover the