It's uncanny. When known software gets repackaged for iPhones and iPod Touches and passes through the hallowed gates of the App Store, something happens: Almost invariably, it gets cheaper. Waaay cheaper. Good right? Well, not always.
There have been mentions of odd limits on how many apps you can install on your Palm Pre. Now there are whispers that Palm is ignoring this issue entirely. What gives, Palm? Don't want to profit from app sales?
Good news for Pre owners—Palm has literally been overwhelmed with app submissions on the heels of tomorrow's launch. As Palm Developer Community Manager Chuq Von Rospach notes, the approval process has got off to a rocky start:
When Palm lets any new apps into the App Catalog, it's news. Why? because there are only, like 40 apps to start with, and since additions are hand-chosen, they're usually pretty great. Then, this.
What a sad story Palm's App Catalog has been so far: never more than a few dozen apps, a near-closed submission process, and no way for developers to make any money. Today, a sliver of light: Palm is accepting a handful of paid app submissions as part of a closed e-commerce system beta, which means a wide release,…
It's been less than a year since Apple launched the iPhone App Store, but now virtually every mobile OS is showcasing its own take on the mobile application storefront. How do they all stack up?