The App Store Effect: Are iPhone Apps Headed for Oblivion?

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. » 10/16/09 11:40am 10/16/09 11:40am

Palm Now Accepting (A Few) Paid Pre App Submissions

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,… » 8/18/09 11:29am 8/18/09 11:29am