Microsoft's Marketplace for Mobile Kill Switch Isn't as Scary as It…

Hooooold up, don't panic, simmer down, breathe easy, etcetera: Microsoft says their Marketplace for Mobile kill switch will be used sparingly, and result in a full refund. Here's how they explain it (warning: it's not very ominous): » 9/18/09 12:30pm 9/18/09 12:30pm

Microsoft Marketplace to Include Remote Kill Switch with Apps

There's word that if an app is unapproved and removed from Marketplace for Mobile, Microsoft's version of Apple's App Store, then it will also be removed from all users' devices. No information on whether that includes refunds for paid apps. » 9/16/09 10:30pm 9/16/09 10:30pm

Google Has a Remote Kill Switch For Android Apps

Just after the dust finished settling on Apple's controversial admission » 10/16/08 7:15am 10/16/08 7:15am that the iPhone has a remotely activated kill switch for applications, Google has plainly stated in their Android Market terms of service that they've got one too. Like Apple's solution, Google's remote kill switch is ostensibly intended to…

How to Disable the App Store Kill Switch Using Your Jailbroken iPhone

Stephen Colbert spoke » 8/17/08 8:00pm 8/17/08 8:00pm, and the people listened: The kill switch that lets Apple on your iPhone can be disabled with the push of a button. All you need is a and the updated BossPrefs app found on Cydia. Simply choose "Disable Apple App Killswitch" in BossPrefs and Bob Barker that puppy into oblivion. This isn't the only …

60 Million Apps Sold at iTunes Store, There is a Kill Switch, Says…

It's been a month since the iTunes App Store went live, and in an interview with the Wall St Journal, Steve Jobs has put the apps downloads figure at over 60 million. With the mix of free and paid apps, that brought Apple around $30 million. That's obviously encouraged Steve: He's enthusiastic that maybe "it will be a… » 8/11/08 4:09am 8/11/08 4:09am