Getting a Refund from the App Store Is Basically Impossible

NetShare isn't going to be allowed back into the App Store anytime soon, by the looks of it, because it violates AT&T's terms of service. Which means that even if you were lucky enough to snag it, using it runs the risk of getting your account zapped by AT&T. So it's reasonable to want your ten bucks back-you've got… » 8/11/08 4:20pm 8/11/08 4:20pm

Apple Can Remotely Disable Apps Installed on Your iPhone

By now, we're well aware that Apple can make apps vanish without a trace (or explanation) from the App Store. But Jonathan Zdziarsi, the author of iPhone Forensics, says that Apple can actually remotely disable apps installed on your iPhone. Apparently, there's a blacklist URL in the iPhone's OS that he says "suggests… » 8/06/08 6:15pm 8/06/08 6:15pm

NetShare Pulled From iPhone App Store (Again)

We've been wondering how the people behind NetShare get their app approved by Apple for the iPhone App Store. It adds the ability to tether your laptop to your iPhone, using the handset's 3G modem as your laptop's own, meaning you can go pretty much anywhere you can find a decent signal and have full Internet access… » 8/02/08 12:00am 8/02/08 12:00am

iPhone Apps We Love: NetShare - Share Your 3G/EDGE Connection With Your…

NetShare is one app we never thought would make it onto the official iPhone App Store. All it does is set up a SOCKS5 proxy for you to get your laptop/computer online through use of the 3G/EDGE connection. Does it work? Yes. Yes it does, much to our surprise. EDGE works just fine, although Mahoney says it's slow as… » 7/31/08 8:53pm 7/31/08 8:53pm