Official: Third Party iPhone Apps Later This Year

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Question: We'd love to write apps. Will it open up?

Steve Jobs: This is a very important trade-off between security and openness. We want both. We've got good ideas, and sometime later this year, we can open it up to third-party apps...

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This is a direct quote from Steve Jobs, on Record, at a Wall Street journal Event. You armchair journos shut the fuck up. It's fun to criticize on the internet, but when you get the facts wrong, it just makes you look dumb.