Android leads U.S. smartphone growth in sales, downloadsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Apple might have just tipped its iPhone OS 4.0, but Android has jumped to nine percent of the U.S. smartphone market, according to ComScore. Meanwhile, Nielsen says U.S. smartphone sales will eclipse feature-phone sales by 2011, and ABI Research predicts that over 800 million Android apps will be downloaded this year, making it the fastest-growing OS in app downloads.... (Embedded)

Apple's control-freakery locks down iPhone OS 4.0view story

http://blogs.zdnet.com – As expected, Apple's iPhone OS 4.0 will add extra restrictions on what tools developers can use, which in turn means less choice for iPhone owners. (General)

Apple puts a flailing, disenfranchised Adobe out of its misery and bans cross-compiled apps from iPhone OS devicesview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Developer, Adobe, Apple (General)

Apple turns the screws on iPhone developers - or is Adobe the real target?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Apple has introduced a new clause to its iPhone developer licence that restricts the languages that can be used to write apps. Adobe isn't mentioned, but it is the apparent target of the change. (IT news)

Apple bans apps written using Adobe softwareview story

http://apcmag.com – The Apple vs Adobe war has escalated, with the iPhone OS 4 SDK decreeing that iPhone and iPad developers can’t use Adobe software to create their apps. (IT news)

iPhone OS 4.0 gets multitasking (kinda-sorta), better emailview story

http://apcmag.com – Apple finally delivers a degree of multitasking to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in iPhone OS 4.0 – along with improved email and an online gaming service. (IT news)

Apple releases ‘developer preview’ of iPhone 4.0 SDKview story

http://apcmag.com – With the launch of iPhone OS 4 expected to be just 12 weeks away, Apple has released a developer preview of the software toolkit needed to write apps for multitasking and more… (IT news)

iPhone OS 4.0 previewed - iPad owners will waitview story

http://www.itwire.com – Ending months of speculation, Apple has revealed its plans for iPhone OS 4.0. The company also announced its anticipated mobile advertising platform, unsurprisingly named iAd. (IT news)

iPhone & iPod Management on Linux Just Got Easierview story

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What the iPad's two-year-old-friendly interface means for developers, publishers and the worldview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Internet, Kids, Apple (General)