The name ‘TabletMac’ was previously in possession of Axiotron, but has now transferred to Apple in the past year. A few years ago, Axiotron brought the ModBook on the market. It is a converted MacBook but with a touchscreen. Since 2007, Axiotron changed the name to TouchMac. Till now, unnoticed, Apple is now the new owner of the ‘TouchMac” trademark. » Apple Takes Ownership Of ‘TabletMac’ Trademark
Joel Comm, creator of the application ‘iFart’, has a personal message for Steve Jobs and he is delivering that message via a YouTube video. He wants Steve Jobs to improve the App Store approval system. His newest app, the ‘ka-ching’ app, has been rejected, because there was not enough functionality. Comm blames Apple of having an inconsistent policy, because the App Store has approved apps with the same amount of functionality as his ‘ka-ching’ app. What do you think?
Despite the massive success of the App Store, the actual app approval process has been a constant source of criticism for Apple. A couple of well known developers have recently quit from developing iPhone apps altogether due to the process. Businessweek recently interviewed Apple’s senior vice-president of worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller who predictably defends the process: » Phil Schiller Defends App Store
The latest rumors about the iPod touch say that there will be a new version next spring. This time WITH a camera. » iPod touch With Camera Next Year?