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Thomas Claburn has been writing about business and technology since 1996, for publications such as New Architect, PC Computing, InformationWeek, Salon, Wired, and Ziff Davis Smart Business. Before that, he worked in film and television, having earned a not particularly useful master's degree in film production. He wrote the original treatment for 3DO's Killing Time, a short story that appeared in On Spec, and the screenplay for an independent film called The Hanged Man, which he would later direct. He's the author of a science fiction novel, Reflecting Fires, and a sadly neglected blog, Lot 49. His iPhone game, Blocfall, is available through the iTunes App Store. His wife is a talented jazz singer; he does not sing, which is for the best.
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posted in July 2010

Apple Should Charge Developers Per App

7/7/2010
Apple's App Store reviewers will refuse to approve apps for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad for a variety of reasons. Some of those reasons, like political viewpoint or competing with Apple services, remain controversial; other reasons, such as security concerns, are welcomed by pretty much every iTunes customer. But Apple hasn't been paying close enough attention to application quality.

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