Apple makes news every year, and ever since Steve Jobs returned to the company in 1997, the news has mostly been good. But any big company will make a few missteps, and Apple is no exception. No company can escape the occasional misstep, but with Apple, the stumbles get the same kind of "generous" coverage that the successes do. Apple is hardly a shy, retiring company that prefers to hide from the spotlight -- even people who've never owned an Apple product can probably name several, whether bec
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Early this year, Adobe was working on an enhancement to the Flash Professional component of its forthcoming CS5 suite that would enable Flash developers to package their applications as iOS apps. Not so fast, said Apple, which was already in a war of words with Adobe over the company's decision not to support Flash content on the iPad. In April, Apple changed its iOS developer's license to limit the types of code that developers could use to write an App -- a limitation that excluded the cross-compiling approach that was to be in Flash.