Posts tagged "active stylus"

Apple Tries to Patent “Active Stylus” Technology

This photograph could now be considered to be the ultimate ironic statement. Back in 2007, when the iPhone was first revealed, the man who introduced the best mobile device ever invented to the world loudly proclaimed his disdain for a stylus, and even went so far as to ask who

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Upgrade Pricing Coming To The App Store?

A strange dialog box that surfaced in a current version of iTunes may foretell that Apple is planning on allowing developers to offer upgrade pricing for iPhone applications. According to Ars Technica, developer Fraser Speirs was warned that the "discounted price is only available to customers who own a previous version" of an item when he tried updating all his apps via iTunes.

Historically, developers of standard desktop software have offered upgrade pricing to owners of previous versions in the event of a major release. With iPhone applications, minor updates have typically been free to all users and the App Store has lacked a mechanism to offer an upgrade price for a new version release.


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