Rogue Amoeba CEO Paul Kafasis recently announced on the company’s blog that they are discontinuing development for the iPhone platform. Paul talks candidly about the challenges they have faced in the iPhone app approval process in general and in particular, and the business aspects that led him to his position. Rogue Amoeba is not the first Mac developer to abandon the iPhone platform because of the approval process. Paul compares his position with others, explains why the process doesn’t seem to scale, and offers some ideas to help solve the problem.
Airfoil Speakers Touch in the iTunes Store
Radioshift Touch in the iTunes Store
Airfoil Speakers Touch 1.0.1 Finally Ships by Paul Kafasis on the Rogue Amoeba blog
iPhone Superguide comes to the App Store… eventually by Jason Snell on Macworld
FaceBook Joe Hewett
One Little Article by Paul Kafasis on O’Reilly’s Inside iPhone Blog