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# 36411 24-Jun-2009 14:14
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I submitted a webapp to Apple 6 months ago to be included in there list of webapps on their website and since then I heard nothing from them if it had been approved/not approved.

I emailed them a month ago about it and I got back today:

"As per our support policies we are unable to provide extensive assistance in following-up your submitted web app."

So what now? Does anyone have any contacts at Apple (NZ) regarding this?

Craig :-)

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  # 227965 24-Jun-2009 14:34
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I know it's not a helpful reply, but as an opinion this just shows what happens when developers try to build a business - or even just distribute a hobbyist application - on a tightly closed and controlled platform.

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  # 228137 24-Jun-2009 23:28
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maybe its already up on their site ...

I posted a weather app and it was up before i knew it, they never sent me an email to tell be it was accpeted.

maybe try again? or look at your adc account

or better yet add a link to this post, other people might find it useful if its a useful app?


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  # 228139 24-Jun-2009 23:54
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I think post people know my website (go to it via your iPhone). It was V1 of the website 6 months ago and its changed alot since then. A webapp yes.. using information taken from their own documentation on how to make APN's up yes .. against anything... no as far as I can tell.

but its still not approved and I cannot see it on their list of webapps

the name is APN Changer under utilities..

I've searched for the last months and nothing..

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  # 228143 25-Jun-2009 02:01
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I suggest you have a chat to Peter Watling of
Weather NZ fame.
He has successfully had an app published.
Im sure he would have tips and tricks

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  # 228157 25-Jun-2009 07:57
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LennonNZ, just playing devils advocate here but do you not think it could be because your website is all about making unsanctioned changes to iPhones that Apple have not approved it? The very first paragraph on your website contains the term 'jailbreak' which we all know Apple don't like. I know your site is an *alternative* to jailbreaking, but its still tinkering around to make using the phone on unsupported carriers easier. I really doubt Apple would like that too much..?

UPDATE - You are even talking about the Ultrasn0w jailbreak hack and providing workarounds for tethering with carriers that don't support it. Seriously, Apple will never approve this.

FURTHER UPDATE - I also see you have an article called "How to enable 3G features to a 2G (well kind of) (or turn it into an iPod)" in which you suggest people modify the firmware to to (among other things) enable the video option which "disables the camera completely but you get the options". Seriously...?!

I don't mean to sound harsh but asking Apple to approve this is like asking a bank to approve a leaflet that shows people how to tinker with the safe. It is never going to happen!

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  # 228160 25-Jun-2009 08:08
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You say unsanctioned changes? Well Apple released the instructions/documentation on how to actually do it. They documented all the options and my website does 100% on what their released software does (Their Enterprise Configuration Program)

Yes it says jailbreak. but in the context of:

"This website is designed to allow you to change your APN without having to unlock, jailbreak or otherwise install any third party software on your iPhone. " which is 100% true.. it installs a configuration file (not software) which format is supplied by Apple..

If they had sent me an email saying sorry (with reasons).. then thats ok but not getting a yes or a no is fustrating..


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  # 228175 25-Jun-2009 09:15
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maybe change the term jailbrake?

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