Android Welcomes App Store Rejects With Arms Wide Open

Brian X. Chen writes:

"Disgusted with Apple's seemingly arbitrary and restrictive App Store policies, some developers have been thinking about dumping their iPhone projects in favor of Google's open mobile platform, Android.

After being rejected by Apple, coder Alex Sokirynsky said he'd be an Android convert. The wannabe iPhone developer recently gained widespread attention when Apple rejected his application Podcaster -- because it allegedly "duplicates" iTunes. Then, Sokirynsky tried to sell his application through other means, and Apple shut down his operation. As a result, Sokirnysky on Tuesday announced in a blog post (before removing it, presumably in light of Apple's new non-disclosure policy regarding rejections) that he would cease developing applications for Apple and code for Android instead."

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