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As for Dropbox's official stance, the company told us that while "Apple is rejecting apps that use the Dropbox SDK because we allow users to create accounts," it is "working with Apple to come up with a solution that still provides an elegant user experience."
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And this is one of the reasons why I miss webOS. No heavy handed control there. Oh well, hope it is resolved soon.
 
Hmm, they approved the OneNote and SkyDrive apps - so maybe try using the SkyDrive API for apps instead?
 
+Sean McKay there's something that integrates webOS concepts and other things from said dead-ish system, such as its old UI lead +Matias Duarte. I think it's called +Android but I'm not sure. You might want to check that out.

[disclosure: mild trolling]
 
+Sean McKay I was just looking at my O'Rielley WebOS book as it was gathering dust on my shelf the other night. It definitely had it's plusses, especially from a developer standpoint.
 
+Mark Noble Because Apple and MSFT see a benefit to letting their products slide in the face of Google and even the small competitors.
 
Exactly what was said on the last Vergecast episode: sometimes Apple seems to simply don't understand the Internet...
 
People who use Dropbox don't understand the Internet. Even fucking SkyDrive is better, though G-Drive is best.
 
+Paul Henning Lol, people use things that I think are stupid, let me just bash them for no reason lol.
 
Apple demands 30% of all purchases made in all apps, and requires you to charge the same or higher price in all other venues in which you do business. This is the crux of the eBook antitrust case, and they're going to get hammered for it.
 
+Paul Henning said Because Apple and MSFT see a benefit to letting their products slide in the face of Google and even the small competitors.

I don't understand what you're trying to say.

Keep in mind, MS has released a nice little fleet of quality Android apps. Google has released just one official app for Windows Phone - Google Search (yay).
 
I'd say who cares because in my 38 days of owning the new iPad the experience wasn't all that great and the only thing I got out of it was its easier to found apps optimized for tablets (see what I did hear word play) and overall the dropbox experience is awful on IOS functionality wise
 
+Abe Abrahamian I'm all for Android tablets and living my prime but the problem is to dedicated way of finding applications specifically designed for them. You can searh for tablets or honeycomb though but just use tablified.com instead.

Android tablets have more potiental than the iPad because they allow access to the file system so I can go to a website and download it by long pressing and choosing save link vs not being able to do it at all or downloading an app that only deals with specific formats.

Google has the right idea by believing there shouldn't be such things as tablet apps and phone apps (because on IOS you have to pay twice) but they are an ad/search company and why they don't have a simple yet elegant tag indicating the target or support level of the app is beyond me.

+Android this needs to be a priority and everything else will fall into place as more Android 4.0 devices saturate the market and current devices get updated
 
is this worse than google telling OEM's not to use skyhook and to use google location services?
 
+Alen Teplitsky Yes. An OEM can still make an Android phone with Skyhook, but they wouldn't be allowed to include proprietary apps such as the Google Play Store, Gmail, etc. Look to the Kindle Fire as an example that you can be successful without Google's apps.

For iOS developers, Apple has a take-it or leave-it policy as there is no other way to distribute your app than through the App Store.
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