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Old 09-18-2009, 03:54 AM
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 34
Re: IPhone development (WTF???)
Originally Posted by bas_I_am View Post
In order to physically test and deploy ON an iphone, I have to pay crapple $99. $299 if I want to distrubute it to my team. And if I want to sell it, I HAVE to do it through their storefront and give them 30% of my revenue.
Well the 30% distribution is an odd gripe because when Apple set this pricing model most developers were cheering. Other carriers and phone companies have worse pricing structures and it generally beats most mark-ups by physical stores, and likely gets close to having the infrastructure to host your own app portal.