Apple can hardly be described as a developer’s closest friend at the best of times, but two key announcements that emerged from last night’s Apple iPhone OS4 preview are likely to have made things far worse.
Firstly, Apple has lifted the lid on Game Center – it’s own take on the games-style Xbox Live social network. The obvious question to ask is what this announcement means for the likes of Ngmoco’s Plus+, Aurora Feint’s OpenFeint, AGON Online and Scoreloop?
But that’s not all Apple did to alienate the world’s third party developers – on whom, let’s not forget, the success of its iPhone and iPad platform totally depends.
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