This Week in iPhone News – November 20/2009

App Store dejection process – now Rogue Amoeba leaves the flock The App Store rejection process has been causing some long time Mac developers to decide to no longer develop for the iPhone. Reaction and analysis from Jeff LaMarche, John Gruber and Neil Mix.

While Rivals Jockey For Market Share, Apple Bathes In Profits Apple has surpassed Nokia as the most profitable phone maker in the world despite having only a 2.5% share to Nokia’s 35% share.

Apple said to release iPhone app for in-store appointments A new “Concierge” iPhone/iPod touch application will let you schedule appointments at Apple stores.

Apple tablet: the everything killer CNN on how the rumored tablet computer from Apple could lay waste to the markets for countless other gadgets.

250,000 Droid units sold in its first week

iPhone game developer Storm8 responds to privacy complaints Recent allegations against Storm8 for collecting user’s phone numbers without their permission has caused them to issue a statement.

Call of Duty: World at War for iPhone Activision has recently released Call of Duty: World at War for the iPhone, which includes bluetooth and Wi-Fi modes for online play.

Apple may be building more first party games for iPhone Apple is said to be gearing up to possibly produce their own games for the iPhone/iPod touch.

How the iPhone sensors work in concert to determine orientation A good overview on how the iPhone determines its orientation.

The Pragmatic Press is having a sale Save 40% when you buy from their store with coupon code PRAGTHANKS40.

Environment mapping demo with OpenGL ES 1.1 Noel Llopis demonstrates environment mapping with OpenGL ES 1.1 as part of a chapter he recently created for the upcoming book, iPhone Advanced Projects.

Accessorizer new version The slick, boilerplate code generating, work reducing, must-have developer tool gets an update.

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