We know it's still four months away, but today's bombshell announcement of a forthcoming iPhone / iPod touch SDK
has got us asking a lot of questions, and we're turning to you for the answers. Sound off!
What do you expect from the iPhone SDK?
|An open platform with tight security but no restrictions.||4107 (19.5%)|
|A totally open platform with no restrictions at all. Also, I want a pony.||1464 (6.9%)|
|An open SDK, but Apple will still control everything through iTunes.||8095 (38.4%)|
|Pretty much just widgets.||2865 (13.6%)|
|A massive disappointment, obviously.||4549 (21.6%)|
How much are you willing to pay for third-party iPhone apps?
|Anything! Just give 'em to me!||952 (4.7%)|
|Not more than $5||5942 (29.5%)|
|Not more than $20||2489 (12.4%)|
|The same as corresponding Windows Mobile apps.||3396 (16.9%)|
|Nothing! OpenMoko 4eva!||7340 (36.5%)|
How does the announcement of an SDK affect your opinion of the iPhone?
|Welcome news -- I'm definitely getting one now.||3115 (16.6%)|
|Let's see how these digital signatures play out first.||6503 (34.7%)|
|Who cares? I'd rather carry a first-gen StarTAC than be caught dead with an iPhone.||2072 (11.0%)|
|Um, I was second in line to the iLoser and already have one, duh.||3806 (20.3%)|
|Whatever, Apple is still way behind Windows Mobile, Symbian, and even Palm OS with this.||3265 (17.4%)|