Thursday, June 12, 2008

Apple to Restrict GPS Apps on the 3G iPhone?

Apple has added a clause into their SDK license agreement that prohibits GPS applications such as TomTom.

“Applications may not be designed or marketed for real time route guidance; automatic or autonomous control of vehicles, aircraft, or other mechanical devices; dispatch or fleet management; or emergency or life-saving purposes.”

It is possible that Apple may be developing its own GPS application or it may be forming a deal with another company. Either way this may be bad news for TomTom who just announced they have developed an iPhone application!

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