Apple just approved the Opera Mini iPhone app, which should be available on iTunes during the next 24 hours. This is excellent news specially taking into account the recent events. In you’ve missed the demo go check it now.
On the very same week Apple manages to change the rules, making them stricter, and yet they also manage to break them, or… choose not to enforce them. Don’t get me wrong, I will probably love Opera Mini, I just don’t agree with the different set of rules based on something as random as the weather.
The problem is that the changes, covered in my previous blog post, didn’t change one detail that was already in the rules for a long time, this specific detail is:
However, Opera Mini is a full browser on its own and their own implementation of a JS interpreter, making one wonder what exactly is Apple playing at?
Here’s my request Apple, pick a side, pick a rule, stick with it. Meanwhile, I’ll grab my copy before Stevie decides to pull it.