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I just wanted to make a quick post to note that I've released my first iPhone app, NetAwake. It's a Wake-on-LAN program with a fancy ZeroConf-based MAC grabber to make it accessible to people who think that MACs are the computers you buy from APPLE. Credit should also go to my partner Joshua, who did all of the work on the GUI.
I wrote this app partially out of personal desire (although two other Wake-on-LAN apps showed up in the time between conception and shipping) and partially out of curiosity as to whether any money could be generated from it. In hindsight, the development process was considerably more painful than I thought it was going to be. The actual APIs and such are quite reasonable, but all the extra hoops that Apple forces developers to jump through to test code on the actual hardware and to submit it for approval just made it a bad experience. In hindsight, if I were to go back in time to two months ago when I came up with the idea, I probably would not do it again. Look for another post in a couple of days with all the details on that.
Anyway, I encourage you to check out the app if Wake-on-LAN is something you could actually use.
P.S Any chance of an app that sleeps it also !!
thx for your effort anyway.
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