iPhone SDK may block Firefox, Java, background apps

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  • Reply 81 of 82
    ajmasajmas Posts: 555member
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by leegordon79 View Post


    Two of my main internet activities (particularly those I use on the go) require Java.



    (1) Streaming internet radio



    and



    (2) My AT&T Remote monitoring (attrm.com) system to monitor my home and pets while I'm away. ATT remote monitor is available on most of their wireless phones, but alas, not the iPhone.



    Two big bummers. Let's hope Sun and Apple can work something out!



    I am sure client side Java isn't the only way of solving those problems. The first one could be replaced by an application in C/C++/Objective-C (is Quicktime implemented on the phone?) and the last one could probably be replaced by a server side application with a web based front-end.



    Don't get me wrong, since I would love to have Java on the phone, but sometimes there are different ways to approach an issue.
  • Reply 82 of 82
    >> the last one could probably be replaced by a server side application with a web based front-end.



    Yes they just did exactly this, just recently.

    The AT&T Remote Monitor application now works on the iPhone, with streaming video.

    No java or native application or jailbreaking necessary.
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