An article in The Register accuses Apple of allegedly ripping off an app from a small UK developer. The Wi-Fi Sync app, created by Greg Hughes, was rejected by Apple for the official App Store and now only sells on the unofficial Cydia store for jailbroken iPhones. Hughes said that an iPhone developer relations rep called Steve Rea had been in touch with him to express admiration for the app before rejecting it formally. Apple apparently even asked for Hughes’s resume. The new iOS5 feature, Wi-Fi Sync, has the same name as Hughes’s app and – perhaps more surprisingly – an almost-identical logo

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