A site tracking the average App Store review times at Apple using data crowdsourced from iOS and Mac coders on Twitter reveals that desktop applications are facing delays close to a whole month.
If the data gathered by Shiny Development
is to be believed, there is a huge discrepancy between the wait times for reviewing iOS apps and Mac Apps over at Apple Inc.
On the mobile front, developers will wait no more than a week to see their app approved. For Mac App Store titles, however, developers have to wait an average 27 days before they can even hope to see their program accepted in Apple’s digital distribution venue.
caused some disappointment in the developer community, as Apple is rumored to have moved some reviewers from the desktop front over to the iOS department.
The reason? To speed up approval of new apps and updates for iOS 6, the new version of Apple’s mobile operating system.