By Harry McCracken | Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 3:23 pm
Armin Heinrich’s I Am Rich iPhone application, which put a pretty red jewel onto your iPhone screen for $999.99, is no longer available on Apple’s App Store. No word on whether Apple or Heinrich removed it, but it ignited a firestorm and the consensus in the blogosphere seemed to be that it made both Apple and Heinrich look bad, so its departure is logical enough.
For what it’s worth, Technologizer visitors seem to have healthy senses of humor, or at least mischievous ones: Of the nearly one thousand people who have participated in my little poll so far, the majority think that I Am Rich was a hoot and didn’t want Apple to yank it. Here are full results to date: