Do you know that wireless or mobile app developers can actually rent smartphones such as Apple’s iPhone 3G S, G1 Android and BlackBerry Storm? Such rentals can now help developers fully test their applications on wide range of mobile devices.
iPhone 3G S rentals for mobile app developers (includes other smartphones)
Take a look at Wavefront for an example. Wavefront is a Canadian company offering rentals of popular smartphones such as the iPhone 3G S, G1 Android, BlackBerry Storm etc to wireless/mobile application developers. Such rental services should lower down the high costs incurred by mobile/wireless app developers whenever they need to test their applications on other mobile devices and carriers.
Take note that Wavefront has over 200+ GSM and CDMA phones and they’re available for a mere $10 a day. In order to enjoy unlimited data plans, mobile/wireless app developers have to pay $25 a day. Package includes access to Wavefront’s test facilities, workspaces, wireless broadband and of course power.