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Appsfire Announces Open Source UDID Replacement For iOS: OpenUDI

Sep 02, 2011, 21:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sarah Perez)

"The change to UDID access was noted in a recent set of iOS5 release notes, where it was listed as 'deprecated.' The UDID, for those unaware, is an alphanumeric string unique to each Apple device, which is currently used by mobile ad networks, game networks, analytics providers, developers and app testing systems, like TestFlight, for example. In some cases, developers are even using the UDID to verify whether users are accessing their app from a new device.

"By removing access to the UDID in iOS5, Apple has thrown an entire ecosystem into chaos."

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