Apple has started to reject apps with the word “Pad” in their title that do not explicitly use wording such as, “runs on,” “for,” “for use with,” and/or “compatible with.”  Jesse Waites, maker of ContactPad (iTunes link) sent us a shot of an email he received from Apple yesterday regarding an update to his app.

It should be noted that Apple has a similar policy with regards to the use of “iPod” in app titles.  It appears developers will have to refrain from using such naming strategies for the iPad as well.

Check out the email from Apple below:


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