Beginning today, all submissions to the App Store will be reviewed on the latest beta of iPhone OS 3.0. If your app submission is not compatible with iPhone OS 3.0, it will not be approved.For many developers this presents a dilemma has to how to test existing iPhone OS 2.x apps to make sure their updates will continue to be accepted before iPhone OS 3.0 is generally available. Most small developers have limited devices to develop and test on, and once you install iPhone OS 3.0, you can't go back. The folks over at The Apple Core, quote this from Apple: "Devices updated to iPhone 3.0 beta can not be restored to earlier versions of iPhone OS . Devices will be able to upgrade to future beta releases and the final iPhone OS 3.0 software."
Existing apps in the App Store should already run on iPhone OS 3.0 without modification, but you should test your existing apps with iPhone OS 3.0 to ensure there are no compatibility issues. After iPhone OS 3.0 becomes available to customers, any app that is incompatible with iPhone OS 3.0 may be removed from the App Store.
Here's what we recommend for testing purposes: