Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd Oct 2009 19:07 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless So, you thought this whole tug of war over iTunes synchronisation was over, right? The USB Implementers Forum slapped Palm in the face, and exonerated Apple from any wrongdoing. The thing is though, the USB-IF is pretty much a powerless organisation, so Palm tossed them aside, and fixed webOS iTunes sync in webOS 1.2.1.
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RE[5]: Here we go again...
by FurryOne on Sun 4th Oct 2009 22:08 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Here we go again..."
FurryOne
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2006-01-23

... is it ethical for a company to try to lock a very popular music management and playing application only to their hardware when it could easily support dozens of different devices and which would make life a lot easier for the end-user?

Are you actually serious?

The correct and ethical way would be to make it easy for others to support your application and try to make the life for the end-user easy.

You mean so that other devices can sync with your iTunes library, like:

"BlackBerry Desktop Manager Software also integrates BlackBerry Media Sync, enabling Mac users to sync their iTunes music collections with their BlackBerry smartphone." (Quote from MacDailyNews.com)

You may disagree with me, but try to at least maintain your calm and argument properly.

I would if you actually presented a credible argument, but all you've been doing is whining, and you get no points from me for that. Before you whine again about Apple being the bad guy, do some reading. I'd suggest:

http://www.roughlydrafted.com/2009/07/27/why-apple-is-killing-the-p...

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