Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 16th Feb 2011 19:30 UTC
Google "Hot on the heels of Apple's subscription service announcement, Google has lifted the curtain on its own offering that will allow publishers to set a price for recurring content delivered via your Google login. The payment system is called 'One Pass', and it allows publishers to offer not only subscriptions, but also metered access, 'freemium' content, and even individual articles. So far, One Pass seems more flexible than Apple's offering, and the company will likely take a much smaller cut from publishers than Apple will."
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RE[5]: Comment by Kroc
by FrankenFuss on Wed 16th Feb 2011 22:27 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by Kroc"
FrankenFuss
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Positives for developers!? Positives like having bug fixes take weeks, when in HTML it’s just a refresh. When Apple decide that your app is no longer allowed, despite allowing it before? When Apple decide that you must now pay them more money when you didn’t have to before—basically, extortion. When Apple decide that your app treads on the new functionality that they plan to release and pull your app.

Yeah, developers are having such a great time.


You make it sound like most of the developers are unhappy with the Apple App Store. Here, let me throw a facts wrench into your FUD machine! http://www.ismashphone.com/2010/09/survey-says-app-store-developers...

Edited 2011-02-16 22:32 UTC

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