Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 16th Feb 2012 14:46 UTC
Mac OS X Well, this is a surprise. Several websites have a preview up of Apple's next Mac OS X release - it's called Mountain Lion, and continues the trend of bringing over functionality from iOS to Mac OS X. Lots of cool stuff in here we've all seen before on iPhones and iPads, including one very, very controversial feature: Gatekeeper. Starting with Mac OS X 10.8, Apple's desktop operating system will be restricted to Mac App Store and Apple-signed applications by default (with an opt-out switch), following in Windows 8's footsteps.
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RE: Apple suicide
by viton on Fri 17th Feb 2012 01:12 UTC in reply to "Apple suicide"
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How about a teenage kid who finds out that it's now impossible to install pirate photoshop on this machine
Obviously this is that they do not want to happen.
Why do not just install GIMP or whatever instead?

"Killing a developer community" is a bold statement.
Apple offers their development tools for free.

Most things will move to web anyway.
JS+WebGL is cool. You can be hardcore even here.
But native apps still needs to be written and nobody can take these opportunities from you.

Edited 2012-02-17 01:21 UTC

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