Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Apr 2010 10:01 UTC
Mac OS X Over the weekend, a rumour spread like wildfire through Apple and Mac circles which stated that starting with Mac OS X 10.7, Apple would introduce the App Store model to the Mac, allowing only Apple-approved applications to run. It became apparent to me right away that this was a load of nonsense, and for once, I was right: Steve Jobs has personally dismissed the rumour.
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RE: Hmmm... - if the "ipad lifetime limit" is indicatio
by jabbotts on Mon 26th Apr 2010 11:30 UTC in reply to "Hmmm..."
jabbotts
Member since:
2007-09-06

Well, with Apple's lifetime limit of how much Ipad hardware related profit they are willing to extract from you is true, any madness is possible.

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TBPrince Member since:
2005-07-06

Well, to be honest nothing is impossible. When the whole IPhone madness started I thought "What sane developer could invest money and energies in such a business model??".

Well, I proved wrong since thousands developers started to create apps for IPhones (apps... let's say small-scale utilities...) while only now Apple is showing its true colors about that platform (ask Adobe, Google and I'm sure other big boys who weren't that dumb to actually *try* to release something, even if I'm sure they thought about it).

So the key is around developers: until there will be enough developers willing to waste their time, nothing is impossible and also an IPad might look attractive.

Edited 2010-04-26 11:42 UTC

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google_ninja Member since:
2006-02-05

The key is actually around making money. Build a platform that makes making money extremely easy, and the devs will come.

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