Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Jun 2010 22:07 UTC
Apple When Apple announced its iAd mobile advertising initiative, many of us wondered how this would effect other mobile advertising agencies on the iPhone, and more specifically, Google's AdMob. Well, now we know: Apple has revised its iOS developer agreement to specifically lock out Google's AdMod. And then people wonder why Apple is no longer the darling of the geek world.
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RE[5]: Geek market control
by Tony Swash on Wed 9th Jun 2010 15:40 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Geek market control"
Tony Swash
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2009-08-22

please tell me how an OS whose home screen displays a dumb wall of application launchers instead of something useful like incoming agenda entries is a "smarter" mobile platform.


Are you a simpleton?

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RE[6]: Geek market control
by Neolander on Wed 9th Jun 2010 19:28 in reply to "RE[5]: Geek market control"
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

"please tell me how an OS whose home screen displays a dumb wall of application launchers instead of something useful like incoming agenda entries is a "smarter" mobile platform.


Are you a simpleton?
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No, but I'm genuinely waiting for an in-depth depiction of your point of view.

You said this :
What counts now is not dumbed down systems like Symbian but the smart mobile platform - that's the game to play and its the game iOS is clearly winning.

As a Symbian phone owner and a casual iOS user, if I were to depict one OS as "dumbed down" and one as "smart", I'd rather say that Symbian is the smart one and iOS the dumb one. If you want, I can explain why in details.

You seem to think the opposite. So I ask you to say why, in your opinion, Symbian is a dumbed down OS and iOS is a smart OS. Because since I don't use iOS on a daily basis, I may be misunderstood and not see what makes this OS a "smart mobile platform" instead of a rich guy's toy which is not good at doing anything useful.

It's quite simple, actually.

Edited 2010-06-09 19:31 UTC

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