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What is wrong with that?
With the example given, you are using the following in most likelihood:
* Apple branded Computer
* Apple branded OS
* Apple branded Mail Client.
Other than the most obvious reasons, Apple doesn't doesn't have any legal fallback if they suggest a 3rd party solution, also other services maybe incompatible with Apple's T&Cs.
So it does sound clever to say "lol Apple promoting apple shit" ... but there are very good managerial and legal Reasons why companies do this. Edited 2012-04-12 18:07 UTC