Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th May 2012 18:28 UTC
Apple "I think that Apple could be just as strong and good and be open, but how can you challenge it when a company is making that much money?", Wozniak told a crowd in Sydney, according to ITNews. They'd score so many brownie points the internet would explode.
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lmprods
Member since:
2012-05-14

If all of this happened, I'd get an iPad tomorrow. Seriously.


Instead of responding point-by-point, I'll just respond to your final statement. So your point is that Apple should reverse every policy that has contributed to its success over the last 10 years, and then you'll spend $500?

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Radio Member since:
2009-06-20

You know, I can think of a lot of ethical, moral, technological wrong ways to be extremely successful in business. Crippling your product, blocking interoperability, taking a huge cut on any transaction done on your platform, etc.

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shmerl Member since:
2010-06-08

blocking interoperability


Apple is a master of blocking interoperability and lock-in. If something they should gain some decency to use more open standards (USB, free codecs, no DRM and so on).

Edited 2012-05-14 19:59 UTC

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kovacm Member since:
2010-12-16

"blocking interoperability


Apple is a master of blocking interoperability and lock-in. If something they should gain some decency to use more open standards (USB, free codecs, no DRM and so on).
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speaking of USB:

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/power/library/pa-spec7/index.html

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