Tag: Apple

Apple’s policies on 3rd-party in-app purchasing

Apple’s policies on 3rd party in-app “stores” are a bit ridiculous. I think primarily about Google’s launch of the Play Music app on iOS this morning. It ships without the ability to purchase music within the app. Why? Because Apple

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Unintended consequences: App stores

These days, we obtain more and more of our software through curated app stores. It started en-masse with Apple back in 2008 and the model was quickly adopted by Google, RIM, and now Microsoft. In fact, with the launch of

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Computing.Next: Google IO and WWDC

I’ve refrained from posting my thoughts on Google IO, which took place last month, because I felt it would be better to wait and see what came out of Apple WWDC. The two companies have been fierce competitors in the

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NFC: The Wave of the Future (hopefully)

Today, you carry a credit card. Tomorrow, you’ll just need your smartphone.

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Repeating the 90s. Android > iOS

If you’ve been paying attention to my Twitter account over the past year or perhaps just engaged me in a conversation on the subject, you’d know by now that I’ve been predicting (even back in 2009) that Android would quickly

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