If your product relies on a 3rd-party to actually attract customers (and/or make a profit), your business model is flawed and you're doomed.
Are petrol stations doomed because they rely on automakers to bring in customers?
Petrol works for all cars.
Software and OSs doesn't work on all hardware. Esp. mobile.
In addition, petrol stations usually don't get kickbacks from car-manufacturers.
AFAIK, though, a couple of years ago, independent petrol-stations in the UK went bust when supermarket-chains started selling gas below cost for a couple of months...
But hey, if you think that ASUS, Acer et.al. have a viable, future-proof business model: go ahead, their stock is publicly traded