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Submission + - Some look to tear down Apple's walled garden (

zacharye writes: Apple reshaped the smartphone industry in a number of ways following the launch of the original iPhone in 2007, not the least of which came a year later when Apple unveiled the App Store. By making mobile software easy to find in a centralized on-device portal, all users would be able to expand the functionality of their phones without having to dig through poorly built Web portals and then send purchased apps to their phones. As on-device software portals began rolling out on other platforms, however, people began criticizing Apple’s tight control over its iOS App Store...
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Some look to tear down Apple's walled garden

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