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#16 Osiris

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 03:23

Yeah I agree profits are at work here however I think consumers have also brought this on themselves demanding seemless out of the box experiences, no dramas, easy to use etc. To some degree the only way to control those variables, particularly with the out of the box experience, is to lock it down. Whilst things will probably get worse before they get better, it means open OS' will resurge with popularity again and maybe even something completely new will come about


#17 Javik

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 13:46

I get the feeling that the computing future of Windows and Apple users will end up being an app store lockin, with no customisation. It will suit people that love fart apps and angry birds, but little more.