"The Register has asked Apple to comment."
Maybe if you pay Apple 30% of El Reg revenues for each comment they will reply you....
The day ends with "y" so Apple is facing fresh legal scrutiny of its App Store policies. This time the battleground is the UK's Competition Appeal Tribunal, where a potential collective action is being launched on behalf of circa 20 million users over claims Apple's 30 per cent "tax" is excessive and unjustified. The claim, …
Software providers should be able to run their own stores.
This is not a boost for Google, it’s a suggestion that we allow genuine competition.
Bad guys will certainly trying get in there, so “caveat emptor” or buy from Apple and keep your piece of mind.
(Not “peace” you will have noticed).
I say this as a long time fanboi who pays an annual development fee. If we add them all up I guess that would easily cover the $100M cost of running the store.
So there is no excuse.
Only if you're a first time buyer. Once you're in an ecosystem it's prohibitively expensive to get out. It would be impossible for me to switch now and repurchase all the apps and media on my current phone, and my family member's devices, and the ancillary devices we have in the house.
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