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Terry 6 Silver badge

Re: Phone makers PLEASE take note

This has been the aim of much of the IT industry for decades. The "walled garden".

They provide the users with a series of "apps" that they believe the users would really, really want ( because the marketing dept. told them that). With the aim of discouraging users looking elsewhere.

AOL might well have invented the idea- trying to keep hold of web surfers by creating their own internet.

Google pretty much relies on this. Android-Chrome-docs-mail-Drive (cloud storage)-etc.

Microsoft, which had accidentally got this, has been desperately trying to hold on to it, with varying degrees of success ever since.

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