GamesRadar interviews Newell, who in turn provides some choice words about Apple's approach to iOS development.
Is "closedness" even a word? And how is this new.
with iOS 5 coming out, Apple had a chance to do things differently, but they never do. I suppose it isn't new, but it certainly affects the industry since the iOS scene in particular is getting bigger and bigger.
Newell should just stop complaining If the fans don't want more possibilities let them be happy with what they have...you make a fair few pennys on other platforms aswell as steam and that picture O_O
not oranges lol! on a serious note, even with Jobs gone, Apple will keep its closed nature for all their products. afterall, most if not all of Apple products are low-spec but overpriced and every software running are all under their control. to open the platform, means jeopardizing their own and that equals to less revenue for them which I think why it will not happen. plus, suckers keep buying their products and are willing to bow to this "closedness"! so...there are practically too little pressure at the moment on Apple to even get them to start "opening up" their OSes! and certainly Gabe alone won't be able to do that given that Apple is so much bigger than even Microsoft at $302.47 billion, let alone Valve at only $2-4 billion. opening up the iOS maybe the best thing that can happen to the users but at the moment I can't see it happening in any way!
Have you even owned an Apple product? I currently own an Xperia Play cause of the hardware buttons for my emulators. But i had an iPhone 4 and even til now I'm aware that the quality of the iOs user experience certainly is far above and beyond Android. I wish i could combine the IOS software with my phone hardware. I reckognise that IOS is just a better user experience its very slick and quality. You hardly ever experience problems with IOS. I like my Android but every now an again I get the pop up 'Force Close app as it has errored' and my Xperia Play is running the latest firmware Gingerbread.
I'd rather have a force closed app once a month, than a disgustingly ugly phone like the Iphone 4S. Seriously, I don't understand why anybody thinks that phone looks good design wise at all. The new siri technology is incredible, and for that, I tip my hat to Apple. But from a design standpoint, I'm much more happy with my Epic 4G Touch with it's gorgeous 4.52 inch screen and pencil thin design. Siri is incredible though from the MSNBC review, this is the short siri transcript: Jim: I love you, Siri Siri: Impossible Jim: No really, I love you Siri: I hope you don’t say that to those other mobile phones, Jim Jim: No way, I only love you Siri Siri: You are the wind beneath my wings Jim: That’s nice. I’m glad you know I love you Siri: All you need is love. And your iPhone
Newell is correct. Apple needs to learn this before the devs of apps and games leave them.
Y U NO PRAISE ANDROID?? ლ(ಠ益ಠლ)
i LOOOL'd xD that pic... rofl.
Y U NO JAILBREAK!
So Raph Koster basically said what will happen (or is happening, if you're pessimistic) is that the traditional "console wars" of the past and current generation are turning into "platform wars" between big companies like Apple, Facebook, etc. each with their own proprietary APIs and platforms. This is not really a good thing.
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