Friday, April 30, 2010

Apple v. Adobe: Something Just Doesn't Add Up - Yahoo! News

The final paragraphs of a timely Apple/Adobe reality check 

I'll give Jobs points for the Full Web, Security, and Touch points. The Battery Life argument, in my opinion is a draw--I could go either way. But, when it comes to the Open, and Platform Dependence arguments, I have to cry foul.

It boils down to Apple wanting to maintain tight, proprietary control over app development for the iPhone and iPad, and not wanting to share the pie. It also seems suspicious given Apple's foray into mobile advertising with the iAd platform--competing directly with the fairly ubiquitous Flash-based ads.

Apple v. Adobe: Something Just Doesn't Add Up - Yahoo! News

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