Apple VS Google: Google Voice apps pulled from store

Image courtesy of funny-potato.com/blog

Image courtesy of funny-potato.com/blog

I’d rather not spray TouchMyApps with my opinion on where the platform is headed due to Apple’s short-sightedness, so I will opt rather, for one word which sums up my thoughts: phewy! Apple have become famous for sticking it to devs both big and small, the latest of which is the Moby Dick of developers: Google. According to Apple, apps which utilise Google’s Voice app, “duplicate features that come with the iPhone”. Perhaps they are referring to Free SMS? Cheap long distance? The virtual ability to switch carriers? Are Apple referring to those abilities, because when I review AT&T’s iPhone plan, there isn’t a hint of formal ‘duplication’ of any features, rather, a healthy slathering of innovation.

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