Consider the industry landscape today. Apple just announced iOS 7; it adds support at the system level for Flickr and Vimeo (in addition to Facebook and Twitter, which came last year). iOS 7 gets weather, sports, and financial news from Yahoo. Siri now integrates with Bing — Microsoft! — for web and image search results. Who are Google’s allies and partners? What services does Android or Chrome OS include at the system level except Google’s own?
Apple frequently highlights third-party apps in TV commercials and in marketing photos for its devices. When’s the last time Google has promoted third-party apps for Android? Have they ever?
Man kann natürlich argumentieren, dass Android auf Systemebene offen genug ist, so dass Google nicht extra auf bilaterale Kooperationen hinweisen muss.… Weiterlesen