Should Apple be more open?
It is almost religious orthodoxy in the tech community that âopenâ is better than âclosed.â For example, there have widespread complaints about Appleâs âclosedâ iPhone app approval process. People also argue Apple is making the same strategic mistake all over again versus Android that it made versus Windows*. The belief is that Android will eventually beat the iPhone OS with an âopenâ strategy (hardware-agnostic, no app approval process) just as Windows beat Appleâs OS in the 90âs.
With respect to requiring apps to be approved, consider the current state of the iPhone platform. There are over 100,000 apps…
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