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Apple Blocks Official Google Voice App and Removes GV Mobile

Apple Blocks Official Google Voice App and Removes GV Mobile

Posted July 28, 2009 at 1:16am · 14 comments · Add Comment
lingam - July 29, 2009 at 12:27pm
APPLE IS RIGHT AND CORREC in this one that thing . how for that local devloper can make that one app for duplicates the apple iphone softwre issue ? HOW DARE THAT ONE ???? youu are better than APPLE ???? what you are THINKing ?? none dispute that apple is best software gaint in whole WORLD . google local devloper is shit bloody , is it nothing ? i cannot say less for local devlopers, bloody rascals, mind it. DAMN BLOODY
robert - July 29, 2009 at 12:30pm
some dickhead indian who stole someone's iphone. great english, pal. well thought out and reasoned response. way to go, scum.
wraithdu - July 28, 2009 at 6:52pm
GV Mobile is now available for free through Cydia from the original developer. What a great giant middle finger to Apple :)
enrico - July 29, 2009 at 4:28am
It's not showing up in Cydia for me...
Wyzepro - July 28, 2009 at 8:23am
so what about the people that already paid a nice penny for the app?...screw em?....no more updates or support or anything eh?....real nice.....
Bogus - July 28, 2009 at 11:43am
Hahaha. Thats why you have the Jailbreak community and Applulous; Maybe Google should look into Cydia :D hahaha
Loki - July 28, 2009 at 6:25am
Isn't it funny that Microsoft get sued for including free apps with their OS yet Apple can do the same with no ill effect, and now can even prevent 3rd party comepetition being used.
ernstlustig - July 28, 2009 at 7:30am
They will be, but the mills of the European authorities are grinding slowly. The Skype issue (blocking of essential IP services) is already under investigation.
bakbone - July 30, 2009 at 10:04am
Well said brother. Hooray for Cydia. If it weren't for those guys I wouldn't hae bought this phone that I'm having. BTW GV mobile = Great app. Way to go Sean
ernstlustig - July 28, 2009 at 5:32am
Google has more power than Apple. Apple's fascistic policy will cost them market shares. The developer community is already moving away from Apple towards Chrome/Android. When the sexy apps are out on Chrome/Android first, who still wants iPhone? Apple, you make 35% of the profit with 5% of the market shares in mobile telephony! The AppStore jail will kill your profit as soon as there is an alternative.
Pete - July 28, 2009 at 3:15am
That's one of the resons why i will switch from iphone first gen to HTC Hero.
simon - July 28, 2009 at 8:21am
if you buy a hero you will be sorely disappointed its much slower than the 3gs the apps are poor the OS is less mature what more convincing do u need
Andrey - July 28, 2009 at 1:59am
Thanks for the news, posted in his Russian blog http://www.geo-iphones.ru/blog.php?user=Rocknrolla&blogentry_id=160
Jabreu - July 28, 2009 at 10:31am
I think it's time for the consumer community to have a say on how they are able to use their devices. Apple wants to play software police and at the same time try and control how other organizations distribute their software. The time has come for Apple to have to deal with a serious lawsuit. A class action lawsuit by the consumer on the grounds of anti- competitveness I think would open their eye.
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