Microsoft used to joke about cutting off a competitor’s air supply. Apple instead handed shears to devs, pointed at a hose, and walked out.
As iOS9 launches, here’s the list of top paid apps in the iTunes AppStore:
It’s only a question of when, not if, the top slot of the Free Apps category is an open-source alternative that will save users $3-$4 and offer the same functionality.
I’m pretty sure the Web is at exactly this moment:
The next year or so is going to be very very messy.
Update (Sept-18-2015): After 36 hours, the maker of the top-grossing blocker bowed out of the market. This is unexpected windmill tilting. I love it.