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On Dec 21, 2017, PeterN wrote
(in article<p1hsl302na@news3.newsguy.com>):

> On 12/21/2017 12:12 PM, nospam wrote:
> > In article<p1gpa1$1km2$1@gioia.aioe.org>, Mayayana
> ><mayayana@invalid.nospam>  wrote:
> >
> > > > X does mean 10 in roman numerals and it;s still basically the same sort of
> > > unix under the hood so no real reason to change the name for the sake of
> > > it.
> > > > MS jumerd from 8.1 to W10 and they charged for the update unlike Apple
> > > who made it free and since then all system upgrades/updates have been free.
> > >
> > > I wouldn't brag too much about free Mac updates.
> >
> > you wouldn't brag about anything apple.
> >
> > > They charge through the nose for the hardware and
> > > trap you in their shopping mall.
> >
> > absolutely false.
> >
> > > Then they break hardware
> > > and force you to buy new, overpriced gear that can only
> > > be had from cooperating manufacturers.
> >
> > absolutely false.
> >
> > > That's kind of
> > > like getting a free oil change from Nissan for my pickup
> > > but being forced to buy only their brand of muffler,
> > > for $400 instead of $60.
> >
> > some automakers do exactly that.
> >
> > > Apple's not sitting on $3/4 trillion offshore because
> > > they're generous with their product.
> >
> > apple isn't the only company with offshore money and also keep in mind
> > that more than half of apple's revenue is from *outside* the usa.
> >
> > > In general MS haven't charged for Win10.
> >
> > microsoft offered win10 for free for one year, which has long expired.
> >
> > win10 currently is *not* free.
> >
> > > People have
> > > had to block Microsoft trying to impose it. Most of the
> > > talk in the Win10 group for the first few months was
> > > "How do I stop this thing. It's trying to convert my
> > > Windows 7." These days it's more about forced updates
> > > that break things.
> >
> > microsoft was pushing (no surprise there), but it wasn't that hard to
> > say no (with one exception, which they admit they screwed up).
> >
> > > MS want everyone to be on their services. MS takes
> > > a cut of 30% on sales of Metro apps and they're trying
> > > to sell various services through Win10. The *hope* is
> > > that they'll make a lot more money and won't need to
> > > sell Windows itself. Though OEMs and corporate will
> > > still pay.
> >
> > no.
> >
> > > In fact, it seems clear that Microsoft have been inspired
> > > by Apple. Apple makes over $1B/year just through iTunes.
> > > That's not windows people.
> >
> > actually it is windows people.
> >
> > itunes is one of the most popular apps on windows and more than half of
> > iphone owners are windows users.
> >
> > > That's Mac prisoners buying
> > > that stuff.
> >
> > nobody is a prisoner.
> >
> > > Microsoft sees the money Apple's making and
> > > they want in. But Microsoft have never been good at making
> > > products that people want. Only software. So their phones
> > > and tablets are kaput
> >
> > that part is true.
> >
> > > and their services make little
> > > sense on computers. (Even Apple is having to accept
> > > that. People don't shop and diddle so much on computers.
> > > They mostly work. So Apple is now coming out with a
> > > system to make their phone/tablet "apps" compatible
> > > with MacOS so that they can at least pretend to have
> > > a viable app market on computers.)
> >
> > that part is not.
> >
> > rest of your idiocy snipped.
>
> Then explain why apps purchased through the Apple store, disappear from
> my iPhone with a quick message that they are not longer sold by Apple. I
> should have a choice, not to upgrade, if it's an app I want to use.

Usually, the app developer has chosen not to expend the effort to support 
that app beyond the last iOS version it ran on, or they are no longer in 
business, and the app has been left to die on the vine.

One such app is MotionXGPS Drive, the developer has chosen to no longer 
support it. However, they still support and update MotionXGPS. Other apps 
have been slow to update to meet the requirements of the latest iOS.

Another example was Adobe PS Touch, which is no longer supported, or 
available, and has been replaced with PS Mix, and PS Fix.

-- 

Regards,
Savageduck