How do you get apps on your iPhone? Well… the App Store, of course! Absolutely nowhere else, unless of course you have the money to start publishing your own apps, listen to all of Apple’s rules, and let them make money off of it even if it doesn’t make a lot of sense.
EPISODE NOTES: Jade mentioned that the unix kernel is why Linux and MacOS (and iOS and iPhone) are ‘safe’ from tampering. Not exactly! It was more about the implementation of sandboxing for both.
Cost of publishing an app:
Apple’s NFC Chip & Germany Requiring it to be Public:
On why the app store is locked down/NFC lockdown is due to security and privacy:
Apple vs. WordPress:
Apple vs. Epic:
- The Verge, 25 August 2020, ‘Epic judge will protect Unreal Engine — but not Fortnite’
- BGR, 18 September 2020, ‘‘Fortnite’ and Epic now have much bigger problems than Apple’
- Engadget, 19 September 2020, ‘Epic rejects Apple claims that ‘Fortnite’ on iOS was dying’
- USA Today, 19 September 2020, ‘Epic Games vs. Apple: Fortnite creator files new court documents against iPhone giant’
Sandboxing on iOS & macOS:
- Apple’s developer page on App Sandboxing
- GeoSn0w, an iPhone hacker and developer, on macOS and iOS sandboxing
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