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...and suddenly Apple's app store model makes sense.
To be fair, Apple's closed system doesn't necessarily make it more secure, it simply offers the potential to be more secure due to tighter control by Apple. In all honestly, this could happen to any online store service. It is the speed of response in removal that tells us about the company.
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post #12 of 73
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...and suddenly Apple's app store model makes sense.
um, they have had scares too didn't they.
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...and suddenly Apple's app store model makes sense.
you do realize that apple doesnt check the coding of the app, just the content to make sure that it isnt redundant or competing with their own software.
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Floating Image Free
System Monitor
Super StopWatch and Timer
System Info Manager
Call End Vibrate
Quick Photo Grid
Delete Contacts
Quick Uninstaller
Contact Master
Brightness Settings
Volume Manager
Super Photo Enhance
Super Color Flashlight
Paint Master
Quick Cleaner
Super App Manager
Quick SMS Backup
Tetris
Bubble Buster Free
Quick History Eraser
Super Compass and Leveler
Go FallDown !
Solitaire Free
Scientific Calculator
TenDrip
Wow. That list looks like apps a lot of people might have downloaded
post #15 of 73
Other than trust apps, any app that requires:
Network Communication + Personal Information/Text Message/Contacts
Never download.
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post #16 of 73
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...and suddenly Apple's app store model makes sense.
Apple's business model has always made more sense, especially for developers.

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/indus...05206222.story
 
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post #17 of 73
Yeah, but take a look at the list.
They look legit, and how many regular people look at those types of things and think otherwise?
post #18 of 73
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To be fair, Apple's closed system doesn't necessarily make it more secure, it simply offers the potential to be more secure due to tighter control by Apple. In all honestly, this could happen to any online store service. It is the speed of response in removal that tells us about the company.
For all we know there could be malware lurking on Apple's App Store. I'm sure there is.
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post #19 of 73
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For all we know there could be malware lurking on Apple's App Store. I'm sure there is.
I mean, look at that flashlight app that had a secret tethering program.
I'm sure there is an app in the millions of apps that Apple has.
post #20 of 73
I use Lookout. Seems to do the job. I can totally see someone falling for one of the apps that you posted. They sound like something I could have easily gotten had I not looked at the permissions. I especially can't stand apps that want to start at system start up (some are just games). Stupid.
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