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Apple planning to merge iPhone, iPad and Mac apps

The same approach hasn't worked nearly as well on Apple's desktops and laptops

Mark Gurman | Bloomberg 

Apple Inc’s iPhone and iPad introduced a novel way of interacting with computers: Via easy-to-use applications, accessible in the highly curated App Store. The same approach hasn’t worked nearly as well on Apple’s desktops and laptops. The Mac App Store is a ghost town of limited selection and rarely updated programs. Now Apple plans to change that by giving people a way to use a single set of apps that work equally well across its family of devices: iPhones, iPads and Macs. Starting as early as next year, software developers will be able to design a single ...

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First Published: Thu, December 21 2017. 03:23 IST