[LINK] iPad

Ivan Trundle ivan at itrundle.com
Fri Jan 29 09:37:42 AEDT 2010

On 29/01/2010, at 9:03 AM, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:

> Scott Howard wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 12:52 PM, Ivan Trundle <ivan at itrundle.com> wrote:
>>>>    http://www.boingboing.net/2010/01/26/rogers.html
>>> Android phones, not Apple's iPhone. But nonetheless, updates are pulled,
>>> not pushed in the Apple system. It' the user's choice when to take
>>> updates/upgrades.
>> The Roger's/Android updates were pull too.
> Yep, the difference between "Push" and "Pull or your device will be
> disabled" is minor.

Agreed: Rogers is one of the least-favourite telcos in Canada, so it doesn't surprise me that this happened. Forcing an update to solve a problem is one thing, but forcing an update to implement more-restrictive practices is another.

AFAIK, this has not happened in the Apple eco-system, though Apple have made it more difficult to revert to earlier OS'es (not impossible, just difficult).


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