Source: The Verge
quote: I always considered having Google Maps, Google Search and YouTube built into iOS a major advantage that Apple had over their competitors
quote: It is a HUGE advantage over Windows Mobile/Phone 7, Blackberry, Symbian, et al. Android has those apps built in of course, but Apple wants to compete with Android, not Blackberry and Windows.
quote: You may be able to re-add some of these things, but how anti-competitive can you be when removing a competitors product that all your customers want from a shipping product?
quote: If Apple users knew how to install 3rd-party applications, they wouldn't be Apple users.