How will you install software?

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  1. jamesapp macrumors 6502a

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    Just wondering, will the apple tablet use the app store like the iPhone to install software? Or will it be like a computer where you can install software from different sources? Any thoughts?
     
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    I think it probably depends on whether it has runs on a cell network, because wasn't one of Apple's reasons for locking down the iPhone so much was to prevent apps from affecting the network?
     
  4. lee.anderson macrumors regular

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    I'm not sure, but it would make sense that it uses the same model as the iPhone; considering its rumoured that Apple have been testing iPhone apps running on the device.

    So, I would guess: App Store.
     
  5. wildcardd macrumors 6502a

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    It'll be the App store. Less pirating of software. Benefits both Apple and the developer.
     
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    My vote is either 3.5" floppies, or HD DVDs.

    Seriously, you'll know in 24 hours' time, is it really that hard to wait? :eek:
     
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    You'll buy a magazine, and it will have pages and pages of code that you have to enter, to achieve a working app.
     
  9. CylonGlitch macrumors 68030

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    Man, I remember doing that! LOL
     
  10. Doctor Q Administrator

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    My guess: just like the iPhone. But I'm not putting any money on that guess.
     
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    I Wasnt even born :p I Just love VG History haha
     
  12. MythicFrost macrumors 68040

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    I'm 50% sure it will be identical to the iPhone OS, give or take 50% of course. Lol, I believe it will use the same App Store as the iPhone, or possibly have it's own section in the App Store for "Tablet ready" apps.
     
  13. aaquib macrumors 65816

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    I really hope it'll run Mac OS X apps alongside iPhone apps.
     
  14. appleguy123 macrumors 603

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    When was this?
    Do you think Apple will recompile the Apps or will individual developers? If Apple took the responsibility this would be revolutionary!
     
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    In the 80s. One of the magazines I had even included its own "compiler" that would check each line as you entered it, to reduce the amount of debugging required afterwards.
     
  16. appleguy123 macrumors 603

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    ≈ how many lines of code were there? How long did they take to enter?
     

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