Report: App-based search coming up - Web search going down

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by moonman239, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. moonman239 macrumors 68000

    Mar 27, 2009
    I hear Rush Limbaugh said that someday Apple device users will stop using Google and refer to apps that have the information they are looking for. I'll find a transcript of the episode where he said that.
  2. roadbloc macrumors G3


    Aug 24, 2009
  3. moonman239 thread starter macrumors 68000

    Mar 27, 2009
    I know. It seems unfathomable, but that's what I'm hearing.

    Anyways, I can't find a transcript or any mention of moving to app-based searches.
  4. ixodes macrumors 601


    Jan 11, 2012
    Pacific Coast, USA
    You may not, but rest assured that's been Apples goal from day one. It's the very basis of the "App Model" created and propagated very aggressively by Apple via iTunes.

    It's a model I find nearly useless when one has a good, spacious display like the displays on my HTC One X, and upcoming Samsung Galaxy SIII.

    In fact avoiding Apps is one of the reasons I am delighted to continue to run 10.6.9 on my Macs.

    I respect others opinions, and those who like Apps, but they just slow my workflow & offer no specific value. My iPhone 4S has a bare minimum number of Apps. If it had a modern full size display I could do with less.

    Some apps I can understand like those who play games, but news apps & others are very annoying & of no interest to me.

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