“Former Apple engineer Patrick B. Gibson has a provocative post on Tumblr arguing that the power balance between Apple and Google is shifting in Google’s favor,” Henry Blodget reports for Business Insider.

“Specifically, Gibson suggests, Google is getting better at gadget design faster than Apple is getting better at Internet services,” Blodget reports. “(Gibson is now an engineer at Tilde. He actually attributes this observation to a friend, Tom).”

Blodget reports, “In fact, Gibson says, ‘almost everything that Apple does that involves the Internet is a mess.’ …The only Internet-related thing that Apple does well, Gibson argues, is web-browsing.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-internet-services-mess-2012-11#ixzz2CyJx3s3P”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: While we don’t agree about Google and gadgets (how hard is it to rapidly improve when you’re infringing Apple’s patents left and right?), we can’t dispute the truth in the headline.

(We also believe that Apple takes Apple Store Online offline for update for the publicity value, not because they need to.)

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