“It’s under NDA but evidently Apple rejected Microsoft Office for the Mac because it competes with Apple’s iWork. Also, Firefox was rejected because it could confuse users about which to browser to use,” Inner Daemon writes.
“Other candidates on the reject list include NetNewsWire, RealPlayer, and Lightroom,” Inner Daemon writes.
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MacDailyNews Take: Cupertino, we have a problem.
MacDailyNews Note: For any Windows-only users who may have stumbled here via Google News or via some other conduit: Inner Daemon is making a satirical statement on Apple’s recent App Store for iPhone and iPod touch app rejections based on “duplicating iTunes functionality.” Apple is not “rejecting Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac.” If anything, Apple goes out of their way to promote Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac. For example: Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac. Starting at just $149.95 with free shipping from Apple Store. By the way, Get a Mac.