“Every now and then an entity becomes so big, so powerful, and so unwieldy that the creator just does not know what to do about the creation,” Bambi Brannan writes for Mac360. “Think Frankenstein monster and you’ll understand the daunting situation that faces Apple.”
“It’s time to break up iTunes. It’s too huge, too complicated to enjoy using, and it’s no longer just about tunes,” Brannan writes. “iTunes is a veritable digital aquarium of visual options. Even the name doesn’t work anymore. iTunes? That’s like renaming the Mall to 7-11.”
“It’s just not working anymore. We need a better way,” Brannan writes. “I’m thinking Song Store, TV Store, Movie Store, Music Store, App Store. And tabs. Plenty of tabs.”
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