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Verizon Removing Its App Store from All Phones in January

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Money?

johnhr2

Nov 5, 2012, 2:17 PM
I am guessing the reason they are pulling the plug on their app store is because it is losing money. What other reason would there be for Verizon to pull their bloatware off of their devices.
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mikkej2k

Nov 5, 2012, 3:05 PM
Now where will we get original Verizon content? How will I know it's VZW approved? Can I trust an app if it's not preloaded on my phone ?
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T Bone

Nov 5, 2012, 6:24 PM
I wouldn't mind so much getting apps from the carrier store....except that the vast majority of them have a monthly fee, which I think is simply absurd.

A couple year ago I was looking at getting a MS Pac Man game from the ATT App Store...the price was $5.99 and I thought 'that's not bad'...then I noticed that it was actually '$5.99 MONTHLY' and I thought that was ridiculous and didn't buy it.
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Jayshmay

Nov 5, 2012, 9:57 PM
I reeeally hope your being sarcastic!
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T Bone

Nov 5, 2012, 11:29 PM
I'm pretty sure it's sarcasm....no one actually likes carrier apps, they suck, even when they work, they're overpriced.
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Jarahawk

Nov 6, 2012, 9:19 AM
Where is the like button?
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