Despite the recent claims of the European Union; iPads do not meet all the criteria of the Digital Markets Act. Apple quietly announced that it plans to make iPadOS available to third-party app stores. Apple added that it would not oppose the European Commission's decision. But when will that happen? What are the consequences of this decision? On the other hand, some reports indicate that Google paid $20 billion to Apple to have its engine as the default Safari browser! Follow us and we will explain all the details to you, God willing.

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Apple plans to open iPadOS to third-party app stores after objections from the European Commission

The European Union Competition Commissioner accused Apple that the iPad does not meet the standards required under the Digital Markets Act. Vestager continued, saying: Apple's iPadOS system falls within the scope of the obligations of the Digital Markets Law. In addition, the iPadOS market is very important to many companies around the world. Therefore, we must correct the course. Because an iPad does not meet the imposed limits.

From, two laptops with colorful, abstract screensavers on a blue background decorated with yellow stars, symbolizing the European Union, now feature iPadOS optimized for third-party app stores.

To date, Apple has not announced when it will open iPadOS to third-party app stores. But she has a period of no less than months to implement the decision she made. The iPad is supposed to support external app stores naturally. It is likely that we will see this support during the coming fall period, God willing.

It is worth noting that this support provided by Apple is similar to the support it provides to iPhone and iOS developers. Developers can now create external app stores or distribute iPad apps from websites to users within the European Union. But what calls for thought here is that Apple agreed to make iPadOS available to external app stores without any resistance or even objection to the words of the European Commission.

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Google deal pays $20 billion to Apple

 In previous days, some documents were published that revealed that Google paid nearly $20 billion for Google Drive to be the default across the Safari browser. Reports indicated that the amounts paid by Google to Apple since the beginning of last 2022. These massive payments indicate that Google aims to maintain its dominance in the field of online search. This is because Google's share of the search market is approximately 90%. This case came to confirm the extent of anti-monopoly bodies' concerns about Google's practices in controlling the market.

From, Apple logo on left and Google logo on right, separated by a vertical line on a dark gray iPadOS background.

The question here is, what is the value behind the twenty billion dollars that Google paid to Apple? In the beginning, Google believes that making its engine the default for iPhones is very important. It also constitutes a major gateway to millions of users around the world. This will certainly enhance its position in the market and among its competitors.

It is worth noting that initial indicators confirmed that the amounts paid by Google to Apple constitute 17.55% of Apple’s operating income. This proves how important this deal is for Apple. It also reveals the extent of Apple's heavy reliance on revenues from Google Drive.

The matter is not over, but it is possible that we will see Google accused before the US Department of Justice. All of this on charges of monopolistic practices and control of the online search market. This may result if the accusation against Google is proven; Huge fines were paid by the judicial authorities.

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What do you think of Apple's decision to open iPadOS to third-party app stores? Do you think that Google practices monopolistic methods to control the online search market? Tell us in the comments.



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