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Apple kills Chomp for Android

0. phoneArena 29 Apr 2012, 00:43 posted on

We knew it was just a matter of time after Apple acquired Chomp that the app would be removed from Android, and that day has finally come. The app discovery service had been on Android for a while, and was quite an...

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posted on 29 Apr 2012, 14:06 2

56. mrochester (unregistered)

I doubt Google would be able to make such a move without facing significant damages for anti-competitive practices.

I think you're confusing a lot of issues. Regardless of whether Apple created a whole new music file format or not, the hardware itself doesn't restrict where you can purchase music from. Also, AAC is a standard music file format that any manufacturer can choose to use.

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 17:27 1

62. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)

There's on reasoning with him. He has a blind hatred for everything Apple.

He calls other sheep, but is happy with whatever android forces down his throat.

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 09:12 1

68. Normil (Posts: 17; Member since: 02 May 2011)

Last time I checked Android didnt "force anything down our throat", which is why if you dont like one model, you can get another completely different one...

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 12:12 2

44. cpmBurst (Posts: 9; Member since: 22 Jan 2012)

Maybe Apple is planning their own search engine!

Probrably unlikely, but still...

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 14:42 3

57. JGuinan007 (Posts: 684; Member since: 19 May 2011)

Chomp is/was a search engine for the Google Play store/Android market and Apple App store searching for apps was easier on it and came back with better results Apple is going to integrate the Chomp engine right into it's App Store to make a better user experience searching the App store that is all.

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 14:47

59. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)

I think the only Chomp I've heard of is Chomp SMS... I never bothered to use it...

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 18:33 1

63. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

huh, never heard of Chomp until now - no big loss for me now...

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 18:34 1

64. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

App discovery app? You can easily find plenty of Android apps by GOOGLing them....

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