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Operators have recently scored some key points in the battle to control the mobile apps experience, but T-Mobile USA is letting the side down, closing down its two-year-old developer program, Partner Network. Many large carriers are trying to create their own applications platforms and stores, hoping to remain the primary point …

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iPhone?

Perhaps T-Mobile knows they are getting the iPhone(or some other platform) sometime in the near future and are cutting their losses on existing "smart" phones?

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RE: iPhone - WTF?

"It's the Android, stupid..."

Seriously: who cares about iPhone and its outdated OS when Android 2.2 is out?

Best Apple can do is to catch up with every other modern mobile OS out there and finally enable multitasking in 2010 <insert_crazy_LOLROFLMAO_etc_acronym_here>...

...and though iPOS4 have yet to arrive Froyo is already kicking Jobsian Apple's corporate asses, both in terms of OS features (which was already the case when Android 1.6 came out last Fall) and sales (selling 100k+ Android handsets per DAY.)

T-Mobile's biggest misstep would be to sign up for anything Apple when its Android lineup and lower prices are among the best deals out there, right when Android's momentum is growing week by week.

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