Apple’s default iPhone apps give it growing edge over App Store rivals
- iPhone iOS Users can't change default apps like Safari, Mail, Music
- Apple said new iPhones come with in-house default apps to create a seamless user experience, while improving performance, battery life, security and privacy
When consumers fire up the latest iPhones for the first time in the coming weeks, they’ll find the device brimming with Apple Inc.’s home-grown apps, already installed and set as default programs. This prized status isn’t available to outside software, making it hard for some developers to compete, and that’s catching the eye of lawmakers probing potential antitrust violations in the technology industry.
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