WWDC expected to bring Safari, Health, Maps, iMessage improvements

Apple is said to be bringing updates to Safari, Health, Maps, and iMessage during its WWDC keynote — updates that would increase customer lock-in.

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When a user buys an iPhone they are met with iMessage, FaceTime, AirDrop, Apple Health, and a slew of services provided by the manufacturer itself. This is referred to as “lock-in” or the “walled garden” effect and Joanna Stern of the Wall Street Journal thinks Apple’s operating system updates will make lock-in even worse.

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