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OS X App Store is evil – 1-click purchasing the only option

Snow Leopard 10.6.6 has introduced the App Store to Macs, so you can now buy software as easily as you can on your iPhone, iPod and iPad. However, unlike those stores, Apple seem to have enabled 1click purchasing by default. This is evil.

1-click purchasing means that you aren’t asked for your password for subsequent purchases. Now just imagine the chaos your kids can do if they have access to you Mac. With the average cost of Mac apps being higher than their iOS equivalents, you could find yourself receiving a really unpleasant surprise…

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