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I love owning Apple shares, partly because of how sticky the app ecosystem is. The ecosystem seems to be a strong moat and I suspect it is one of the reasons that Berkshire bought shares in Apple.

However, I’ve just discovered that two of my paid file storage apps no longer work because they are no longer supported on IOS 11.

I’ve “lost” (can’t access) several years of personal notes, files and interesting articles. And there seems to be no way to retrieve the files!

Now I find myself distrusting the longevity of ALL my third party apps. Which makes me wonder. Is the ecosystem as sticky as I thought? Something to ponder.
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