Yes...because they've just crossed-over to Mac!
I guess some might have crossed over, but the study didn't mention that. I was merely pointing out that the "biggest company in the world" still doesn't outdo the worldwide popularity and almost universal use of the Windows OS. I get the same argument from a very large Linux community too.
I find the argument that Apple's proprietary system is interestingly championed over "protectionist barriers" of other open source developers out there, but hey, to each his own. I don't bemoan the Apple TV owner - good for you for finding something you like.
Licenses and permission, not to mention content control, has been something I see a lot of complaints on, particularly from open source advocates. The consumer, ultimately, will vote with their wallet, and in my usual cheery way proclaim, "May the best win!". If Apple starts pulling in the numbers, the dynamic may change, but I have no idea on any of that insight. I just don't. I'm one guy, and I can't speak for two global companies.
I really have no dog in this fight. I agree, as people use different systems, they will be supported in variable degrees by all manufacturers. We have docks for Apple products in some of our products - in some ways, we've done more "in bed with Apple" than most other CE companies, I would imagine.
But all that aside, other DLNA servers exist out there for the Mac platform, Serviio is one and others may also have one (Twonky, TVersity, et al) that is designed for Mac too, so I'm not sure why there's even an argument in this.
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