Apple has long had the practice of copying open standards and making a proprietary version (see Epub3/iBooks), and today they repeated this maneuver with the launch of Apple Letters. The apple-bet, as it is quickly becoming known, is just like the regularly alphabet except it includes improvements that only Apple can provide:
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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: He's here to chew bubble gum and fix broken websites, and he is all out of bubble gum. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.