With extensions letting apps talk to each other and third-party keyboards getting the Cupertino thumbs-up, it seems as if Tim Cook and pals are ready to install a few gates in their famous walled garden. But in fact iOS 8 lays the groundwork for Apple to take even more control. Hit play to find out how.
In the latest episode of CNET's Adventures in Tech you'll hear how iOS 8 makes it possible for Apple to gain control over your home, health and more -- and how becoming a gatekeeper to these new industries could ultimately make Apple a lot of extra cash.
Although the Californian company is aggressively pushing its way into new industries, the move is also a defensive one. Apple "has to take a leading role in these segments to avoid the risk of marginalization by Google and others," according to Geoff Blaber, a mobile expert at CCS Insight.
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