Comments on “Spark for Mac
The app is free, so what is the business model? How do you plan to sustain development?
Greg Gilbert@gregoiregilbert · Founder,
@wokalski my concern exactly.. it looks good but I'd like to know if it's here to stay :)
Louis de Vaumas@louisdv · Co-founder @ CareMyCar
@wokalski Same question here! We've seen to many email apps disappears
Parwinder Bhagat@parwinder · Technical Lead, Developer
@wokalski All the other apps from Readdle are paid. They make money from the companion productivity apps (Scanner & PDF Expert are must haves!)
Patrick Thompson@neurohacked
@wokalski Found this comment on another post on /r/mac: General Statistical Information "When you use the Spark app we gather statistics and analytics on your usage of Spark. We may collect information about your mobile device and internet connection, including the application-specific device identifier, IP address, operating system, browser type, mobile… See more
@neurohacked Thanks. I think this prevents many people, myself included, from using this app.
Patrick Kuti@patyx7 · DevOps Engineer
@neurohacked @wokalski Thanks for this. I was looking forward to it until finding out the above, as this also prevents myself from using this app. I really don't understand why the recent surge of new e-mail applications constantly feel the need to get you to either sign up for a new user account, or store your e-mail on their servers and to add salt to the … See more
@patyx7 @neurohacked yeah; the password part is just a bit worrying because you can make them delete it if you disable push notifications on all your devices. This part however makes me seriously an opponent of this app: "We use third party services, such as Google Analytics, Facebook Analytics and Amplitude [...]. These services may collect information abou… See more
Mihail Tugushev@tugushev · Internet researcher
@neurohacked thanks!
@neurohacked @wokalski I would gladly pay just to remove this...
Denys Zhadanov@denzhadanov · VP of Marketing at Readdle
@wokalski Hi Wojtek, here's a few words about the business model