"Walled Garden Software Vendor"

The Inquirer:

WALLED GARDEN SOFTWARE VENDOR Apple has released its Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system.

Apple is now being referred to as a “walled garden software vendor” … seriously? The article is about OS X, not iOS. Why is this statement at all relevant? It is like opening an article about the Mac Pro, “MUSIC PLAYER MANUFACTURER Apple …”