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wow, what a great food fight in these Comments - maybe best ever.
good god, everyone here has known Corrections = DED ever since he started using that ID after dropping Price McLean. i mean, you must be kidding ...
  um ... but the onscreen is what users actually see. i think, you know,  that is what really matters ...
yup, Lollipop - perfect for suckers.
Actually, Samsung brought down Nokia. it grabbed the global generic phone market away from it by quickly adopting knock-off Android while Nokia failed to replace its outmoded Symbian. plain old competition that Nokia failed to meet.   but then Microsoft literally killed off Nokia. it fooled its idiot (Finland) board of directors into hiring Elop in response to this, who then foisted MS' dead-end Windows Phone OS on Nokia totally, leaving it a basket case that MS finally...
the point is: IDC is full of sh*t.
you're on to something. but what SS really needed, forked android or not, was its own ecosystem. and it made feeble attempts to develop one, but ultimately gave up. so it remains dependent on Google's just like all the other first-world OEM's, and trapped in their collective profit race to the bottom. the new cheap-o OEM's are really making feature/web phones no matter how smart they technically are, and their immense second/third world markets don't need any single...
 aw, they haven't all given up! the Verge, certainly an AA bastion, actually manged to print this final paragraph in its quickly-buried post about Samsung's bad news: "Of course slightly slower profit growth is far from the worst problem a company can have. To a degree, the blaring Bloomberg headline is a narrative for professional investors, not a warning to consumers. Apple has been dinged in the past for the same issues — when you're booking record profits, dips like...
but but but but ... Android is winning! all the smart guys on all the hip web sites (sorry, AI) say so - over and over and over and over ...
baloney. it's EBay's incompetent management that is holding back PayPal. choose Samsung over Apple as a lead digital wallet partner? really?
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