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I would pay a few dollars extra NOT to have this film included.  :-)

 

It really shows what kind of company Google is, and particularly what kind of audience Android is aimed at to include this poorly-written, poorly-acted, misogynist, over-the-top crap film on their device actually.  

 

I can't think of a more fitting choice of film to include for free. 

 

 

Well, we all can't  be snobby elites and sophisticated intelligentsia like you my lord.

 

Hey Google, how about some upper crust flicks? Gone With The Wind? 

 

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I'm in a similar boat except I probably own a lot more Apple gear i.e. Macbook Air, iMac, Mac Mini and iPad.  I liked my iPhone 4 while I was using it but when the bigger screen Android phones came out I decided to have another look and switched back

 

I don't see anything in iOS6 that would make me go back to iOS for now but who knows maybe I will change my mind. I have a 4S work phone and I use every once in a while and its ok but the One X has some features I prefer enough to make it my primary phone. I'm a bit of a gadget freak so probably spend way too much on toys :)

 

I'd consider going the other way personally.  I don't mind going to an iPhone.  But I have 3 conditions:

 

1) I'm not giving up my plan.  No phone or "user experience" is worth the increased burn rate on my cash flow.  Here in Canada, the majors have 3 year contracts too.  So it's $80 per month for 3 years + $200 for the latest iPhone.  Or I pay for my device, get unlimited everything with Wind and $40 per month.  Even after paying $600 for Galaxy Nexus, I'm still saving more than the iPhone-toting hipsters.  So for me, my network and plan is everything.  I'm not paying twice the bill for  the "experience".

 

2) Screen size.  Sorry.  I thought the iPhone was too small when I had a Nexus One.  Now that I have a Galaxy Nexus, any screen less than 4 inches is unusable to me.

 

3) Maps and Navigation.  I was excited to see Apple launch its own maps.  Now I'm hearing all kinds of fail rumours.  This sucks.  I use Google Maps regularly.  Particularly transit navigation.  I'd like to see Apple fix this.

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Seems like Ice Cream Sandwich just came out and now we have Jelly Bean. I wonder if the upgrade rate will be any higher.

 

Will be interesting to see how this latest offering does. Looks like no cellular connections available?

 

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I agree, I wouldnt buy a tablet without a mobile service.

 

Correct. Even the Kindle Fire has their built-in free wireless access. I see a potential hit for Google, but it won't come close to denting Apple's sales.

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Google have to loose money on this project. If Tegra 3 is manufactured at 40nm, the SoC cost about 40-50 dollar. 

 

I understand Google. They make money on advertising, not on the hardware. The funny thing is that iOS have generated more advertising money for Google then Android.

 

I disagree.  I don't think Google is losing a penny on this.  If they did, they would have restricted the launch to US only.  The thing is a screen, a processor and a battery.  I'd be surprised if they couldn't keep the price down.

 

Are they making Apple like margins? No.  Are they dumping tablets? I don't think so.

 

The teardowns will tell us more.  But somehow, I really doubt this is some kind of loss leader.

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Wow!

 

Between the Surface and Nexus 7 announcements, the posts here on AI have been amazing -- this week it has been "All Skate" for trolls!

 

Just imagine:  If MS could convert half of the Android trolls or vice versa, they would sell millions...

 

Of course, trolls don't actually buy anything... Except for DaHarder -- he buys 9 of everything... including the MS Courier TabletBook;)

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Forbes ran an article back in May stating that sub-$200 tablets using NVidia's Tegra3 Kai platform were on the way. Like someone else said, I don't think Google is losing any money on the jointly-branded ASUS/Google tablet either. Furthermore as with the rest of the Nexus devices, it's meant as a build-example for the other Android licensees IMO rather than their competition. Of course Amazon isn't a Google Android licensee. ;)

 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspeculations/2012/05/30/nvidias-kai-platform-makes-low-cost-android-tablets-a-reality/

 

An NVIDEA manager (Mike Rayfield) went further earlier this year, saying that 30 Tegra3 devices are currently in plans for release, with 15 of them expected at the sub-$200 level. 


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Unfortunately, the rest of us don't have mom/dad/boss's credit card to go nuts at the Apple Store on the latest and greatest.  We have to buy according to our needs and see where Apple's products will provided real bang for the buck. I'll fully admit that I'd love to have all the latest and greatest Apple gear.  Unfortunately, even with my very near six-figure salary, I value money too much to make it an annual tradition of tossing it into disposable and rapidly depreciating electronics.  My rule for electronics is simple.  No purchase (Apple or otherwise) unless there's a clear usage case for it.  And it has to show real long term (as long term as disposable electronics are...) value (this is where Apple really does win a lot).

 

   

     The cost of anything is depreciation, as you know.

 

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You prove my point more than you realize. iOS5 came out last October. It was 16 months after iOS4 and followed Apple's "new" (we hope) cycle for iPhone releases. Ice Cream Sandwich was actually released at the same time. Google has been moving at faster than a one year cycle. Jelly Bean is available pretty soon here and that will be far less than a year. Google is moving so fast that you are starting to actually complain that other entities not moving as fast or basically moving on Apple time are some how at fault. iOS is not being updated as well or as quickly. It feels like it is standing still in comparison. We are going to hope we luck out and only have to wait 12 months this time instead of 15-16 like last time. It isn't just the Touch that hasnt been updated. It is the entire iPod line that has not been updated in almost two years. 

 

There doesn't seem to be much in Jelly Bean, its a lot of catchup. In any case nobody is using it. Nobody is using the ice cream thing, the Nexus is an attempt to stop that rot. It may, or may not, work. If not their update strategy is ruined. 

 

Also, Apple's OS updates, once per year for mobiles, is incredibly fast. In the desktop space they are much faster than MS.

 

iOS5 was 16 months after iOS4 because of the new schedule for the iPhone, this year its back to 12 months.

 

 

To the main theme, these are incredibly impressive specs. Apple has to take a hit on margins and compete.

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I'd consider going the other way personally.  I don't mind going to an iPhone.  But I have 3 conditions:

1) I'm not giving up my plan.  No phone or "user experience" is worth the increased burn rate on my cash flow.  Here in Canada, the majors have 3 year contracts too.  So it's $80 per month for 3 years + $200 for the latest iPhone.  Or I pay for my device, get unlimited everything with Wind and $40 per month.  Even after paying $600 for Galaxy Nexus, I'm still saving more than the iPhone-toting hipsters.  So for me, my network and plan is everything.  I'm not paying twice the bill for  the "experience".

So why would you have to pay more. Buy an iPhone on eBay for $600 and then use your unlimited Wind account.
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2) Screen size.  Sorry.  I thought the iPhone was too small when I had a Nexus One.  Now that I have a Galaxy Nexus, any screen less than 4 inches is unusable to me.

If that's your choice, then the iPhone isn't for you - at least not in its current size.
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3) Maps and Navigation.  I was excited to see Apple launch its own maps.  Now I'm hearing all kinds of fail rumours.  This sucks.  I use Google Maps regularly.  Particularly transit navigation.  I'd like to see Apple fix this.

Keep in mind that all of the fail rumors are from people who are using a pirated beta. And many of them appear to be fandroids with an axe to grind. Why not wait until there's a real product?
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Would fandroids have iPhones and dev accounts? 

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Well this thing will sell with that CPU/Gpu at just $199. For the normal buyers the 8g without a ad slot will be the biggest negative. Such a powerfull device wtout space is a shame. For me no LTE, no rear camera and no SD with just 16-32g version makes it a no bur. I have 38g of Apps on my iCal no way I can live with less than 64g a shame because SD is such a killer feature of android.

The price is incredible for the CPU/Gpu but IMHO a rear camera and se slot would have make that the ultimate cheap tablet even if it had to cost 250$.

Still a ipad7" with 32-64g, retina and LTE will dominate the 7" market, and apple has to enter it because people that get tis tablet will upgrade in the future to a 10" android tablet.
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One thing I like about jellybean is that you can updat apps with just the files that are upgraded instead of downloading the entire app. Apple needs to do this I hate having to update 1g+ apps for small fixes.

Android ecosystem is great and I can recommend there products on it but still is rules in e number of apps and quality. iPad apps are simply more beautiful and functional than android tablet apps. It's a fact but hopefully that will change...
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Would fandroids have iPhones and dev accounts? 

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To the main theme, these are incredibly impressive specs. Apple has to take a hit on margins and compete.

 

 

I'm not sure that apple has any real need to do that.  They can continue to sell relatively few devices at relatively high prices and still make lots of money.  There's more than one way to fleece a sheep.

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'Jelly Bean' ugh! What an awful name. It does have a lot of sophisticated features but the UI is horrible.

Just wait until the next name that will start with 'K'. The only one that looks viable to me is Key Lime Pie.

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  • Kalvdans
  • Kanafeh
  • Key lime pie
  • Khanom thuai
  • Kirschenmichel
  • Kissel
  • Kompot
  • Krentjebrij
  • Kugel
  • Kutia

• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Desserts

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Back in March TheVerge posted that would be the next version. Yeah, not many options other than KLP.

http://www.theverge.com/2012/3/4/2844126/android-key-lime-pie

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Blunty explains why the Nexus 7 sucks
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Would fandroids have iPhones and dev accounts? 

 

Don't you think Google and MS employees have Apple developer accounts?

 

Further, any ideolog or paid shill can gain access to iOS prereleases for $99 per year.

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So why would you have to pay more. Buy an iPhone on eBay for $600 and then use your unlimited Wind account.
If that's your choice, then the iPhone isn't for you - at least not in its current size.
Keep in mind that all of the fail rumors are from people who are using a pirated beta. And many of them appear to be fandroids with an axe to grind. Why not wait until there's a real product?

 

To start with, I'm actually pleasantly surprised that for once you can actually say something reasonable. 

 

To address your points.

 

1) My network runs on the AWS band only.  Since it was a new company, they don't have legacy bandwith that allows them to run 2G on another band. Etc. And all the other work arounds.  It's not known yet, whether the situation will improve with the next iPhone.  Wind's network is HSPA using the AWS band...basically the same as T-Mobile USA.  But if Apple leapfrogs with LTE on AWS then there'll be no iPhone for me.  Even if there were workarounds, I don't believe in degrading my service for the phone's "user experience".  No phone is worth the frustration of surfing on EDGE.  I don't get people that do that on T-Mobile.

 

2) Nope.  It's not for me, right now.  Fully accept that.  But I am sick of people defending Apple's stance on its sizing.  It should be clear to anybody by now that Apple's stance has very little to do with usability and more to do with the trouble it will have of getting all the devs to reprogram their apps for a different screen size thats' not a multiple of the iOS standard.  And I'm willing to bet that the original size had more to do with the supply chain than any serious usability issue. 

 

3) Sure.  But there's also common sense.  I find it difficult to believe that Apple will match Google's image set and POI dataset on its first go.  I'm not even saying that Apple has to catch up to Google for me to switch though.  I've always been more practical than that.  Heck, when I first got the Nexus One, Android was a whole different animal.  It's come a long way.  Just like Apple Maps will in a year or two.  With switching, my immediate concerns will be: does Apple's Maps have the information I need.  Namely...proper roads and transit information in my town (Toronto) or places I go often (Ottawa).  After seeing, how terrible Bing has been in Ottawa (years to pick up my condo and still no transit information), I'm not holding my breath.  But I'll be checking it out on the iPads on family members.  If it gets to the point I'm satisfied, then I'll consider this condition met.

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Wow!

Between the Surface and Nexus 7 announcements, the posts here on AI have been amazing -- this week it has been "All Skate" for trolls!

Just imagine:  If MS could convert half of the Android trolls or vice versa, they would sell millions...

Of course, trolls don't actually buy anything... Except for DaHarder -- he buys 9 of everything... including the MS Courier TabletBook;)

I don't get it. The competitions' fans are molesting this site and no one is doing anything.

Apple Insider is just days from losing a customer but replacing me with 100 people who will clearly never buy anything from Apple Insider.
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Wow!

 

Between the Surface and Nexus 7 announcements, the posts here on AI have been amazing -- this week it has been "All Skate" for trolls!

 

Just imagine:  If MS could convert half of the Android trolls or vice versa, they would sell millions...

 

Of course, trolls don't actually buy anything... Except for DaHarder -- he buys 9 of everything... including the MS Courier TabletBook;)

 

So true.

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I can't help but laugh at the people on other forums upset that the Nexus 7 doesn't have an HDMi or MicroSD ports. Surely those additions are so simple and cost free to make that only Apple would ever consider such a thing¡ LOL

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I don't get it. The competitions' fans are molesting this site and no one is doing anything.
Apple Insider is just days from losing a customer but replacing me with 100 people who will clearly never buy anything from Apple Insider.

 

Molesting... An interesting choice of words!

 

I've noticed that the most off-the-wall posts come from people with a join date of a month or so ago, and a very few posts.  It seems obvious why they are here and what they are trying to do. There is no point, counter-point... rather outrageous claim followed by an even more outrageous supporting cla I'm.

 

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I can't help but laugh at the people on other forums upset that the Nexus 7 doesn't have an HDMi or MicroSD ports. Surely those additions are so simple and cost free to make that only Apple would ever consider such a thing¡ LOL

 

No cell radio option is the thing that I don't understand -- they have halved their market potential out of the gate.

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Apple Insider is just days from losing a customer but replacing me with 100 people who will clearly never buy anything from Apple Insider.

 

 

You are not AppleInsider's customer.  You are the product that they sell.

 

AppleInsider's customer is Google, along with all the other ad companies.

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You are not AppleInsider's customer.  You are the product that they sell.

 

AppleInsider's customer is Google, along with all the other ad companies.

 

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No cell radio option is the thing that I don't understand -- they have halved their market potential out of the gate.

On this I will disagree. I doubt that half the market buys the cellular enabled iPad. Now consider that these are 40% of the IPad's price (or 505 if you count the iPad 2) and that Asus/Google would still need $100+ in a much smaller casing with a much smaller battery. It just becomes a daunting task.

I really hate what I'm seeing from the Nexus 7 device yet like what I saw with the Surface device. That said, MS has really screwed themselves by creating two incompatible platforms, having no sale date, no prices or pre-orders. Google has a single focus here, a price point and a very close sale date. These are commendable in and of themselves.

If this is popular they can always then add a cellular version or a larger version that also has a cellular version.

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On this I will disagree. I doubt that half the market buys the cellular enabled iPad. Now consider that these are 40% of the IPad's price (or 505 if you count the iPad 2) and that Asus/Google would still need $100+ in a much smaller casing with a much smaller battery. It just becomes a daunting task.
I really hate what I'm seeing from the Nexus 7 device yet like what I saw with the Surface device. That said, MS has really screwed themselves by creating two incompatible platforms, having no sale date, no prices or pre-orders. Google has a single focus here, a price point and a very close sale date. These are commendable in and of themselves.
If this is popular they can always then add a cellular version or a larger version that also has a cellular version.

 

True!

 

Google is saying to MS:  I've shown you mine -- you show me yours!

 

There is not enough time for MS to do anything but delay and hope...

 

I do not think Apple needs to do much of anything in response --- other than remain price competitive.

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Are you serious? What is the point then? Do you have any hyperlinks where I can read more?

 

Here's a very basic one: http://blog.langly.org/2009/11/17/gpu-vs-cpu-cores/ It's not something the GPU folks really want you to think about, so you need to go pretty deep in academic general purpose GPU literature to get solid technical descriptions.
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True!

Google is saying to MS:  I've shown you mine -- you show me yours!

There is not enough time for MS to do anything but delay and hope...

I do not think Apple needs to do much of anything in response --- other than remain price competitive.

That poses the question: Do you think Apple is price competitive for iPad now? I ask because I don't see that Apple is competing on price they are competing on value against larger more feature complete tablets. Seems to me that Google Nexus 7 is competing with Amazon Kindle Fire while Microsoft is competing with Apple iPad. I think Google has a good strategy while Microsoft has a questionable strategy as Amazon seems a more vulnerable target especially for Google and Apple seems unassailable.
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Here's a very basic one: http://blog.langly.org/2009/11/17/gpu-vs-cpu-cores/It's not something the GPU folks really want you to think about, so you need to go pretty deep in academic general purpose GPU literature to get solid technical descriptions.

Thank you. I understand it is obscure which is why I asked. I hadn't heard such previously.
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That poses the question: Do you think Apple is price competitive for iPad now? I ask because I don't see that Apple is competing on price they are competing on value against larger more feature complete tablets. Seems to me that Google Nexus 7 is competing with Amazon Kindle Fire while Microsoft is competing with Apple iPad. I think Google has a good strategy while Microsoft has a questionable strategy as Amazon seems a more vulnerable target especially for Google and Apple seems unassailable.

 

Here's the deal... For $399 vs $250 -- the iPad 2 offers value (including the ecosystem) at a good price...

 

"Value at a good price".is the definition of a bargain!

 

Apple is selling capabilities and solutions -- all the others are selling features and price -- that is no bargin!

 

When I buy something, I am looking for something that does the job I want done -- not something that contains specs that could be used to address the job I want done.


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Nexus 7 only positive is CPU/Gpu and as wth the surface tablet tetra 3 means no cellular. No se negates a feauture android has over iOS. 8-16g for a tablet is to small, no rear camera also sucks. IMHO they needed 2 versions Nother on 25$-300$ wth sd and rea camera.

IMHO a 7" iPad with retina (which the surface also don't have), 16-32g and LTE will dominate. iPad tabl apps are exponentially better design and functional that android tablet apps...
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Nexus 7 only positive is CPU/Gpu and as wth the surface tablet tetra 3 means no cellular. No se negates a feauture android has over iOS. 8-16g for a tablet is to small, no rear camera also sucks. IMHO they needed 2 versions Nother on 25$-300$ wth sd and rea camera.
IMHO a 7" iPad with retina (which the surface also don't have), 16-32g and LTE will dominate. iPad tabl apps are exponentially better design and functional that android tablet apps...

No need for cellular if you have an Android phone with mobile Wifi hotspot. As for MS, they claim their screen technology makes pixels indistinguishable. How good it'll look? Who knows, lets wait and see.
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and over my next couple of years of ownership i'll be able to upgrade that to, what, android 4.1 jelly bean?


Asus is quite proactive with updates. I have first generation Transformer and it runs latest ICS 4.0.3, released by Asus and updated through Play Store (no hacking involved, all squeaky clean). Jelly Bean is also expected for original Transformer.

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I don't get it. The competitions' fans are molesting this site and no one is doing anything.
Apple Insider is just days from losing a customer but replacing me with 100 people who will clearly never buy anything from Apple Insider.

That's really funny coming from a guy who's been here for less than a year. Sorry if true arguments are difficult to answer to.
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Wow - I hadn't read comments from apple fans for last 6-8 months....the smug level is increasing...need to move to a log scale.
 

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I'd consider going the other way personally.  I don't mind going to an iPhone.  But I have 3 conditions:

 

1) I'm not giving up my plan.  No phone or "user experience" is worth the increased burn rate on my cash flow.  Here in Canada, the majors have 3 year contracts too.  So it's $80 per month for 3 years + $200 for the latest iPhone.  Or I pay for my device, get unlimited everything with Wind and $40 per month.  Even after paying $600 for Galaxy Nexus, I'm still saving more than the iPhone-toting hipsters.  So for me, my network and plan is everything.  I'm not paying twice the bill for  the "experience".

 

2) Screen size.  Sorry.  I thought the iPhone was too small when I had a Nexus One.  Now that I have a Galaxy Nexus, any screen less than 4 inches is unusable to me.

 

3) Maps and Navigation.  I was excited to see Apple launch its own maps.  Now I'm hearing all kinds of fail rumours.  This sucks.  I use Google Maps regularly.  Particularly transit navigation.  I'd like to see Apple fix this.

I agree, 3.5" is too small for me now too especially after using my One X. I downloaded the new version of Google Maps they just released and its only getting better!

 

One feature I really can't do without on my One X is the email scheduling, I really don't want to see emails from work after hours. Not sure why Apple won't add this as I'd love this on my iPad.

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For me it's the lack of rear camera that kills it, I did not expect to take pretty HD landscape pictures,,, but I'd use it for convenient data entry , Google goggle anyone ? At the very worst I scan QR codes...  No care at all about front cam, I wish someone could make a small mirror device or something to swap this.

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All the fanatics went out and bought Android 3.x tablets as well and came on these boards and proclaimed that Apple and the iPad would be a niche device by the end of the year. How did that work out?

 

Sorry, I don't see Android tablets taking off ever. Android is largely seen by consumers as a mobile phone OS. Actually, I'll go one step further than that, a large majority of people who buy Android based phones are just buying phones, they don't care about the OS and probably never will. Android is not "winning" some OS war, it's merely a default on crappy phones that disinterested consumers purchase as a low entry point.

 

Google's Android as a platform is basically being propped up by fanboys. To date, no one else is supporting this platform.

I've known a few people who have just bought Android phones purely because they were cheap. They really couldn't care less if it was Android, iOS, WP7 or BlackBerry as long as they could post shit no one cares about to Facebook.

My brother, on the other hand, has an Android phone and tablet because he proclaims off the top of the highest mountain how amazing and spectacular the OS and devices are. The last time I saw him, he had to buy a new phone because his HTC Desire HD couldn't be upgraded to ICS (even though it was only released January last year), he asked me how much an iPad cost because he was considering buying one and his new phone (forget what model but its a HTC) has a theme on it that makes it look very close to an iPhone, right down the dock bar and the grid of apps and the bubbles in the messaging service. The look on his face was priceless when I pointed out that it looks and operates like an iPhone. I know a few other Fandroids who have suddenly gone quiet in recent months - maybe they're finally getting tired of it all?

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Bet it is loaded with revenue generating stuff from Google.  How long till the OS is hacked and can be reloaded with a modified version to remove all the Google revenue addon's??
 

About 5 to 10 minutes.

 

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Where are all of the idiot Fandroids whining about no Flash? I read that Jellybean won't have flash. If that's true, then where are the idiot Fandroids?

 

I guess that flash is no longer important, all of a sudden. 

I think its quite hilarious when you consider how much egg on their faces Fandroids have form all their boasting.

 

Fandroids: "We have flash! You don't! HAHA!"

iSheep: "Flash is a battery and CPU hog. Also, how are you supposed to interact with 95% of the Flash in the net without a keyboard and mouse?"

Fandroids: "Yeah but we can <insert flash based site here>"

iSheep: "App"

 

Fandroids: "Yeah but we can <insert flash based site here>"

iSheep: "Requires a keyboard"

 

Fandroids: "Yeah but we can <insert flash based site here>"

iSheep: "HTML5"

 

Fandroids: "We have flash and you don't haha! HTML5 can never replace Flash!"

 

Adobe: "Fine, we admit it, Flash is crap on mobile devices and HTML5 is a better solution. Mobile Flash is now dead."

 

iSheep: "So I hear Adobe stopped Flash"

Fandroids: ...

iSheep: "Cat got your tongue?"

Fandroids: "Check out our awesome ICS tablets?"

iSheep: "Just go sit in the corner with the dunce hat"

Micro$oft: "Guys, guys, check this out! SURFACE!"

Fandroids: "But we're still better! We're awesome! Google will save us!"

iSheep: "Surface... Huh... That's unexpected. Guess we better keep on our toes"

Fandroids: "NEXUS 7 AND JELLY BEAN! Suck on this!.......... We're screwed, aren't we..."

iSheep/Micro$oft: "Yes"


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