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Hardly shocking. I've been saying all along that Android users are not very productive people and people are simply not using their Android phones as smart phones.

 

Google boasts about all of their millions and millions of activations (without giving any proof of course), yet Android devices barely make a dent on the web. If Google and Fandroids were telling the truth, Android should be owning all of the web stat statistics, yet Apple is kicking their ass every single time.

 

Android phones are essentially dumb phones for unproductive people.

Thanks for getting the thread back on point vis-a-vis the original story.

 

I think the fact that Android users are less affluent -- and therefore, less able to afford anything more than barebones data plans -- may have something do with it as well.

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So bored are you that you have to reply to mindless dribble? lol

Sometimes, a good whack -- even if obvious -- is worth it.

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Partisan "politics" aside, I am puzzled by the ridiculous ratio of iOS v. Android in web use. What better use of the larger Galaxy S3 screen than surfing the web? Why aren't they watching porn all day long on these 4.8", 5.3" screens?

They all bought it thinking that Flash would really work, I suppose. lol.gif

post #124 of 150
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So unproductive that iPhone usage trounces all other mobile OSes combined in apps and page views despite Android activations being many times higher than iPhone sales¡ So much for iPhones being unproductive.

Nathillien is productive troll, it's useless to tell her real facts.
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I have never been West of the Appellations. I will in a couple of months however. Going to see Tombstone, and various others.
I LOVE my iPad. (Whoops! Just hit #5 on the troll list).

WTF are "Appellations"

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Originally Posted by jmc54 View Post
WTF are "Appellations"

 

A mountain range that, itself, likes to climb.

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May I ask what phone you had? CM is made with developer phones in mind, lesser versed programmers are usually given the task to port it to other devices which usually end up with issues. This is the reason OEMs and carriers take time tommake sure the update will play well and even they don't get it right sometimes, hell even Apple has had issues with updates and had to immediately fix it.


Not had but have.  It's not a flagship phone, it's a htc one v.  That though is no excuse for poor quality whether it is a official ROM or a custom ROM.  HTC announced jelly bean updates for the one variations except for the one v.  I don't care much but it's a slap to the face for most customers that you buy a new phone and find out 2 months later that there is no support for it.  From what I know even the flagships have issues with the custom ROM's.  Personally I don't think the whole custom ROM argument that Android users love to throw in the face of iPhone owners is something to brag about.  To me if your not happy with your phone out of the box why is it something you'd think is the greatest thing in the world.

Your absolutely right about Apple having issues with software upon new releases, which is to be expected, but a fix is rolled out within weeks and it's for every phone and doesn't come with features of the phone not working.  To me you can't compare those issues with Cyanogenmod updates.  It doesn't cripple your phone.

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WTF are "Appellations"



Appellation means name or title. For example, Appalachian Mountains is the name of a particular mountain range spanning most of the original US colonies.

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post #129 of 150
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Originally Posted by Apple v. Samsung View Post

 

You are aware that cyanogenmod 10 the version you installed is still in Beta? You do know that on some phones unlocking the boot loader is as easy as "Fastboot.img OEM unloock" in the console commands. You don't have to wipe the phone you have to remove all of the application info that will inhibit your phone from booting up. Also even with the Cyanagonmod 10 nightlies that you are downloading you don't have to delete the rom to get the latest version. You just flash the new rom over it. Or you go to settings >About phone >Cynagon update > The choose the rom you would like to update to. 

 

The nightly builds of Cynagonmod are automatically compiled each day. They have verious bugs as they are not completed roms as of yet. You would have to wait for the actual Cynagonmod 10 release candidate to see it become stable. Oh and as a reference this is Cynagon's statement on nightly builds.

 

"What are Nightly build ? : auto compile build from the CyanogenMod github, each time there are new corrections on it. 

This version change each night, and aren't support officialy, if you find bugs/issues you can/must discuss here."

I'm not gonna claim I'm an expert at rooting and flashing and all those other impressive words and actions but I know what I read up on and on multiple websites from the Rooting pros including Llor.  Don't know who he is but he seems to be heavily involved in all that stuff and is well known amongst the community.  Can't tell you how many times I read and heard on youtube videos to make sure to wipe your phone clean before any flash or you will have issues. 

Also you didn't disprove anything I said in my first post.  Prior to owning this Android phone I heard a lot from Android owners about how great the platform is and how you can flash it with these ROM's which negates the fact that rarely does a phone get an update to a newer OS version, which is the whole open source is better than walled garden argument.  All you did was confirm what I said about how it is a hassle and not worth it.  Maybe to some its a hobbie and enjoyable.  That's fine, but let's be honest, most do it because of the lack of support from OEM's and eventhough it's crap they will never admit and lie to themselves that it's the greatest thing. 

They love to talk about missing features on iPhone such as NFC or removable batteries but than they customize their phone only to have missing features such as in my case, as I have stated before, a working video camera.  Hey but atleast you can take out your battery when the OS freezes right?

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I'm not gonna claim I'm an expert at rooting and flashing and all those other impressive words and actions but I know what I read up on and on multiple websites from the Rooting pros including Llor.  Don't know who he is but he seems to be heavily involved in all that stuff and is well known amongst the community.  Can't tell you how many times I read and heard on youtube videos to make sure to wipe your phone clean before any flash or you will have issues. 
Also you didn't disprove anything I said in my first post.  Prior to owning this Android phone I heard a lot from Android owners about how great the platform is and how you can flash it with these ROM's which negates the fact that rarely does a phone get an update to a newer OS version, which is the whole open source is better than walled garden argument.  All you did was confirm what I said about how it is a hassle and not worth it.  Maybe to some its a hobbie and enjoyable.  That's fine, but let's be honest, most do it because of the lack of support from OEM's and eventhough it's crap they will never admit and lie to themselves that it's the greatest thing. 
They love to talk about missing features on iPhone such as NFC or removable batteries but than they customize their phone only to have missing features such as in my case, as I have stated before, a working video camera.  Hey but atleast you can take out your battery when the OS freezes right?

Not with a HTC One X you can't you also can't add a microSD card, just like most of the Nexus phones.
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post #131 of 150
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But then most iPhone users I know simply play the HD back over their Apple TV with Airplay to their HD TV screen for serious viewing.
The vibration thing is certainly worthy of some good comments but I'll leave that to others ... LOL

iOS has had customizable vibration alert since iOS 5 in 2011.

In all seriousness, I wonder who owns a patent for that?
post #132 of 150
Normally iPhones are packaged with data plans in most of the places whether one needs or not. While S3 users need not use maps app while on the move since they can exclude in their monthly plans while depend more on built it navigation system in their vehicles and WiFi for browsing.
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Page views = Productivity? You are silly.

But I wouldn't be surprised if you do think that page view = productivity.

Actually, it's more than a bit silly of you to mock the idea that, on phones, page view = productivity. People don't "surf" the web on their phones, they look stuff up that they need to know and do stuff they need to do. So, yes, page views on phones does have at least a rough correlation to productivity.

See how silly it is to open your mouth when you don't know what you are talking about?
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I unlocked mine on the first day I got it, phone company website > enter IMEI > Restore in iTunes > unlocked.

 

 

Nice to know this

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Actually if you root and install a custom ROM it works even less properly.  I rooted and installed cyanogenmod jelly bean on my phone.  Just a little background on cyanogenmod ROM's.  Those are the pinnacle of custom ROM's when it comes to Android.  Apparently most other ROM's derive from cyanogenmod who are a team of talented programmers that can't program worth crap if you ask me.  The custom ROM is so buggy and lacks features (my video camera doesn't work). I feel like I'm using a beta phone.  The best part of it all is they are constantly tweaking and coming out with updates to fix all the bugs but it's not just a simple download and install.  No, you have to download and wipe your entire phone and install, and sometimes it's night after night releases.

Imagine this for a minute now.  You have this OS that is so great and advanced and does it all but you can never get an update so the only option you have is to root and install a custom ROM (way way more difficult of a process than jail breaking iPhone).  So you backup your stuff using a few different apps and sync contacts and all that stuff with your gmail account if you choose to and you are recommended to first unlock the bootloader.  Next you flash some clockwordmod thing which lets you back your current ROM and install custom ROM's.  You back up your current ROM in case you ever want to back to the way you bought your phone.  If you don't and you don't like the custom ROM than your screwed and this file is currently on my sd card taking up space.  Next you move the custom ROM onto your sd card and some other stuff.  Next you wipe your phone clean because if you don't it will cause things to not work properly.  I wiped clean and there are many things that don't work properly.  After all that you finally flash the new ROM and re download everything again.  The next night a new build of your custom ROM gets released and you do it all over again. 

No one who has a Android and roots and all that crap can deny this.  It's a pain in the ass and in the end not worth it for the constant bugs.  Here is an example.  Just today, and not the first time, I get a phone call and so the screen shows a phone symbol that pops up in the middle of the screen and you are suppose to place your finger on it and slide it to the right to highlight the green phone and remove your finger to answer the call.  I had to repeat this motion 4 times until it answered.  I could clearly see the green phone highlighted which is cause to remove your finger from the screen so it will be answered, but no my Android with custom jelly bean was advising against it.  Only after I was adamant about it did it finally side with me and answer my call.  And this didn't only happen once, it happened on 5 or 6 calls the last 2 days.  Although I sound like I'm blaming the custom ROM for all the problems, I'm not.  There was many instances when I was using the original ROM, Ice cream sandwhich with htc sense and it was unresponsive after repeatedly hitting a on screen button or link.  The one I can think of off the top of my head is the space bar on the keyboard.  Can't tell you how many times I typed an text not looking at the screen only to look down and see 3 or 4 words with no space between because my thumb tapping the space bar didn't register. 

I tell you people from experience, how Apple is blasted for not attaching the word beta to Apple Maps, Google should be blasted for not calling it Android beta and even with 4.1 jelly bean. 

This is for the Android faithful who read this and reply with the same thing we been hearing from every other Android faithful word for word as if you all took the same course and were taught by the same professor.  My previous iPhone had ROM's too they were called updates and they came from Apple and were available from day one for all supported products which usually includes devices from 2 to 3 years prior to the update.  There is no need to backup, wipe, flash and repeat either.  Even if you choose to go the jail breaking route with iPhone and you do have to wipe clean and install, you only have to do it once for said iOS version.  Doesn't install with a non working video camera, or a screen with brightness issues, or wifi range all of a sudden being cut down when your 20 feet away from the wireless router. 

May be shit to me but it's another man's Dessert.  That's what Android OS is, Shit with a tasty name.

 

I do feel sorry for you having to go through this complex and extremely time-consuming procedure. Something that nobody should have to be put through.

How can companies sell crap knowingly ?  What is even worse are their apologists.

Its like buying a new car, then having it towed to a repair shop so that it will work as specified.  I still cannot for the life of me comprehend how any person could consider this as acceptable behaviour, have they lost their marbles ?

Microsoft are actually well adept in doing this, they sell software fully knowing it is full of bugs and insecure and then having the nerve in asking money from people to sign up for fixes.

May is suggest that you take to your android phones with an axe, you will be most satisfied, freeing you from this dictatorship.

Get an iPhone.

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An iphone fanatic?

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but for business and navigation, Android Jelly Bean is the way to go,
Originally Posted by hill60 View Post

Have fun syncing, Mac support isn't that hot, you'll be better off with Windows.

 

It's laughable that Oflife considers Android better for business when Android struggles to sync calendar events older than 30 days.

My old Palm handhelds could do that.

 

I'm surprised more isn't said about this major Android weakness.

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Page views = Productivity? You are silly.
But I wouldn't be surprised if you do think that page view = productivity.

 

So somebody who visits a page, i.e. a page view, to manage their finances, read the latest scientific research, or donate funds to a charity, just as a few examples, is not productive?

 

Just who is silly?

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Better define productivity first. Perhaps, they have another meaning for it... we really don't know

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Better define productivity first. Perhaps, they have another meaning for it... we really don't know

I am beginning to think you're a counterexample. 1hmm.gif

Your posts are a complete waste of my web-viewing time.
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WTF are "Appellations"

It's just an appellation.

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Magnetics, huh... that's cool. At least you're not studying thermodynamics where absolute zero cannot be reached!

I know this one gal that can reach it... :)
Seriously.

 

You're holding her wrong.

post #143 of 150
Could it be that Samsung users are more capable of turning off ads on their phone?

I have a HTC One, use it regularly to surf the internet but virtually never get adds on it. Why, because I know how to turn them off. Leaves more real estate for what I am looking for, not what someone guesses I may want to look at.
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"But the iPhone 5 sucks. I heard it from the Internet. Maps is generically, nonspecifically bad, iOS 6 is stale like a loaf of bread, and Apple is just catching up, right?"


Yeah, it sucks so bad they sold 5 million in 2 days. Android? Nothing but a marketing tool. Why doesn't Google use their GUI on every phone out there? Because phone makers want to compete with Apple. And updates? Yeah, when you can get them. iPhone users all get the same update as long as you're using at least an iPhone 3GS. iOS 6 is like stale bread? There are millions of stale Android phones and tablets out there sinking up the joint. I had the new Motorola Droid and could not get an update to save my life. I was at the mercy of Verizon. but Verizon wants you to buy a new and improved phone so why give you an update that you'll be happy with. You think it's easy to write code, design one and then wait fro the critics to pick it apart. Success doesn't come easy but Apple has a plan and their sticking to it, whether you like it or not. And your free to go join the Android party.

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Originally Posted by MacBeatle View Post
…Apple has a plan and their sticking to it…

 

What plan is that? Rather, how do you see this plan being laid out?

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Yeah, it sucks so bad they sold 5 million in 2 days. Android? Nothing but a marketing tool. Why doesn't Google use their GUI on every phone out there? Because phone makers want to compete with Apple. And updates? Yeah, when you can get them. iPhone users all get the same update as long as you're using at least an iPhone 3GS. iOS 6 is like stale bread? There are millions of stale Android phones and tablets out there sinking up the joint. I had the new Motorola Droid and could not get an update to save my life. I was at the mercy of Verizon. but Verizon wants you to buy a new and improved phone so why give you an update that you'll be happy with. You think it's easy to write code, design one and then wait fro the critics to pick it apart. Success doesn't come easy but Apple has a plan and their sticking to it, whether you like it or not. And your free to go join the Android party.

You're new so you get a pass this time, but there's a little thing called sarcasm and Tallest Skil likes to spread thick sometimes.
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What plan is that? Rather, how do you see this plan being laid out?


Okay, so you are a sarcastic poster from what I gather. No problem, I understand you now. Yeah, I'm new so this was straight from the heart. Apple's plan is simply this: This is our product. We make it according to what we think is a great product. If you like it, buy it. If not, buy something else. Does the plan need to be laid out so it looks like part of the Constitution? No. Simple, elegant and it works. Period.For years I've had to deal with Windows. Now since turning into an Apple Fan, no headaches. That's how computers and cell phones should work. One company, one responsible party. That's my answer.

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You're new so you get a pass this time, but there's a little thing called sarcasm and Tallest Skil likes to spread thick sometimes.


If we weren't so passionate about Apple, how else could I have posted? Thanks for the pass.

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Originally Posted by MacBeatle View Post
Okay, so you are a sarcastic poster from what I gather. No problem, I understand you now. Yeah, I'm new so this was straight from the heart. Apple's plan is simply this: This is our product. We make it according to what we think is a great product. If you like it, buy it. If not, buy something else. Does the plan need to be laid out so it looks like part of the Constitution? No. Simple, elegant and it works. Period.For years I've had to deal with Windows. Now since turning into an Apple Fan, no headaches. That's how computers and cell phones should work. One company, one responsible party. That's my answer.

 

Hmm. Yeah. Stick around here. We need more of you.


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If we weren't so passionate about Apple, how else could I have posted? Thanks for the pass.

 

And after that interpretation of their plan, I say welcome.

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I am beginning to think you're a counterexample. 1hmm.gif
Your posts are a complete waste of my web-viewing time.

That's simple! Then don't read my post.. we call this freedom...if you know what's the meaning of it!1tongue.gif
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