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Discussion in 'Android Forum' started by Shadez, Aug 25, 2010.
Android 2.2 rollout is a train wreck [Google is evil] - IPHONETOUCH.BLORGE
haha that article came from macworld, go figure
google may be evil but id rather be on the dark side then
A iPhone web site criticizing android. What a shock.
Windows 3.5 my butt.
lol mac fanboy ranting. typical.. but everyone is entitled to their opinion. we could go on and on about the antenna on the iphone 4 . I like android he likes apple.
He does have a point about it being fragmented. Every android phone runs a different version. Android is always compared to windows but I don't really see it as a good comparison. When you buy a computer running Windows you get all of Microsoft's updates no matter which manufacturer you bought it from. If you have and HP you get all the updates and if you own a Dell you get all the updates. I think this is Android's biggest flaw.... they need to keep all the phones up to date.
I'm not saying Android sucks or anything. I have a Droid and my phone is up to date so I'm not complaining about that.
As far as Apple is concerned, Google is evil, though. Google has made the only viable alternative to the iPhone for people who want something other than the Blackberry's craptacular-for-average-users OS.
Now, for business use/email, Android has some distance to go to match RIM's level of polish in that regard, but Android is catching up faster than RIM likes.
Go Android! Make Apple cry like a baby some more!
Muh.....its always biased, you go to an Apple based site you'll get that, if you go to an Android based site you'll get Apple bashing......to each his own.
The fragmentation is THE NUMBER ONE FLAW for Android. Buying an iPhone, you at LEAST know that for the next couple of years, you KNOW you can update your phone when Apple pushes it out. Buying a phone then having it be obsolete with no valid way of updating it only a few months later leaves a bad taste in your mouth. I bought a Moto Droid and a Droid Eris for my wife. It's rather frustrating that I have to wait on Motorola and Verizon to decide to let me upgrade an OS months after the upgrade is finished by Google, but it's MUCH more frustrating to know that another phone that was released THE SAME DAY is now completely obsolete and will not be upgraded again because HTC and Verizon don't want to devote the resources to it. You should be able to count on being able to upgrade for AT LEAST the 2 years you're forced into by the contract.
Google would be smart to start telling the manufacturers that they need to have a minimum spec before they can use Android AND they need to tell them they need to push out the base upgrades and let users have the option of using their custom skins or not and get THOSE upgrades when available. More of a bit of consistency would be AWESOME.
I know someone whose 3GS was bricked by the update. At least Apple let them keep it, unlike Verizon/Motorola when the update's bricked phones.
Gingerbread is reported to start implementing minimum specs. We'll see.
i dunno some of his points are valid... lots of fragmentation in android. may have to look at WP7... not really... well maybe... *vomits* wash rinse repeat.