Dear Google-Please enforce a MAXIMUM on the frequency of updates a developer can push

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  1. artshark

    artshark New Member

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    If anyone knows a member of the Android team, please forward this to them.
    This is ridiculous-i love my droid, it's apps, and android in general, but developers need to learn that its not OK to push me an update every week with a re-rendered 'Update' button. Seriously-an app ought be updated no more than perhaps once a month. This is mainly with third party apps-GMaps is updated at a very reasonable manner.
    Does anyone else share my pain?
     
  2. LtKen

    LtKen Silver Member

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    I'm pretty sure you're alone on this one. I like that devs can push fixes for their apps immediately. If it bothers you that much, you can set the market to not notify you of updates.
     
  3. natediddy1120

    natediddy1120 Silver Member

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    Not really. I don't and wouldn't imagine anyone that would.

    I think it's exciting to get updates for apps :D lol
     
  4. artshark

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    its such a chore to update!
     
  5. adrynalyne

    adrynalyne Premium Member Premium Member Developer

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    Wow, someone requesting less progress.

    Awesome!
    For a masochist.
     
  6. LtKen

    LtKen Silver Member

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    It's even more of a chore to deal with an app that doesn't quite work right :)
     
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    adrynalyne Premium Member Premium Member Developer

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    Google needs to add a cateogy to the reasons why you uninstalled an app.

    --Developer supported application too much.
     
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    Can't agree with the OP either - Bring 'em on!

    - An early adopter is a person who embraces new technology before most other people do. Early adopters tend to buy or try out new hardware items and programs, and new versions of existing programs, sooner than most of their peers. According to a theory called Diffusion of Innovations (DoI) formulated by Everett Rogers, early adopters make up 13.5 percent of the population.

    From and Credit: What is early adopter? - Definition from Whatis.com

    Signed,
    Early Adopter.
     
  9. artshark

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    are you trolling?
    my apps update with the most minute updates. i am talking about a MINOR fix, etc.
    Bundle all the non-crucial fixes together with new features and update once a month, max.
    you guys can't be serious in opposing this.
     
  10. artshark

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    i've never had app instability issues save once or twice.
    all the updates are as minor as they get, and too frequent
     
  11. pyro6128

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    Yea you are definitely alone in wanting less updates. How could you not want your apps to get better? Complacency is a bad thing, embrace the forward progress. If anything, most of my apps don't update enough for me. I love going into the market and checking downloads and seeing that I have updates. I wish the google apps updated faster as well.
     
  12. artshark

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    what this thread had taught me is that i have GREAT luck with apps-few of my apps, despite the ferevnt updates, were very unstable to start with. in fact, weatherbug got worse in functionality, post update
     
  13. adrynalyne

    adrynalyne Premium Member Premium Member Developer

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    Am I trolling?

    No, I don't suppose I am.
     
  14. LtKen

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    I think artshark is in need of an iPhone.

    And yes, I will call myself out for trolling for this comment.
     
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    Run kitty, run!