Google's Eric Schimdt: Says Android is Differentiation Not Fragmentation

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  1. Stelv

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    -Certain apps not working on certain phones. For example my Bionic is very capable, but certain apps are not "compatible" with my device. Phones systems are fragmented.
    -A lot phones are still stuck on 2.2 with no update in site.
    -Phones can be released half finished because the set of Android standards from Google is low
    -Carriers can force skins and bloat onto devices even if the manufacturer may not want them there
    ...there are more I am sure.
     
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    Man I am gullible :biggrin: I didn't notice the sarcasm
     
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    My work-issued Droid Titanium (less than 8 months old) on Sprint (I know) runs Eclair. I'm hoping for Froyo on that piece of crap. It's hard to step down and use it when my personal device is a RAXR.
     
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    Manufacturers' skins should have an on/off switch.

    Manufacturers should not be allowed to install anything that cannot be safely, permanently removed.

    These two simple things would go a tremendous way toward improving the overall "product."
     
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    Eclair! Sorry to hear that. Not a single phone should be on 2.1 at all. That's ok, your 2.1 device is differentiated lol.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk
     
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    I see "a lot", "certain", etc. No specific examples. Good job.
     
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    all problems that are solved with a nexus.
     
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    Clouds? I would say Andy Rubin's arse is more like it.
     
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    I love the idea of Nexus, but the execution is crap. Weak engineering, pathetic camera, cheap materials, completely different connections than other devices, and no external memory.
     
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    Don't be that guy.
     
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    right, but isn't that the point? it's not differentiation it's fragmentation if you have to buy one phone in order to solve all your problems haha
     
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    Why post here if every one of your posts is negative. Big internet tough guy, aren't ya?

    To be or not to be........................wait what was the question? This signature has been Tapatalk approved.