Motorola Apparently Not Satisfied With Android

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  1. Preach2k

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    Motorola Apparently Not Satisfied With Android

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    Between the dwindling opportunities for hardware differentiation in the smartphone and tablet markets, and the Windows-like commoditizing effect that Android is having across mobile device makers, Motorola Mobility (like its competitors) have few options but to build their own user experiences.

    Apparently, Android might not be good enough for Motorola Mobility. At least not as it comes in its plain vanilla form.

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    I lol'd when someone else posted something like that earlier. They're basically shutting themselves out after the droid line brought them back.

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    There's a lot of ex-Apple and Adobe personnel on their team. Interesting to see what they come up with if anything at all.
     
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    Moto's been given a new lease on life. If it wasn't for the Android OS, I would never have bought another Moto device. If it switches. I will NEVER buy another Moto device. It's not like their hardware is all that great either. Every Droid varies in performance, abuse tolerance and longevity. Stupid.
     
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    Moto ceases to amaze me with their complete stupidity. Android saved them from a possible bankruptcy, and they thank them by shutting them out and trying to go their own way?

    Whatever. The heck with those guys. If HTC ever gets their battery situation squared away, I will never own another Moto device.

    Don't bite the hand that feeds you, Moto.
     
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    Apparently, they haven't figured out that locked bootloaders and Blur are not "features".

    Seriously. I'll buy a Windows phone before I buy another locked Motorola product or anything that I can't reliably upgrade myself.
     
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    Dumb bastards should of went out of business years ago.. bye moto hello HTC
     
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    Don't say that there's more disdain for WP than apple around here!!!
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    A shame. Vanilla Android is the only compelling phone OS for me.
     
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    we've seen what they've done with blur...
     
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    Damn Moto, breaking my heart.

    Instead, you should work closely with Google and create a better ecosystem of devices. Just create Pure Google Experience devices with phenomenal hardware with stunning eye candy to allure consumers. You guys are in no position at the moment to create your own OS. The time and money would be too much for you guys to be able to create a fully functional and a desirable OS ecosystem.
     
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    There only scenario where I could see this making any sense is for lower end devices where full access to the Market, android features, and so on isn't of much concern. A phone where Android would be overkill.