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Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by Briansol, Jun 4, 2014.

  1. Briansol

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    Like Obama Phone?
     
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    Not sure why it would be hard for them to do it. It should be basically the same as the tablets with some sort of cellular module built in...could be interesting....

    I'd like to see Samsung's Tizen O/S in their new Z model phone. Looks like they are trying to become independent of Google O/S
     
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    Yes, but it would suck to loose the app store...


    The windows phone / surface suck not because of the devices, but rather there's little to no aftermarket support for them rendering them useless.
     
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    Samsung has their own "App Store" called Samsung Hub. But your right...its very limited... I imagine they will have to bulk it up substantially if they are even thinking about going on their own and competing with Google and Apple
     
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    I have the hub for my tv. has a few things. but still, it's missing a ton of stuff, and if the phone app is like the tv app, its no comparison for android/play
     
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    Im a Google whore. Its just nice to be able to get to my things from any device without having to actually load it on to each device.
     
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    yeah, i love it when i search for a place on my chromebook, like a restautant... and my phone puts a card up with a link to the map, hours, etc.
     
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    Not related to the post, but since you mentioned it Brian, I just wanted to mention how FUCKING sick I am of my Windows Phone. Shitty app development, keyboard touch recognition is garbage, I always am getting a sim card recognition error and I'm just so done with it.
    The only thing I like is the word suggestions it comes up with while I'm typing and its memorization of my commonly used words.

    Also, maps support is garbage, Bing search blows more than anything and is the unchangeable default.

    All these idiot companies that try to create their own OS's are wasting time and money. Embrace Android and stop trying to lock down the features. Also, fuck them for not releasing updates as soon as they are available.
     
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    android does this.
    that's why you hack it and run cyanogenmod. :)
     
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    Wut? Seriously? Oh, I thought you meant I could run cyanogenmod on my Windows phone lol.
     
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    In a few months I will look into this, let it hit the market first.
     
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    wow, looks like it has some pretty nice creative features.....I would rock that if it wasn't on ATT
     
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    there's a non-branded one for full price, so it's not locked in, just no contract price on other carriers
     
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    well, using 5 year olds in the commercials isn't a good way to get adults to buy it.
     
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    still haven't met anyone who owns it
     
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