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Or you know, some of us like to have apps that work flawlessly no matter what iOS device they are used on, prefer to have no fragmentation with the OS and the apps.
I'm not going to argue with anyone but fragmentation is hardly an issue. The only fragmentation that matters is these low budget retarded phones that get released like the LG Ally that can barely run it's own homescreen. Its obvious as all hell which ones have good performance and which ones don't by simply testing the device at the store.

Sadly, most people are all **** ITS TOUCH SCREEN MUST BAI!
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I'm not going to argue with anyone but fragmentation is hardly an issue. The only fragmentation that matters is these low budget retarded phones that get released like the LG Ally that can barely run it's own homescreen. Its obvious as all hell which ones have good performance and which ones don't by simply testing the device at the store.

Sadly, most people are all **** ITS TOUCH SCREEN MUST BAI!
Exactly.

Any Android phone that you buy at the iPhone price point or significantly less you'll have no issues of fragmentation.

Anything with a 800-1Ghz will have NO issues at all.
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Exactly.

Any Android phone that you buy at the iPhone price point or significantly less you'll have no issues of fragmentation.

Anything with a 800-1Ghz will have NO issues at all.
lol my moto droid is still rocking strong..then again I got it OC'd to 800mhz. I was doing 1ghz buuuuuuuuut......barely any performance difference
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lol my moto droid is still rocking strong..then again I got it OC'd to 800mhz. I was doing 1ghz buuuuuuuuut......barely any performance difference
Hahhaha, yer.

I was just saying that at 800mhz and on a phone with a normal resolution you wont have ANY problems with fragmentation. Even lower than that you still will have little chance of fragmentation issues.

I was just saying that you'd have none. Buy a reasonable android phone and you wont have any issues it. I dont see the big deal. It just young teens who cant afford an iPhone so they buy something else "WID A TOUCH SCREEENZZZ!"
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Hahhaha, yer.

I was just saying that at 800mhz and on a phone with a normal resolution you wont have ANY problems with fragmentation. Even lower than that you still will have little chance of fragmentation issues.

I was just saying that you'd have none. Buy a reasonable android phone and you wont have any issues it. I dont see the big deal. It just young teens who cant afford an iPhone so they buy something else "WID A TOUCH SCREEENZZZ!"
Despite what most Android users say, fragmentation on Android is viewed as a problem for developers, which in turn leads to a crappy end-user experience.

http://www.mobiledia.com/news/86180.html

http://news.cnet.com/8301-27076_3-20066467-248.html


It's so much a problem that google is deliberately fixing it.

http://www.mobiledia.com/news/89874.html

When you have a piece of software made to run on 100's of devices, you're going to have problems. It's really just a bad business model. But then again, Google has nothing to loose really. It's Moto, LG, HTC and all the rest that are suffering.
 
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When you have a piece of software made to run on 100's of devices, you're going to have problems. It's really just a bad business model.
Fragmentation = PC software also then...

It's an issue yes, but one that I have yet to experience. This is probably because the Android phones i've owned have been top of the line.

You cant blame Google for trying to fix any issues, especially if its tiny. Its there job as the creators of Android. But what we need if Android phones running the default android versions... Like the Nexus S and previous Google made phones. Then the option to choose your phones custom ROM.

That would help alot!
Edited by Nutty Pumpkin - 6/4/11 at 7:36pm
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^ Well, in Google I/O it was revealed that most apps should be compatible with over 90% of all Android devices. I don't see the fragmentation when most of these programs actually run on a majority of devices running on varied hardware and manufacturer UI.

And sure, Google needs to sort out the Market in order for new developers to successfully launch their apps. The New and Trending categories solve this issue, and hopefully better methods are to be produced for some obscure apps to be discovered by the public.
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I'm curious; how does Google determine these apps are malicious once they're released in the marketplace? Do users report the app, or do they just catch them as they check apps? I'm not sure of their method of this. With Apple, everything is tested beforehand, but how does Android go about this?
 
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I'm not going to argue with anyone but fragmentation is hardly an issue. The only fragmentation that matters is these low budget retarded phones that get released like the LG Ally that can barely run it's own homescreen. Its obvious as all hell which ones have good performance and which ones don't by simply testing the device at the store.

Sadly, most people are all **** ITS TOUCH SCREEN MUST BAI!
That makes it harder for the savvy user i haven't founds phone as nice as my black jack 1 at least not one that isn't 500 dollars having a slide keyboard is extra $ let alone one with a D pad like my BJ1.

every thing i touch screen where are the buttons i likes to play games on my phones and surf the net.
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I'm curious; how does Google determine these apps are malicious once they're released in the marketplace? Do users report the app, or do they just catch them as they check apps? I'm not sure of their method of this. With Apple, everything is tested beforehand, but how does Android go about this?
A mix of user reports and some security firms warning Google of infected apps. Google then proceeds to quickly take down the apps and suspend the accounts of those involved, or so I think.
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