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Is your Android-based Motorola phone running like a piece of junk? Is it so sluggish that a snail could complete Angry Birds before the screen regenerates all your icons? Chances are it's because of the dodgy third-party applications served up on Google's Android Market.
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post #2 of 45
This is why Apple sandboxes all the apps.

Never had issues like this with various iPhones in the past 2-3 years.

I am aware that I am also starting a flamewar.
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Funny, I don't have any issues with my Nexus 1. It's almost two years old, running the latest CM7. Perhaps it's your POS MotoBlur GUI that you force on your phones?
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One of the prices to pay for open source, but the benefits out weigh the costs.
OEMs should have realized that this might happen when putting an open source on they devices for sale. and it will effect the amount of warranty claims.
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post #5 of 45
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One of the prices to pay for open source, but the benefits out weigh the costs.
OEMs should have realized that this might happen when putting an open source on they devices for sale. and it will effect the amount of warranty claims.
Relating quality to the way a product is licensed is _absurd_. Just like with proprietary software, there are great open-source projects out there and there are some that are really lousy
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There are things that Apple does right with its phone and such. This is what happens when you have non-existent regulations. Does no one remember 1983?
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Well, my moto atrix is still running incredibly fast, so I am happy.
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post #8 of 45
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Well, my moto atrix is still running incredibly fast, so I am happy.
Agreed got mine a week ago i check the background task and services about once a week and uninstall any apps i don't need that run services. I think the Google app Bashing in this article was uncool there's probably a good reason for those to load on start i mean there hardly bloatware . Before my atrix i had an iphone 3g and it was a POS even running apps released when that phone was at the top of its game it was slow. Not to rip apple but they are a bit behind now on specs. Motorola used this to push motoblur witch i got rid of ASAP it was a resource hog especially for me cause the social network stuff was worthless to me as i have a low presence in those sites so it has no good features for me ill take plain android with tapatalk.
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post #9 of 45
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Funny, I don't have any issues with my Nexus 1. It's almost two years old, running the latest CM7. Perhaps it's your POS MotoBlur GUI that you force on your phones?
Depends on the phone. MotoBlur is barely noticeable on the Droid 2 and X/X2. Just some fancy widgets.

Samsungs TouchWiz UI however is the most horrendous thing I've ever used in my life. Not to mention their custom media player and email apps are just plain retarded.
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SGS running fine. Although a new home launcher was the first thing I got. Agree that TW sucks. It's like anything else though : GARBAGE IN .... GARBAGE OUT.

Also, I'm sure OEMs will ask users to hard reset their phones before any sort of warranty process is begun. When the users phone is working fine, the user will realize his mistake and stop installing every app possible.
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