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I have a crap motorola citrus and i got no apps and it's sluggish as hell, good thing it was free
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I'm all for the illusion of "open source," but honestly, the android app store is filled with so much crap, I'd be all for better filtering and stricter limitations. I can honestly see the problem it poses to hardware manufacturers needing to respond to hardware warranty claims. I don't, however, think there's an easy fix other than completely locking down the OS, which so-and-so company already does...
    
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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.
The nice thing with Motorola is that they are phasing out the MotoBlur overlay more and more and have confirmed it. Instead of the overlay they are going to just add their custom widgets and some of the non intrusive social integration, much like the Pro/Droid 2/ X/X2 now. In time they will use full stock Android only adding their widgets and the aforementioned social networking enhancements, which I find great, but you can easily ignore them if you don't want to use it.

They plan on keeping MotoBlur around on specific phones only - but in it's full form like the Bionic and sell it as a feature of the phone, and not just an added overlay to all phones with forced blur accounts. Blur does have it's good qualities, as it can backup more indepth app data/screen layouts, etc since you always are signed into your Blur account and its syncing all the time with Moto's servers.

Motorola pretty much has seen the light and are more or less starting to split off into two directions, you can already see this starting in phones like the X, etc up against the Devour/Bionic which are advertised as MotoBlur phones and the others are not.
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post #24 of 45
If you download any "FREE RINGTONES AND APPZ" apps on the Market, you deserve to have your phone bricked.
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My Cliq XT is running kinda slow, but I have 2.3 running on it. The latest this phone "officially" supports is 1.6.
post #26 of 45
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Welcome to 2009 and Android 1.5 Cupcake. Glad Jobs decided to join the rest of us. So much for "Innovation".
Nobody said Android didn't already do it. I was responding to a specific post where someone was acting like only Android did it.
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post #27 of 45
If this was an apple error, this thread would be 40 pages long of pure apple hate.

Otherwise, down with Motorola!
 
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post #28 of 45
Silly Motorola, your phones are running like crap because of motoblur
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post #29 of 45
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Originally Posted by Cyrilmak View Post
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.
Motoblur is horrible with Froyo on the X/2/Atrix, the gingerbread update is going to fix it up real nice though!
    
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My DX is perfectly fine. Running the latest version of Liberty
    
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