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post #11 of 24
This just in: The amount of morons who'll install anything on their phone if it looks cool shoots up 250% for the Android platform!
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And for those that actually are infected by one of those few apps I present a new internet acronym: PEBPAE (Problem Exists Between Phone And Ear)
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post #13 of 24
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Originally Posted by Zen00 View Post
I keep saying, if you want the openness of Android, with the security of iOS, get a webOS device. It's even more open than Android really, no locked bootloaders.
Sure, but then you have to use webOS - which is awful.
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post #14 of 24
Unless you're a real chump downloading shady apps for the sole purpose of getting viruses, this is an issue that is easily avoidable. Only trust products from known developers, and read the permissions warning next time.
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And everyone whines and complains about Apple's App Store..
    
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post #16 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Flatliner View Post
And everyone whines and complains about Apple's App Store..
I know...we should all praise a company that steals ideas from people and tells you that your wrong with everything about your device.

Then again there should be something to allow the reporting or original legitimate company to report on imposters for the Android platform.

But hey, nothing is perfect.
     
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post #17 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
And for those that actually are infected by one of those few apps I present a new internet acronym: PEBPAE (Problem Exists Between Phone And Ear)
Air? Nothing? What's between the phone and the ear?
    
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post #18 of 24
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Originally Posted by Toonshorty View Post
Sure, but then you have to use webOS - which is awful.
*** are you smoking? webOS is easily the best OS i've ever used.
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Just install Lookout Mobile Security. It only runs a quick 2 second scan when you install a new app and has a bunch of other useful features. Great when you test apps that are not on the market.


Quote:
Originally Posted by SectorNine50 View Post
That's interesting...

What parts of the Market does Google really control?
Google controls the Android Market, not alternative markets like Appbrain, Amazon App Store, Applanet and so on.
Edited by Shadow_UGZ - 8/5/11 at 9:43am
 
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