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tried it, realized why I have android phone. uninstalled.....
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I'm going to install it just to troll the iPhone users I know it work.

edit: I went straight back to Sense UI after using it for a couple of minutes lol. Is that really how boring iOS interface feels to use? I considered an iPhone4 before I got this phone too...
Edited by Novakanedj - 10/22/11 at 8:45am
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That would just be stupid... No way i'm going to ruin my perfectly good launcher with that junk
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That would just be stupid... No way i'm going to ruin my perfectly good launcher with that junk
It's just a launcher. Calm down bro. Don't get worked up over something so little.
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Why buy android if you wanted ios in the first place?
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We're all going to do it?

You realize that people don't buy Android wishing it were iOS... they buy Android because its Android... customizable, functional, widgets, hardware and software choice, carrier, fully integrated Google Apps, SD card, HDMI, USB, removable battery, etc, etc, etc...

You're clearly not the first one to do so, but it has irked me lately when the Apple people come out with a comment like "you're all going to do it", with a smug look so poignant it can be sensed through the interwebz.

So you (general Apple Fanboy, not specifically the OP) throw money at anything with a partially eaten apple on the back... doesn't mean Android users all want to do the same... or they would have drank the Kool-Aid with the other Jobs worshippers.

All that said, isn't it wonderful that if I wanted to transform the launcher of my Nexus One into something as barebones as an iOS clone I can do that legally, but all an iPhoner can ever do is stare at endless pages of gridlocked icons and make them jiggle every once in a while to enjoy the illusion that they have functional live wallpaper?

/end runonsentence
/end rant
I own a Galaxy SII, the comment was meant in jest.

Apologies to Poa, I seem to have misintepreted your statement. I thought you were saying it like I just take Apple's word as gospel.

Also Noob, I was not directing it at you.

As for who quoted me (can't remember now) about Android being open source. Look, just because something is 'technically' classified as something, it does not mean it is true. I'm sorry but Android whilst classed as open source, is not truly open source. I won't budge on that stance.

For the record, I'm not an Apple fan boy, far from it. I'm a 'who can offer me the best price : performance ratio fan boy', if that happens to be Apple (like it was when I got my 3GS) then so be it, this time around it was Samsung with the GSII.

I don't like fanboys from either side, this is why I can fully understand why someone would want an Android phone and desire to have a sleek, simple UI like iOS.
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As for who quoted me (can't remember now) about Android being open source. Look, just because something is 'technically' classified as something, it does not mean it is true. I'm sorry but Android whilst classed as open source, is not truly open source. I won't budge on that stance.
Android is not a free (As in free speech, not free beer), that's for sure. But no matter how you spin it, it is open source.
    
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android is 9001 times more open than the OS that this launcher is trying to emulate
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android is 9001 times more open than the OS that this launcher is trying to emulate
For the most part I disagree.

After using a couple of custom ROM's they're basically just 'themes' with different swipe actions. You can get themes on a jailbroken iOS but don't get me wrong, that only means different apps and styling. It's still the same old scroll page scenario.

Yes Android is more customizable than iOS. But anyone who thinks iOS is locked down and not customisable has (in my opinion) never used a jailbroken iPhone. It really can do a lot of things, maybe not as much as Android but you can still highly personalise it.

Again a lot of people will use the argument that iOs is still limited to the scrollbar app drawer, but I have always said and will always stand by my statement that it is simple, intuitive and it works. Every single phone company would rip Apple's iOS GUI off if they knew they could get away with. Hell, Samsung tried and failed with the SII.

EDIT:

However ultimately, you are right, iOS is not as customisable as Android.

Also as for the Android is open source.

A point and shoot is still a camera, but it is not in the same league as a DSLR. I akin Android to that scenario.....with it being a point and shoot.

Sent from my Galaxy SII Lite'ning 1.6
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Using Hp touchpad + theme

You got a ipad? No way
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