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post #31 of 58
Score!! +1 US military
Hopefully their version stays open source though.

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post #32 of 58
Read this story 2-3 weeks ago. Great news for Android fans and sand kicked in the face of the turtle necked hipsters.

Can't believe the US military managed to make such a smart decision though.
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post #33 of 58
Just allows more control to what they need for their field devices. Their version of Android won't look anything like what's available to the public. Fully support them doing this, even though I prefer iOS for myself.

More than likely won't have an app store or any of that other consumers stuff. Just runs whatever they want it to run. Also allows them to make their own devices, rather than using one that's not made for the environments that it would be used in.

Although what's puzzling, wasn't there just an article about the military buying a bunch of iPads?
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Now awaiting the Apple apologists in 3...2...1
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was considered unsuitable due to the fact that Apple refused to give access to the IOS source code

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Good. I'm glad the gov decided to think.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackVenom View Post

Good. I'm glad the gov decided to think.

There's a "think different" joke in there somewhere.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post

Windows is known for stability? Man, I got shafted with my installation then...

ABI and API stability, yeah Windows does it way better then linux, in fact I'd argue the OS itself is likely more stable, as Microsoft pays the worlds top talent big $$$ to make sure it is the best product on the market.

I also refuse to use windows, becuase its closed source.
post #39 of 58
Quote:
Originally Posted by SCollins View Post

ABI and API stability, yeah Windows does it way better then linux, in fact I'd argue the OS itself is likely more stable, as Microsoft pays the worlds top talent big $$$ to make sure it is the best product on the market.
I also refuse to use windows, becuase its closed source.

They pay indians to code. Just like Apple does.

There is no "top talent" about it. lol
     
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