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Where is the "hate"..?

Are you confusing reality with your inability to self-rationalize? I have owned more Android products than nearly anyone here.. all garbage. Perhaps many of you do not have the experience with electronic components over the last 20+ years, to make accurate judgments. Perhaps you're just newbies, or young kids with their first phones and are ultra-facinated by them?

Because an adult would recognize a $99 tablet... as throw away.



I have thrown every Android product I had, in a drawer or smashed them, before buying a new one. That is 7 phones, 3 tablets.. anyone have me beat? (I am single, zero children and each device was used/abused by Me). Not to mention, owning an Apple iPhone too. Point was, I have had the same cell # for 23 years and only in the last 5 years was there a need to keep buying more & more due to cheap quality phones perpetuated by Android ecosystem. Granted, in the last 5~6 months quality has been a concern and newer phones & tablets are alot better.


Again... if my words hurt you^, then perhaps it's because your fragile ego is stepping-in to defend your buying decision..(?) As there is little to argue, with the fact that both Apple & Microsoft offer real product with their Operating Systems..!

If u have never used an iPhone, or a WinRT device, then u r unable to have an opinion, or a rebuttal.






PS: sorry to thread crap, but claiming I am a "hater", when I have the ability to separate emotion from my purchases is absurd!  Those who love Android, do so because they are emotionally attached to their device.... (ie: Fandroids)

(Q: If Win8 phones/tablets were Free, would you use that as your only phone/tablet?)

I almost couldn't stop laughing the entire time I read this tripe.

You went on some tirade about being an adult, and with 20 years of experience, etc, etc, yet while being an "adult" managed to make extremely broad generalizations and assumptions. Only to follow by admitting that you essentially threw a fit like a child, breaking your phones and other devices.

Really?

Look, it is abundantly clear that you lack maturity in emotion and self control; That you feel somehow bragging about your perceived accomplishments validates your statements, and somehow negates ours. The truth is, we don't need to claim you are a "hater", you simply prove that yourself. Even Apple Fanboys freely admit that Android is a perfectly fine OS, they just feel that iOS is better, or better for them. So to simply say it is trash, like you so vehemently are, is just nonsense.

Further more, I absolutely call you out on having the same Cell number for 23 years; In 1989 there were just over 3,500,000 Cell subscribers in the US (http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0933563.html), now take into account that the providers of the time have since gone out of business, merged, or otherwise evolved, including changing their prefixes. You are lying, period.

This is further made evident by the fact that with the introduction of Overlay Plans, for assigning phone numbers to geographic regions, that mobile devices now use exchange codes specific to them, and you could only recently transfer phone numbers from carrier to carrier, you simply aren't going to have the same number from 23 years ago.

Sorry, no dice buddy. Lying, throwing fits and breaking devices, nothing you can say at this point will have any weight behind it. You have made a mockery of yourself....


EDIT:

I forgot to mention; Apple is known, it is their thing, to roll out a new "i" device every few months. You are saying that the entire industry that produced Android is bad because every 6 months there is a new device, yet one company has a refresh cycle just as aggressive as dozens of manufactures. On a per capita basis (company to device) Apple produces more hardware revisions than anyone.

I just can't believe you can sit there and actually believe that it is OK for Apple to push out devices at the same rate as an entire industry made of dozens of manufacturers, it is beyond me. It really is...

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Not really worth the extra $30 when you can pick this up for $69 http://www.biglots.com/p/uniden-7-android-40-internet-tablet Got mine a couple weeks ago when it was $59 was worth it as this is my first tablet and I'm impressed with it's speed for the price point.
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if this carries the nexus branding, it will be a sad death for all nexus devices, because then people will start to correlate the nexus name with crap.
 
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~snipped the junk~

Pretty sure my "throw away" HTC Evo 4G LTE has your iPhone beat all the way from the quality, to the specs.
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Pretty sure my "throw away" HTC Evo 4G LTE has your iPhone beat all the way from the quality, to the specs.

This. EVO 4G is a great phone. So is the Galaxy Nexus. and the Galaxy S III. And the Galaxy Note 2. And the HTC One X. Nexus 4. Galaxy S II. Droid DNA. Droid 4. Droid RAZR MAXX. And so forth.
 
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Specs are ok, will put this in mind but just for the price tongue.gif
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Right, because for $99,000 you can get a house with a toilet and a shower.

actually for $99,000 you probably could biggrin.gif


this tablet is probably what ive been looking for. An XBMC remote for the house HTPC's with a decent screen to see the cover art and nicely separated controls
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Pretty sure my "throw away" HTC Evo 4G LTE has your iPhone beat all the way from the quality, to the specs.

i own an evo 3d (basically a sprint evo 4g) and my brother owns a iphone 4. the only positive thing i can say about the evo is that it's probably tougher to break (lesson learned: if you're going to drop a phone, make sure it doesn't land on the narrow. similar to dropping a laptop way, that is something that leads to a much higher risk of breakage).

1. it has worse battery life
2. it has worse sound quality
3. it take's forever to get software updates, if i get them at all
4. it has a bunch of crapware

not to to say there aren't nice android phones out there. sure, it's pretty zippy, especially for the price, but the poor battery life dooms and relative bulkiness dooms it in my eyes.

as a platform, the problem with android is that apparently they can't fix #3+4 because of the idiotic carriers. which is not to say i would never buy another android, but i wish google would fix this problem.
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Pretty sure my "throw away" HTC Evo 4G LTE has your iPhone beat all the way from the quality, to the specs.

1. it has worse battery life
2. it has worse sound quality
3. it take's forever to get software updates, if i get them at all
4. it has a bunch of crapware


as a platform, the problem with android is that apparently they can't fix #3+4 because of the idiotic carriers. which is not to say i would never buy another android, but i wish google would fix this problem.

The solution to problems 3 and 4 is to get a Nexus phone. You will never worry about updates again, because updates will always be available from day 1. Two years from now, when non-Nexus phones like the SGS3 and HTC One X are all long-forgotten about, a Nexus phone will still be getting Android updates straight from the source: Google. I have a Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.2 and it is definitely faster in use compared to a SGS3 filled with carrier bloatware, even though the SGS3 has newer, faster hardware. The Nexus 4 at only $299 is a steal for an unlocked Nexus device.

I will never get a non-Nexus Android phone again.
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The solution to problems 3 and 4 is to get a Nexus phone. You will never worry about updates again, because updates will always be available from day 1. Two years from now, when non-Nexus phones like the SGS3 and HTC One X are all long-forgotten about, a Nexus phone will still be getting Android updates straight from the source: Google. I have a Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.2 and it is definitely faster in use compared to a SGS3 filled with carrier bloatware, even though the SGS3 has newer, faster hardware. The Nexus 4 at only $299 is a steal for an unlocked Nexus device.
I will never get a non-Nexus Android phone again.

^

In most situations it is the carrier, not Google, that is slow to adopt a new OS to a device. They are going to look at it from a business point of view;

"Roll out this OS and prolong the life of this device? No. Hold off on it, almost forcing people to upgrade. Then only after there are just a few left holding onto their device, give them the update, they aren't going to switch.".

This is why you have such a delay in devices getting an update from non-Google phones.
    
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