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post #21 of 102
Not even going to click the link to give them a hit.
post #22 of 102
The headline is certainly inflammatory, but I'd advise you guys to at least read the article.

Honestly, he makes a couple of good points. Android phones gained traction because of their price points. The operating system itself, in the beginning, was pretty terrible. Now it's much better, but that doesn't negate the fact that it's not what initially got the platform moving.

On the other hand, his entire argument is based on bias towards Apple, not an objective look at Android's position. That alone makes me question the credibility of the author himself.
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post #23 of 102
Wow, what an ignorant and insulting article, I can't believe it got published....
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post #24 of 102
Wonder how much apple paid him to write this garbage.
post #25 of 102
Those kind of articles made me feel ashamed of my career
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post #26 of 102
People act like iPhone are only high-end. How can these people argue as if they're completely oblivious to the last-gen or two-gen-old phone offers from carriers? Free iPhone.. $50 iPhone.. $100 iPhone with contract. You can get either OS in any price range.
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post #27 of 102
Price of an iPhone - $200 with contract. Cheaper or free if you get an older iPhone.

Price of any good Android phone - $200 (sometimes $299 depending on carrier) with contract. Cheaper or free if you get an older Android phone...

No. Good laugh though.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 1/25/13 at 7:04pm
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post #28 of 102
Quote:
Originally Posted by XAslanX View Post

Wonder how much apple paid him to write this garbage.

Absolutely nothing. Look at the attention the articles getting, mission accomplished.
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post #29 of 102
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marin View Post

Absolutely nothing. Look at the attention the articles getting, mission accomplished.

Precisely. This is a traffic magnet. It's a hot topic that people like to argue over. It was posted here. People are arguing. They're just sitting back laughing at all the ad revenue rolling in.
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Apple fan wrote it biggrin.gif heheheh
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