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post #31 of 40
Bleh. I think I'm done buying Samsung devices. Its nexus or bust for me from now on.
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post #32 of 40
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lol yuck.... samsung would receive the metro backlashes soon for its fugly interface and served by M$ for copying

 

Is that mega dollars or micro dollars?

 
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post #33 of 40

Direct rip off from Win8.

 

Android should stay mahjong-based, with little icon tiles, because it suites the purpose of the OS. Android is nothing other than a free skin over top of Linux. Now, Samsung (Google) is trying to steal Microsoft's research & engineering, so they can pretend Android is a real OS..?

 

Android is an icon-based driven OS that sits ontop of another FREE os called Linux.  It the same thing as what Netscape navigator was, to UUNet. 

post #34 of 40
That doesn't look as annoying as MS' Metropoop.
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Android is nothing other than a free skin over top of Linux.

No. Android is an OS. It uses a certain variant of the Linux Kernel but an OS isn't solely composed of a kernel.
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post #36 of 40
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Originally Posted by perfectblade View Post

Samsung: "our interface is ugly and gaudy but it isn't ugly enough? what can we do? i know let's put metro in there too."

seriously samsung needs someone to tell them that sometimes less is more. especially when it comes to the amount of cheap-looking, shiny, imitation metal

I don't like the interface either but the new 8.4" tablet hardware is fantastic. I even like the faux leather back.
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Samsung's software is horrible, I'm happily running a Cyanogenmod beta on my Note 3...I have reduced battery life from it (Known bug with the ROM) but the software is that much better I'm sticking with it.

Urgh, KNOX. My S4 will be my last Samsung device. The crap they pulled on the XDA community is disgusting. I narrowly missed it on my S4 so my hardware warranty is in tact.
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everyone is starting to do the whole simple squares, 90 degree edges thing. you know i guess it isnt too bad, its just a trend ive been seeing, no more gradients, no more soft edges, straight solid colors and shapes
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Urgh, KNOX. My S4 will be my last Samsung device. The crap they pulled on the XDA community is disgusting. I narrowly missed it on my S4 so my hardware warranty is in tact.

If they keep on this path and HTC stay around with a Phablet version of whatever their next flagship is, I'm definitely jumping ship...That is unless they go for no MicroSD card, never got that from a consumer point of view.
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If they keep on this path and HTC stay around with a Phablet version of whatever their next flagship is, I'm definitely jumping ship...That is unless they go for no MicroSD card, never got that from a consumer point of view.

I wasn't aware HTC had released a Micro SD'd device recently frown.gif I used ot be quite fond of them, but then they went and removed the battery access and MicroSD. My battery on my S4 is crapping out on me and a warranty claim with Amazon will be a fairly smooth process. I'll have minimal downtime. And the S4 ships with 16GB (where I live) internal. Now, if Samsung weren't pricks, they'd open the bootloader so I could repartition my internal to be like the GT-i9505G (Google Edition) since I run that ROM... but alas.

I'd like a Nexus device with removable batteries and an sdcard slot, but I'd settle for 64GB storage and no battery. I got my S4 thinking I could turn it into a Nexus-like device with the Google Play ROM, but it missed the mark slightly (newer modems nerfed since I won't update to the Knox Bootloader, since I want my warranty on the hardware).
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