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Android has always been a step behind in usability and polish compared to iOS, but it has caught up quickly especially in the past year or so with Froyo and Gingerbread. But Google knew it can’t always try to just keep up with iOS and other competing OS’s, so they decided to hire the designer that has made what most people say is the most beautiful and elegant mobile OS to this day – WebOS.
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Nice! Great news I loved WebOS... mmm, twas fun installing the old Doom on my palm pre... never managed to figure out how to look up and down though :S try remapping the mouse lol. Not my expertise.
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Quantum actually means small.
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Quantum actually means small.
quan·tum   /ˈkwɒntəm/ Show Spelled
[kwon-tuhm] Show IPA
noun, plural -ta  /-tə/ Show Spelled
[-tuh] Show IPA
, adjective
–noun
1. quantity or amount: the least quantum of evidence.
2. a particular amount.
3. a share or portion.
4. a large quantity; bulk.
5. Physics .
a. the smallest quantity of radiant energy, equal to Planck's constant times the frequency of the associated radiation.
b. the fundamental unit of a quantized physical magnitude, as angular momentum.
–adjective
6. sudden and significant: a quantum increase in productivity.

don't be a tard.

OT: Hopefully I'll be able to get this new OS when I upgrade my phone next year.
    
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quan·tum   /ˈkwɒntəm/ Show Spelled
[kwon-tuhm] Show IPA
noun, plural -ta  /-tə/ Show Spelled
[-tuh] Show IPA
, adjective
–noun
1. quantity or amount: the least quantum of evidence.
2. a particular amount.
3. a share or portion.
4. a large quantity; bulk.
5. Physics .
a. the smallest quantity of radiant energy, equal to Planck's constant times the frequency of the associated radiation.
b. the fundamental unit of a quantized physical magnitude, as angular momentum.
–adjective
6. sudden and significant: a quantum increase in productivity.

don't be a tard.

OT: Hopefully I'll be able to get this new OS when I upgrade my phone next year.

Haha, nice call. I think it's actually usage 6 they were going for however.
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Good! Now I hope they make a version for my smartie.
   
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If they release an x86 version, I'll be happy. If they do, my netbook has a new OS coming to it.
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i may finally consider getting a tablet =)
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A Quantum leap by Googles standars, which aren't very high in my opinion.
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A Quantum leap by Googles standars, which aren't very high in my opinion.
Google usually impress on launch and then fail to make drastically improvements, but this is mostly available for UI. There are signifiant improvements on Android from version to version, altought they are rarely visible, and that is true for all of their products, they do signifiant improvement but it is not visible because they rarely work at the UI. They usually need 5 years to make a UI revamp.
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