Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Oct 2010 12:23 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Catfight! Get out your mobile phones and start filming, because two important personalities in the mobile world just got into a catfight. After the presentation of Apple's (once again) stellar quarterly results (what's with the low iPad sales, though?), Apple's CEO Steve Jobs went on a bit of a tangent regarding Android (among other things). Google's Andy Rubin, the father of Android, responded in a pretty fun way via Twitter.
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RE[2]: Open
by Timmmm on Tue 19th Oct 2010 20:21 UTC in reply to "RE: Open"
Timmmm
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2006-07-25

If the current line of phones are not to your liking, you can create your own and no one will send C&D letters to you.


Make your own phone? Are you mad? The whole point of android being "open" is that people can buy a phone, and then download the Android source, compile and install it. In reality they *can't* do that, because

A) Most phones have locked boot-loaders. and
B) There's no source for many of the drivers or the radio firmware. You have to (illegally) copy the binaries that came with the phone, and even then you can't add features, fix bug and so on.

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