Linked by robojerk on Thu 30th Dec 2010 00:09 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I have often wondered why there wasn't a flood of Android portable media players - now the WSJ Reports: "With the move, Samsung will round out a series of Galaxy-named gadgets that matches product for product with Apple Inc.'s line of iPods, iPad and iPhone. Samsung will have the Galaxy Player, Galaxy Tab and Galaxy smartphone. All use a variation of Google Inc.'s Android operating system and work with apps developed for it."
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RE[5]: Comment by kaiwai
by JAlexoid on Sun 2nd Jan 2011 18:08 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by kaiwai"
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Android devices have a shelf life of 6 months where by after that you might as well smash it up with a hammer and throw away where as with iOS devices on average there is a shelf life of at least 2-3 years.

You have a strange concept of usefulness. Just because it doesn't have the latest OS doesn't make it obsolete. I have a first gen iPod Touch, I don't care that it will not run iOS4. It plays music, browses web, has access to youtube, noting else and that's the whole point of the device.

Imagine if I told you that if you wanted to upgrade your operating system every 6 months you had to buy a computer - what would you say in response?

Well... If the main feature that you care about is the version of the OS running then just don't bother with Android.

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