Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 24th Dec 2011 13:00 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Earlier today, Samsung revealed that it won't update the Galaxy S, its most successful smartphone to date, to the latest version of Android. You might shrug and dismiss that as just more evidence of Android's inherent fragmentation or the need for buyers to beware, but I take grave issue with it. This is a decision based not on technical constraints, as Samsung would have you believe, but on hubris." This. A gazillion million thousand times this. Also: "It's simple: make a large high-end device, a smaller value device, and a QWERTY device. Maybe one or two other specialty form factors, tops. That's it. Update them once a year, and keep the names the same." It would make updating a hell of a lot easier. We don't need the Samsung Galaxy SII Epic 4G Touch Sensation.
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RE[3]: Speak by spending $$
by unclefester on Sun 25th Dec 2011 04:42 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Speak by spending $$"
unclefester
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Well, frankly, phones are not cars. Nobody has ever expected free upgrades to their car, but people expect that with their phones.



Really? I doubt that even 10% of people expect their phones to be upgraded for free (or at all).

I've owned mobile phones for around 20 years. Most of them have never been able to been upgraded in any way.

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