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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the press is to blame
by unclefester on Mon 26th Dec 2011 03:57 UTC
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This is the sort of Apple PR drivel that gets published on a daily basis by a sycophantic press who seem to show absolutely no critical ability when it comes to Apple.

Sony produced a working fuel cell powered laptop over 5 years ago FFS. Yet this bit of Apple IP trivia is somehow considered to be a major breakthrough.

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