Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Jun 2012 12:06 UTC
Apple Exactly five years ago today, Apple officially released its entry into the mobile phone market, the iPhone. Immediately loved by customers the world over, ridiculed by the competition, and, in my book, not particularly innovative feature-wise, it changed the mobile phone industry virtually overnight. Love the iPhone or hate the iPhone, its industry-changing impact is evident.
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RE[2]: Pure OS
by wocowboy on Sun 1st Jul 2012 13:53 UTC in reply to "RE: Pure OS"
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Yeah guaranteeing was not the best word, but the best one I could come up with at the time. The important part was that Apple still does sell the 3GS and has continued to pus out OS updates for it, with less and less features enabled, but those are more a function of the capabilities of the device for the most part. Nothing wrong with that, at least the OS updates have been available and users don't have to hack, root, or go to other extreme measures to get the latest software for it, unlike a lot of Android handsets that are locked to a particular version of the Android OS or locked to the carrier's version of the OS and cannot be updated at all, even tough they are perfectly capable of running later versions of Android.

Edited 2012-07-01 13:55 UTC

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