Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th Dec 2012 00:23 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "What are the chances that we'll see something with the finesse of the One X with stock software down the road? 'The Nexus devices are Google’s lineup,' explains Kodera, 'but in general, we're very proud of HTC Sense, and we'd like to continue shipping it on every device.' Not exactly encouraging." Big letdown. Not unexpected, but a letdown still. I will never again buy a non-Nexus device.
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Non-Nexus Devices
by bornagainenguin on Thu 13th Dec 2012 03:44 UTC
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Thom Holwerda editorialized...

I will never again buy a non-Nexus device.

Not all carriers offer Nexus devices, and of the ones that do offer such, not all of those come with a card slot for user loadable storage via microSD Card.

Personally I have an HTC One V, from Virgin Mobile USA* which came with Sense which I have come to detest and loathe. Fortunately there are roms available--everything from CM10 to MIUI to hybrids like PACMAN. Unfortunately thanks to both HTC and the carrier using nonstandard proprietary configurations (Virgin Mobile with SMS\MMS; HTC with the camera) I'm about to give up and revert back to Sense again. I need my phone to work and right now despite the enormous performance boost I can get from community roms and the fantastic efforts they've made at fixing things...the phone still doesn't work 100% on community roms.

So what can I do but revert back to stock and endure the constant freezes? Well that and never buying an HTC phone again...


* My choices locally are AT&T and suffer through their edge network while paying premium monthly, Verizon which has the network in my area but wants to make me pay twice as much as AT&T or Sprint--which did not have any local stores despite being one of the best options locally. The fact their MVO Virgin Mobile USA allows me to get service for only $35 a month and unlimited web, texting, ect made it a no-brainer.

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