Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Feb 2013 21:50 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Huge swathes of the interface are remarkable only by their familiarity: a home screen with a grid of apps; a single navigation button to take you back to this screen or alternatively to a multi-tasking screen by way of a long press; and a top-to-bottom pull-down for notifications and quick access to settings. It's basic, but it represents pretty much what all these new operating systems are supposed to be: ways of getting functionality that is at least close to Android but without all the licensing costs associated with running Google services." A lobotomised iOS/Android mashup. This is completely void of personality. Still, it looks like this is Samsung's future (guess who was wrong).
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RE: Android has the apps
by Nelson on Tue 26th Feb 2013 23:36 UTC in reply to "Android has the apps"
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Exactly. This is why Tizen makes zero sense.

Why wouldn't they reuse the already vetted and very good Android userspace stack and just fork that away from Google?

I think this is the route they will ultimately end up going once this Tizen thing fizzles out.

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