Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 25th Jul 2014 11:37 UTC
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I'm lucky. My financial situation allows me to buy several phones and tablets every year to keep up with the goings-on of all the major - and some of the minor - platforms currently competing for prime real estate in your precious pockets. It also means that I am lucky from a psychological point of view - by being able to buy several devices every year, I never fall into the all-too-common trap of choice-supportive bias. I don't have to rationalise my device purchases after the fact, so I won't have to employ all sorts of mental gymnastics to solve any states of cognitive dissonance caused by hardware and software flaws - the number one cause of irrational fanboyism.

And so, I try to rotate my phone of choice around as much as possible. I enjoy jumping from Android to my N9, then onwards to Sailfish, back to Android, and then have some fun with Symbian on my E7 - and beyond. I've got a long list of platforms I want to add to the collection - one white BlackBerry Passport please - but in general, I'm pretty well-rounded.

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RE: Financials
by Morgan on Fri 25th Jul 2014 15:30 UTC in reply to "Financials"
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Boring day under the troll bridge? At least you're consistent:

This is a fake news story. Amusing how OSNews is about the only one falling for it.

Really? Does that scan? You're a journalist. You can do better.

Who cares? Oh, dunno, Linus Torvalds and a bunch of other intelligent guys that spends their time creating stuff instead of blogging on a lame site like this.

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