Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Jul 2011 21:34 UTC, submitted by sb56637
Legal Blah blah Apple whines about a bunch of software patents again. Go cry in a corner, Jobs. Either find a strategy that counters the rise of Android, or just suck it up and be a man about it. Oh, HTC is the target this time around. Again. Whatever.
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RE[3]: Patent Troll?
by fran on Tue 12th Jul 2011 16:10 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Patent Troll?"
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Android saw light of day 2005 and in the same year was acquired by Google. The first iphone saw light of day 2007.

The other day I heard a TV presenter on a major news channel spoke about iphone being thee revolutionary device. ..The first real smart phone that everyone is copying. This is not true.
Although iphone is a great product it was not the first of its kind and there was a host of features Android had other mobile os's only recently got or still don’t have.

About your blanket statement about android devices being bad quality..This is false.
Android comes in many jackets and from many companies. Hell even the US army is planning Android devices.

You don’t have to use the Google on Android and you don’t even have to use the Google browser on it, you can install Opera Mini or a host of others. Android does not restrict you in this way. The add aspect is also very low profile. Gmail for example has very low profile add serving. Other free email clients I saw had lots of big slow loading banner adds that is irritating.

Google is an advertising company but an unusual one.
An advertising company that is enabling people and sponsoring open source and other projects in a big way.

I've read some of your comments over time, and your degree of hatred seems unusual. I can only hope that you become open to reason.
Google is the nr. 1 advertising company but it does not force you to use it's search engine.In the end there was going to be a add market leader. Better it be Google.

Edited 2011-07-12 16:27 UTC

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