Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Aug 2012 11:32 UTC
Google One company's response to the jury verdict in Apple vs. Samsung was still missing: Google's. The company has now responded to The Verge, and there's almost a certain bitterness in their language. Not, as you would expect, directed at Apple; no, the bitterness is directed at Samsung. The message Google is sending to other Android OEMs? Stick to stock Android, and you'll have no problems.
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Comment by FunkyELF
by FunkyELF on Mon 27th Aug 2012 13:12 UTC
FunkyELF
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2006-07-26

Stick to stock Android, and you'll have no problems


I was unable to infer this from their actual response. Lets not read between the lines or twist things.

That being said, I'd love it if more manufacturers stuck to stock Android.

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RE: Comment by FunkyELF
by dsmogor on Mon 27th Aug 2012 13:25 in reply to "Comment by FunkyELF"
dsmogor Member since:
2005-09-01

As far as I know, almost all of non top 4 Android manufs (that is Sammy, HTC, LG and SONY ) leave Google experience in tack on their devices. There's ~ 60 of them, an abundant choice. Still almost nobody buys them.

Edited 2012-08-27 13:26 UTC

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RE[2]: Comment by FunkyELF
by JAlexoid on Mon 27th Aug 2012 13:37 in reply to "RE: Comment by FunkyELF"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

The reason no-one want to buy them, is that they are total low-end crap.
(HTC and Sony do not have a single vanilla Android device in production at the moment)

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RE[2]: Comment by FunkyELF
by zima on Mon 3rd Sep 2012 16:50 in reply to "RE: Comment by FunkyELF"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

top 4 Android manufs (that is Sammy, HTC, LG and SONY )

I wouldn't be surprised if ZTE is at least 3rd by now ...with Huawei also quite high. Oh, and people do buy them - not the most "glamorous" & spotlight-capturing (in the "west" at least) phones, but quite popular nonetheless (at least with carriers; but that makes people buy them).

Edited 2012-09-03 17:05 UTC

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