Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 4th Dec 2012 09:50 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current smartphone flagship is not even second. The iPhone 5 is outperformed by its predecessor, whose lower price and improved contract offers helped it remain appealing. The Samsung Galaxy S II completes the quartet at the top. The rest of the top ten smartphones is entirely an Android party. It includes the Google Nexus 4, who entered the rankings a solid fifth. The second half of the top ten includes the Samsung Galaxy Ace, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Sony Xperia U, HTC One X, as well as the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2." This is getting ridiculous, and it's not good for the market. For the love of Fiona, people, buy something that's not Android. I don't want to live in an Android-dominated smartphone world.
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RE[3]: Well
by henderson101 on Tue 4th Dec 2012 16:51 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Well"
henderson101
Member since:
2006-05-30

No, that's not the point. The point is this: if you can't trust apps from the Play Store, what is the point of having the option to install untrusted sources in the first place? If I'm requires to have that option turned on to protect my kids from the *Play Store* and feel obligated to have an anti virus solution installed, I admit defeat. Anyone want a Nexus 7, cheap? Seriously. Android is a festering turd.

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RE[4]: Well
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 4th Dec 2012 16:57 in reply to "RE[3]: Well"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

if you can't trust apps from the Play Store


You can't?

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RE[4]: Well
by Morgan on Tue 4th Dec 2012 19:43 in reply to "RE[3]: Well"
Morgan Member since:
2005-06-29

Anyone want a Nexus 7, cheap?


As tempted as I am to make you an offer, why don't you just keep it and try Firefox OS on it? The Nexus series is the test platform for that OS. My Nexus S will be running it as soon as it becomes stable enough for daily use as a phone instead of just a platform demo.

As powerful as Android is, I still don't think it's the phone OS for me. I do love it on a tablet though.

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RE[4]: Well
by jimmystewpot on Wed 5th Dec 2012 02:32 in reply to "RE[3]: Well"
jimmystewpot Member since:
2006-01-19

did you report the application in question to Google?

- I would be interested to know what your kid was doing to get to the app, what they searched for or how they got to that... Not to do anything more than understand how a kids mind works when dealing with apps.

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RE[5]: Well
by henderson101 on Wed 5th Dec 2012 10:46 in reply to "RE[4]: Well"
henderson101 Member since:
2006-05-30

-- Open Play Store,
---- click "games"
------ scroll across to "free"
-------- scroll through list

It's not hard.

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