Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Feb 2013 22:39 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Google is growing increasingly concerned with Samsung's dominance of the Android - and smartphone - landscape. Supposedly, the topic is being openly discussed at Google, and as far as I'm concerned, that's great news.
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apps
by project_2501 on Tue 26th Feb 2013 22:54 UTC
project_2501
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2006-03-20

So we'll do a few circles before concluding eventually that our data and favourite apps shouldn't be tied to Android, Tizen, BB, iOS or Microsoft.

They should be device/OS agnostic web apps ...

This way the phones become increasingly commodity - fiercely competig over basic things like durability, battery life, signal strength, weight, comfort, etc

Isn't competition great!

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RE: apps
by _txf_ on Tue 26th Feb 2013 23:45 in reply to "apps"
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2008-03-17

So we'll do a few circles before concluding eventually that our data and favourite apps shouldn't be tied to Android, Tizen, BB, iOS or Microsoft.

Frankly if you use google services then you're fairly free to jump between different devices. MS less so but still fairly free. Apple, not at all.

You do lose the applications however, so other platforms have to provide alternatives.

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