Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Apr 2013 10:34 UTC
Legal After Microsoft's extortion racket has failed to stop Android, and after Oracle's crazy baseless lawsuit failed to stop Android, and after Nokia adopting Windows Phone failed to stop Android, Microsoft, Nokia, and Oracle are now grasping the next straw in their fruitless efforts to stop Android: they've filed an antitrust complaint with the EU, claiming Google unfairly bundles applications with Android.
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The solution
by sb56637 on Wed 10th Apr 2013 04:38 UTC
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Too much bloatware shipped with Android phones lately anyways. This is clearly cutting into other companies' bottom lines. They should really just distribute new Android phones with only the Linux kernel source code and the Android Debug Bridge, and maybe a README file with links to some popular launchers and browsers for Android. Let users compile their own userland and apps.

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RE: The solution
by Alfman on Wed 10th Apr 2013 05:09 in reply to "The solution"
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Sarcasm aside, many of us geeks would jump for a hardware-only bring-your-own-operating-system ARM portable device! Unfortunately very few companies will sell just hardware to geek niches. It's a bit sad, but often times the easiest & cheapest way to acquire good hardware is to buy off-the-shelf consumer devices and re-flash them with a custom mod.

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RE[2]: The solution
by sb56637 on Thu 11th Apr 2013 03:32 in reply to "RE: The solution"
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Very true!

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