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Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
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lostjuan
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lostjuan,
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9/1/2013 | 4:19:25 AM
re: Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
I got mine on the 29th of august and never experienced the default as it was automatically patched as soon as I started using it. I change the brightness it reboots, I change the wifi it reboots and any number of apps prompts a reboot. Since I have only had it for 2 days I have yet to try and identify or fix what ever issue. Kinda disappointing. I hope it's fixed soon as I really don't want to ship it back to google. I have a GSII which I love and love to tease those people with those cute little phones. "Didn't think they still made phones that small!"
rspirelli28
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8/15/2013 | 12:41:55 PM
re: Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
I purchased one (2nd gen nexus 7 32gig) the other night. So far i have had little to no issues. Unlike a lot of people i don't expect any OS to be %100 perfect. I have an IPAD and IPHONE 4S too and i have about the same amount of issues. Where i differ is that i don't pollute my items with a crap ton of apps. I think a lot of people download tons of apps and then wonder why their device runs poorly. IOS, ANDROID or any other OS wont run well if you download a lot of programs turning it into a clunker.
iminmessaging
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iminmessaging,
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8/8/2013 | 8:50:37 AM
re: Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
Try using device in safe mode.
PeteP926
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PeteP926,
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8/2/2013 | 7:44:41 PM
re: Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
I don't understand why people are having issues with their 2nd gen Nexus 7s. I have one and a few people I work with have them as well and have not had any issues at all with any of the apps the author talked about. In fact, one of our Apple fanboys who has every model of the iPad used one of our Nexus 7s and ended up getting one. It's truly a great tablet that will get better as Android continues to get better.
rmagruder
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rmagruder,
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7/30/2013 | 4:48:12 PM
re: Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
Oh, look the pipo spammers have found this thread too. I will say I would NEVER buy the above product, if only out of spite for all the comment-thread trolling they are doing. This is astroturf at its finest.
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anon0225044784,
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7/30/2013 | 3:49:25 PM
re: Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
I have had the same issue as the Author. Lots of rebooting. I uninstalled the Chrome update and I seem to have fewer reboots but none the less they still happen. I've also had crashes when using Google Hangout, Bible Gateway, Kindle and surfing the internet.
SteveK225
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SteveK225,
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7/29/2013 | 9:07:40 PM
re: Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
Comments like: "I've seen similar issues on countless Android devices over the years" make it appear to me that the author is either not very professional or, in reality, a fanboy of some other ecosystem. I would be willing to bet that he could, if he actually tried, count the number of devices he has worked with.
The statement "over the years" is pretty specious also as there really not very many "years" that the android ecosystem has been available. Get professional please!!!!!
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TC93,
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7/29/2013 | 7:30:17 PM
re: Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
Its just my opinion, but Nexus users really are the Guinea Pigs for everyone else. Since they get the latest Android operating system, they are the ones who will get the most bugs. Most likely not all apps are compatible with Android 4.3.

This is the reason I think that Samsung is usually a version or two behind, when it comes to Android. They do that to avoid these bugs.
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7/29/2013 | 4:32:16 PM
re: Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
I too just got the Nexus 7 and haven't had a single crash. My fandango app works fine, as well as Chrome, Gmail and Zillow. I can access my full Google Play music library from the Nexus and I haven't downloaded a single mp3 on the tablet. Your tablet seems like a lemon, I would return it and not make sweeping statements about the inadequacy of an entire operating system.
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7/29/2013 | 3:59:51 PM
re: Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
I have an iPad Mini at work and a number of tablet apps that I have on my iPad I can't find on the Mini, and I have to select the iPhone/iPod version, so it's not just an Android problem. But the Android ecosystem is more difficult for app developers to work with because of the large variety of devices with differing memory, processors, and screens. Things have gotten better since the PC heydays of the 80's and 90's in many ways, but multi-platform hardware support, even with a fixed point of reference (Android, iOS, etc.), is still an issue.


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