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Jimmy4theWin
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Jimmy4theWin,
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11/19/2013 | 1:18:18 AM
Re: Don't buy anything from google
Scribble that anti Google blurb on your iphone or ipad there chief?
SaneIT
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11/18/2013 | 7:51:34 AM
Re: Don't buy anything from google
I have to agree with danielcawrey.  I see the move to run on a broader range of hardware to be a big step for mobile OSes.  We hear a lot of talk about the fragmentation in Android and Apple is getting good at dropping support for older devices as they release new OS versions.  I'm happy to hear that Google is trying to broaden the install base rather than narrow it down to marquee devices that they are trying to push.
aditshar
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aditshar,
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11/18/2013 | 6:21:46 AM
Re: Don't buy anything from google
One interesting feature i recently realised was for the caller ID system  i.e. if an unknown number is calling, Android will take a guess at who it is using listed on Google Maps. But some how also see this as security breach.

Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
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11/17/2013 | 10:27:05 PM
Re: Don't buy anything from google
Snooping may be allowed, but it's also lawfully required. And fighting back can be difficult. If you know of any email providers that don't provide data to authorities, I'd be interested to hear about them.
danielcawrey
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danielcawrey,
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11/17/2013 | 12:04:53 PM
Re: Don't buy anything from google
I think that it is smart for Google to reduce the operating system complexity with this new update. The common adage is to progress an OS to push the limits of hardware. But they are taking a step back here in order to improve the user experience instead. Nice move. 
earthling
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earthling,
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11/17/2013 | 10:02:38 AM
Don't buy anything from google
Gov lackeys allowing snooping, don't buy anything from them.


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