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batye
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batye,
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3/5/2015 | 11:33:18 AM
Re: Trying to hard?
@Dave, yes you are right, but I would like to add many co. do try to keep going upgrade addiction at any way possible... same as gaming pc manf... bottom line end game = proofit ...
David Wagner
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David Wagner,
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3/4/2015 | 1:27:21 PM
Re: Trying to hard?
@batye- I think the upgrade addiction will slow after a little while. Remember when you used to have to buy a new PC ever year or two to stay current? And that slowed down. Mobile hardware will slowdown, too. And for apps, people will slowly begin to realize all of these tiny patches are expensive and will hold off for bigger patches when the hardware slows down.
mak63
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mak63,
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3/3/2015 | 2:29:50 PM
Re: Trying to hard?
You could uninstall these apps by rooting your device. Else you could uninstall app updates and disable the app from the App manager on Android. This will help you have a faster device.

Rooting? I'm certain that's not doable for most users.
We might have different systems, because even though you can uninstall updates, there's no way that you can disable an app from App Manager, at least not in my phone.
batye
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batye,
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3/2/2015 | 9:51:17 PM
Re: Trying to hard?
@mejiac it almost like addiction to upgrade... never ending addiction... how I see it...
mejiac
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mejiac,
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3/2/2015 | 2:09:11 PM
Re: Trying to hard?
@glenbren,

With IPhones, it's a pretty good life cylce, since even though there's a new device on a yearly basis, prior devices are still both backward compatible and still have the hardware to last for a couple of years (the IPHone 4S is a good experience of lasting well beyond the normal expectation)

With windows phone, yes, some are high lend with very distinct features (like profesional camera capabilities) and others are aimed at entry level users/low cost.

Androids to provide a good low cost entry, but there really isn't a defacto high end version since each provider has there own take on what is considered "high end". (aside from processor and screen capabilities)
glenbren
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glenbren,
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3/2/2015 | 1:34:02 PM
Re: Trying to hard?
I did not realize that Windows phones had such different variations. I was under the impression that iPhones were not that different from version to version, at least any more so than Androids.
mejiac
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mejiac,
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3/2/2015 | 12:34:52 PM
Re: Trying to hard?
@batye,

Thank you for your comment,

I have no issues with a company constantly seeking to provide updates to it's line of products. But with Samsung, it's at the hardware level, meaning that you'll need to upgrade each time a new iteration is available (which is about every 6 months).

I think that at the end is about preference, but I myself consider that a device should have a decent lifespan before becoming obsolute
mejiac
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3/2/2015 | 12:31:41 PM
Re: Trying to hard?
@glenbren,

I think this is a very important question, and one that most providers struggle to answer, since they have to show off bells and whistles to be able to say why they are different from the other.

Both Windows Phones and iPhones provide a very consistent user experience. And even for windows there's a big difference between each type of devices (some are for entry level consumptions, others for enthusiast), but with Android, it seems like a very crowded environment with very little to show off (aside from that one or two "killer" feature).

So I agree with your statement. It's basically the same device but with a different presentation.
Li Tan
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Li Tan,
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3/2/2015 | 9:03:54 AM
Re: Trying to hard?
To me this does not sound good, either. As all the other security areas, as long as you have the interface available, then it will always be abused in the end. How can we guarantee that LI is only used for legal purpose?
batye
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batye,
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3/1/2015 | 11:49:12 PM
Re: Trying to hard?
@shakeeb - I try to avoid all this problems by using simple Nokia with idea phone as phone and nothing else :)
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