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Umm...Yeah, I'm looking at that graph and everything but windows 8 tablets are in "decline" A possible explinaiton for this is there are more than enough apps to fill demand thus developers need to look where there is demand for app (A.K.A. a place where there aren't hundreds of thousands off app)
2 years, 5 months ago on New Survey Claims Interest In Android Development In Decline
@Haloruler64 @irie4ipier Every system has it's pros and cons, one of the cons of the distributed system (one os across multiple OEMs like windows on PCs or Android on ARM devices) is slower updates as opposed to a vertically integrated system like macs or ios devices. one of the pros however is increased competition as a consumer can switch manufactures without having to re buy/download apps/content. This increased competition drives down pricing which is why we now have decent (not top of the line but decent) smartphone for less and 100 dollars with no subsidy or contract.
2 years, 7 months ago on Editorial: Samsung Recently Released Ice Cream Sandwich On The Tab 10.1, That's Absolutely Unacceptable
Also while asus did update their tablets in a few months, I seem to remember they were also buggy because they didn't spend enough time testing the builds, Also if they are so swift, where's Jelly Bean for the OG Transformer.
You idiot, Jelly bean sources just released a few weeks ago, before then Samsung spent months getting ics ready for the tab, they're not going to throw away months of work just because Google released a new version (given how often Google releases android versions Samsung would never get any updates to the tablet if they started over every time a new version came out). That said they haven't had time to build the jelly bean rom for it, contrary to popular belief it takes more than sudo make ./config to compile a build of android for a particular device, just ask the xda developers, they have to port their "customizations" (it's gonna happen, deal with it freedom haters) write new drivers (driver's from previous build may not necessarily work) not to mention proper testing to make sure there's no bugs. (Developing an os for arm is harder than x86 as arm isn't standardized). Also on top of all that, they aren't even obligated to give you updates at all (like PC oem's don't just hand you a new version of Windows for free) so how about a little gratitude that they're updating the thing at all.
How the #$&! is Apple getting these obvious/broad patents with clear prior use? Displaying documents and list on a mobile device, I pretty sure every Palm/pocket pc pda back in the day could do that. Who is Apple bribing in the US patent office?
2 years, 7 months ago on Apple Gains New User Interface Patent, Get Your Lawyers Ready Android Manufacturers