[ubuntu-uk] Samsung might be getting rid of Android and using their own Linux based OS

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Sat Sep 14 07:48:37 UTC 2013


On 14 Sep 2013 07:00, "Tyler J. Wagner" <tyler at tolaris.com> wrote:
>
> On 2013-09-13 17:10, Kris Douglas wrote:
> > I get my handsets from Three. They come with about 1 app and once
Android
> > is rooted you can remove it or put a custom ROM on.
> >
> > I also benefit from quick, easy replacement of the handset should
something
> > go wrong, rather than dealing directly with the manufacturer.
>
> Those are valid points. Although I think many of us have not experienced
> this "quick, easy replacement" program with other providers. :)
>
> I don't buy my handset from the manufacturer, although I'm aware that some
> people buy Google handsets directly from them. I usually use eBay or
Amazon
> for my handsets.
>

And Amazon are really good about replacing a handset if necessary.

Mine got bricked by an over the air update and they sent a new one
immediately, telling me to return the faulty one free of charge in the
packaging after it arrived.

As someone in work put it, you can have great customer service *or* a
company that pays UK tax... :-(

Neil
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