Thursday, March 17, 2016

Samsung’s Smartphones Aren’t the Problem (Just Prune the Bad Apps) - The New York Times

Another vote for the Google Nexus approach -- perhaps it would be better if Samsung and the wireless companies simply stopped making and bundling awful apps, however...
"Since the company’s Galaxy smartphones were introduced seven years ago, Samsung has tried its mightiest to make the devices stand out. The company has invested an enormous amount to market the phones, and it has innovated on Google’s Android operating system used in the devices by adding quirky software features. Many Galaxy phones have sold briskly, catapulting Samsung to the top spot in the worldwide handset market.

But try as Samsung might, its smartphones always run into the same criticisms. The gadgets are inferior to Apple’s iPhones, which work seamlessly with the iOS mobile software, some critics say. And while the hardware design of the Galaxy phones — featuring large, vivid screens and high-quality cameras — wins plaudits, the devices keep getting thumbs down for some of their junky software."
Samsung’s Smartphones Aren’t the Problem (Just Prune the Bad Apps) - The New York Times
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