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AT&T to Alter Feature Phone App Strategy with BREW

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bluecoyote

Jul 1, 2010, 11:55 AM

BREW needs to die

"Get It Now" is one of the lamest things I've ever seen. At least they're keeping Java virtual machine.
I think it's more for the consistant user interface it will provide.

For all people on sites like this like to complain about how "locked down" Brew phones are, the average consumer is insanely happy when they find out they can configure their new ...
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bluecoyote said:
"Get It Now" is one of the lamest things I've ever seen. At least they're keeping Java virtual machine.


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rafster

Jul 1, 2010, 11:46 AM

AT&....... Oh wait... Is this the new Verizon?

So, AT&T will now start doing the same stuff as VZW? So, since they lost exclusivity to the iPhone, they now have to become the red devil?

Rafster
Not really. I remember ATT recently announced that they pretty much are going to let everything onto their network.

I think the let's lock everything down strategy worked when phones were far lower performance, but now it's getting much harder.

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Mentat

Jul 1, 2010, 11:09 AM

Really?

is this the same company that changed Google Search on the Backflip to Yahoo search? not to mention the new release it had earlier


AT&T selected Android Market as the exclusive source for applications because it forces developers to be accountable for the apps they submit. If the Android community has issues with an app, the app can be flagged and removed. This minimizes the risk of malicious apps harming customers and provides more protection to the customer's private data stored on the phone.

per http://i.engadget.com/2010/07/01/atandt-expla ins-basically-ignores-criticism-for-locking-d own-andr/
 
 
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