over in the "Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (GSM)" discussion:
Com.Vlingo.Midas Message Popping Up?
Hello everyone. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android smartphone and I notice that when I access the camera, I see a message that reads: com.vlingo.midas is not responding. There are not other applications open when this message pops up. What does this message mean? Is there a way to make it go away?
I don't get the hype on the materialist nature of what these devices are made of. Before Steve Jobs, no one gave a crap about how mobile phones were made of. This includes editors of tech sites.
I understand that these are handheld products and how they "feel" plays a certain part in purchases by some people. But, in the same principle, they are also mobile devices that are subject to almost unlimited elements of destruction and 95% of users tend to use a case on the phones. This inherently negates the "feel." All the excuses in the world don't change this fact.
As the author pointed out, you can bend the rear panel and not have it break. Isn't this important for durability? To me, this says millions on what punishment a device can... (continues)
I believe part of the issue is that people like to feel like they got their money worth when paying upwards of $700 for a phone. It doesn't quite feel right to pay that much for a phone made of cheap plastic. However, adding premium materials (metal, ... (continues)
Before Steve Jobs along, plenty of people cared about the feel and look of their phones. See: The Wildly popular Motorola RAZR, the Motorola v60, the Sony Ericsson T610, the Nokia 3390, etc. Maybe you've heard of them.