Whimpy Phone 7 is a Dog That Eats Bandwidth

Volume rather. People are having MB of network traffic daily coming out of their prepaid plans. Oops. Phoning home is expensive with smart-phones. People really should consider the OS they run. Does it work for the user or against the user? Free Software works for the user, a big plus. M$, on the other hand has honed the art of getting others to labour for M$ for free, providing IT support for their buggy software, re-re-rebooting, fighting malware and phoning home (WGdisA etc.).

UPDATE Perhaps the market knows. Android Phones beat iPhones in USA. At this rate, Android phones will out-sell RIM in the next quarter. Whimpy Phone 7? Down 1.8 % points. 2011 is going to be another great year for Android/Linux. I can see it spilling over onto all ARMed-thingies.

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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