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The speed of it was my first comment as well. It's even more impressive, if you consider that this is running a debug build of Android on an iPhone 2g; not exactly a recipe for performance.

I tossed a donation his way; hopefully we'll see a port to 3G hardware shortly, at which point I'll probably jump ship quickly. As long as the phone itself and SMS works, I can deal with little bugs and quirks while it stabilizes.

Sorry Steve, I'm just not that into you anymore. But, you do make nice hardware. :)




"But, you do make nice hardware. :)"

The sad thing is, I've come to realize more and more that they don't even make the hardware. They just package it well.

Don't get me wrong, that's a big portion of the appeal. But at the end of the day, Apple has simple become effective at putting together other people's hardware into a pretty container.

Note: I'm ignoring the software end of this, which I realize is a big factor for many people as well. I'm merely focusing on the hardware end.


By "nice" I assume he means nicely designed, which is something that is largely unique to Apple.




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