How Google Can Save Android From Certain Failure

by Mark Murphy » Wed, 24 Sep 2008 21:03:30 GMT


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 > Does this mean that the downloading app (in this case an application

Why?

I admit to not being totally in tune with the whole OTA space, but when I
read hackbod's initial contribution on this thread, my thought was "Damn!
The Android team just simplified Mr. Isbell's life!".

If an HTTP download is sufficient to trigger an app install, why isn't
SlideME just an awesome mobile-friendly Web site serving as an apps
directory (with integrated ecommerce and all that)? Why go through the
headache of somehow getting people to install your client component?

I'm probably just missing something...

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How Google Can Save Android From Certain Failure

by Fred Grott » Sat, 21 Mar 2009 04:26:36 GMT


 Screen shots indicate otherwise friend..Chiana Android, dopod G2 does have
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How Google Can Save Android From Certain Failure

by Disconnect » Fri, 10 Apr 2009 21:32:58 GMT


 re you referring to the email problem where a large portion of users can't
delete messages via imap, or the missing-feature for exchange (or
insert-weird-proto-here) isn't supported? Or the one where every other
supported platform can manage multiple gmail accounts via the native (or
j2me) client, but android can't?

FWIW I'd say the first is a "wtf hasn't this gotten fixed in the past 3
updates??", the last is a showing of how google's android commitment
compares to their iphone/bb/se/s60/.. commitment, and the middle can
reasonably be said to be a community-will-fix problem.

On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 6:28 AM, nonick <popeye...@gmail.com> wrote:


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How Google Can Save Android From Certain Failure

by Andreas Kostyrka » Fri, 10 Apr 2009 22:35:00 GMT


 ell, the IMAP client is plainly broken (at least on non-US phones), and k9mail 
is, well usuable. Perhaps a tick less usuable than the S60 builtin IMAP client.

Exchange as all important it sounds is less of an immediate issue,
philosophically most companies with exchange servers usually provide the
mobiles for their employees, and usually frown on private devices connected to
their IT anyway. Even with the best Exchange support on this earth Android
phones won't be sold for this short term.

Multiple Gmail accounts goes back to the issue that Google for good or bad
reasons decided for most of their services to use internal protocols/APIs. A
well functioning email client that supports multiple accounts would
automatically support multiple gmail accounts via IMAP.

A chat client that supports multiple xmpp connections would support multiple
gtalk accounts too.

Nothing that prevents closed protocol clients to support multiple accounts, but
the standard protocol clients tend to have this builtin, as the authors think
it more naturally to have multiple accounts.

Andreas

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