[kwlug-disc] kwlug impressions of Android? [Was: Re:DailyTech-Android 2.2 Now Available for Nexus One Users]

Shane shane.msg at gmail.com
Mon May 24 21:18:14 EDT 2010


The way it was explained is that the provider, Rogers in this case, would provide services not available to a non-locked mobile.  Exactly what or how was not explained and I didn't pursue it.  
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It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

-----Original Message-----
From: Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 24 May 2010 15:37:38 
To: KWLUG discussion<kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] kwlug impressions of Android? [Was: Re:
	DailyTech-Android 2.2 Now Available for Nexus One Users]

He is not with rogers, he is with Virgin.

I doubt that he can get more functionality than the Full functionality of an rooted phone.

Maybe for people that don't want to mess with their phones they do. 

Raul Suarez

Technology consultant
Software, Hardware and Practices
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--- On Mon, 5/24/10, Shane <shane.msg at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Shane <shane.msg at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] kwlug impressions of Android? [Was: Re: DailyTech-Android 2.2 Now Available for Nexus One Users]
> To: "KWLUG" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Monday, May 24, 2010, 6:28 PM
> The other thing that interests me is
> whether the tie-in makes a difference.  I have found
> reference on the web, at least for the Blackberry, that
> there is more functionality for a locked-in phone.  If
> true, the reason would be glaringly obvious; I'm just
> wondering if it is true.  To you knowledge, has Rogers
> ever approached him with a deal whereby he gets extra/free
> services to lock in with them?
> ================
> It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of
> the fight in the dog.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com>
> Date: Mon, 24 May 2010 15:12:02 
> To: KWLUG discussion<kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] kwlug impressions of Android?
> [Was: Re: DailyTech-
>     Android 2.2 Now Available for Nexus One
> Users]
> 
> --- On Mon, 5/24/10, Shane <shane.msg at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Am I correct in assuming that this
> > mobile is not tied to any provider?
> 
> You are correct. He ordered it from Google and bought a sim
> card from his provider.
> 
> Actually that was the main reason he wanted to jailbreak
> the iPhone, to use it with his provider.
> 
> Raul Suarez
> 
> Technology consultant
> Software, Hardware and Practices
>_________________
> Twitter: rarsamx
> http://rarsa.blogspot.com/ 
> An eclectic collection of random thoughts
> 
> 
> 
> 
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