[kwlug-disc] Android data backups

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue Jul 24 14:17:20 EDT 2012

The lock is just an annoyance.

There is no point in doing any of that, selling an unlocked device, ...etc.
in the presence of web sites that can unlock a device for $15.

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 1:52 PM, <3lucid at gmail.com> wrote:

> Makes sense. :)
> I'll rephrase: Say there are a handful of rootable phones you would
> consider buying. Say that each of these phones has two price points: locked
> for price X and unlocked for price UNLOCK_MULTIPLIER * X. (Ignore the
> illogic of this, assume they are bootloader locked and you expect it'll
> take 1 year for people to break the bootloader after release of the phone.)
> Would you HAPPILY pay the higher price? What if the multiplier was 2 or
> higher?
> Background: working for RIM, I'm looking for evidence to show bosses that
> we should sell unlocked devices.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Irwin <chris at chrisirwin.ca>
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> Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:25:34
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Khalid M. Baheyeldin
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