On Tue, 27 Jul 2010 15:32:14 +0000, in
<Xns9DC276209CB6noonehomecom@126.96.36.199>, Larry <email@example.com>
>John Navas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
>> The drawback to doing everything in house is you can't then pick the
>> best of breed from other companies. It almost always results in
>> compromises due to NIH.
>Oh, come on, John! YOU, of all people, know better than that. The ****ing
>phones are made of **** by the LOWEST BIDDER who meet the requirement.
>They don't give a **** how it works as long as the users will buy
>it....just like every other piece of consumer **** sold.
Consumer devices have to be made to a price point, but the good
manufacturers (like Samsung and Motorola) work hard to get the best
quality and performance possible within that budget. If they didn't,
they'd get killed by the competition, just as they would on price --
that's how a highly competitive market like this one works.
The price issue is our own doing as consumers -- all too many of us buy
on price alone, and thus have only ourselves to blame when quality
>You been drinkin' Apple Koolaid??
"We have met the enemy and he is us" -Pogo