Jack Shedd on Android:
I’ve noticed an odd tendency in Android device reviews. Their flaws, always major and always awe-inspiring in their insipidness, are inevitably attributed more to the device itself than to the underlying Android operating system. There’s a sense, not just from reviewers, but from fans of the device, that what Android really needs is just killer hardware.
Which is just absolute horse shit.
Android is an asshole of an operating system.
Stuck with an Android device for the last five days – the specific model of which I won’t mention because it doesn’t matter – I’ve been subjected to every inconsistency, idiocy and poor quality of thought Android has to offer.
Say what you will about being ‘open’ and all that jazz, but the Android UI is a disjointed mess. Who are we kidding, it’s just the hardware!
Incidentally, the Android team is now reportedly focused on bringing the Android user experience up to par.
via Big Contrarian