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Orange Copies AT&T, Stifles Openness On Android Devices

Apr 16, 2010, 21:33 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gundeep Hora)

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"This is asinine. Orange couldn't find a better company to imitate than AT&T, seriously? As we know, AT&T has decided to lock down Android devices and limit app installation from the Android Market. Not that we support this notion, but fine. Orange is taking it one step further in stifling Android and its open nature, according to Android Community.

"Apparently the carrier thinks it's a good idea to remove Google apps, such as YouTube, Gmail, Maps, GTalk and perhaps even Search, from Android devices and replace them with its own alternatives."

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