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Comment Re:When Domination Isn't (Score -1, Flamebait) 738

And another thing. Google, at whose altar you probably worship, is a motherfucking ADVERTISING company. And guess what one of their activities is? If you said "video ads" then you're correct! And guess who originates many of the video ads that my company's tech serves? Well, I'll be damned if it ain't, you guessed it, GOOGLE.

Comment Re:When Domination Isn't (Score 1) 738

Browser stats, sir. We have moved on to browser stats. Nobody cares about your explanation for my train ride experience, as it's nothing more than an anecdote, and I only offered it as such.

So, have you an explanation for the fact that Wikipedia sees a half to a third of the worldwide traffic from Android as it does from iOS? Are two-thirds of those Android devices being used on some other internet? Do Android users simply not like browsing, as one idiot anonymous poster claimed above? Surely you cannot claim that Wikipedia is biased towards iOS users.

Comment Re:When Domination Isn't (Score -1, Flamebait) 738

What the fuck does browser usage have to do with market share of a browsing device? Figure it out.

Yeah, advertising is annoying I agree. Sorry about that. But video ads are coming to the internet and that includes mobile devices. And I need a job, and this is a good one. So, fuck you too.

Enjoy hating the ads, I'm sure they will get you all lathered up.

Comment Re:When Domination Isn't (Score 1) 738

I'm not talking about an app, I'm talking about a free mobile SDK for each platform, targeted at an existing customer base that spans the media and entertainment industries. Big names that you know, not a bunch of iOS developers that we have marketed to.

Sure it's anecdotal, I'm just saying we have had literally no interest in video advertising on Android, versus quite a bit on iOS. To me, that's a clear indication that Android is a less relevant platform in terms of usage. You're going to see that as baseless because you want Android to "win". But that's your issue.

Yeah, the train thing is completely anecdotal, but no more so than your statement that I see what I want to see. All I know is I look around and indefinitely do NOT see 68% Android. Maybe you're the one with Google-colored glasses on.

What's not anecdotal is browser stats. So...what's your explanation there?

Comment Re:When Domination Isn't (Score 1) 738

Except that the browser stats I posted aren't US-only, they're worldwide. As are these:

And my company has plenty of customers outside of the US, so according to you we should be getting more interest in Android from them. But are we? No. I've heard nothing more than passing curiosity about integrating on Android, and I've certainly seen no interest from customers in actually investing time on it.

So, where is the evidence of Android raining down destruction upon iOS?

Comment Re:When Domination Isn't (Score 1) 738

Ah, I see. So, Android users just don't use web browsers. Yeah, maybe that's a plausible argument in your happy Android fantasy land, but here on planet earth that's just laughable.

And, let's say that were true. Then I should be getting a ton of requests from our sizeable customer base to integrate our Android app SDK, right? Except...that's not happening at all.

Must be a nice bubble you live in.

Comment Re:When Domination Isn't (Score 1) 738

What does US-centric have to do with it? I only mentioned US cities because this is a US-centric site. The data linked in my post is worldwide. Okay, how about some worldwide data from Wikipedia:

Yep, iOS is triple Android there too. I guess Wikipedia must be lying because they have a "pro-Apple bias"?

And what is your point, anyway? Are you saying that the 68% figure only applies worldwide, but not to the US? Because that's not what the supposed market share figures claim. My point is that, if this 68% meant what you frothed-up Apple haters claim it does, it would be matched in browser data, and in market interest in Android. But it's not. At all.

Any interest in actually speaking to that, or do you just want to rant about choo-choo trains?

Comment Re:When Domination Isn't (Score 1, Insightful) 738

Okay, if Android is crushing Apple so badly, explain this:

And explain my company (video advertising) has had literally ZERO customer uptake of the app SDK we built for Android, versus many production integrations of our iOS SDK, despite feature parity between the two.

I know you Google fans are enjoying beating your chest, but this 68% number doesn't seem to bear any resemblance to actual usage. Ride the train in any major U.S. city and look around. Apple dominates the scene.

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