But then you need a fat binary for your little installation program.
The installation program could be written as a cross-platform script interpreted by a native program. Better to maintain one cross-platform program if it means you don't have to for the others.
Of course, even if it gets that bad, I suspect it'd be defeated with something like duct tape.
Or putting it inside an A/V cabinet.
to disable "'non-essential hardware components' and applications on the phone, reduce power to the screen and potentially reduce the phone's processor speed. It also would make it harder to disconnect the call and enable 'emergency phrase buttons' on the phone."
Sounds non obvious enough to me.
Only on Slashdot would this be modded +5 Insightful.
Only on Slashdot would this be modded +3 Informative.
Machines that have broken down will work perfectly when the repairman arrives.