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Re: More Android Merket Downloads Than People?

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____/ William Poaster on Wednesday 14 Sep 2011 10:09 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ Sneaky Weasel on Wednesday 14 Sep 2011 06:16 : \____
>>> On 09/13/2011 04:12 PM, Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
>>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>>>>> ____/ William Poaster on Tuesday 13 Sep 2011 23:37 : \____
>>>>>> On Tue, 13 Sep 2011 17:06:40 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>>>>>>> Report: Android Market Nearing 6 Billion Downloads; Weather Apps Are
>>>>>>> Makin??? It Rain
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>>>>>>> | The Android Market continues to explode. Recent statistics published
>>>>>>> | by research firm Ovum predict that app downloads in Android???s
>>>>>>> | marketplace could reach 8.1 billion this year, compared to 6 billion
>>>>>>> | for iOS, with total growth in app downloads expected to be as much as
>>>>>>> | 144 percent this year. Today, mobile research firm Research2Guidance
>>>>>>> | is releasing a report that gives a detailed look into the Android
>>>>>>> | marketplace???s current escalating growth, what???s trending, and what
>>>>>>> | categories of apps are making the most money.
>>>>>> And the trolls call Linux users "Freetards"!
>>>>>> Well, how about this too:
>>>>>> The third instalment of the "Humble Indie Bundle", which closed in
>>>>>> August, is reported to have made a record $2.17 million for indie games
>>>>>> developers
>>>>>> &  charities. Now while teh bundle is available for Linux, Windows&  Mac&
>>>>>> retailing for more than $50, there was a period during which they were
>>>>>> available on a "pay-what-you-like" basis. At the close of the period, the
>>>>>> average price paid was $5.82 but the Bundle team kept a track of who paid
>>>>>> what&  what platform the downloads were for. Now, take a wild guess as to
>>>>>> which users on average paid the *least* amount. Yup, *Windows* users at a
>>>>>> miserly $4.89, whilst the *highest* payers were Linux users who paid on
>>>>>> average $12.03. Mac users paid an average of $7.73.
>>>>> One Linux user is worth one Mac user and a Windows user combined. Maybe
>>>>> s/he does twice as much work, too, getting paid twice as much.
>>>> Well, the Windows user has to put out money for "The Geek Squad", while
>>>> the Mac user has to hoard his money to afford the hardware.
>>> Since Mac users love to waste money I bet they never fix their iMacs
>>> when they overheat, they just by a new one. Fucking morons. All of them.
>> Mac PC users I've seen make up excuses when their machines overheat, saying
>> it's for their own good, even when this leads to shutdown.
> They do? Incredible.

I once saw that in some blog of a Mac drone. It was hilarious. Like watching
a Creationist defending genocide or some other things while ignoring

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