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Re: More Android Merket Downloads Than People?

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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
>>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>> | 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.
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