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I have noticed that, for every machine I have owned, there is a community of "users" (people who do actual "stuff" on there computers) and a community of updaters and software collectors who obsess on having the latest even for marginal improvement. There is the third group who does both. I had a friend who would spend thousands of hours downloading pirated games from all over the world for his AMIGA over a 1200 baud modem. He had stacks of disks he could never possibly get to. He did get some satisfaction out of having the stuff. I couldn't understand it. I see the same thing happening with some who await 4.3 or the magical 4.4 update. If/when they get one of those updates, they will immediately start posting threads about 5.0.

I will update when something is available, (almost) bug free, and offers significantly better capability.

You own a great tablet. Enjoy !
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I have noticed that, for every machine I have owned, there is a community of "users" (people who do actual "stuff" on there computers) and a community of updaters and software collectors who obsess on having the latest even for marginal improvement. There is the third group who does both. I had a friend who would spend thousands of hours downloading pirated games from all over the world for his AMIGA over a 1200 baud modem. He had stacks of disks he could never possibly get to. He did get some satisfaction out of having the stuff. I couldn't understand it. I see the same thing happening with some who await 4.3 or the magical 4.4 update. If/when they get one of those updates, they will immediately start posting threads about 5.0.

I will update when something is available, (almost) bug free, and offers significantly better capability.

You own a great tablet. Enjoy !
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I had a 300 baud modem with my Commodore for a while....

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I have noticed that, for every machine I have owned, there is a community of "users" (people who do actual "stuff" on there computers) and a community of updaters and software collectors who obsess on having the latest even for marginal improvement. There is the third group who does both. I had a friend who would spend thousands of hours downloading pirated games from all over the world for his AMIGA over a 1200 baud modem. He had stacks of disks he could never possibly get to. He did get some satisfaction out of having the stuff. I couldn't understand it. I see the same thing happening with some who await 4.3 or the magical 4.4 update. If/when they get one of those updates, they will immediately start posting threads about 5.0.

I will update when something is available, (almost) bug free, and offers significantly better capability.

You own a great tablet. Enjoy !
Someone who know the feeling reading all the when when when post .Followed buy don't like don't like how can i roll back .
Its a different user base to what XDA started out as now its just a fix my phone make my phone cool forum .
 
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I still have my Commodore 64 along with box. I wish we at least got Android 4.2 update. Android 4.1 is in my opinion too old.
 
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I have an Amiga 500HD .... You're gonna make me go use it! I also have an original Atari 2600 VCS.

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I have an Amiga 500HD .... You're gonna make me go use it! I also have an original Atari 2600 VCS.

My friends think I'm crazy when I ask them to find me an old tube TV

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Not long ago, I sold my 500 with all the goodies (hard drive, add on memory, etc). I loved that machine.
 
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I can understand what the original poster is saying. I have been using computers for over 20 years and have done that myself. Thanks for the trip down memory lane.

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A Commodore 64 and 300 baud downloads . Those were the days. 8)

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