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Member 12924312 wrote:
an app that stops all the forced updates


I'm of two minds on this topic, especially when it comes to Android.

The number of apps that are constantly updating themselves is ridiculous, even though I hardly ever install apps beyond what came with the device. That's annoying. I don't know why people complain about Patch Tuesday when patching on Android is pretty much an ongoing thing.

On the other hand, all my Android devices have become abandonware the instant I walked out of the store - the OS, in all cases, never got a single update, which means core components are still vulnerable to known exploits and will never be patched, so I wouldn't dare do any sort of important transaction on them. I have tablets running Android 2.1, 4.3, 4.4 and 6.0, all worthless today. I gave up on it after that, and I refuse to buy into "that fruit company".

Third-party ROMs are a no-go as all my Android-based devices are now too old to get any sort of support.

Where does that leave me? Given its history, I'd be pretty dumb continuing to throw more money at Android.
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