Wishful thinking? Google mistakes its own Nexus for iPhone
posted by Victor H. / Dec 21, 2012, 6:07 AM
The hilarious slip happened in the Swedish translation of Android 4.2 where one of the notifications mistakes the Nexus for an iPhone, and pops up the following message (rough translation follows):
"WARNING! Any operator data charges may apply. The configuration of the iPhone can require significant network activity.”
The issue was originally noticed on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, but it can also be reproduced on a Nexus 4. A change in the Android Open Source Project has already fixed the issue, but its existence is what’s fun in the first place. You can try and reproduce it by going into /system/app/SetupWizard.apk on your Nexus.
source: Android via Reddit, Android Police
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posted on Dec 21, 2012, 6:10 AM 14
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looks like Andy foget to change the phone name after copying iOS code....
posted on Dec 21, 2012, 6:42 AM 12
Another iPhone? Just take my money!!! :D
posted on Dec 21, 2012, 6:10 AM 25
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i think that you should again start using pics of that asian chick as your profile picture. Just Sayin'
posted on Dec 21, 2012, 7:36 AM 4
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What a shameful mistake!
posted on Dec 21, 2012, 6:13 AM 11
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Maybe it's time for Google now. 1st it was Nokia, then Apple and now Google. Though i think it's nothing major!
posted on Dec 21, 2012, 8:55 AM 1
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This is not wishful thinking. An example of wishful thinking relating to these two phones is if Apple internally referred to the iPhone as a Nexus 4. Calling a Nexus 4 an iPhone is a disgrace. All those responsible should be fired immediately.
posted on Dec 21, 2012, 6:35 AM 7
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looks like google has copy pasted this warning message from iPhone..... Lazy peoples....
posted on Dec 21, 2012, 6:36 AM 7
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This is so made up. My friend has Samsung nexus & sister has Nexus 4. In the wifi menu, this msg doesnt appear (on both devices) when turning on data connection. The snap put here is definitely from a rooted device & an xda developer's custom ROM.
posted on Dec 21, 2012, 7:00 AM 4
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