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AndroidForums vs. AndroidCommunity

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by dkaufman1, Nov 17, 2008.

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Which Android forum or community do you visit and participate in? (and why?)

  1. AndroidForums.com

    93.1%
  2. AndroidCommunity.com

    24.1%
  3. Other (list it below)

    20.7%
  1. dkaufman1

    dkaufman1 Well-Known Member
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    Which forum/community do you use for android news and why?
     

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  2. dkaufman1

    dkaufman1 Well-Known Member
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    I use Android Forums cause it was the one I saw first. I am interested to hear other people's replies. It seems this site had less people and traffic. Good or bad?
     
  3. ppcinfo

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    I visit both on a daily basis, in addition to the T-Mobile G1 Forums.

    ppcinfo
     
  4. dkaufman1

    dkaufman1 Well-Known Member
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    Is there overlap? What's the signal to noise ratio? Why do you like/dislike each?

    And if you had to pick just one...which would it be?
     
  5. Phases

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    <-- Guess. :p
     
  6. Cryptic79

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    Androidforums (hmm...I wonder why?)

    Phandroid. Ok, it's not a forum and it is under the same ownership as AF, but I have the RSS feed.

    I actually get the AndroidGuys feed as well. Generally it's repeat info. AG and Phandroid generally post the same info. Sometime AG does first and sometimes Phandroid does first.
     
  7. dkaufman1

    dkaufman1 Well-Known Member
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    I subscribe to Phandroid's RSS too. Good point. Was just thinking of "forums" but news and info is another good thing to review.
     
  8. g1tube

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    As for forums its:- Android Forums & TmoNews.

    Some of you guys may have noticed that i also run a video website with over 1350 members ;)
     
  9. shivers316

    shivers316 Godmember
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    I go to shivers316's Android Emporium dot com. No, but seriously, I come here.
     
  10. HTC

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    wait.. isn't this biased considering its posted here....
     
  11. dkaufman1

    dkaufman1 Well-Known Member
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    It is totally biased. I personally will account for that as I read the posts and results. I was curious about how people are moving through the android world.
     
  12. Smurph

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    Damn I dont even call it a job.
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    i use them both
     
  13. onthefence

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    this site has better feng shui

    compliments to the designers
     
  14. rifter

    rifter Active Member
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    Honestly, I use them both. Since most others do not, I get a wider swath of information.
     
  15. punkzanyj

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    I use xda developers (they is SUPER nerds there! They're working on tether apps and how to make the G1 toast hotdog buns!) and then I am here.
    I was banned from the AndroidCommunity for being a total pest.
     
  16. ntvinh986

    ntvinh986 New Member
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    Hi all!
    I've just visited this forum. Happy to get acquainted with you. Thanks.
     
  17. Fake Name

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    This is my first useful forum, and community here usually friendlier
     
  18. Jacqueline

    Jacqueline Well-Known Member
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    Primarily I use Google to search news on android and verizon and from there visit many different sites. The sites I visit frequently are google (various blogs), here, twitter, cnet, boy genius report, howard forums, xda developers, engadget, gizmodo, along with the occasional tech crunch and slash dot news. I haven't visited android community much.
     

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