Custom Android Skins suck

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Time for some hate directed towards custom skins that manufacturers apply to Android.  What is a custom skin? My definition of a custom skin is that it is the UI and behaviour customisations that manufacturers apply to Android handsets. HTC has Sense, Samsung has TouchWiz and Motorola has MOTOBLUR.  Why do they do this? Manufacturers do this to differentiate themselves from each other – apart from ‘better’ hardware, if a user likes the look and feel of one phone over another it may be due t…

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