Source: The Verge
quote: Weren't you blaming the Android malware problem on modded phones a few weeks ago?
quote: We like it because it's a customization of something someone (Google) has already made.
quote: its still a really old mid range phone
quote: Core Google apps including Gmail, Chrome, and Maps aren’t open-sourced parts of Android — they’re part of Google Play Services. Using Google Play Services requires that a device be certified by Google.