Reply to post: Re: Bloody tools

Got an Android phone? SMASH IT with a hammer – and do it NOW

smartypants

Re: Bloody tools

My arm-powered phone has 4 cores. A single one of them is far faster than it needs to be. The excuse that we need to use a dangerous language in mass market devices doesn't exist anymore.

Most of Android is built in Java,not c++. I'm not advocating that language, but just pointing out that outright bare metal performance is less important than other concerns, e.g. Security.

I would rather trade in 10 or 30 percent in performance if that makes my phone significantly less prone to such exploits.

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