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We've rebuilt Android™ to be a primary operating system for your PC, 2-in-1 or PC Tablet. Over 100 new features built-in already.
We started as the first commercial effort to bring Android to the PC. We're still at it, now on GitHub rebuilding - combining the best of the open-source world, with cutting-edge commercial drivers, licensed from Intel. (Console.com.co)
We started as the first commercial effort to bring Android to the PC. We're still at it, now on GitHub rebuilding - combining the best of the open-source world, with cutting-edge commercial drivers, licensed from Intel. (Console.com.co)
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    1. Ryan Kritz on February 22, 2016

      @Ripton: my thoughts exactly

      "We won't let the trolls win, even if we have to take another 24 hour setback."
      @MMV: sure sounds like you've turned this into a personal vendetta. Angry backers aside, that's quite unprofessional behavior on your part. I've also been pretty surprised on how reliant you've been on this comment wall, considering you have a website, forum, and wiki you've spent many a time gloating to us about.

      Also I know I'm not getting a refund, but it doesn't hurt to express my interest for one in writing, for the record, of course.

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      tim on February 22, 2016

      How about post a download link via an update... That way everyone will get notified via email... Then we will only see troll email if we log on a view the comments.

    3. \_/ Refunded 04.06.16. Hush $$? \=/ on February 22, 2016

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    4. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      We cannot communicate with backers when one user posts hundreds of comments in brute-force fashion. We won't let the trolls win, even if we have to take another 24 hour setback. We outlined what we will do if Kickstarter fails to complete that process tomorrow, as well.

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      Ripton on February 22, 2016

      Wait, you are saying that you are delaying Console OS even more because Kickstarter hasn't banned 13 backers?! What the hell man, what the hell...

    6. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      Hello all,

      It’s after 5 PM on the east coast (Kickstarter is based in New York, we’re out here in California).

      The good news: Kickstarter’s spam team has purged dozens of spam comments (from over the weekend) so far, and they’re still working to clean up the mess trolls made over the weekend.

      The bad news: We were informed the banhammer is controlled by a separate team, which still hasn’t closed out the ban process. The best answer we have gotten thus far, is a backlog of work.

      It’s disappointing, for us, and for some at Kickstarter too. The longer it takes for Kickstarter to purge the 13 backers that we have banned, the more spam that is built up by them… the more mess for us, and for Kickstarter.

      We have passed along suggestions to Kickstarter to improve some parts of their business - most notably, their support is not 24/7. As we have seen, trolls don’t quit on weekends, and they don’t work just business hours. Frankly, trolls are all too aware that Kickstarter only reigns in spam (both in posts and users) during work days. They’re aware that Mondays have a backlog, and we’re suffering from that at this hour.

      Our focus over the next 24 is going to be to continue packaging and documenting. As soon as Kickstarter does what we all paid them to do, and reign in the trolls, we’ll ship our first Lollipop builds.

      P.S. If Kickstarter fails to do their job tomorrow - we will start work on an alternate comment wall, and simply script up a blockade of our own. We don’t like to point fingers at companies we do business with, but Kickstarter is not doing what we (you backers, and us) paid them to do, which is manage the community in an efficient manner.

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      Brian Yurkanin on February 22, 2016

      It was worth the $10 just to watch the drama on this comment board unfold over the past years. Thank you for all the amusement.

    8. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      We expect our Lollipop builds to be available later today. We'll keep you posted.

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      Ripton on February 22, 2016

      @MMV Where can those builds be found?

    10. Patrick Tam on February 22, 2016

      How come remix os is partnering with android x86 while they refuse to work with you?

    11. Andy on February 22, 2016

      I'm also asking for a refund within two weeks -- otherwise I'll file a Federal Trade Commission complaint.

    12. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      Cross-posted from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConsoleInc/

      Build 0.4.95 of Console OS Lollipop (new version scheme) is in the can at 395 MB. The Express installer will take about double the size (we're working on shrinking that).

      These builds should go live over the next 24 hours. Emphasis on should... we'll keep you updated.

      While you wait, please do two housekeeping tasks. 1) Update your BIOS (don't just rely on Windows Update - go to your PC (tablet) maker's web site and check it manually). And 2) Disable Secure Boot.

      Don't know how to do either? No sweat, we'll post more support on both topics shortly.

    13. MMV=$78K Payday! Backers got NOTHING! on February 22, 2016

      @copier - Thank you for the refund of 50 USD.

      I'm actually glad we crossed paths. I learned a lot about android dev, FOOS, crowd-sourcing and legal remedies in the process.

      I did a bit of organizing and I think you will have a hard road to hoe in the future, in light of the truths my teammates have brought to light about you.. But you've brought these discoveries on yourself.

      You should give honesty a taste, it's really, really good. But I know you can't.. I do hope you get diagnosed at some point.

      In closing, I'll leave you with a little Billy Bragg:

      "Goodbye and good luck to all the promises
      you've broken
      Goodbye and good luck to all the rubbish that you've spoken
      Your life has lost its dignity, its beauty and its passion
      You're an accident waiting to happen"

      @Backers - As always, more information about Console OS and it's @copier can be found at:
      www.consoleosripoff.com

      And remember, you PAID to be PRO!

      Cheers!

    14. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      Good morning everyone. We again want to share that Kickstarter will resume normal operations in a few hours, and hopefully will process remaining support requests that we need them to finish tackling.

      Our first release of Console OS Lollipop clocks in a just under 400 MB for the Advanced Installer, and around 800 MB for the Express version. The file size difference is due to some compression and configuration differences - we are working on making the file size smaller in the future.

      We expect it to go live late Monday, but we really do need Kickstarter to address the issues that have plagued us this weekend. As soon as they do, we can ship these builds out - and move forward with Console OS!

    15. Hifihedgehog (AKA "That Headphones Guy") on February 22, 2016

      One last word... Thank you, at least, for showing me that you feel. For 23 whole minutes, you paused and thought over what I said. That means something to me. It means there is still a person there. My posts trying to get you to your senses obviously left a bitter taste in your mouth. But at least, just recently, I know your heart throbbed and you stopped, and deeply thought over what you felt after reading my post. That's the real you speaking, and it wants you to change. Please listen to it. That choice is always there. Thank you, and goodbye.

    16. Hifihedgehog (AKA "That Headphones Guy") on February 22, 2016

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    17. Hifihedgehog (AKA "That Headphones Guy") on February 22, 2016

      I'm truly sorry, then. Goodbye, and good luck with what the future holds. You surely will need it. The choice still and always stands. Thank you, for, at least, getting me excited about running Android on my PCs. You did do at least that.

    18. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      We don't troll people. We don't post hundreds of duplicate comments. We're excited to ship Lollipop! And we thank our backers for standing with us.

    19. Hifihedgehog (AKA "That Headphones Guy") on February 22, 2016

      Please. Will you change? I and other users presented the truth to you so you would recognize, admit, and repeal what you did. Yes, there are users who have been bitter about it, and I do not condone it. But that does not discount the fact of the severity of your misdeeds. I and other users have addressed the truth, and wanted an open answer, so everyone, including yourself, could be free of this, unshackled from deception and animosity once and for all. Will you change? If you do, it would be big thing for me, and I would not mind being your friend and helping you through the process. It is hard, but you can do it. Starting now, going forward, a huge load will be removed from you, and all that baggage you carry will peel away. Will you?

    20. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      We are not going to ship Lollipop while dealing with trolls like the folks below. Their posts are false, and we don't have the resources to constantly correct them.

      We're excited to ship Lollipop - just as soon as Kickstarter completes their removal on Monday.

    21. Hifihedgehog (AKA "That Headphones Guy") on February 22, 2016

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    22. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      We are not going to ship Lollipop while dealing with trolls like the folks below. Their posts are false, and we don't have the resources to constantly correct them.

      We're excited to ship Lollipop - just as soon as Kickstarter completes their removal on Monday.

    23. Hifihedgehog (AKA "That Headphones Guy") on February 22, 2016

      This comment has been removed by Kickstarter.

    24. Hifihedgehog (AKA "That Headphones Guy") on February 22, 2016

      This comment has been removed by Kickstarter.

    25. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      We did choose to issue refunds to these 13 backers. The alternatives would have been more costly and time consuming to ban these backers. We are not going to share our dialogue with Kickstarter in public, but they did change and improve some of their process along the way.

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 22, 2016

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    27. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      We are not going to ship Lollipop while dealing with trolls like the folks below. Their posts are false, and we don't have the resources to constantly correct them.

      We're excited to ship Lollipop - just as soon as Kickstarter completes their removal on Monday.

    28. Hifihedgehog (AKA "That Headphones Guy") on February 22, 2016

      This comment has been removed by Kickstarter.

    29. Hifihedgehog (AKA "That Headphones Guy") on February 22, 2016

      This comment has been removed by Kickstarter.

    30. Константин Филиппов on February 22, 2016

      а я уже наелся от этих завтраков))))))

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      Dennis on February 22, 2016

      I'm sorry u feel like I'm bringing u down and suggesting u fail. in fact, for the sake of my fellow backers who were not refunded, I hope they do get something. they all deserve what they backed this project for.

    32. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      We will keep users posted on Kicktarter's progress tomorrow. We expect everything to be ready to go for tomorrow!

    33. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 22, 2016

      We won't be brought down by people that suggest we should fail. Console OS can be run completely from a flash drive with our Lollipop release. We welcome constructive feedback

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      Dennis on February 22, 2016

      my predictions are:
      1 - the delivery will be postponed due to some 'unforeseen' circumstance or blamed on backers or something/someone else...
      2 - if something is delivered, it won't work on most devices and will be incomplete like missing drivers or something
      in any case, at the end of the day, the question i would ask myself is 'if by chance something is delivered, given the history and problems this whole project has faced, would i want to install it?' i can't answer for the other backers but i just hope they think long and hard if they are on the fence about it. we were fooled once into thinking we would get something in a timely manner that would work easily and flawlessly on our devices, shame on him. but if i still installed something that comes out of this and it doesn't work, then shame on me for not learning my lesson the first time. good luck to all my fellow backers.

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      pk on February 21, 2016

      We do,, and when you don't deliver the version today will ALL the features promised, we will all know I was right

    36. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 21, 2016

      We just disagree, we have been posting regular updates and are literally hours away from shipping Lollipop to backers. We regret you are unhappy.

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      pk on February 21, 2016

      PS Its isn't a feeling, it is a fact

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      pk on February 21, 2016

      The fact that you have chosen not to engage with us doesn't stop us from posting on OUR wall about how much we disagree around your conduct to the "Paid off" Backers and your complete lack of progress delivering on this project 11/2 years after the expected delivery date and your refusal to "answer" any questions.

    39. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 21, 2016

      We disagree, but we're sorry you feel that way.

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      pk on February 21, 2016

      I see why you say sorry a lot, you have much to apologize for.

    41. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 21, 2016

      We have been advised not to engage in discussing individual backers actions by Kickstarter, we're focused on moving forward with shipping Lollipop tomorrow - sorry.

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      Ian R on February 21, 2016

      I'm not sure what privacy is being violated. All of the 13 backers willing admitted.

    43. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 21, 2016

      This is inaccurate, respecting privacy of all backers individually, we are not going to engage on that topic, sorry.

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      Ian R on February 21, 2016

      As @arul kindly calculated, nearly 70% of comments on this forum come from @creator. All backers in total (including the unlucky 13) only produced 30% of comments. Data does not lie.

    45. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 21, 2016

      We disagree in that we cannot communicate properly when backers post hundreds of repeat comments, as has happened over this weekend. That is part and parcel of the backers that we chose to purge. We're sorry if you feel differently.

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      Ian R on February 21, 2016

      You disagree that it's is your poor decision to scrub the comments clean instead if delivering, or you would rather put your team of engineers in charge of fielding comments than delivery to your backers?

    47. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 21, 2016

      We're sorry you feel that way. We disagree.

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      Ian R on February 21, 2016

      Again, I see no correlation between answering posts and delivery of Console OS alpha for llollipop. Your team of coding engineers should not be fielding backer comments. If it is just you, then it is your poor decision to prioritize scrubbing the comments clean instead of delivering for your backers.

    49. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 21, 2016

      @RiceFryer - We have no plans to refund backers beyond what we have done in concert with Kickstarter, to purge 13 trolls that account for half our comment wall.

      We hope you enjoy Lollipop as we deliver it tomorrow. We are excited about our new release, thanks.

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