Reliable Vendors

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  1. nate39

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    Hi, I am looking to buy my first tablet. I have been looking around this forum trying to learn as much as I can. Is there a way to know if a online site is safe? Does anyone know anything about **********?

    I was also wondering if it is possible to buy an tablet that says it has an Android system on it but it not being legit? I have seen some screen pictures that don't look like any Android system I have seen. Thanks
     
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    You can ask here for opinions, or check www.resellerratings.com.

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    For the other question, the android os is open source so there should be no problem there. They look different because vendors can change the desktops.

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    But you should be aware that while Android is open source, Google services, such as Gmail, Android Market, YouTube, etc are proprietary to Google and a manufacturer must obtain approval and a license from Google to offer them on their devices. This means that many "budget" devices have some alternative marketplace for apps, such as SlideMe, AppsLib, etc. They also may be incapable of Flash, due to hardware restrictions, or things like Netflix, Hulu+ and Angry Birds.

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    OK thanks, I appreciate the help
     
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