Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Aug 2012 22:17 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless You wouldn't believe it, but something actually, truly interesting came out of the Apple vs. Samsung lawsuit yesterday. Apple had conducted a survey to find out why, exactly, consumers opted to go with Android instead of the iPhone. The results are fascinating - not only do they seem to invalidate Apple's claims, they provide an unusual insight into consumer behaviour. The gist? People choose Android not because it's an iPhone copy - they choose it because of Android's unique characteristics.
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RE[3]: Off Just a Little
by bassbeast on Fri 17th Aug 2012 23:01 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Off Just a Little"
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The point is when given a choice people go with what "feels" good and works best for them and at least in my area its been HTC over iPhone for about 6 months. You still see the soccer moms with iPhones but nearly everyone else? HTC. I can't say as i blame 'em, the new HTC units fit nicely in your hand and have great screens and decent battery life, really nice little units.

Hell even my dad who didn't know of any other phone but iPhone came back from the phone store with a new HTC, I think an Inspire? He said it "fits my hand better than the iPhone and its easier for me to scroll with" so it just goes to show when there is competition you actually have to...you know...compete.

Although if Apple has their way they'll patent troll anybody but MSFT that dares step in the ring. don't forget Steve Jobs vowed before his death he'd "spend his entire fortune to nuke Android" and I have a feeling Cook is following the Jobs playbook.

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