Linked by Adam S on Thu 12th Jun 2014 23:36 UTC

I am taking the plunge and moving from an iPhone to an Android device. I've been waiting a long time for Android to get to the point that it was fast and responsive enough, with a big enough application warehouse, wide enough support, and a smooth enough experience, to support me. Android is maturing with a consistent, system-wide look-and-feel, almost every major service now has an Android app as the counterpart to its iOS-first experience, and has a bright future with wearables, home automation, and more.

I certainly won't be the first person to change ecosystems entirely. Several have done it before, some looking for change or claim freedom, some aiming to save money, some because someone prompted them, some think they may be conforming by going with the ever-stylish Apple. I am doing it for this reason: for me, Android is now a better platform than iOS.

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RE[3]: poor choice
by Morgan on Fri 13th Jun 2014 14:51 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: poor choice"
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I can back that up; in the brief time I used a Nexus 4, about every third time I tried to take a picture the phone would either freeze or reboot, or the camera app would crash until I rebooted the phone. I looked into it and found it was a common issue without a timeline for a fix. It's one of the main reasons I stopped using the phone, as the camera is an important tool for me at work.

Edited 2014-06-13 14:51 UTC

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