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

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[6]: poor choice
by darknexus on Sun 15th Jun 2014 03:44 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: poor choice"
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Then why is it (or was it) the default tone for apps like Google Voice and Google Plus in iOS7? Is it like older apps that haven't been updated for iOS7 still using the older iOS6 keyboard?

Exactly. Some apps do not actually play the default sound via the API, i.e. they do not query what the default sound actually is but play the tritone instead.

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