Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 19th Dec 2011 20:11 UTC
Google Once upon a time, in a land, far, far away, there were two mobile operating systems. One of them was designed for mobile from the ground up; the other was trying really hard to copy its older, desktop brother. One was limited in functionality, inflexible and lacked multitasking, but was very efficient, fast, and easy to use. The other had everything and the kitchen sink, was very flexible and could multitask, but had a steep learning curve, was inconsistent, and not particularly pretty.
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The New MySpace?
by ccraig13 on Mon 19th Dec 2011 20:50 UTC
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2011-05-31

I applaud Android's customizability. However, after seeing many people's Android customizations (Thom's included) it makes me think of MySpace and Facebook. iOS is kinda like Facebook in that it's clean and no frills but that's as far as it will go. Android reminds me of MySpace in that most people's "designs" look very cluttered and down right ugly. Obviously, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and if someone wants that then more power to them. I use to have the same problem when I would Jailbreak my iPhone and customize it ( I'm no designer! ). I did like Thom's lock screen though.

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RE: The New MySpace?
by subsider34 on Tue 20th Dec 2011 07:03 in reply to "The New MySpace?"
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2010-11-08

iOS is kinda like Facebook in that it's clean and no frills but that's as far as it will go.

Ok, I'm sorry, but "Facebook" and "clean and no frills" just don't go together anymore. Spam is everywhere, the interface is cumbersome and there's no way to filter out updates from pages. Quite frankly, that's why I've left Facebook for the refuge of Google+ (no app spam here).

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