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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Consistency
by ashes_786 on Wed 21st Dec 2011 13:37 UTC
ashes_786
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2011-10-22

If you compare the UI's of say the Spotify, eBay and Tumblr apps on iOS and Android then you can see the consistency difference, the iOS apps are very consistent whereas the Android apps look like hack jobs. The anything will do sort of attitude. Anyway I recommend that you try the MIUI Rom on your SGS II its very well designed and all the defualt apps except the market (and clock if I remember correctly) are rewritten and redesigned from scratch and are very consistent. Even if you don't like the iOS-like interface on MIUI you can use a third party launcher like Launcher Pro and still enjoy the awesome applications that are put together by the MIUI team. www.miuiandroid.com for the English version.

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RE: Consistency
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 21st Dec 2011 15:12 in reply to "Consistency"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

I've thought about Miui, but the problem I have is that it can't synch Facebook contacts with your regular contacts. Is that still true?

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RE[2]: Consistency
by ashes_786 on Sat 24th Dec 2011 02:39 in reply to "RE: Consistency"
ashes_786 Member since:
2011-10-22

I've tried it on a Galaxy S2 and yeah the Facebook contact sync seems to work fine

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