Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Apr 2013 17:35 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Ian G. Clifton: "Early on, iOS did a lot to push mobile devices forward and helped set bars in a lot of areas for other platforms to meet. Unfortunately, iOS has not changed much lately and in some ways hurts Android when used as the 'golden standard' due to its limitations. A lot of the harm isn't realized by consumers, but Android developers encounter it constantly when something has to be done 'the iOS way' or an Android feature is not even considered because iOS cannot do the same."
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RE: There's a reason
by phoudoin on Wed 3rd Apr 2013 09:06 UTC in reply to "There's a reason"
phoudoin
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2006-06-09

One thing the author is forgetting is that Android is highly fragmented and it takes a long time for users to move to the newer versions.


While I agree with your others points, I disagree here: most if not all the Android's features underused by iOS porters are presents since first versions of Android. Multitasking, sharing, instant view switching, icons guide, syncing are not Android features that comes at a framentation cost.

Only widgets and custom notifications are available only on Android > 2.x IIRC.

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