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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Nice
by ModeenF on Fri 13th Jun 2014 13:57 UTC
ModeenF
Member since:
2005-07-06

Nice reading, Have used Android before but after I bought a BlackBerry z10 I can't go back. I only get mad trying to use my wife's Sony z1 and more trying to do something on a IPhone.

On my phone I just swipe with my finger on the screen, no button click to unlock, close a app or anything.

Swipe up and right you get in to your mail/messages. Only swipe up will show running app. Swipe down will show your other status. If the phones locked you can still read messages if you click on them.. It just works. z10 has no fast hardware but the os make's it fast. Thes days I also can run Android app without converting them (I do need the files thou).

Before 10.2.1 there was a lot of problems and with 10.3 it will even get better ;)

So test a BlackBerry ;)

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RE: Nice
by Morgan on Fri 13th Jun 2014 14:39 in reply to "Nice"
Morgan Member since:
2005-06-29

I wish my carrier supported Blackberry phones, I'd definitely get a Z10 to weigh against my 8XT. I was a Blackberry user before Android was commonplace, and I've always been comfortable with them. I can only imagine how nice the new BB10 OS is.

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RE: Nice
by leos on Fri 13th Jun 2014 16:09 in reply to "Nice"
leos Member since:
2005-09-21

Nice reading, Have used Android before but after I bought a BlackBerry z10 I can't go back. I only get mad trying to use my wife's Sony z1 and more trying to do something on a IPhone.

On my phone I just swipe with my finger on the screen, no button click to unlock, close a app or anything.


Agreed! They really did a nice job with the interface and it's the one feature I wish they had on the iPhone.

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