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

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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Not so. iPads are in use in professional music performances now thanks to apps like Loopy.

I'm sure you could find an example of a musician using an iPad during a performance but back to the that 99% of users point...

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ilovebeer Member since:

Somebody somewhere has, sure. People have hacked Nintendo Gameboys (among other things like that) to give them access to the sid chips, and have used those in one way or another. Tinkering is present in any field. Novelties will always be there but just being in existence doesn't qualify it as anything beyond that.

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