quote: Just goes to show that we have a lot more" sheepole" than expected. People who have to buy the latest phone, even though it's practically the same as the one they already have.
quote: Anand's recent review of Ice Cream Sandwich, it's only taken 5 years for droid programmers to START getting on par with iOS in terms of usability and functionality.
quote: ICS is smoother, more polished and has its own set of new features that make it a significant step forward for Android. What ICS is not however is an outright clone of iOS. If you prefer the iOS experience to Android, ICS will do nothing to change your opinion. If all you were missing from Android was a smoother UI, then its fourth major release should be almost everything you could ask for.
quote: I guess that means that the Java lawsuit is without basis then? And Android must have been based on a future version of iOS, because it rolled out Apple's invention of copy paste before them.
quote: Companies that can only sell products to a small consumer segment usually end up in the trash heap.
quote: If you want to beat Apple, you won't do it by criticizing them for their policies. You'll have to design products which are just as or even easier for regular people to use.
quote: When has Apple EVER shown they know how to be a sustained market leader?
quote: Just goes to show that we have a lot more" sheepole" than expected. People who have to buy the latest phone, even though it's practically the same as the one they already have.I sure hope Apple dropped their "Think Different" slogan, because they have lots of people thinking the same.
quote: People buy the iPhone because it is easier than Android.
quote: On Android you have to set up your "backgrounds", drag around your icons, and find your widgets. It's not as easy to use out of the box.
quote: Oh come on. You can't possibly prove that something is easier.
quote: I expect the back button to behave in a consistent manner across the phone.
quote: Regardless, you trolls bend your arguments to suit whichever situation is at hand. In this instance iOS is complex and not easy to use.
quote: The only way Google could take away control from carriers would be to make ICS closed software. I'm not sure what the ramifications of that would be.
quote: The iPhone and total smartphone numbers can not be directly compared, however, as the "activations" number AT&T reports for iPhones includes used devices activated on new contracts such as when a user's old device is sold or given away upon upgrading.
quote: That puts things in a whole different light.
quote: If you are concerned with superficial things
quote: by Booster on January 26, 2012 at 9:19 PM Don't get me wrong - I'm an intelligent person. But somehow I can't get over the fact that people who use Apple have issues with homosexuality. Apple = faggy for me and I can't convince myself otherwise. Everything is faggy about the iPhone in my eyes. Also, Apple seems so alien a company that represents everything bad and evil that I personally prefer to steer clear. I know some people have been turned by the iPhone, but don't let them fool you - it's what it had always been, it's Apple dude.
quote: The iPhone on AT&T was boosted in part due to strong legacy sales -- the iPhone 4 retails for $99 USD with 2-year contract on AT&T, while the iPhone 3GS is free with contract.