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Android 4.0 Vs. iOS 5 Faceoff
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Masond
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Masond,
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1/27/2012 | 11:58:39 AM
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Android 4.0 is a great operating system and definitely a threat to iOS5. This is another great article comparing the two systems: http://fapobee.blogspot.com/20...
ESANDERS000
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ESANDERS000,
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10/25/2011 | 8:40:28 AM
re: Android 4.0 Vs. iOS 5 Faceoff
You don't read that much do you?? or maybe you are some 5 year old who is learning to read!!
moarsauce123
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moarsauce123,
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10/24/2011 | 10:55:45 PM
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This is the worst article I've ever read in my life.
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EVVJSK,
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10/24/2011 | 6:58:10 PM
re: Android 4.0 Vs. iOS 5 Faceoff
The fact that the subtitle says "Which is better for you" is refreshing !
The comment that you make saying that various ROMs and other configurations allow for customziation/flexibility is also refreshing. People should chose what works for them. The job of journalists and even those commenting, is to educate about possibilities. There will always be some who "just want to use the device", while there will be others that "want to push the device to it's limits and beyond". Neither is a bad thing, except when someone tries to demand that other think like they do.
danielrech
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10/24/2011 | 6:46:58 PM
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The simple fact that this article doesn't end with "iOS rocks, Android is poo" is refreshing. It is actually fairly unbiased regarding the usual informationweek's editor standards.

Congratulations Eric, looking forward to reading more of your articles.
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craigjh,
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10/24/2011 | 6:42:35 PM
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How can iOS get the win for media?!?!? You're limited to what apple supports and that means no basic standards like DLNA, MicroUSB, and MicroHDMI. You also have no upgradeable storage where as most Android devices take storage cards. Take your pick of Google Music or Amazon Music for cloud music storage. The Amazon mp3 store is great and I think Google has one coming. Take your pick and enjoy some price competition!
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craigjh,
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10/24/2011 | 6:35:50 PM
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Android has had folders for years - long before iOS did. ICS just changed the way you create them.
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Rhonindk,
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10/23/2011 | 9:04:41 PM
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One that is frequently missed is Amazon.
The mp3 player is fantastic and the cloud offering is great!
You can load all your music. Any new music can be saved to the cloud.
On each device you have the option of auto downloading your music to have off-line files for use.
Another option we are seeing more of is centralized document storage.
Was good, ICS is improving.
Wish this was available on iOS.
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10/23/2011 | 2:25:36 PM
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Google Music is AMAZING. And it's not that it takes a long time to set up on your computer -- it's that it uploads your entire collection of .mp3 files into the Cloud so you can access them from anywhere you have Internet -- your Android phone, your computer at work, etc. The uploading takes a long time, but the setup is relatively painless.

The player itself needs some refinement and some bug fixing, but I am already seriously considering just backing up all my .mp3s to DVD, deleting them from my hard drive, and just using Google Music.

Oh, and this seems to be far more advanced than anything Apple is offering.
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McGheeww,
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10/22/2011 | 5:26:41 PM
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This seems to be written by someone with only a casual experience of Android, but an indepth experience of iOS, as there are plenty of oversights on the Android points.

Firstly, it seems Android gets a negative point as there is lots of options for customisation, the point that seems to be missed is you don't NEED to use any of it, you can just leave it as-is and be happy, which suits non-techical users, technical users are catered for with Android too, giving them plenty to tinker with.

Secondly, folders have been on Android since 1.5, they were not introduced in ICS.

Thirdly, the music integration, you can use an DoubleTwist if you want an iTunes like experience with Android, and Honeycomb music player blows the iOS one out the water, i haven't seen Google music on ICS, but even if its; unchanged in it's tablet mode, it's WAY better.


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