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anon4845314039
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3/12/2014 | 11:49:05 AM
All hail Tim Cook
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anon4845314039
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anon4845314039,
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3/12/2014 | 11:49:16 AM
All hail Tim Cook
Another useless Apple vs Android article. So because more iPhones are updated with the latest OS than Android, this some how equates to a more successful product? Sorry, it tells me that Android users are more satisfied with their phones OS and iPhone users need to continuously update to remain happy/secure with their purchase. (See narcissistic)
TerranceK031
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3/12/2014 | 12:27:56 PM
Re: All hail Tim Cook
Why not compare Nexus to Apple. Nexus has 100% upgradeds. I don't have stock in Google. Does the writter in APPLE.
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3/12/2014 | 12:28:26 PM
Re: All hail Tim Cook
Not useless article at all. It shows how FRAGMENTED the Android OS Version landscape is, which is very tough on App Developers (like me). When I build an Android App, I can't really count on the "latest and greatest" OS features. I usually have to go several versions back for testing and API calls. But for my iPhone Apps, I have a VERY high confidence that the majority of iOS users will have the latest OS, or at worst one minor version back.

Like the article said (if you had read it more carefully) it is the fault of the CARRIERS not Google/Android. They have to "certify" the OS upgrades with their hardware/systems before releasing it themselves. Apple does not have that middleman - they can go straight to the users.

And to say Apple users are "continuously updat[ing] to remain happy/secure with their purchase" is absolutely ridiculous. Apple makes it fast, easy, and automatic to upgrade, and there have been no major headaches or bugs in doing so to date.

It sounds like it is you, oh brave anonymous poster, that has some "narcissitic" tendencies. 
Thomas Claburn
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3/12/2014 | 4:29:58 PM
Re: All hail Tim Cook
Mobile carriers not only do not add value to mobile phones, but it seems they diminish it by failing to certify Android updates in a timely manner. Why do we have mobile carriers again?
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3/16/2014 | 7:30:43 PM
thoughts from a grumpy tech veteran
A few thoughts; Not all apple devices can use the newest iOS Not all Android devices support kikat Apple did a good thing not allowing crap and bloatware on their Products The difficulty with Android are the manufacturers and carriers. Knowing all of this and not being particularly enamoured with iOs I bought a Nexus 5 and am very happy Just in case you are wondering I am 66 and have been in the technology game since '68 seen and survived a lot of changes . So forget the fan boy crap and check out the market, decide what works for you and go with it, thinking for yourself. Technology should be fun so go have some.


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