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iPhone vs. Android: Five points of difference

Jun 29, 2010, 21:17 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Wow, the way people are arguing about iPhones vs. Android phones I'm having flash-backs to the grand old tech. flame wars of Macs vs. PCs; OS/2 vs. Windows; or vi vs. EMACS. Now, I don't have a dog in this fight. I've used both iPhones and Android phones, specifically the HTC EVO and Motorola Droid, and there are things I like, and dislike, about both smartphone families

"Before jumping into that though, I think everyone should keep in mind that when you're talking Apple iPhones vs. Android phones, you're really arguing... ah... apples vs. an orange grove. All iPhones 4 are identical to each other, there's quite a variety of Android Linux-powered phones. So, there's really no fair way for end-users to compare the two platforms. You can only really compare specific phones when it comes to making an informed buying decision.

"Another point, which my buddy Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier made, helps disprove the old myth that Linux is hard to use."

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