The latest iOS updates were basically Apple catching up with what Android has been doing the past couple years.
What Google is unveiling right now with 4.1 Jelly Bean ... iPhans you definitely have something to look forward to in 2 years when Apple implements this stuff.
Wed Jun 27 2012, 01:10 PM #1
Opinion: Android continues to blow Apple out of the water
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DigiTimes reported earlier this month that the Fire 2 would have a 1280-pixel-by-800-pixel display and sell at $199, the price of the current Fire models. Like Apple, which dropped the price of its iPad 2 when it introduced its new iPad, Amazon would drop the price of the older Fire to $149.
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Wed Jun 27 2012, 01:41 PM #5
Aren't most Android devices still waiting to get the Ice Cream Sandwich update? Doesn't really matter how "cool" the features of an OS are if only a handful of devices have it.
Wed Jun 27 2012, 01:51 PM #6
You're right though - the fact that the software and hardware development is in the hands of two separate companies is an issue. Throw in carriers (like Verizon) controlling roll-outs of updates is a pain.
But many top phones are either shipping with ICS (Nexus, S3) or have been updated already (Razr, Razr Maxx).
Wed Jun 27 2012, 02:08 PM #7
Sidenote... can we just do away with naming OS versions? I feel like an idiot talking about Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwiches and Apple's going to run out of ferocious members of the cat family soon.
Wed Jun 27 2012, 02:24 PM #8
Yes. If you have an old or "budget" phone, you won't see Jelly Bean or even ICS. That is the drawback of multiple manufacturers designing Android phones. No argument there. Props to Apple for having 1 hardware developer and ensuring that a large number of their users will get updates as time goes by.
But the innovation is there. Google is doing what a developer should do, breaking new ground and unveiling new technologies. If you want to stay up-to-date on technology, you have to buy new technology.
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