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iPhone vs. Android: One Year Later

May 17th, 2011 Leave a comment
iPhone vs. Android: One Year Later

Last year, we published an article pitting iPhone and Android against each other. It’s now one year and several versions later for both of these smartphone platforms: is our decision still relevant? Who is the king of the smartphones one year later? Should you still consider dumping your iPhone? We’ve given this question another shot by looking at the same criteria we used to compare the two phones in the original article. Read on! iPhone’s Sync Options To no one’s surprise, iPhone is still a nightmare to sync. Unlike an Android phone, which loads as a regular drive that can be accessed… View full post »

Apple, Google and Microsoft – Who Will Be Victorious?

December 1st, 2010 Leave a comment 1 comment
Apple, Google and Microsoft - Who Will Be Victorious?

Recently there as been a lot of news and analysis about the relative positions of Google, Microsoft and Apple in the IT industry. In many ways, it appears that the three companies are bitter rivals and locked in a struggle to dominant the future of computing. The question many people are asking is how will this competition play out? Who will ultimately be left standing when the dust settles? Apple has made a pretty spectacular rise lately. The media really grabbed onto the fact that Apple’s market capitalization recently bypassed Microsoft. There has been a lot… View full post »

Google TV vs. Apple TV – Why Google is a Clear Winner

September 17th, 2010 Leave a comment
Google TV vs. Apple TV - Why Google is a Clear Winner

There is a war brewing on the horizon. Two technology giants will be fighting to own your living room. Apple recently announced a new Apple TV which will be available in September 2010. Google similarly announced their own television platform with the first devices being available sometime in the fall of 2010. Google TV and Apple TV differ in a number of ways and the two companies have different business models. However, it seems clear that if Google TV does what they’ve promised, it will easily beat Apple TV as the hottest new way to… View full post »

Is Android Google’s Launching Pad into Apple’s Airspace?

August 15th, 2010 Leave a comment
Is Android Google's Launching Pad into Apple's Airspace?

With the release of iOS version 4, Apple continues to build on their momentum as the leading blue chip smart phone provider. As Google takes strides to develop its Android OS, however, many analysts see emerging trends that point in Google’s favor. AdMob’s own mobile metrics report (http://metrics.admob.com/2010/06/may-2010-mobile-metrics-report/) shows Android’s operating system share rising to over 25%, with Apple holding steady at around 40%, Nokia at just over 20% and Blackberry at just under 10%. In terms of the ability to scale, Android provides developers and handset manufacturers with a compelling alternative to the closed Apple ecosystem, potentially increasing the… View full post »

iPhone vs. Android – Why Dump iPhone for Android

May 7th, 2010 Leave a comment 4 comments
iPhone vs. Android - Why Dump iPhone for Android

When the iPhone first appeared on the market, it was a revolution in the mobile device area. Android took a while longer to materialize, but now that it is out there, some consumers are re-evaluating their “love affair” with iPhone. Learning from iPhone’s mistakes, Android was able to capitalize on many iPhones features that users find frustrating. In fact there are plenty of good reasons to dump your iPhone for an Android device. iPhone’s Hideous Sync Options Unlike the iPhone, the Android does not sync with the computer it is plugged into. One of the iPhone’s pet peeves is… View full post »