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The Telecom Digest for November 12, 2013
Volume 32 : Issue 230 : "text" Format
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Re: Conquering Android's World of Themes (Julian Thomas)

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Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2013 20:22:40 -0500 From: Julian Thomas <jt@jt-mj.net> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: Conquering Android's World of Themes Message-ID: <BB286E44-B45E-4FBA-8F1C-C8B2B96DC619@jt-mj.net> On 10 Nov 2013, at 18:17, Monty Solomon <monty@roscom.com> wrote: > A few weeks ago, I ditched my iPhone 4S for an HTC One, and now I > think the difference between the world's most popular smartphone > operating systems - Apple's iOS and Google's Android - can be > explained with a metaphor about home decorating. > > The iPhone is a mansion designed by experts with superb taste. It's > beautifully laid out, and all the rooms, wiring and plumbing work > together seamlessly. But once you move in, you can make only the > tiniest of alterations. > > The designers of Android, and companies like HTC, which modify that > operating system in different ways, don't have the same skills. But > you can trash just about every aesthetic choice they've made and > renovate to your heart's content. Not disagreeing with you about the design, but one compelling argument for using iOS devices (e.g. iPhone) is when you are using a Mac computer desktop; the integration with the iOS devices is outstanding. jt
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