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Lucius

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It's not so much the walled garden approach that locks people in.


I'm sure it's a factor for a very small percentage of people. But it's mostly the marketing (i.e., an iPhone as a status object), the ease of use of iOS, and just general unwillingness to change.

And on the ease of iOS, it's really not any easier than Android or Windows Phone was. And I'd argue the UI in general is worse than Android and too dumbed down for a lot of people. Too much automation and "where is it putting this file" type of stuff. I don't understand why Android insists on copying iOS. Oh wait, I do. It's about selling and not actually providing the best experience.

I'm not Android fanboy. I hate Google as a company. I hate Apple a little less. But I'm not paying their outrageous prices for phones for an inferior user experience in my personal situation.

(In response to this post by The Hook)

Posted: 09/28/2021 at 09:36AM



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