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OS hierarchy

by karmasai / June 21, 2011 9:41 AM PDT

i feel like the iPhone was able to bring smartphones into popularity, but because something is popular doesn't make it the best. Symbian phones: the progenitors. iOS; the status quo. Android; Power Users. Agreed? Any complaints? Did I miss another really popular one? send a reply.

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I think this question
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 22, 2011 6:45 AM PDT
In reply to: OS hierarchy

Is answered by our choices. I would not push android on mom or dad but might set them up with an iPhone. And then I have some droid phone.

Once in awhile folk want to push choices on others, it's been a great time watching choices enter the cell phone market.
Bob

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I agree
by tiberiumdj / June 23, 2011 3:42 PM PDT
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Its really all up to the user. As for iOS, the Iphone or apple being 100% the reason smartphones became popular, not sure on that there could be pages written on the argument.

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How about this? Skins and apps?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 24, 2011 1:32 AM PDT
In reply to: I agree

Since we are seeing "skins" the user interface (who cares about the OS today?) can morph to what most want.

And then we have apps. I can't explain it, but a recent article proclaimed death to any phone that doesn't have "Angry Birds." While I may grimace at that statement I think they really meant "It's all in the apps."

Again the OS fades behind the scenes.
Bob

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Restore default
by malenaa23 / December 22, 2012 7:15 AM PST
In reply to: I agree

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attn: malenaa23
by birdmantd Forum moderator / December 22, 2012 12:42 PM PST
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