jacksutton11 wrote:Well, me personally, i believe you must follow the Android apps, just because that they'll reach a broader audience,as a result of they're a phone. Not only 1} phone, just like the iPhone, however several phones,starting from completely different phone firms.a lot of android are going to be created}, technically, then the iPhone.
CathyKing wrote:Hope the following article will help u out:
With a rush of amazing Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, this is a great time to buy a new phone for you or for someone else. There are excellent phones flooding the market (here are our top five favorite smartphones), but unless you plan on switching your next handset before your contract is up, you'll want to consider a few points before making any semi-permanent decisions.
OK, so what if you're looking for even more basic guidance, like which mobile operating system to get? Is the iPhone 4S really a better choice than a shiny, new Android phone? What's the story with Windows Phone, and are BlackBerrys even a thing anymore? Believe me, these are great questions, and they've been at the top of your mind. Earlier this month, I helped take your burning cell phone questions in a live chat, and fielded even more queries at our weeklong CNET Gotham event in New York. I expected questions comparing iOS versus Android, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus versus the HTC Rezound versus the Motorola Droid Razr--but what surprised me is how many of you were considering Windows Phone.
So to get you started, here's a quick primer on iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone (sorry, BlackBerry, you've lost your momentum), and a smattering of the most common questions about smartphone OSes I've received from you.
iPhone 4S in a nutshell
Runs Apple's iOS 5 operating system
Available on three carriers: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint
Available on three storage sizes: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
Easiest compatibility with iTunes, Apple ecosystem, and products
Form factor: One 3.5-inch screen (on the smaller size by today's standards)
Interface: Approachable, but not very customizable. Some hidden features
Key features: Excellent 8-megapixel camera, front-facing camera, colorful Siri voice assistant
Next big release: iPhone 5, release date unknown, but speculated for summer 2012
Android in a nutshell
Google's mobile operating system
Form factor: Available on all carriers, all shapes, all sizes
All capabilities: Range from budget to super premium
Not all Android phones are created equal in capability: some have excellent cameras, screens, etc. Some don't.
Easiest compatibility with Google services, Google Music, Android Tablet PC or other Android devices
Interface: Varies by manufacturers, has a small learning curve for some features
Key features: Free voice navigation with turn-by-turn directions, very customizable, voice actions
Next big phone release: Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone, Verizon release date unknown, but probably December
Next big operating system release: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Released with Galaxy Nexus, coming to existing handsets starting "early 2012"
Windows Phone in a nutshell
Microsoft's mobile operating system
Form factor: Available on all carriers, all shapes, all sizes.
AT&T has the largest and best selection
All capabilities: Mostly midrange, solid performers. Minimum 5-megapixel camera
Easiest compatibility with Zune, Xbox Live, Microsoft services like Microsoft Office, SkyDrive online storage
Interface: Very straightforward, but some hidden capabilities
Key features: Clean interface, built-in barcode-scanning and music identification, Xbox Live integration, voice actions.
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vijoyjoseph wrote:Dear All,
I'm a newbie to mobile apps(was working in Mainframe technology for 5 years), so could you please tell which platfom should i select for a long term perspective(Android/iPhone/Windows).
Also is therre any way to convert android apps to iPhone/windows. (any tools,utilities/blogs).
Thanks in adv. for the info. sharings.
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