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Is there something that iOS can do that Android can't? Due to Android's vast open source base, if Android can do something that iOS does natively with a third party app, it counts :)

Also, visaversa, something Android can do that iOS cannot (ringtones cannot be done natively but can with iTunes and Jailbreaking)

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Jailbreaking is not necessary to add ringtones to an iphone

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Jailbreaking is not necessary to add ringtones to an iphone

See? Thats why I do not want to be misinformed :)

BTW, the only way I know how to do it, is using iTunes (or something similar) and you need Win/OSX/Lin for that. By itself, iOS cannot add custom free ringtones to itself so you can use it.

The reason I made this thread is not to be misinformed :)

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just to qualify what you said:

 

from the apple site: You can use your iPhone to buy and download 256 kbps ringtones from the iTunes Store. An iTunes Store account and a 3G or Wi-Fi connection are required.

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I'm pretty sure they both can or able to do the same thing, they just go about doing it in different ways, my wife has an iphone and most personalisation has to go through itunes, but not all, I wasn't interested, so wasn't really paying attention, android personalisation can be done on the device itself, which was a +1 for my as I have been called, (and rightly so) a symbian fanboy

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Pretty much both platforms are more or less the same. MDM in iOS is far superior to Android; but thats not going to change anything in your decision as you're not an Enterprise.

 

I think it comes down to what you prefer rather than Feature Sets. iOS is easier to use and generally a cleaner experience, Android is generally a more technically involved and customisable experience. Both have Pros and Cons.

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I have and use both. They are both equal in terms of ability. Andriod fanboys are delusional and want to believe their linux is better then windows because its harder to do things.

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ios can make ifans stand in line for months in -50 C weather. android cant do that.

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ios can make ifans stand in line for months in -50 C weather. android cant do that.

 

Wrong.

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ios can make ifans stand in line for months in -50 C weather. android cant do that.

but driod wishes they could... fact.

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Wrong.

 samsung-gsii-sydney-cheeeeaap.jpg

 

those are just the homeless taking advantage of the warmth inside that mall

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As far as I know, iOS does not support custom keyboards. I can't even type without using swype on android. 

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Andriod fanboys are delusional and want to believe their linux is better then windows because its harder to do things.

 

Uh, please share the magic beans around.

 

One thing android can do that iPhone can't?  Get all fragmented ;)

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iOS is only available on Apple devices. Android is available on a multitude of devices from a variety of manufacturers. I originally owned an LG Gx2 and now own a Galaxy S3; I chose both for the removable battery and MicroSD card slot. Of course, this means the capabilities of Android varies by device. I won't go into the capabilities that require rooting, but I'll note that Google condones rooting devices to the point that apps can now show a "Superuser" permission in the Play Store.

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Uh, please share the magic beans around.

 

One thing android can do that iPhone can't?  Get all fragmented ;)

best analogy i can think of... andriod would be linux and IOS would be windows... everything is just easier on windows, but being easier doesn't always mean better... just different

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Uh, please share the magic beans around.

 

One thing android can do that iPhone can't?  Get all fragmented ;)

 

Yet Android has segregated its key apps from the OS, so earlier versions of Android can have the latest Maps, the latest browser, the latest core apps. iOS fans get all hyped up over a number, sure your iPhone may show the latest number in "iOS version Number". But it's a stripped down version, with features lacking. When an Android handset gets an Android update, it gets all the features.

 

 

best analogy i can think of... andriod would be linux and IOS would be windows... everything is just easier on windows, but being easier doesn't always mean better... just different

 

I'd compare Android to Windows, and iOS to OS X. 

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Yet Android has segregated its key apps from the OS, so earlier versions of Android can have the latest Maps, the latest browser, the latest core apps. iOS fans get all hyped up over a number, sure your iPhone may show the latest number in "iOS version Number". But it's a stripped down version, with features lacking. When an Android handset gets an Android update, it gets all the features.

 

Thus developers do not know who to target?  Modern version users who want the benefits, or old version users.  The fragmentation is a bitch.  That said, I blame carriers more than anyone for this.

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Thus developers do not know who to target?  Modern version users who want the benefits, or old version users.  The fragmentation is a bitch.  That said, I blame carriers more than anyone for this.

 

It's getting under control though, over 50% of Android devices now on Android 4.x

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It's certainly getting a LOT better!

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I'm glad someone finally made a thread like this. The nexus 4 was my first true android daily driver. Since having it for almost a year the 2 things I absolutely miss is Undo and Tap to Top scrolling. The accelarated scrolling in chrome sucks and the rendering during the scrolling lags and slows it down. I've witnessed this on a nexus 4, gs4, HTC one, etc. It's the OS and not the power of the device.

Besides this I've so far liked my experience. I will say I will love iOS for being simple easy fast. Being in IT, the last thing I want to do is fix/fight with my own devices. But that's another reason I like my nexus. Once I got my ROM perfect and no random issues, I was happy.

TL;DR: Android doesn't have undo or tap to top scrolling(in any app).

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push notifications work on a brand new iphone 5...  /troll (this from a passed iOS user, now android,,)

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just to qualify what you said:

 

from the apple site: You can use your iPhone to buy and download 256 kbps ringtones from the iTunes Store. An iTunes Store account and a 3G or Wi-Fi connection are required.

You said it there buy and download 256 kbps ringtones from the iTunes store.

Thats why on the third post and replying to Kriz's, I made it clear that AFAIK, there is no way, without a PC, to add your own free custom ringtones to be used on your iOS device.

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Android definately runs a lot smoother from personal use, just so used to the ios setup!

 

But yeah its not as simple as just adding a custom ringtone there is a bit of playing about to do.

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I am just saying what I know of....

 

Android

Able to customise more

  • Switch keyboard
  • Switch launcher/home screen
  • Switch lockscreen

Widgets on home screens

Live wallpaper (But iOS 7 have something like that)

Transferring files via bluetooth / WiFi direct

No need iTunes

 

Apple

Smoother UI (Except iOS 7 seem to lag a bit on my ip5)

Better text selection(I like the magnifying glass)

More completed emoji set

Way better emoji keyboard

Widgets on notification bar

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tl;dr - iOS can cause a 20% mark up on all peripherals :D

 

On a more serious note, be supported by everything. Literally every device has iPhone support.

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