I share many of David Ruddock's thoughts captured here: Horrible keyboards, no default apps, LOCK IN; I can only image the annoyance of FaceID.
When I realized that a switch from Windows on my phone was unavoidable, I was expecting to find a subpar phone experience with more apps. I was wrong. iOS and Android offer experiences that are different from Windows Mobile. I still prefer the homescreen and integrated functionality of my Lumia phone. The closest equivalent to… Continue reading The Surprise Winner
This is the second part of a two-part post. In the first part, I discussed generally what I liked and didn't like about my use of the iPhone for a week. Here are the rest of my thoughts on how the week went. http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/pictures/20000/velka/sad-child-portrait.jpg Disappointments Coming from Windows phones, one can get discouraged, hearing about… Continue reading iPhone thoughts after a week (2 of 2)
A week ago, I jotted down some of my initial thoughts after using an iPhone for a day. Thanks you for the public and private comments I've received! Here are some of my thoughts after a week of using only an iPhone. This post will be the first of two; the second part is here.… Continue reading iPhone thoughts after a week (1 of 2)
Now that I've spent a day using the iPhone and a day using the Galaxy 6, here is a lazy, laundry list of notes on the iPhone. It's mostly frustrations, which is to be expected when going deep on a new operating system. Help me out! Please comment—and correct me— if possible, and refer to… Continue reading 20 or so iPhone first impressions; help me out!
Last week, I ordered both an iPhone 6 plus and a Samsung Galaxy S6 through Swappa. Each cost around $350. Yesterday, the iPhone arrived, first, so it will be evaluated first. (The Galaxy is coming from California.) The point of this blog isn't to compare hardware, particularly with Android, but since the iPhone is a… Continue reading The iPhone arrives
We first bought a Windows phone, the Nokia Lumia 920, when it came out in late 2012. I was still using a Blackberry for work, although I had a lot of hands-on experience with both iPhone and Android devices. My wife was upgrading to this phone from an iPhone 3GS, which she liked well enough, although it… Continue reading Why THAT phone?