In the summer of 2012, after quitting Apple, I went out on a limb and got my first Android phone. 5 years later I have switched back to iOS. It is interesting to see what has and has not changed, and what I miss about Android after two weeks with iPhone X.
15 years ago in Japan, I thought it was pretty cool that I could send short messages via text to my friends. That wasn’t a thing yet in North America. I was living in the future! But it was complicated. There was “short mail” and “long mail.” Short mail could be sent at a steepContinue reading “The long and the short of mobile messaging incompatibility”
See all unboxing photos on Flickr. It has only been a few days but I have to say that I am immensely enjoying my Nexus 5. For months I have been complaining incessantly about my first Android, a Samsung Galaxy S3. The quality of the software was pretty low, but most of all it wasContinue reading “Nexus 5”
[Sidenote: Funny how I just posted about leaving Apple and now I am talking about my new Android phone…] Alright, so a couple of Android observations after having this new Samsung Galaxy S3 for just a couple of days. I still haven’t adjusted completely, so I am trying to keep these observations limited to moreContinue reading “My first few days with an Android phone”
papadimitriou: Mobile operating system market share, Feb 2011.