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I am starting to look at a new deli-ma, and have really no clue which direction I should go. I hope people can help point me in the right direction and that this doesn't create a flame war of 1 product vs the other.

I am and have for the last 4 years been a Blackberry user. At work we are changing our communication back-end which will utilize LRW's Pinecone Server Applications. For those unfamiliar with LRW, they are very similar to Good's technology however there is no external relay messages are first forwarded to, which is the main reason we are moving away from Blackberry BES and RIM technology.

Now both LRW and Good will not work with Blackberry's which limits me to either an iPhone or a Droid.

I have heard of some of the bugs with iPhone like the deathgrip if that hasn't been resolved, yet I have heard the iPhone has more apps available over the Droid. As you can see I am in Maryland and work in the DC Metro area. I am will AT&T and will be sticking with them. So the question comes down to what are the pro's and cons to both the iPhone 4 and the Droid? Which is better feature, signal strength, battery life, paired with bluetooth (Jawbones and Mercedes-Benz internal bluetooth), and finally keyboard? I am so used to my Curve it isn't funny.

FYI, I am open to both the Droid or the iPhone, but it has to be one or the other in order to utilize for work too.
Edited by bratas - 5/18/11 at 8:50pm
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ok then... all I can recommend is going into a shop, see what you like and come back, tell us what you like and we move from there.
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It also depends if you want to customize it. If yes go android if not go iphone.

For example I wanted the Desire, but the specs of the Galaxy S stole the show. I was also scared of customizing it in fear of breaking the phone but i'm way passed that now. Now i'm glad I went android because I love to tinker.

Sent from my Galaxy S Mesmerize.
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True apple has more apps however, a ton of their apps are repeat or junk apps as far as good quality most people need or use them apps I would say they are tied. Judging by the fact you're on this site I would say you have enough tech knowledge to use an Android to it's fullest. If simplicity is your main goal then Apple, but if you like freedom then Android.
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Scrappy's got it pretty nailed down, iPhones are good for people who have a hard time finding the power button on their computer, and the apps are mostly silly games and crap. I've actually written a finger painting app for Android, it was pretty fun. Also I'm pretty sure some droids are overclockable

It's a lot of personal preference, try each one out. If you have an iTouch the iPhone is almost the same thing, and I love Droids.
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^ They are, though no after market cooler

Btw nice ava Joe
Edited by Scrappy - 5/19/11 at 11:44am
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how are they as far as speed and responsiveness? I have heard Droid's are slower. It looks like my options are HTC Inspire, Samsung Captivate, Apple iPhone 4, Samsung Infuse, or the MOTOROLA ATRIX
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If you intend to mod/root/rom don't get any of the newer Motorolas they are locked down thighter than fort knox during an aborted hiest

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Wait for Droid Bionic
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Will Droid Bionic be avail to AT&T? From what little I have seen it's Verizon.
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