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I can't imagine the value keeps up with the iPhone. The main reason being there is really only 1 iPhone, but there are so many android OS phones. Therefore there are more choices when choosing android, and those prices tend to be lower as a result.

When you want an iOS phone on ebay, you just search iPhone. When you want an android phone, you pretty much need to know what you're looking for.
    
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Omg I just tried swype and it's simply amazing.

I was quite weirded out at first, but the tutorial eased any issues I thought I'd have. Excellent App for sure
I know right, Now check out swiftkey... According to my phone it makes me 65% more efficient than even swype


I still <3 swype.. Just sharing info.
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I disagree with iOS performing better in terms of web browsing. Aside from the ability to play Flash content, Android has tons of different browsers that should fulfill everyone's needs.

- Dolphin HD has tabbed browsing like Chrome for faster navigation
- Opera Mobile simply works well with a beautiful UI, brings over the famed Speed Dial
- Skyfire Browser does wonders with Flash content
- Firefox Mobile attempts to make use of its flexibility through plugins like its desktop counterpart
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I disagree with iOS performing better in terms of web browsing. Aside from the ability to play Flash content, Android has tons of different browsers that should fulfill everyone's needs.

- Dolphin HD has tabbed browsing like Chrome for faster navigation
- Opera Mobile simply works well with a beautiful UI, brings over the famed Speed Dial
- Skyfire Browser does wonders with Flash content
- Firefox Mobile attempts to make use of its flexibility through plugins like its desktop counterpart
I don't see where someone said the browsing was better, but I would have agreed until I started using Mercury. I don't even know how you could make a better mobile browser, regardless of the OS. Touch gestures, download manager, different full screen modes, tabs, themeing, private browsing, dashboard, etc. It really is that good.

I've tried other browsers, and they, especially Safari, don't come close to touching it. Once you get the gestures right, it's just effortless.
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I know right, Now check out swiftkey... According to my phone it makes me 65% more efficient than even swype

I looked at it

I still <3 swype.. Just sharing info.

Keep in mind that the guy has ZERO idea how to even use swipe properly. He's spacing when he doesn't have to (swype does it for you auto), and he doesn't know how to use double letters. If he'd actually done the tutorial, he'd be much faster than in the video. If you look at 1:33, he was way ahead with swype. but then the double lettering started getting him.

After actually seeing what swiftkey is, I think I'll stick with swype. Swiftkey is just regular texting with excellent prediction.
    
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I don't see where someone said the browsing was better, but I would have agreed until I started using Mercury. I don't even know how you could make a better mobile browser, regardless of the OS. Touch gestures, download manager, different full screen modes, tabs, themeing, private browsing, dashboard, etc. It really is that good.

I've tried other browsers, and they, especially Safari, don't come close to touching it. Once you get the gestures right, it's just effortless.
Dolphin has gesture support, as well as themes and a download manager (as is with all Android browsers). It also supports some plugins such as a Speed Dial, Text Sizer, a shake and location feature.
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Dolphin has gesture support, as well as themes and a download manager (as is with all Android browsers). It also supports some plugins such as a Speed Dial, Text Sizer, a shake and location feature.
Dolphin and Mercury. It's funny how these obscure-sounding browsers are the best on the mobile market.

That sounds like what I would be using on Android though.
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Dolphin and Mercury. It's funny how these obscure-sounding browsers are the best on the mobile market.

That sounds like what I would be using on Android though.
Dolphin's actually making great strides in terms of popularity. Touted as one of the best mobile browsers to date. Official Website
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why u no speaky engli? hahaha titles a laugh. but seriously i wouldn't trade my android for 10 iPhones put together.
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post #100 of 183
100% agree walnuts. Swiftkey is awesome. But swype has my <3


Also, Just wanted to add. Lets see you customize your iphone like this.
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