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post #21 of 84
Google market - Vs - Apple App Store
Google = every app has 6 apps identical to it
Apple = every app has 10 apps identical to it

That's the only real difference between the two
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post #22 of 84
Google Market has better implementation as a whole, in my opinion.

- OTA batch updates of applications, with an option to automatically download them if there is available internet connection
- Seamless app syncing between Android devices; register your new phone with an existing Google account, all apps tied in to the account will be downloaded within seconds
- Zero hassle in-app billing, whether it be carrier or credit-card based


I do agree to an extent that Google should regulate the publishing of apps to prevent malware intrusions, but not to the point that it's setting unnecessary rules that would frustrate developers. Sure, there are tons of crapware in the Market; the App Store has roughly the same ratio anyway. Plus, it would take a brain to discern which apps are suspicious or not; I'd say that if one haphazardly downloads everything in sight, he's bound to get problems.
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post #23 of 84
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Originally Posted by un-nefer View Post
Google market - Vs - Apple App Store
Google = every app has 6 apps identical to it
Apple = every app has 10 apps identical to it

That's the only real difference between the two
That really is probably a huge part of it.
    
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post #24 of 84
Personally, I prefer the Apple market, however, both seem polar opposites. Apples is very tightly controlled (almost too tight), whilst Google's isn't controlled enough (too many spam, copycat, malware apps).

There needs to be an efficient way at sorting the good from the bad.
post #25 of 84
Can someone please post a source to backup their claim that Apple has more redundant Apps. So far it sounds like hearsay from the Android camp.
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post #26 of 84
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There are loads on the Android market?
i don't regularly search for them, but google made Dolphin take that function out of their browswer.

I don't doubt that you are right though.

I don't spend that much time browsing the market. I do it like i shop for groceries. I know what i am looking for, i go in, get it, and leave.
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post #27 of 84
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My god you have an agenda don't you? You're probably just trolling, but whatever. Between my iPad and my android phone, I can find equally high quality apps on each. They aren't necessarily the same app, but that doesn't make them suck. In fact, I'm often frustrated by the iPad apps, simply due to apples restrictions.

Side note: My iPad has apps crash probably 2:1 compared to my android phone, maybe slightly higher. All the apps I download are 3.5 stars +, so it's not like I'm downloading the dregs of the app store.
No agenda at all .

Just interesting to see what people think of both apps stores

Maybe my aussie ways are unorthodox to you

P.S I don't troll
Edited by Benny99 - 6/3/11 at 7:22pm
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If you really wanted to know, you probably should have started with an unbiased OP
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post #29 of 84
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If you really wanted to know, you probably should have started with an unbiased OP
Well i have used both app stores.

It was obvious to me the google market isn't as refined and apps don't work aswell as the apple counterpart.

Example Words with Friends .

I will say i had a horrible first experience with Android on my HTC Desire HD .
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Words with friends a pretty obvious line for line rewrite from iOS.

If you look at good native Android apps, they are on par with ios
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