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I consider Android a great OS, but it is not my cup of tea. That said, I definitely am not a "sheep" as Android fanboys like to label anyone not using Android. I know how to build computers, tweak and troubleshoot software, install liquid cooling systems, mod cases, use Linux competently, ect so I am definitely tech savvy to a good degree. At the same time, a phone is JUST A PHONE for me. I just need it to make calls, check emails, occasionally browse, text, and every now and then, play games. I don't care for or want to go through the hassles of tweaking it to make it play nice and the iPhone offers that with the iOS along with other phone features that I am looking for. It is really sad how some people (not saying you, just some of the people on OCN that consider themselves clever) are not able to see or tolerate a different perspective.

I agree with you on many points, and even though I always tell people not to let first impressions with electronics color your opinion of the brand... I still do it myself smile.gif To this day, I never, ever recommend a Sony TV to anyone simply because of my experience with the first 40" I bought. Still, in my opinion, the eco-system investment and Apple product synergy is probably the main reason to invest in an iPhone from my perspective. I have the same attitude with Tablets. Ever since the amazing experience I've had with my iPad 2, and the absolutely terrible experience my girlfriend and I have had with the Galaxy Tab... I've stuck with Apple as far as Tablets are concerned.

Worth mentioning though, the lag with iOS 7 on iPads as recent as the Retina iPad is absolutely terrible. It's still functional, but nowhere near as pleasant as with the new devices, or the old firmware.
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Worth mentioning though, the lag with iOS 7 on iPads as recent as the Retina iPad is absolutely terrible. It's still functional, but nowhere near as pleasant as with the new devices, or the old firmware.
Anyone who disputes your assertions is a troll then?

The iOS7 choppiness on the iPhone4 is completely unbearable, at least to me.
   
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The iOS7 choppiness on the iPhone4 is completely unbearable, at least to me.

Yeah, it's pretty terrible on the iPad 2 as well but I'm hanging in there lol. I should've listened to Anandtech, I didn't think it'd be that bad.
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I notice some lagging with iOS 7 on the iPad 3rd Gen I own, but it is still very usable. It is pretty darn smooth running on my iPhone 5 however. biggrin.gif
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I'm actually very satisfied with iOS 7 on my iPad 2. I'm not going to lie and say I don't notice any lag, but it's nothing compared to the lag I still get at certain points on my Nexus 10.
 
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After using iOS 7 for a couple of days, I can't imagine going back to iOS 6. I like it a lot now.
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I mean, if slapping a gold plate onto the back of the phone is enough to call it a new phone, so be it apple, well played yet again, you've deceived millions, again.

They did quite a lot more than "slapping a gold plate" on it.
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After using iOS 7 for a couple of days, I can't imagine going back to iOS 6. I like it a lot now.

I would hate not having swipe to go back in Safari, already totally ingrained.
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Could we drop the name calling? It's bad as it is to deal with the pointless nvidia vs amd vs intel everyday. Don't add this to the list.
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