CNET: 5 Reasons Why Android better than iPhone [Video]

According to Gartner’s recent Smartphone Market report, Android accounted for 25.5% of worldwide sales, compared to “just” 16.7% for the iPhone. But numbers aside, which is the better smartphone? Well, leave it to CNET’s Brian Cooley to answer this hotly debated question. Comparing the “two universes” (OS, devices, apps, carriers), Cooley takes a quick look and explains why Android is the superior product. He certainly gives valid reasons, but there’s no denying that faithful iPhone 4 users will think otherwise and can just as easily give 5 reasons of their own on why Apple’s phone takes the cake.

So what do you think? You agree that Android is better than the iPhone because of things like native flash support or the abundant choices of handsets? Video after the break!

Continue reading…

The iPhone is the worst phone ever – CNET UK

News-CNET-iphone-worst

Well, it’s official, the iPhone and CNET UK have taken a sudden turn for the ill. The god-like tech site digs the apps, but a few games here, and a couple of good references there aren’t enough to sway the lumbering giant into its prior, amorous love. Accordingly, there is little to like in a phone which:

  • drops calls
  • loses data
  • has horrible call quality
  • doesn’t ring
  • explodes
  • can’t sustain good battery life

The article is a good, long read and rant about why Apple’s phone ain’t the Messiah we are led to believe. As always though, the comments are the best part – users rave about how good or bad the phone is, CNET are; about how another user couldn’t pass her a-levels, etc.; but my favourite is by user Flora (after the gap):

Continue reading…