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_Damian S_10-Sep-13 14:02
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Chris Maunder wrote:
and load them onto my iPod and iPhone all the time. Sure, I have to use iTunes
That's precisely what I said. You are tied to itunes, if you want to do anything.

I don't have to use any proprietary tools to do anything with my android kit, nor do I need to ever connect it to a computer -- Hell, I can even control my phone from my computer, without any wires attached (since you've expressed a preference to not taking your phone out of your pocket, how do you like the idea of making calls and sending SMSes while it's still snuggled up getting scratched by your keys?)

We have two tablets in the house, a 600 EUR itoy3, and a 113 Euro android tablet with a lower-power chip and comparatively crappy screen, and everyone fights over the android one. Why? Because you can't do anything useful with the itoy; you can just "consume" stuff (and then only after you've been to itunes to upload/buy it).

(My law that my 32GB card has to be re-inserted into the android tablet after use has, so far, been obeyed, but I can't see that lasting.)

I don't understand why you're "defending" apple. They make great (but vastly overpriced) toys/readers/media players, which is fine, but don't try to say that they're better than useful machines.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!

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