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Understanding Google and Apple's Strategy
I've been following a series of articles that have really shed some light on questions I've had about the Android OS and the iPhone OS. It also touches on how Carriers are impacted which ultimately effect you and I as customers.
It's a very long read (3 part series) but offers some pretty neat insight to how Google and Apple differ in their Business Plan.
If your a SmartPhone Enthusiast (Junkie) like me it's worth a read.
Here are the Topics discussed:
Android vs. iPhone: under the surface
Platform environment: Google and Apple
Android vs. iPhone: the business model
Android vs. iPhone: Restrictions vs security
Software integration in consumer devices
Software updates: iPhone and Android
Platform advancement: iPhone and Android
Bundled Apps: iPhone and Android
Third party software solutions
Inside Google's Android and Apple's iPhone OS as core platforms
Inside Google's Android and Apple's iPhone OS as business models
Inside Google's Android and Apple's iPhone OS as advancing technology
Inside Google's Android and Apple's iPhone OS as software markets
Enjoy the read via AppleInsider
Last edited by srl7741; 11-21-2009 at 06:12 PM.
Bump due to a 4th Article being added to help complete the OP. Understanding helps everyone make better choices.
Thanks, I will have to get into this later when I'm on my Vaio, in the middle of cooking dinner...
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It's a pretty long read but it's worth it if you want to have a better understanding of how each approach doing business.
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