[Chugalug] Fanboy converts <maybe>

Christopher Rimondi chris.rimondi at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 16:52:22 UTC 2013


I would also be interested in peoples feedback on this. I currently have an
Android device and am looking to upgrade soon. It will between iPhone 5 and
the latest Galaxy Note. I have heard the wisdom that you should "buy into
an ecosystem" not a device.


On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 11:48 AM, Tim Youngblood <timyoungblood at gmail.com>wrote:

> 1. I use Google Calendar for reminders. Instant synch.
> 2. I use Google+ for photos (which replaces/extends Picasa Web Albums).
> 3. I don't read books on my gdevice(s) or idevice(s).
> 4. This is actually much better on the dark side as the trappings of
> device synch over USB were never a part of the plan. You can set how much
> data you want backed up on your G account. Get a new device, just log in
> and go. Some specific things like icons on the home page need to be redone
> but data is perfect, I've found.
>
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 11:35 AM, Phil Sieg <phil.sieg at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> a few worries:
>>
>> 1. Starting to get very good use out of siri/reminders and having it sync
>> up with my desktop ann laptop over then net in a matter of minutes
>> automatically.
>>
>> 2. iPhoto integration and syncing photos back and forth. Got a Kid now
>> and I actually use this.
>>
>> 3. iBooks I think may be a non issue...
>>
>> 4. General syncing and backing up of my entire android device as I do
>> with my iPhone for safety/security issues.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>>  Phil Sieg
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>> *"The computer is the most remarkable tool that we've ever come up
>> with. It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds."
>>
>> *
>> *Steve Jobs, 1955-2011*
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Jan 29, 2013, at 11:18 AM, William Wade <willm.wade at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> "Merging the Apple Desktop ecosystem with the Android Mobile ecosystem is
>> my biggest worry."
>>
>> It depends on how much you use Apple's software. There are no bumps if
>> you are a Google centered user. My phone and OSX side of my laptop don't
>> really talk because phone talks to Google and Chrome/Firefox talks to
>> Google. Outside of terminal and finder I don't use any Apple apps, so I
>> cannot speak to those.
>>
>> Android can work like a simple usb drive, so that clears file boundaries
>> as well.
>>
>> If there is a specific point of integration, I am sure one of us can set
>> you on the right path.
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