[Chugalug] Fanboy converts <maybe>

Tim Youngblood timyoungblood at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 16:57:24 UTC 2013


If you use Googles apps then Android. If not then 50/50.
On Jan 29, 2013 11:53 AM, "Christopher Rimondi" <chris.rimondi at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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
>>> President
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>>>
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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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