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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">I use Apple hardware, but all my data
      syncs with Google services instead of iCloud. It works great for
      me for now but it will probably be very easy to switch to Android
      in the future.<br>
      <br>
      --Jason<br>
      <br>
      On 01/29/2013 11:57 AM, Tim Youngblood wrote:<br>
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      <p dir="ltr">If you use Googles apps then Android. If not then
        50/50.</p>
      <div class="gmail_quote">On Jan 29, 2013 11:53 AM, "Christopher
        Rimondi" <<a moz-do-not-send="true"
          href="mailto:chris.rimondi@gmail.com">chris.rimondi@gmail.com</a>>
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          <div dir="ltr">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.</div>
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            <div class="gmail_quote">On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 11:48 AM,
              Tim Youngblood <span dir="ltr"><<a
                  moz-do-not-send="true"
                  href="mailto:timyoungblood@gmail.com" target="_blank">timyoungblood@gmail.com</a>></span>
              wrote:<br>
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                <div dir="ltr">1. I use Google Calendar for reminders.
                  Instant synch.
                  <div>2. I use Google+ for photos (which
                    replaces/extends Picasa Web Albums).</div>
                  <div>3. I don't read books on my gdevice(s) or
                    idevice(s).</div>
                  <div>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.</div>
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                          <div class="gmail_quote">On Tue, Jan 29, 2013
                            at 11:35 AM, Phil Sieg <span dir="ltr"><<a
                                moz-do-not-send="true"
                                href="mailto:phil.sieg@gmail.com"
                                target="_blank">phil.sieg@gmail.com</a>></span>
                            wrote:<br>
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                                <div>a few worries:</div>
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                                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.
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                                <div>2. iPhoto integration and syncing
                                  photos back and forth. Got a Kid now
                                  and I actually use this.</div>
                                <div><br>
                                </div>
                                <div>3. iBooks I think may be a non
                                  issue...</div>
                                <div><br>
                                </div>
                                <div>4. General syncing and backing up
                                  of my entire android device as I do
                                  with my iPhone for safety/security
                                  issues. </div>
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                                <div>Thoughts?<br>
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                                                  Phil Sieg<br>
                                                  President<br>
                                                  SeniorTech LLC /
                                                  snapfōn®<br>
                                                  <a
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href="http://www.snapfon.com" target="_blank">www.snapfon.com</a></div>
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                                                  style="word-wrap:break-word"><a
moz-do-not-send="true" href="mailto:phil.sieg@seniortechllc.com"
                                                    target="_blank">phil.sieg@seniortechllc.com</a><br>
                                                  <br>
                                                  Phone: <a
                                                    moz-do-not-send="true"
href="tel:423.535.9968" value="+14235359968" target="_blank">423.535.9968</a><br>
                                                  Fax: <a
                                                    moz-do-not-send="true"
href="tel:423.265.9820" value="+14232659820" target="_blank">423.265.9820</a><br>
                                                  Mobile: <a
                                                    moz-do-not-send="true"
href="tel:423.331.0725" value="+14233310725" target="_blank">423.331.0725</a><br>
                                                  <br>
                                                  <i>"The computer is
                                                    the most remarkable
                                                    tool that we've ever
                                                    come up with. It's
                                                    the equivalent of a
                                                    bicycle for our
                                                    minds."<br>
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                                                  </i></div>
                                                <div
                                                  style="word-wrap:break-word"><i>Steve
                                                    Jobs,<span> </span>1955-2011</i></div>
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                                          <div>On Jan 29, 2013, at 11:18
                                            AM, William Wade <<a
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                                            <div dir="ltr"><span
                                                style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px">"Merging
                                                the Apple Desktop
                                                ecosystem with the
                                                Android Mobile ecosystem
                                                is my biggest worry."</span><br>
                                              <div><span
                                                  style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><br>
                                                </span></div>
                                              <div><font face="arial,
                                                  sans-serif">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.</font></div>
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                                                  sans-serif"><br>
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                                              <div><font face="arial,
                                                  sans-serif">Android
                                                  can work like a simple
                                                  usb drive, so that
                                                  clears file boundaries
                                                  as well.</font></div>
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                                                  sans-serif"><br>
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                                              <div><font face="arial,
                                                  sans-serif">If there
                                                  is a specific point of
                                                  integration, I am sure
                                                  one of us can set you
                                                  on the right path.</font></div>
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