How to make Android faster, more productive and more secure than iPhone
After I read this article, I thought a better title might be:
Why You Should Not Buy An Android Phone
Disclosure: I'm a long-time iPhone user (since iPhone 3S).
Generally I am well satisfied by the iPhone, but I am sometimes frustrated by the constraints that Apple puts on the iOS. I have read that Android has made a lot of advancements recently, and many think it is superior to the iPhone. Even the iPad advocate GrumpyMonkey has been making noises about switching to Android.
So, I thought I should review the Android to see what I might be missing out on. I just ran across this article today, and it seemed like a good place to start.
I may have a bias toward the iPhone, but the suggestions listed to make the Android better seemed to me like a list of what's wrong with the Android:
IPhone users love to brag about their phones. They line up around the block and stand in line for hours when a new one is released. Yet, for many users, Android is clearly the superior platform. Yes, its Achilles' heel is a big one: security. Android's openness and large market share mean that it's a juicy target for attackers.
With a little tweaking, you can speed up and optimize Android in ways that will make iPhone users' heads spin.
Here are 10 ways to make Android faster, more productive and more secure than iPhone:
[Note: See the full article for details provided for each item on the list]
Make your Android faster
1. Get a better browser.
2. Install an Android optimizer.
3. Conserve your battery.
Make your Android more productive
4. Dig deeper into which apps hog data.
5. Tether your phone.
6. Pick your own keyboard.
Make your phone more secure
7. Turn on screen lock, but don't use a pattern.
8. Install anti-virus software.
9. Stay away from App Stores you do not know.
10. Stay away from mobile payments.