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  • Apple Faces A Problem And Increasing Prices Will Make It Worse [View article]
    The iPhone 5 (or 5S? I can't remember) also had a problem with purple fringing in the camera.
    Apr 16 06:07 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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    Again, 64 bits on a smartphone is useless right now... and your phone would be faster without them as well.
    Apr 16 12:02 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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    As I said, my daughter has an iPhone 5S, and we also have an iPad, though I don't use it often (I prefer desktops and notebooks).

    Most of what you cited is replicated in other stores, apps and devices (Chromecast, etc).
    Apr 15 08:46 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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    Some might say that, bart. But the finely crafted iPhone 5S looks old besides the Nexus 5 with its amazing display.
    Apr 15 01:26 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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    manocas, the iPhone 6 wins in single-thread processing, loses against the overall power if the Nexus 5 gets to use all its cores.

    But in common usage you don't feel much of a difference between the two phones.
    Apr 15 01:25 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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    Azazello, the Nexus 5 is not a Samsung device.
    Apr 15 09:35 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Faces A Problem And Increasing Prices Will Make It Worse [View article]
    As per Apple's own presentation, the market is growing both in large display, expensive smartphones, and in the low end. Apple is growing much slower than the market because up until now it was not competing in those growing segments - so Apple lost a lot of market share.

    But the main problem is that after having lost a lot of share, Apple lost the ecosystem advantage.
    Apr 15 09:33 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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    The camera update was on 4.4.2 if I recall right. There will be a further update to add functionality including shallow depth of field, etc.
    Apr 15 08:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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    The Google apps are also significant.

    But what is obvious is that there isn't much to choose from between the two OSs ... everything is pretty similar.
    Apr 15 08:10 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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    I didn't say the smartphone business was going down. But it can stagnate/grow slower - and with a lot of competition at the same time.
    Apr 15 08:08 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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    The article has both anecdotal opinions, data from Apple and a comparison of the top 100 apps in several ecosystems. So it has both subjective and objective aspects to it.

    But I must say the Nexus 5 is the prettier phone. Subjectively.
    Apr 15 08:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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    64 bits on a smartphone is totally useless right now.
    Apr 15 08:05 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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    The problem is that it is no longer obviously far superior.
    Apr 15 08:01 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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    The problem transcends present earnings. Apple might be able to keep margins and earnings for a while, but at the expense of being heavily outsold. Then, with Android becoming the much larger installed base, slowly developers turn to it (this is already happening, making the two ecosystems equivalent).
    Apr 15 07:59 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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    I'd tell you to try out a Nexus 5 or something similar with the latest Android build at a store. You'll be surprised.

    It can be the Nexus 5, a Sony, a Samsung, an LG ... a few more, there are nice devices by several makers now.
    Apr 15 07:51 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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