The endless war between iOS Y Android It has not really, but just begun. Users of both operating systems tend to maintain that the software hidden under the screens of their mobile phones is the most efficient, the most complete and the one that offers better performance to their devices.
But, paradoxically, it is a pointless war. And the truth is that both operating systems have their advantages and disadvantages facing each other. Android has all kinds of excellent features and features that will come to iPhone users wonderfully … and vice versa. And, with your permission, I would like to go one step further, there is no perfect software for an operating system, there are always and there will be things to improve. Let's not face the quest to be superior to the rest, let's enjoy the miracles that technology offers us!
That said, today we are going to take a walk through some of the little corners of Android to highlight what are the most interesting and useful functions that we would like to have in iOS 13 and in future versions of Apple's mobile operating system. We start
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Apple should be inspired by Android to offer these features on iOS
Leaving aside the visual aspect of the user interface design, customization, usability dynamics and even the performance of each operating system (for tastes, colors), we will highlight some of the features of Android that iOS users look suspiciously, and why not, also with admiration.
1. On Android they use their favorite apps, not the ones that Google imposes
It is, without a doubt, one of the clearest premises of the Apple ecosystem: to create a universe of services, accessories, devices and applications that retain users and prevent them from going out to look for other alternatives. In Android this does not happen.
If a user wishes to use Firefox or Opera as their default web browser, they can do so. And the same goes for the rest of applications, to change a “native” app You just have to go to the applications section in your phone settings.
However, in iOS you cannot use Gmail as the default email manager, the same goes for Messages or Safari, for a couple of examples.
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2. Google Assistant has been better than Siri for a while
Although Siri has more popularity in today's society (and a more creative name, in my opinion), Google Assistant has been a few years ahead. It is a more complete, faster and more efficient virtual assistant. A much more sophisticated tool that takes full advantage of the perfect cycling Google database.
Although Apple has made a great effort to introduce improvements in its privacy-level assistant, enhancing the ability to react or even adding a writing mode for Siri, Google Assistant is still far ahead.
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