“Android isn’t perfect, and there are a few features in iOS that are better,” Derek Walter writes for PCWorld.
“So Google should do what any good tech company does: steal them,” Walter writes.
“There has already been plenty of that on both sides of the mobile war; iOS clearly was inspired by Android with its notification shade, and Android isn’t multitouch on accident,” Walter writes.
MacDailyNews Take: Multi-Touch™ > notification shade * ∞
“So here’s my list of some Apple-y ideas that should make their way to Android.”
The 5 best features Android should steal from iOS:
• One touch to the top of the screen
• Display the battery percentage
• Clone AirDrop
• Create a quick reply
• Add a drop of ‘Control Center’ to the Notification Shade
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “boecherer” for the heads up.]
MacDailyNews Take: Sheesh. Haven’t they stolen enough from Apple already?
Here’s what Google’s Android looked like before and after Apple’s iPhone:
Here’s what cellphones looked like before and after Apple’s iPhone:
Study: iPhone users are smarter and richer than those who settle for Android phones – January 22, 2015
Why Android users can’t have the nicest things – January 5, 2015
iPhone users earn significantly more than those who settle for Android phones – October 8, 2014
Yet more proof that Android is for poor people – June 27, 2014
More proof that Android is for poor people – May 13, 2014
Android users poorer, shorter, unhealthier, less educated, far less charitable than Apple iPhone users – November 13, 2013
IDC data shows two thirds of Android’s 81% smartphone share are cheap junk phones – November 13, 2013
CIRP: Apple iPhone users are younger, richer, and better educated than those who settle for Samsung knockoff phones – August 19, 2013
iPhone users smarter, richer than Android phone users – August 16, 2011
Study: Apple iPhone users richer, younger, more productive than other so-called ‘smartphone’ users – June 12, 2009