“Google has made it clear: The company’s stated goal is to organize all the world’s data,” Rene Ritchie writes for iMore.
“To organize it, Google first has to collect it, and to organize all of it, it has to collect you. All of you,” Ritchie writes. “If that’s a concern, and it’s leading to your having second thoughts about your involvement with Google, then switching to iPhone can be of tremendous benefit to you. With the iPhone, you can use the best of Google services if you want to, but you can also easily live Google-free. And if you’re not yet sure, the iPhone lets you keep all your options open.”
“I consider it a huge advantage that I, as an iPhone owner, can choose whether I want to use Google services or not,” Ritchie writes. “And I can choose on a service-by-service basis.”
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