Androids vs iPhones
You walk down any average hallway, office building, school, or restaurant and guaranteed there will be at least one person glued to their phone. The society that consumers of this decade have evolved in is most definitely based on technology whether it be tablets, cell phones or portable gaming consoles we rely a little too much on technology. What seems to be the biggest disagreement in the world of cellular devices is between which is better the iPhone or Android phone? There are many differences and similarities between the two including screen size, hands free features and making tedious tasks easier for users. In the world of technology there is a very famous name known to many and that is Steve Jobbs, creator of Apple products and multimillionaire. An article from the Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, mentions the successes of the Apple company. The Apple Computer Company is arguably one of the most innovative technology companies to emerge in the last three decades. Apple, Inc. is responsible for bringing to market such products as the Macintosh computer and laptop, iPod and iTunes, and most recently, the iPhone. The success of the company can be traced primarily to a single individual--founder, Steven Jobs. Jobs and his friend, Steve Wozniak founded and built Apple into a 32 billion dollar company. The company enjoyed much success during the past decade with its stock price hitting a high of $200 in 2007. (Finkle 31)
Additionally the Android vs. iPhone debate will be around as long as both companies decide to come out with more products. The Android is a product of the Google family created solely to prevent Apple from taking over the mobile device world. An article from eWeek describes the real reason Android was created and how successful they have become. “Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) said its Android Market application store exceeded 10 billion...
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