Hello everyone. In advance I'll apologize for the length of this post . I have a few questions regarding the Galaxy S3, HTC One X and Android in general. First, some background: I have been an iPhone user since the 3G launched around 4 years ago. I really don't have any complaints with iOS. I think the OS is intuitive, smooth and functional. I currently own an iPhone 4S, iMac and an iPad 3rd Gen. I LOVE my iPad. I use it for work and as a laptop replacement so any android phone i may select is going to have to integrate well with that. I'm considering an android phone because I'm extremely bored with the small iPhone design (and it doesn't look like its going to change much this fall) and I want something new. iOS really hasn't changed much in the past 4 years. Here are my questions: I am currently using Gmail for email but iCloud for my contacts, calendar and basically everything else. Is there a way that I can keep a GS3 in sync with all my iCloud stuff through Gmail/ Google Calendar / Contacts ect? One of the things that intrigues me about Android is rooting a phone and installing whatever the heck version of android I want on it. Does doing this stuff void your warranty with Samsung/Insurance through AT&T? How do you protect yourself from bricking your phone? What are the advantages of moving to Android? I understand most people don't like Apple's walled garden, but since I'm already in it and I own all Apple devices it hasn't been an issue. Finally, which phone should I go with, the GS3 or the HTC One X? Which Color? I understand the GS3 has 2 GBs of RAM and is expandable with a Micro SD slot while the One X has a slightly better screen, has 1 GB of RAM and is not expandable (16 GB for AT&T). The One X is $100 less than the GS3 currently. Is the GS3 $100 better in your option? Thanks for your help. I'm open to moving to an android phone, I just want to make sure I'm not getting into something (for 2 years) that I'm going to regret.