Made the switch to Android from IOS

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by zaftxx, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. zaftxx

    zaftxx Member
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    I just got my droid x today. wow, i wish i would of dumped my iphone 4 and att sooner. never going back..
     

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  2. Stuntman

    Stuntman Well-Known Member
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    Welcome to the club. I made my switch from Symbian.
     
  3. alextop30

    alextop30 Well-Known Member
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    Welcome to the android party I switched from iPhone 3gs
     
  4. dotpage

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    I made the switch 2 weeks ago, my iPhone 4 still in my drawer just in case. Still missing Words with Friends and Plants vs Zombies(actually going over withdraw syndrome...)

    Had to do some work to get the Droid X to be as usable as the iPhone, for example, goodbye Verizon crap and hello Froyo vanilla!! Then finding the right apps, free and paid ones, spent about 20 bucks to make things the way I wanted.

    Don't expect a better phone without putting some blood, sweat and tears on it.. But the reward is great when it becomes YOUR phone.

    Start with getting rid of the original ROM, battery life is amazing if you pick the correct ROM(I got Fission), I went from 4-5 hrs from full to dead to at least 10 hours of full usage, actually better the the iPhone 4
     
  5. bbuck002

    bbuck002 Well-Known Member
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    welcome to the fun world of android!! and this great community... you got questions, we got answers.. :)
     
  6. I made the switch from Blackberry back in July. I missed BBM at first, but got over it. Android is so young that most people are coming over from something or another.
     
  7. MikeAce00

    MikeAce00 Well-Known Member
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    Zaftxx- welcome to the club. Im a blackberry convert myself and im hooked

    @dotpage- have you seen word feud yet? Im addicted but it may not be quite the same as words with friends...

    And a little blood and sweat is definitely needed, but well worth imo

    Mike
     
  8. Hrethgir

    Hrethgir Well-Known Member
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    Same here. Paid the ETF to get out of my iPhone a year early, haven't regretted it for a second.
     
  9. bigbadwulff

    bigbadwulff Well-Known Member
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    Came from a BB Storm. Miss somethings about it but not others.
    Miss the easy layout. Don't miss the slowness. Sometimes miss Surepress, sometimes glad it isn't there. Miss some games, enjoying others. Glad for a browser experience that works and the zoom feature of the screen!!!
    The actual phone, email and texting is about the same.
     
  10. jcash3

    jcash3 Well-Known Member
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    I also came from the BB Storm. You must have had a much better experience than I did. That thing was a piece of junk. Extremely buggy...
     

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