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The Fruit and The Droids

James and Jae are joined by Zack to have an honest discussion on the #iPhone vs #Android debate. We delve into security updates, device longevity, right to repair, cross-platform messaging and much more, all whilst remaining calm and collected!
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Show Notes

Whether you work in tech, produce tech content, or just happen to use a smartphone, a single question can spark debate and an explosion of extreme views from both sides. That question is simple, iPhone or Android?

We’re joined by our Zack, one of Jae’s nephews and a longtime Android user and advocate to have an honest discussion about why we like the platforms we’ve settled on and where we see potential issues. 

Our chat touches on some core issues like security updates, the challenge of a multitude of Android OEMs, cross-platform messaging, ecosystem lock-in, and the important of right to repair and the longevity of hardware.

What’s your daily driver, do you have strong feelings about the Fruit Company or the one with all the Droids? If you can keep it respectful, we’d love to hear from you, so please send us a note to [email protected], or why not come join the discussion on our Discord server.

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Chapter Times

  1. 00:00:04: Introductions
  2. 00:03:43: Our Daily Drivers
  3. 00:06:57: Personal Choice Matters
  4. 00:12:13: Android is not Google
  5. 00:15:26: Side loading: Android’s Freedom of Choice? 
  6. 00:33:15: Android Versions & OEMs 
  7. 00:42:18: An Expectation of Updates? 
  8. 00:47:38: Picking Your Device 
  9. 00:51:05: The Right to Repair 
  10. 01:07:34: Platform Services & Ecosystems 
  11. 01:18:17: Beeping iMessage 
  12. 01:29:01: Wrapping Up


Intro and outro theme: Ace of Clubs by RoccoW

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