1. Brad Semenick's Avatar
    Hey everyone, I've had a variety of iOS and Android phones in the past few years and recently I've settled on the Google pixel. I've been so happy with it for the past 8 months but recently I've started to miss iOS again, specifically iMessage. Leaving my last iPhone I left so many group chats because 95% of my friends all use iPhones. Just wondering if anyone has recently made the switch and has regrets or no regrets, if probably try to trade my Pixel for an iPhone 6s or 7.
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    08-18-2017 11:02 PM
  2. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    I always try to have an iphone and android at the same time. I’m all in on the Apple ecosystem so iphone is my daily driver. That doesn’t stop me from thinking about switching to android now and again as daily driver.
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    08-18-2017 11:24 PM
  3. TripleOne's Avatar
    It is always nice to have both OS. And when it comes down to the Apple ecosystem, it really depends on your preference. I love it simply due to its simplicity and ease of use. It just works, and having all the different products synced together, iCloud, etc... it is totally worth it. You have to try it for yourself and then decide which one you prefer better
    csiguy1 likes this.
    08-19-2017 02:29 AM
  4. TgeekB's Avatar
    What drew you to Android? If you came back would you miss anything? Only you can answer these questions.
    Personally, I only use one ecosystem at a time. While I used to be a chronic switcher, those days are over.
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    08-19-2017 07:07 AM
  5. TripleOne's Avatar
    What drew you to Android? If you came back would you miss anything? Only you can answer these questions.
    Personally, I only use one ecosystem at a time. While I used to be a chronic switcher, those days are over.
    My days of being a switcher is over as well. I've decided to stick to one ecosystem and all my family members followed me eventually. Gotta love Apple (the fruit and the company)
    08-19-2017 07:09 AM
  6. TgeekB's Avatar
    My days of being a switcher is over as well. I've decided to stick to one ecosystem and all my family members followed me eventually. Gotta love Apple (the fruit and the company)
    Yup. I love apple pie especially!
    08-19-2017 07:10 AM
  7. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    To answer the thread question, yes, I find Apple’s ecosystem worth it....
    Spencerdl, mumfoau and TripleOne like this.
    08-19-2017 07:32 AM
  8. Wotchered's Avatar
    Yes,it's worth it ! Unless of course you have a compulsive desire to fiddle with the way your phone looks or works, in which case perhaps you should get out more, buy a dog, get a hobby....
    Just_Me_D likes this.
    08-19-2017 07:54 AM
  9. Brad Semenick's Avatar
    What drew you to Android? If you came back would you miss anything? Only you can answer these questions.
    Personally, I only use one ecosystem at a time. While I used to be a chronic switcher, those days are over.
    I'm a soft-core geek in a way that I like messing with custom launchers, and apps like Tasker. But I also love being connected to everyone and I've been trying to push Allo on to people but nothing will replace iMessage. I was looking forward to RCS messaging being more popular, but that will likely only be an Android thing for a while. I love technology but I desire ease of use and being able to easily share and communicate with other people.
    I love the pixel for many reasons, it's the best Android phone I've used to date and the camera is phenomenal. Google has made some very impressive leaps, but at the same time 90% of Google apps are available to download on iPhone.
    08-19-2017 09:00 AM
  10. TgeekB's Avatar
    I'm a soft-core geek in a way that I like messing with custom launchers, and apps like Tasker. But I also love being connected to everyone and I've been trying to push Allo on to people but nothing will replace iMessage. I was looking forward to RCS messaging being more popular, but that will likely only be an Android thing for a while. I love technology but I desire ease of use and being able to easily share and communicate with other people.
    I love the pixel for many reasons, it's the best Android phone I've used to date and the camera is phenomenal. Google has made some very impressive leaps, but at the same time 90% of Google apps are available to download on iPhone.
    Great points. I do think the Pixel was Googles attempt at an iPhone like device. From what I hear it performs very well. Ease of use is a good term when describing the iPhone. Both have their advantages and everyone needs to choose which works best for them.
    08-19-2017 09:04 AM
  11. RHChan84's Avatar
    For me, it's worth it. I have went from Android to iOS and so far I like it a lot. Apples ecosystem is smooth and just works. Google had a good chance with the pixel to compete but for me, it wasn't worth the upgrade from the Nexus 6P.

    I have gone from hating Apple to almost fully dived into Apples Ecosystem. The only thing I'm missing is a MacBook which I can't justify $2000 for.
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    08-22-2017 10:17 PM
  12. TripleOne's Avatar
    For me, it's worth it. I have went from Android to iOS and so far I like it a lot. Apples ecosystem is smooth and just works. Google had a good chance with the pixel to compete but for me, it wasn't worth the upgrade from the Nexus 6P.

    I have gone from hating Apple to almost fully dived into Apples Ecosystem. The only thing I'm missing is a MacBook which I can't justify $2000 for.
    The MacBook line is very expensive, but they last for a LONG time and is worth every penny
    08-23-2017 06:27 AM
  13. RHChan84's Avatar
    The MacBook line is very expensive, but they last for a LONG time and is worth every penny
    Oh I know. I just can't bring myself to paying that much for one. But people I know that have them use it for what I want to use it for. Photo and video editing. It's smooth and battery life is amazing even after 6 years. Meanwhile I'm on a 3 year old Surface Pro and the battery life is suffering.
    08-23-2017 08:59 AM
  14. TripleOne's Avatar
    Oh I know. I just can't bring myself to paying that much for one. But people I know that have them use it for what I want to use it for. Photo and video editing. It's smooth and battery life is amazing even after 6 years. Meanwhile I'm on a 3 year old Surface Pro and the battery life is suffering.
    I can’t even afford one. Hopefully in the long run I’ll be able to treat myself to a brand new MBP. Oh no! Are you able to get the battery replaced?
    08-24-2017 06:14 AM
  15. RHChan84's Avatar
    It's probably going to cost me and I'm always near a wall outlet. I used to get 6 hours. I barely get 3-4 now. Which is enough for me.
    08-24-2017 06:34 AM

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