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Essentials for Graphic Designers

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7 Things Android Switchers Miss About Their iPhone 3 By Mike Peterson I t's easy to think of iOS users and Android users as two distinct camps who never meet. But the truth is that many people switch from one operating system to the other. OS switchers have various reasons for doing so, but it doesn't mean that they may not miss something from their old operating system. For former iPhone owners who have switched to an Android, there are many iOS features that just aren't the same on Android. Continue reading to learn 7 Things Android Switchers Miss About Their iPhone. 7. The "Scrolling Experience" Talk to an Android user who switched from Android and you may find that they miss an unlikely feature from iOS: the overall scrolling experience. We're not just talking about performance and screen refresh rates. Many anecdotal reports indicate that there's just something special about how scrolling on iOS works. One Android user said that the "physics" of scrolling and navigating iOS are a lot nicer than Android. That largely comes down to the attention- to-detail Apple puts into its system — take the individual physics of text bubbles in iMessage, for example. Of course, not everyone likes the way navigation works on iOS. But those who do, really miss it. 6. Seamless Integration with Other Apple Devices Say what you will about the Apple ecosystem as a whole, there's no doubt that every device in the company's lineup integrates extremely well with every other Apple product. It's really something that you need to experience firsthand to understand. If you just have an iPhone, it won't make much of a difference. But when you add an iPad, a Mac, an Apple TV or an Apple Watch into the mix, features like Continuity and HomeKit start to become incredibly useful. Apple's products have long been known to "just work" and if you have multiple Apple devices, you'll know exactly what that means.

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