Setting aside the fact that most users have a personal preference for either the Apple or Android operating systems, I'm writing this review imagining that an alien has landed, understands the concept of mobile phones, but knows neither system and is therefore unbiased. What are the things that he will want to know before he buys his new smartphone?
For a long time now, Apple has had iMessage - a way of sending text messages between iPhone, iPod and iPad users without paying SMS charges. It uses your wifi connection or your 3G data bundle which is far cheaper. Blackberry has had BlackBerry Messenger BBM on its platform allowing instant messaging between Blackberry users - again using wifi or data bundles - some network deals included BBM instant messages for … Continue Reading ››