Wozniak Would Never Say Android Is Better Than iOS

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak was misquoted in the Dutch paper De Telegraaf. Supposedly they quoted was as saying that “Android phones have more features” and this would help Google Android become the most dominant smartphone platform. This sparked an iOS vs. Android debate across the web. Fortunately Engadget called Woz to have him clarify what he meant.

Woz had given the De Telegraaf reporter a lengthy demonstration of voice commands on the iOS vs. the Android. He pointed out that Android offered the ability to say “Navigate to Joe’s Diner.” He said that Apple would catch up to these advanced features through the acquisition of Siri and Poly9. He also said that he would “never” say that Android was better than iOS.

“Almost every app I have is better on the iPhone.” He did say that based on what he has been reading, he does expect Android to become more popular. He said he expects Android “to be a lot like Windows… I’m not trying to put Android down, but I’m not suggesting it’s better than iOS by any stretch of the imagination. But it can get greater marketshare and still be crappy.”


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Wozniak Would Never Say Android Is Better Than iOS Comments

  1. Nathan Moyer says:

    Just My Observation…………Why would someone who owns so much stock in Apple DARE to say anything bad about a product of theirs????? Especially in DIRECT comparison to the things ONLY competitor…And why do people assume that Windows may have a higher market share, which is ODES, and say that there is a lack of good reason? If a product is worse than the other similar products out there, the consumers will either buy the better one off the bat, or buy it in the end which means that the best product will end up with the higher share of penetration..

  2. Nathan Moyer says:

    Or is that to say that Apple is saying the consumer is NOT always right…………Which we ARE because we will always buy what we LOVE which is inherently the BEST out there….Isn't the "best" what people like the most??…..Apple users almost always only buy apple products and windows an linux users almost always use all products so I can safely say that apple's "ecosystem" is clouding the minds of their users…..

  3. Nathan Moyer says:

    I own an ipod touch a windows/loi9nux desktop & laptop (XP & Ubuntu only, naturally) An android or two and have owned and sold my ipad and a few older imacs and macboook air and can honestly say that the apple products have more lifetime cost than anything with upgradability and initial cost and prices of software….yes i pirate but i also buy software that is worth the money (word processors and image editing are the two I do NOT pay for as apple dominates THAT market but only good options are 3 figures and up)____Like it not the best products will ALWAYS sell more unitrs and will result in higher market share….And what does that mean? MORE POPULAR…Every flame will be written on a mac!!

  4. Nathan Moyer says:

    God damn ,multiple comment shyt!!

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