[TriLUG] Android Phone vs iPhone vs other smartphones
kwoodie at gmail.com
Thu Mar 18 08:07:52 EDT 2010
Ok. I believe I have decided to go with the Motorola Droid.
Anyone have a good list of "can't live without" apps?
One I know I want to download first is the "locale" app (more info at:
On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 10:23 PM, David Black <dave at jamsoft.com> wrote:
> I recently switched from iPhone 3G to Droid and could hardly be happier.
> Frequent dropped calls in the grocery store, while sitting on 15-501 and
> other times, even with five bars, got old. It's refreshing to again have a
> phone that actually holds calls, even within most buildings!
> Here you'll find a sample and ffmpeg script I hacked together to produce
> visually flawless, full-res video for playback on the Droid:
> http://xen3.relay.net/~dave/droid/ <http://xen3.relay.net/%7Edave/droid/> BTW, encoding to 856 horizontal pixels is not an error.
> The lack of support for Exchange security policies in Android 2.x was an
> early disappointment, but I've come to prefer the compartmentalization the
> Touchdown Exchange client app provides, even if it did cost $20. This way
> only the client app and cached data from Exchange are locked down/encrypted,
> not the entire phone (which happens to belong to me, not my employer).
> BTW, anyone who hosts email on the Zimbra community edition and wants to
> try/help debug an Active Sync plugin, check out
> http://z-push.sourceforge.net/soswp/ and the Zimbra backend plugin,
> The author of zimbrabackend has a Palm Pre and we have iPhone and Android
> users testing as well. I currently use it only for contacts sync but email
> and calendar are coming along.
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