Wozniak says the Apple iPhone is "somewhat behind" on smartphone features
0. phoneArena 07 Feb 2013, 15:05 posted on
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak praised Apple iPhone fans for being loyal, but warned Apple that loyalty is not always a given and that the company still needs to turn out the best products; the Woz said that the iPhone has fallen behind on features as other manufacturers have caught up to Apple and he mentioned Samsung as an example...
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149. iami67 (Posts: 318; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
Wow i dont call many people stupid but damn boy. The cofounder himself is saying its behind and your so full of icrap you still say it isnt lol
59. atsamman (Posts: 74; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
I know the iphone is behind In features and stuff
But I dont know why I still prefer it over any other phone I mean the iphone works better as a phone and android I like it more on tablets thats In my opinion
82. darkkjedii (Posts: 21758; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Sure would I do not follow or try to b part of the in crowd.
94. dmakun (Posts: 320; Member since: 06 Jun 2011)
I actually dig Apple's iPad but the iPhone holds nothing up to mid range android phones today IMHO.
133. atsamman (Posts: 74; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
I think it all depends on how u use ur phone
I personally don't use my phone for such heavy tasks
I just want it to work when I need it to, take decent pics, surf the web sometimes, do some navigation and facebook basicly I want things to be as simple and easy as possible
and also the 3.5 inch size for me is a very imoprtant factor I dont like my phone to be so bulky and big that said I dont really like the iphone 5 that much I hope they release a smaller one
But on tablets I want to take full advantage of that big sweet screen I want the os to be more flexable and not just limited what apple thinks is necessary
127. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
I dunno, to be a good /phone/ it has to have decent reception. Even the 5 drops calls more frequently than apple launches a new lawsuit or files for a BS patent, and doesn't get great signal reception in comparison to its competitors. Therefore, not a great phone. It's a toy, an ipod with a data plan.
112. rcrider4 (Posts: 118; Member since: 14 Nov 2011)
Same here. I love my iPhone, but it's features are definitely falling behind. If a certain few apps I really love would come to Android (which I know for a fact that they aren't according to the developer), and if the Galaxy line wasn't so huge, I would be a Galaxy user in an instant. But with iCloud syncing my phone, iPad, and computer, having those apps that I like to use, and having a smaller phone size, I just can't switch over. Step up your game Apple. This isn't going to cut it for much longer.
2. maccess (Posts: 742; Member since: 16 Jan 2013)
it's too late for a geeky man like him to realised it..
3. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1718; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
There you have it fanboys. A true lover of all tech who says Apple is behind. Time to start taking some notes.
12. darkkjedii (Posts: 21758; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Actually it's time for apple to take notes, which they have. Why do I think they replaced the iOS designer? Apple sees the need for change, and they are in the process of doing it. Eclipse, man if u were at CES you'd know what I'm talking about. Apple doesn't have an official booth/presence there, but just trust me I say a big change is coming for iOS. I attend CES every year, and lets just say apple low key there, and change is coming bro.
26. belovedson (Posts: 988; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)
How do they plan on doing that without Steve Job. This man was stubborn but brilliant and without him, it's just of matter of when it turns on its face.
If there's one thing Steve lacked is the vision to raise successors toexceed even him. I have a ffeeling Google has the visionaries that have the skill set to push the envelope and continue to produce relevant and new products.
Apple has grown to big and I doubt the pioneers in the company have room to ideas to work on paper. But who knows Steve was a pretty smart guy. He might still have products for the next ten years to keep consumers stimulated.... I doubt it.
I think there are some ways to make ios less stagnant. If your reading this apple. I suggest introduction of live widgets to keep the o's fresh.
32. darkkjedii (Posts: 21758; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Good post, but always remember necessity is the mother of invention.
28. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1718; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
I hope you're right, I've been hearing that since the iPhone 4 and haven't seen much "Change"
34. affandi (Posts: 85; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)
Yeah a big change is definitly coming for iOS.. once again Apple will "add" 200 new features, although you can't really see or use them.. but they are there, lurking in the background somewhere! You just have to take Apples word on that.
37. darkkjedii (Posts: 21758; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Dude lets just say...ios7 is being tested. We'll just leave it at that. There's some cool new features too
72. MrJerry (Posts: 403; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
Can you give us an example about cool features?
I dont want "COOL FEATURES" from Apple
I want "BASIC FEATURES" like bluetooth file transfer or USB storage etc..
But as long as iTunes exists...
113. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
Like what? Photosphere? Let me guess ipen? Oh wait no... Instant siri! That would be cool... Or an actually good maps application
38. Twisted247 (Posts: 282; Member since: 12 Oct 2012)
Isn't that what you guys tell yourselves every year... "Man ya next year is gonna be great, just wait... Just wait..." lmao
83. Droiddoes (unregistered)
Literally pretending he has "insider info". LMFAO, pathetic
99. darkkjedii (Posts: 21758; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Never once said I had insider info, and you're pathetic.
103. tedkord (Posts: 11947; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
You didn't day it, but you sure as hell implied it.
53. paulyyd (Posts: 338; Member since: 08 Jan 2011)
Lol hey bro nice eclipse man! i bet youre the fastest ricer out there! oh s**t watch out its a gsx too oh man thats like 700hp right?