Thursday, February 18, 2016

What if the FBI was trying to crack an Android phone #Android #iPhone

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Android phones are the most popular platform of communication in the United States. They hold 53% of the market shares, as compared to Apple at 43%. Apple's premium comes with the promise of reliability and security. Androids phones are clearly the cheaper and less secure alternative to iPhones. If the FBI were dealing less secure Android phone, the public discussion about invasion of privacy would not be taking place. They'd be in already. Cook's stand, while potentially ethically driven, is business smart. Apple's iPhones may be more expensive, but they're offer superior security. Best advertising on the planet courtesy of the FBI.

Headline: What if the FBI were dealing with an Android?

Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) tight control over its hardware, software and app developer ecosystem means that when a government agency wants to crack into a device it needs help from the iPhone maker.

The situation would likely be very different with an Android phone.


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