With XDA being a community of Android enthusiasts, it is not uncommon to see lots of bashing on Apple's iPhone here. There are different reasons for the hate, but we'd like to hear your number one reason for not going with the iPhone. Let us know your thoughts below!
Still Like That Old Time XDA (A Tribute)
This week on XDA TV, Azrienoch explores the ancient mysteries of O2’s line-up of devices branded “XDA” with user CajunFlavoredBob. These are the devices for which our beloved forum, XDA-Developers, was named. CajunFlavoredBob shares his memories of his XDA devices, and explains what life with Windows Mobile was like, a time when HTC Sense was more than just a bloated user interface, shedding light on how times changed with the coming of the iPhone and Android. Of course, SassiBoB chimed in with a story of her experience with Windows Mobile on the HTC HD2. This interview is a must-see for everyone who gets a little tingly from the phrase, “Classic XDA.” Click on for the video!
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