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8. Wide availability of training resources
While we're talking about support, you also can't beat the training resources available for the iPhone vs. Android. While there are quite a few Android development training resource, the selection of end-user training is pretty minimal. There are a few videos on the Google site, and a large number of YouTube videos, but formal training resources like Lynda.com have no end-user Android training and rather excellent end-user iOS training.
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9. Fewer security breaches
While the Android environment gives you additional freedoms over the iPhone, that freedom can come at a price. Malicious actors have been known to gain access to millions of Android phones, corrupt them, and turn them into botnet nodes, steal identity information from their owners, and rack up huge charges against owners' bills.
Say what you want about Apple (and I've certainly said a lot), there volume of disruption is far lower for iOS consumers than Android consumers, even accounting for the differing sizes of installed base.
Image courtesy my webcast On-demand Webcast - Mobile Data Security: Why the Industry Must Improve…Or Else.
10. That sickly-sweet feeling of superiority
Somehow, Apple even manages to make brown splotches look good. I had food that looked like this back when I was single. It wasn't stylish. It was moldy.
Say what you will about Android pride, no one holds a candle to the Apple fanbois. Apple products have a je ne sais quoi, an intangible quality that makes them like no other. My Android device may feel decades more modern than my old iPhone 4S, but my iPhone 4S feels far more special. That said, I've had my fill of feeling special and I'm much happier with a spare battery, a replacement launcher, and a huge add-on memory card.
Image courtesy Apple (and possibly the insides of someone's fridge).