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#20 You can install apps from a browser on your PC
Seriously, how is it possible that Apple can't do this yet? You can install apps straight from the Google Play Web site, using your favorite browser. Sure, you can also install apps right on your phone, but you're certainly not stuck with having to launch iTunes.
I've said this before and I'll say it again. It's time for iTunes to die.
Image courtesy a real Web browser.
#21 It can show two apps on-screen at once
My new Android phone supports multi-window mode, which allows it to display two apps on-screen at once. While I'd certainly find this far more useful in a tablet, it's still a modern wonder that my old iPhone can't duplicate (neither can the iPad).
Image courtesy pressing the home and power buttons at the very same time and holding for a few seconds.
#22 You can automate almost everything
There are a bunch of app automation tools for Android. The one I tried was Tasker, an app that costs all of three bucks. With Tasker, you can automate everything. For example, since I have other phone handsets at home, I have Tasker set up to determine when I've connected to my home WiFi connection and when connected, turn off the ringer on my Android phone so we don't get a bunch of handsets ringing at once when someone calls. When I get into my car (and Tasker senses the Bluetooth in my car), it increases volume and launches Maps.
You can do a lot more with Tasker, including a lot more sensing options and a lot more action options, but I'm just getting to know the program. While there are things you can do with Tasker if you root your phone (which I do not recommend), everything I've done has been with a plain, vanilla, factory-fresh phone using apps only downloaded from the Google Play store.
If any one thing makes this phone feel modern and my old iPhone feel like it comes from the 1990s, it's Tasker.
Image courtesy Craft Apps EU, the makers of Tasker.