Woz: I Wish My iPhone Did Everything My Android Does
Despite helping to found the company behind the iPhone, Steve Wozniak says his Android is superior when it comes to certain tasks.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a gadget-fiend, and he's made no secret about the fact that in addition to his iPhone, he has an Android device, too. However, it might surprise you to learn that the Woz, a man who can regularly be found queuing up to get his hands on the latest Apple products at launch, doesn't think the iPhone is king in every regard. In fact, he kind of wishes it were more like his Android.
Speaking in an interview to the Daily Beast, Wozniak said that while the iPhone is his primary handset, he wishes it were able to perform certain tasks, such a voice commands and navigation, to the same standard his Android phone can.
"My primary phone is the iPhone," he told Dan Lyons, adding, "I love the beauty of it. But I wish it did all the things my Android does, I really do."
Wozniak also says that he feels Siri has declined since the application was acquired by Apple and integrated into iOS. He said he loved it when it was available as an independent app but that Siri's accuracy and connectivity have been affected by Apple's acquisition of the software.
Surprisingly, Wozniak isn't too keen on his Galaxy Nexus, the latest in Google's flagship line of own-brand phones and considered by some to be the best Android phone available at the moment. Instead, Wozniak prefers his Motorola Razr, an Android smartphone that takes its cues from Moto's iconic Razr brand of years gone by.
Read more about Wozniak's feeling on all things iPhone and Android on the Daily Beast.