Here's my lead story: Android has caught up to, and in some cases, surpassed iOS. I'll give this a personal twist. I own three Android phones and have another loaned out to my nephew. I also own two Android tablets, one Xoom and one Kindle Fire. My wife has 3 iPhones (one is dead and just a toy for me to play with) and an iPad. I also have a Mac and iPod classic. So between my wife and me, we are totally tech-ed out.
The interesting thing is that we have a panoply of both iOS and Android devices but no RIM or Nokia devices. We both had two Nokia phones exclusively before we made the switch. Moreover, both of us are tied to individual platforms, my wife to iOS and me to Android. I do have a Mac and an iPod Classic. But those devices have demonstrated to me the virtues of platform integrati...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.