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Google vs. Microsoft

Choosing my ecosystem religion

Some time ago I posted my story about my attempted switch from Google to Microsoft. You can find it here. Now it’s time for a decision!

I’ve been awaiting the developer conferences of both, Microsoft and Google, to see what I can expect for the future. After Microsoft’s Build conference I’ve been very excited about WP 8.1 and Cortana. Yet, Google’s I/O reminded me of what I loved about Google and especially Android in the first place. So, which one, Google or Microsoft, fits me best? I broke it down into these points:
  1. Mobile
  2. Product line-up
  3. Environment integration
  4. Future expectations
  5. Conclusion


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