Apple has sat on their hardware laurels way too long. Apple used to make good software. There is more software value in a stock Android device. I carry a 4S because I like the hardware - and I have Google Maps installed, of course. To help Apple, you'll need to become a full-timer and influence the direction of the battleship with no seniority. Or make an incredible app and sell out to Apple so it can become a stock offering. Google will probably get you first. Good luck with your mission.
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