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Which Mobile Operating System is the Best?

This goes into the different mobile formats that are best for gaming.

Chris Grasso, Blogger

July 15, 2013

3 Min Read

With mobile devices growing in popularity on a daily basis, the mobile operating system competition is getting steep. But, just because some operating systems are leading the pack in terms of market success doesn’t necessarily mean they’re better than the rest. So, taking into consideration various pros and cons, which operating system is at the top of the mobile rivalry race? An operating system can make or break a game depending on a variety of things. If you need your game to be extremely responsive then developing a game on the right OS is essential. 

iPhone iOS 6.1 

The operating system that seems to be a mobile mainstay in today’s tech market is iOS, and with the release of version 6.1, this user-friendly operating system still provides simplicity with superior user experience in mind. And, as for accessibility, Siri allows you to search just about anything in the system with one voice command. Whether you are searching for a place to do windows and ducts like http://www.aerosealsolutions.ca/ Siri can help you find anything you might need.

In addition, Apple has and will continue to have the most available apps for its mobile devices. Not only that, Apple controls every aspect of hardware and software, which translates to less compatibility issues. On the downside, unless you’re a tech genius, the system has a ton of restrictions. 

Android 4.2 

In contrast from iOS, the Android 4.2 operating system, also know as Jelly Bean, is highly customizable. And, the more you use Google’s services in combination with a high-speed wireless connection from providers like WirelessInternet.net, the better Android operates. 

Android’s hold on the mobile market is quickly expanding and so are the devices available that support the Jelly Bean operating system. And, although it’s nice to have options, Android updates are consistently problematic and pale in comparison to the reliability of other operating systems. 

Windows Phone 8 

One of the most user-friendly mobile operating systems on the market today is Windows Phone 8. It’s new, improved, and for users with Windows 8 on their desktops and laptops, the operating system works on an almost identical level, which means there’s virtually no learning curve. This can be used for gaming or even in dentist's offices like seen at goodbyedentures.ca as the mobile and desktop interface is easily transferrable. 

Unfortunately, the operating system’s beauty also results in pretty low ratings in the power department considering there’s no universal battery life status bar. In addition, there’s a miniscule market for Windows Phone 8, which also means there’s a lack of available apps. 

Firefox OS 

The new kid on the mobile operating system block is Firefox OS, which is based on the popular Mozilla web browser of the same name. Although Firefox OS hasn’t really had a chance to affect the mobile market just yet, it’s a highly anticipated operating system because it’s based on the secure and stable Linux infrastructure. 

So, what exactly sets Firefox OS apart from the rest of the competition? Well, Mozilla wanted an operating system based on web browsing, which is what Mozilla knows best, so it’s able to provide native support for HTML5. On the other hand, a major drawback with Firefox OS is that it hasn’t found a dedicated hardware backer… yet. 

When deciding which mobile operating system is best for your needs, keep in mind the information above, try them all, and at the end of the day you might just be able to base your decision on experience.

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