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Why I might switch to Apple

2 March 2021

As regular readers will know I finally jumped into the world of real smartphones a few months ago.

Although I still use my little flip-phone for all my SMS and voice comms, the Oppo A5 2020 has become my daily drive for running the ever-increasing number of Android apps I need to conduct my business and control a myriad of devices.

However, I have to say that the Android ecosystem is a dog's breakfast and I am shocked at how bad reliability and compatibility seems to be.

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Forums are up!

Yes, people have been complaining about the lack of forums for months now so I finally got off my chuff and finished the transition to the new server and the commissioning of the new forums.

Unfortunately you will have to re-register, it just wasn't practical to transition the IDs from the old server -- although the old stuff will be maintained in a "read-only" capacity for some time to come.

So, if you want to "have your say" then register at the new forums using the magic word Aardvarkroxs when asked for it.

Take a moment to introduce yourself to the rest of the Aardvark community and pretty shortly I'll be expanding the number of forums to encompass a number of areas that are regularly discussed on this site.

The contact form is not yet working (got to rejig the CGI scripts) but if anyone wants to email me they can send their communications to editor at this domain or PM me via the forums.

Oh yes, if anyone wants a bit of a plug then the sponsorship space is now up for grabs. Until someone is prepared to offer a donation for the use of this space, I'm happy to offer a free plug to anyone who wants to send me a suitable 150x150 graphic and link.

Stay tuned!

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