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1. Smartphone Operating Systems

1.1. iOS/ iPhone

1.1.1. Pros:

1.1.1.1. One of the best portable media players on the market

1.1.1.2. Biggest variety of apps

1.1.2. Cons:

1.1.2.1. Lack of flash API

1.1.2.2. The iPhone can do a lot, but it can't do a lot at once.

1.2. Windows 7 Mobile (http://tinyurl.com/6htc6y ) (http://tinyurl.com/3umzjed )

1.2.1. Pros

1.2.1.1. People Hub lets users keep up with, connect with, and share with people rather than focusing on the networks or apps.

1.2.1.2. E-mail threads are now grouped together, so you no longer have to scroll through every single message trying to find a response.

1.2.2. Cons

1.2.2.1. People Hub mashes together contacts from different websites which creates a massive collection of names and contact info that seems a bit unwieldy.

1.2.2.2. Less apps than Andriod and Apple

1.3. Andriod (This would be my choice for a smartphone. I already have one and am fully happy with it. I love the apps and all the google stuff that it comes with. My phone cost $199 and is $60 dollars a month through Cricket service. (http://tinyurl.com/3ve4tx6 ) (http://tinyurl.com/3uut9yh ) (http://tinyurl.com/3mlyp8v )

1.3.1. Pros:

1.3.1.1. Expandable/replacable MicroSD storage and battery

1.3.1.2. Free, built-in Google Maps voice navigation.

1.3.2. Cons:

1.3.2.1. Rooting Can Be Dangerous to Your Android Phone and void your phone’s warranty.

1.3.2.2. Android developers either aren’t or can’t match the level of polish seen on competitor’s offerings.

1.3.3. Ice Cream Sandwich (http://tinyurl.com/3wtkkdq ) (http://tinyurl.com/6gjnjry )

1.3.3.1. Pros

1.3.3.1.1. Ice Cream Sandwich has a slick and intuitive new design

1.3.3.1.2. Ice Cream Sandwich has cool new widgets.

1.3.3.2. Cons

1.3.3.2.1. No wireless cloud backup

1.3.3.2.2. WiFi syncing only with third party apps

2. Hardware

2.1. Processor (http://tinyurl.com/3wm3r )

2.1.1. The central processing unit (CPU) is the portion of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a computer program, to perform the basic arithmetical, logical, and input/output operations of the system.

2.2. Screen (http://tinyurl.com/689ee2q )

2.2.1. Conceal, protect, or shelter

2.3. Network (http://tinyurl.com/eu4mz )

2.3.1. A computer network, often simply referred to as a network, is a collection of hardware components and computers interconnected by communication channels that allow sharing of resources and information.

2.4. Camera (http://tinyurl.com/mna6h )

2.4.1. A camera is a device that records and stores images

2.5. Capacity (http://tinyurl.com/3qpj3w3 )

2.5.1. The maximum amount that something can contain

2.6. RAM (http://tinyurl.com/dd54t6 )

2.6.1. Random-access memory Zipmem.com (RAM) is a form of computer data storage.

3. Smartphone Browsers

3.1. Safari (Used on an Iphone) (http://tinyurl.com/3duo9ze ) (http://tinyurl.com/3llpvnj )

3.1.1. Pros

3.1.1.1. Revieved hightest HTML score from website

3.1.1.2. Reader in Safari smartly recognizes when there’s an article on the page and lets you read without distractions.

3.1.2. Cons

3.1.2.1. On the iPhone you can't set a browser other than Safari to the default

3.1.2.2. New node

3.2. Opera (http://tinyurl.com/yz8rc4m )

3.2.1. Pros

3.2.1.1. Opera mobile browsers are designed to boost your browsing speed significantly.

3.2.1.2. When you enter a Web address in Opera Mobile, the Web page is fetched directly from the Web server to your phone.

3.2.2. Cons

3.2.2.1. The advantage is that the Opera Mini client can be much smaller and work on more basic phones than the full Opera Mobile browser

3.2.2.2. Opera Mobile is only available for Windows Mobile, Symbian/S60 and Android phones.

3.3. Android 2.3 "Gingerbread" (http://tinyurl.com/3duo9ze ) (http://tinyurl.com/3tqn7z5 )

3.3.1. Pros

3.3.1.1. Has a great appearance! (Look at Gingerbread-Lockscreen in the attachments)

3.3.1.2. Has a great new keyboard! (Look at Gingerbread-Keyboard in the attachments)

3.3.2. Cons

3.3.2.1. Recieved only a 184 on the HTML5, one of the lowest scores out of the website

3.3.2.2. No USB mass storage