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The Smartphones of Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon and Why I Chose What I Chose

Being a fan of the Windows Phone, I'm sometimes regarded with surprise that somebody as educated and technologically astute as I am would choose this route.   After all, Android and Apple have all of the apps, all the mainstream support, all the market share, etc.  Not only that, there are many tech journalists and others who continually disparage us poor Windows Phone folk.  That got me thinking...

People sometimes become very passionate about the what they use to the point where they demonize anything else.  It's so easy to decide that MY platform is good and all other platforms are bad.  Maybe it's because your choice of smartphone can affect so much of what you do.  People use their smartphones for communication, social networking, news readers, games, reading books, flashlights, cameras, video cameras, remote controls, watching movies, navigation, etc.  Perhaps people worry that their smartphone choice may not have been the best or they get jealous of others' cho…