We've already covered how iPhone and iOS provide not only a great Apple app experience, but a great Google and Microsoft app experience as well. Because of the iPhone's popularity and uniformity of platform, it's not only easy to develop for iOS, it's hard not to. That may be why a lot of people who prefer Google or Microsoft services also prefer switching to iPhone to use them on Apple's hardware. It's not just Apple enthusiasts who say so either. Longtime Microsoft pundit, Paul Thurrott:
Paul has a great rundown of all the Microsoft apps and services you can get on your iPhone, often before Android or even Windows Phone, and sometimes even in a more finished, polished, and feature-complete state.
Time to switch!
It should also be noted that if, for some reason, you and your company decides you no longer want to use Microsoft apps or services, you can easily switch to Apple's or Google's, something you can't do on Windows Phone, and something you can only do the latter of on Android.
That's one of the iPhone's biggest strengths — it enjoys first-class support from everyone else — and one of the biggest reasons to switch.
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Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.