This is about the dumbest...and by dumbest, I mean the stupidest review of Google services I've ever read. So the services you can't live without are Youtube, Google+ and AdWords? Gmail stomps Hotmail and Yahoo for webmail services because you don't have to pay a premium price to get all the premium features. You can't just "automatically" use it with your phone unless your phone company/vendor proxies the mail from them. Want to load your own e-mail client...not going to happen.
The crap about Android is pure and complete idiocy. You actually recommend Blackberry and Windows Phone 7 as alternatives? There is a reason they only have a teeny tiny market share. They both suck. So the only real alternative is iOS. You know, where most apps cost more, paid apps almost always seem to come with ads, etc. So if total cost of ownership and spamming ads in the apps you buy is something you like, then iOS is your best option.
Maps also ties in with Navigation, you know...the free GPS option you can have on your Android phone. You compare Docs to a paid service or a non-web based program? Really?
Seriously, your anti-Google stance is a joke as is this article.
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