My thoughts on the Apple walled garden after spending a couple of years in the iOS ecosystem.

@kev good for you man, whatever works.
Personally I try to use my computer instead of my phone whenever possible. I just buy a second hand Android device with LineageOS-support, flash it, use F-Droid for the apps I need and call it a day. As a backup just in case I have Aurora Store if I would ever need a proprietary app, but at the moment I do not. If I had to use stock Android with Play Services I would choose iPhone any day.


@mllepogany @kev I have a similar approach. I have an iPhone for work and it's not a walled garden; there are lots of proprietary tracker-filled apps to choose from. I would recommend it over Android for that type of usage. The selection of free software on iOS is pretty bad though. I have an old device with and for that.

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