Google’s chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt doesn’t get a ton of media attention or put out any ‘controversial’ messages, but recently we got a little poke at Apple and their infamous iPhone. He recently put out a press release, of course on Google+, stating that a lot of his friends are moving away from the iPhone and using the Google Android platform. In specific, he states the Samsung Galaxy S4,Motorola Droid Ultra (Verizon), and the Nexus5.

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He then offers up making the switch to Google is right in time for the holiday season, and that Androids “are a great Christmas present to an iPhone user!”

At the very end he presents a detailed, yet simple step-by-step guide for how to convert and sync to Google’s Android from iOS. He also includes a few perks of using Google versus Apple and recommends Google Chrome and their secure two-factor authentication for Gmail and Google accounts.

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As an iPhone user myself, I do appreciate the ‘app-based’ environment that Apple has made popular, but the Google platform truly does offer a lot more.

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