The iPhone SE is the most satisfying phone

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Apple’s four-inch smartphone received a customer satisfaction score of 87 out of 100 to finish just ahead of Samsung’s 5.7-inch Galaxy S6 edge+ and the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus.

20 other smartphones, mostly including other iPhone and Galaxy models, received customer satisfaction scores of between 70 and 85, according to the ACSI results published today… More at MacRumors.

I’m not surprised by this at all because it is a wonderful product in my view. More than the 6 and 7 iPhones, it feels emotional and is something you simply want to hold.

Apple’s iOS Market Share Is 65% to 230% Bigger Than We Thought

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Google VP Dave Burke, however, provided insight yesterday that Google may actually have less than 66% global market share. And he did so right on Google’s own blog. The key difference: sales numbers versus actual usage numbers. Burke posted that Google was celebrating a major milestone: “There are now 2 billion monthly active Android devices globally,” he wrote. “This is an extraordinarily humbling milestone — and it’s the largest reach of any computing platform of its kind.” More at Forbes.

One of those discoveries those of us who write wish we had made. Seems so obvious now.

Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa

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The next generation of our bestselling Fire tablet ever – now thinner, lighter, with longer battery life and an improved display.
Beautiful 7″ IPS display with higher contrast and sharper text, a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor and up to 8 hours of battery life. 8 or 16 GB of internal storage and a microSD slot for up to 256 GB of expandable storage. Available in all-new colours: Black, Marine Blue, Punch Red and Canary Yellow.
Now with Alexa, for quick access to the information and entertainment you want. Ask questions, play music, get the news, weather, control your smart home and more – just press the home button and ask… Released on 7th June by Amazon.

It was already brilliant value, but this ups the game even more.