[BCAB] iphone 5 16/32gb
bcab at developer.plus.com
Thu May 2 21:34:42 BST 2013
Thanks for this, most helpful.
----- Original Message -----
From: "M Lakhani" <muzz.lakhani at googlemail.com>
To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 9:15 PM
Subject: Re: [BCAB] iphone 5 16/32gb
> The difference in sizes is purely for storage of music, videos & apps!
> Metadata is not that big a storage issue & can be safely ignored in the
> grand scheme of things, at the 10GB + size anyway - a few MB in this case,
> which can mostly be reclaimed !
> As far as performance goes, I've not measured any noticeable effect on the
> geek bench for iOS devices from 16gb to 128gb!
> App wise out of the 300 or so I own, GarageBand is 689MB at the top of the
> size scale!
> By the way even if you delete some app, music or videos from your iOS
> device, you can always download them again - that's why cloud storage is
> popular !
> Just one thing: if you travel to areas or countries where wifi is
> scarce,or online access is prohibitively expensive or restricted , a
> larger capacity device is hugely useful when preloaded prior to travel
> with the right stuff!
> Muzz .
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 2 May 2013, at 19:39, "john" <bcab at developer.plus.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm a iphone newby, haven't made the switch from my old nokia with talks.
>> Have been in two minds iphone/android for a while now.
>> There's been a few apps on the iphone that have cought my attention like
>> the braille touch keypad, the tap and see and now the kindle app. I have
>> recently got the new hims braille edge40 which I understands works with
>> the ios but am not clear if works on android and am having problems
>> getting working with talks on my nokia.
>> All this is leening me towards the iphone over android and I just have a
>> cupple questions I'm hoping some of you can answer.
>> 1. Is there any performance difference in getting the 32gb iphone5 over
>> the 16gb version? Or is this just storage for data/apps? If so, do many
>> apps use large data storage, say over 5gb etc?
>> 2. Has anyone managed to get a hims braille display working on android?
>> If so, which one and with which apps?
>> 3. Are there equivalent apps on android for the ones I've highlighted
>> above and how they fair when compared to the ios apps for ease of access?
>> many thanks,
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