I've been a loyal Apple user since 2007, when I made the switch from clunky desktop PC's to my brilliant (and still in use today!) Macbook Pro. My first smart phone was a Droid (the first Galaxy S), and it was such a buggy POS that I couldn't wait to get my hands on an iPhone. Everything about moving to Apple for me was a constant life upgrade. The slogan "It just works" has followed Apple products for so many years. But these new post-Steve Jobs developments are not only disappointing, but show a company that is less leading the industry and instead trying to play catch up. I feel like Apple, in particular the iPhone and iOS developments, are just a losing game of concessions for many consumers. Instead of taking functionality you rely on and improving it, they are now destroying basic user interface experiences, if not removing simple functions entirely. I was not impressed with iOS 7 when it dropped last year. Held out on iOS 6 until a couple weeks ago when I realized I better get used to it, since I'm going to have to upgrade my 4S soon anyway and what choice do I have? Equally, I'm not impressed with the iPhone 6 (or especially the 6 Plus). The regular 6 isn't a bad phone, but it's changes from the 5S are not strong ones, IMO. The form factor is clumsy, almost too thin and slippery in the hand. The slightly increased screen size is sort of nice, but for someone like myself who is still using a 4S, I don't really need giant screen real estate (a personal preference, I know). And not surprisingly, much of the world does not seem impressed with iOS 8. At all. I miss the Steve Jobs era of Apple product and software development. The vision was strong, unified, and yes, IT JUST WORKED. I really don't want to consider Android again, but it's possible that on my upcoming phone upgrade, I may actually research and consider Android. I may just get the 5S (an upgrade for me) to stay with the Apple ecosystem, in hopes that things improve overall. But again, it's a losing game of concessions -- I can get the 5S for now, use it for a couple years at max, but inevitably have to move to the iPhone 6 or 7 or whatever is out by then. And at this rate, the changes will once again not be impressive to me. Dammit Apple.