There are a lot of things I like about Android. You can customize the interface as you see fit, access settings more quickly, and choose from a much wider array of designs (many with larger screens). Our Geek's Geek, Avram Piltch, recently summarized these and other Android advantages. But after using the iPhone 5 for the last week I'm convinced it's the best smartphone out there — yes, even with the lackluster Maps app. Here's why.
Editor-in-chief Mark Spoonauer directs LAPTOP’s online and print editorial content and has been covering mobile and wireless technology for over a decade. Each week Mark’s SpoonFed column provides his insights and analysis of the biggest mobile trends and news. You can also follow him on twitter.