Re: The real problem is that there are only 2 mobile OSes.
Apple retains mass market appeal.
The secret to appealing to the masses, is to pander to pretentious wankers.
One of the android phone manufacturers - probably samsung, ran a campaign a few years back touting their latest toy... and the skinny, hipster bearded young man wails "I cant use that - I'm creative!", and the pretty young slightly non anglo saxon, woman responds "You're a barista".
The walled garden exists because everyone inside is disdained (polite version) by the people outside.
You dont choose an iPhone for your parents because of their competence with technology...