If the thought of making the move from iPhone to Android has always filled you with dread, that excuse may be gone. 

As part of pushing the Motorola flagship Moto X a new tool has been developed. On the Moto Maker website users can now select a Migrate option for transferring iCloud contacts and calendars over to Google. While others offer similar options this shows Google's push to grab users from Apple and draw them over to Android.

All Apple users need do is type in their AppleID and password, then sign into a Google account. The rest is done automatically. During the transfer, which takes a few minutes, Google contacts creates a group called iCloud where your phone contacts and calendar entries appear. They are then available to put on anything be it Android, Windows or a web browser.

The HTC One has a similar tool that does this process via Bluetooth, which the Moto X also has. But this online version makes it easier to move your iPhone information to anywhere you please - or just have another backup.

There's nothing to take care of transferring iTunes music to Google Play Music - but with licensing issues that's no surprise. But it sounds like contacts and calendars are just the beginning for Motorola in its push to grab iPhone users into the Android world. If only this were available to people who haven't bought a Moto X.

ee.co.uk - PAY MONTHLY PHONES The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is now available on EE who have been awarded the UK’s best network for the fifth year running. RootMetrics tested the four UK networks and EE was faster and more reliable than all of them, with better data performance. Their network has come a long way since they launched in 2012. Back then they had 11 UK cities covered by 4G. Today they cover most of the UK’s land mass, thanks to 19,000 state-of-the-art 4G sites. They’ve got faster, too – from 50Mbps to a maximum speed of 400Mbps. And they’re soon to experience even greater possibilities with the launch of 5G.

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