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Re: I think it's fascinating that the initial response from most outlets was lukewarm,
Sep 26, 2012, 2:26 AM
in the Article: Review: Apple iPhone 5 for AT&T forum

IMHO The Apple iPhone is not just the device and the os that is running on it. I have over $200 in apps that me and my wife have access to with one purchase. This apps where purchased once from the 1st iPhone that I purchased three years ago and they are still being updated today. I use iTunes Match for the over 65gb of music I have, it had it's issues in the beginning but ...

America the land of your choice.
Sep 26, 2012, 12:44 AM
in the Article: Review: Apple iPhone 5 for AT&T forum

Rather you want a small screen or big screen there is a phone to choose from. The great thing that know one one mentions is that no one is being forced to buy any type of phone. If the phone does what you want it to do when you want it to do it, then that is the best phone for you. The next person that complains about the phone I choose can pay my bill and buy the phone ...

Re: PAY ATTENTION TO WHAT I WRITE PLEASE
Oct 9, 2011, 9:58 PM
in the Article: iPhone 4S Preorders to Start at 12:01AM Friday forum

You are making no sense at all. No Commitment pricing pricing is the same as no contract with AT&T. Prepaid service phones don't count. A 16GB iPhone for no commitment pricing is the same as the unlocked version and it is not a $100 dollar difference. The No Commitment price for the inFuse is the same as the Unlocked version. AT&T phones are international, even if you buy it from AT&T it can still ...

Re: And just in case you think I'm making it up
Oct 9, 2011, 11:40 AM
in the Article: iPhone 4S Preorders to Start at 12:01AM Friday forum

If you research just a little bit you will see that external SD memory is not as fast as the internal memory and why a lot of phones refrain from you installing apps on it. Also your frame rate for video recording will be slower and you will not be able to record 1080P HD on the current Micro SD. Standard SD has different speed memory, the faster the memory, the more expensive it is, and the ...

No longer an issue.
Jul 18, 2010, 2:11 AM
in the Article: Nokia Statement Backs Apple's iPhone Defense forum

The new iPhone 4's will come with a bumper in the box. With a bumper, the antennae issue goes away. Should they have included the bumper in the beginning? Yes, black gets black bumper, white gets white bumper, if you want a different color, buy it. Now the iPhone reminds me of the old Nokia phones that allowed you to change the color. Evo customer's are just upset that they can not color coordinate their phone ...

Re: you could go on and on
Jul 11, 2010, 6:56 PM
in the Article: Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Exclusivity Certified forum

You keep dodging the issue, I have a plug that plugs into my iPhone that charges it and streams audio directly to my car stereo with that one plug. I am not using the stereo headphone connector. This same connector allows me to do so many different things that no other device can do. Android falls inline with every other device out there, Apple has made a special niche for themselves that has separated them from everyone ...

Re: how is this different...
Jul 11, 2010, 6:48 PM
in the Article: Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Exclusivity Certified forum

He is correct, you can buy one from Newegg right now and start using it with TMobile with no contract. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Pr oduct.aspx?Item=N82E16875100011&nm_mc=OTC-Fro ogle&cm_mmc=OTC-Froogle-_-Cell+Phones-_-Apple -_-75100011 People forget these phones are heavily subsidized with a contract, AT&T needs some way of getting there money back. When you buy the phone, Apple gets there money instantly, AT&T has to wait 6 months to 2 years depending on your service plan to recoup the money they spent on the phone.

Re: how is this different...
Jul 11, 2010, 6:43 PM
in the Article: Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Exclusivity Certified forum

"Not to mention that there is NOTHING preventing something made for Android 1.5 from working with a 2.x device unless the programmer was an idiot and tied it to specific code. or for windows, or palm, or blackberry. see, most code changes arn't ground up rewrites, so those little changes mean nothing to the typical developer." Microsoft's software is the same no matter what computer you put it on. Android is not the same on every device, if this ...

Re: you could go on and on
Jul 11, 2010, 5:28 PM
in the Article: Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Exclusivity Certified forum

"again, you are talking simple marketshare economics, which is WHAT I WAS SAYING. If apple changed their charging port every year, design companies would STILL produce for it because it was the only consumer smartphone OS. And they did have to alter their products between iphone/ipod/etc products, specifically those that used docs" Ford, GM, Toyota, Nissan, and others would not be implementing iPod/iTouch/iPhone integration into there vehicles if Apple changed there interface every year. It would cost way to ...

Re: You guys are going to regret getting your wish.
Jul 11, 2010, 4:49 PM
in the Article: Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Exclusivity Certified forum

The BlackBerry Bold was released in January and AT&T did very well selling it, primarily to Business that get there new budget in January. You are only thinking consumer retail, there is a very large Corporate community that gets there new money in Q1, so you don't think that Verizon is not interested in signing new corporate business that just got there new budget for the year? Verizon had to wait 5 years to sell the hottest ...

Re: you could go on and on
Jul 11, 2010, 4:29 PM
in the Article: Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Exclusivity Certified forum

You still don't get it. A majority of the accessories that work on an iPod, work on a iTouch/iPhone. Being in retail a manufacturer has to produce merchandise hoping that it will sell, with Apple the car charger they made 3 years ago is still being sold and used today, they do not have to spend more money to recreate a new product. Auto manufacturers believe in a simple universal approach. I have installed plenty of car ...

Re: You guys are going to regret getting your wish.
Jul 11, 2010, 4:15 PM
in the Article: Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Exclusivity Certified forum

I have worked regular retail and the cell phone market does not follow the regular retail market. I work in the cell phone market know and people are cashing in there income check off of there last W2. Also the 5 year contract that AT&T has with Apple expires next year not this year before Christmas. So Verizon is suppose to wait months to sell a product that they can sell right away with little to no effort. ...

Re: how is this different...
Jul 11, 2010, 2:16 PM
in the Article: Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Exclusivity Certified forum

I phone one OS means that it is easier for programmers to right an app that they will not have issues with due to another Cell Phone Manufacturer changing the code slightly to meet their phones needs. Plus an accessory manufacturer can make accessories that last more than 3 months. There are a lot of people outside of Apple and AT&T that are making money from the iTouch/iPhone market. Why do you think Microsoft has dominated for so ...

Re: You guys are going to regret getting your wish.
Jul 11, 2010, 2:10 PM
in the Article: Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Exclusivity Certified forum

USA Today http://www.usatoday.com/tech/products/ 2010-06-30-iphone30_ST_N.htm CNET http:// news.cnet.com/8301-30686_3-20009198-266.html When you have an existing interest in a product, it doesn't matter when you make it available, people will buy. Isn't that right around Income Tax refund check time? Android is nice but it still is not an iPhone. The Chrysler 300 is nice, but it still is not a Bentley Phantom.

Re: You guys are going to regret getting your wish.
Jul 11, 2010, 2:05 PM
in the Article: Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Exclusivity Certified forum

I felt the same way till I got my first iPhone. The way it functions and the amount of apps available that are not available on any other platform and the game play is incredible. I was not expecting the phone to be as useful as it is. There is plenty of power in this device, from being able to watch my favorite anime on Crunchyroll to having complete control of iTunes from my iPhone. ...

Re: AT&T Planned for this to happen
Jul 11, 2010, 1:29 AM
in the Article: Fring Update Brings Video Chat Between iPhone and Android forum

If they were trying to nail you on charges, why did they purchase 2 major WiFi providers to provide more WiFi areas and then make those areas free to anyone that has a data plan. Also they are working on a plan to allow your data connection to work seamlessly between WiFi and their data network. The data plan was put into effect to help solve the cry of customers that did not want to pay $30 dollars a month for ...

You guys are going to regret getting your wish.
Jul 11, 2010, 1:21 AM
in the Article: Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Exclusivity Certified forum

If AT&T is forced to left the unlock on the iPhone, they will stop subsidizing the iPhone. People will be paying $599 and $699 like they do over seas nad like the first iPhone. The iPhone 4 32GB is currently the most expensive PDA available. I personally could not afford one at the non-subsidized price. T-Mobiles feeble network does the iPhone no justice, and because T-Mobile customers always complain how expensive everyone else is, I doubt very ...

You are just going to shake your head after reading this.
Jun 24, 2010, 10:25 PM
in the Article: Apple Responds to iPhone 4 Antenna Issue forum

I will let you guys comment on this. http://www.addictivetips.com/mobil e/leaked-apple-stealing-all-facetime-informat ion-att-locks-user-via-ota-updates/

Yet another reason to run from the iPhone 4
Jun 24, 2010, 10:09 PM
in the Apple iPhone 4 (GSM) forum

Apple Stealing Facetime information. AT&T forcing updates OTA to lock phone. http://www.addictivetips.com/mobile /leaked-apple-stealing-all-facetime-informati on-att-locks-user-via-ota-updates/ I do not own an Android yet, but I plan to get one and I am a BlackBerry supporter. Apple and AT&T are really starting to go to far with there control issues. I am not a child, I am a grown a** man.

Re: conflicted....
Jun 24, 2010, 9:33 PM
in the Apple iPhone 4 (GSM) forum

You do not have to go to the Evo. The Samsung Captivate will be releasing soon, Samsung claims there Super AMOLED screen is better than the iPhone 4. Samsung does make some of the best HDTV's. The LG Aloha is also releasing soon, both of these devices are very similar and share a lot of the same components. The Samsung Captivate and LG Aloha should both release with Android 2.2 with Flash 10.1. The ...

Re: Translation-
Jun 24, 2010, 8:35 PM
in the Article: Apple Responds to iPhone 4 Antenna Issue forum

I almost made the mistake and bought an iPhone 4, thank you AT&T for delaying my order and allowing me to cancel. Sorry BlackBerry for ever thinking of switching, I claim temporary insanity. I will be sporting the new BlackBerry 9800 when it releases. BlackBerry not only will have Adobe Flash, but it will be integrated throughout the device. It also has a rock solid Goggle voice app and also BitBop is no longer beta. ...

Re: Androids coming to AT&T and iPhone 4
Jun 23, 2010, 6:37 PM
in the Apple iPhone 4 (GSM) forum

AT&T has 2 more years on the contract of a 5 year contract. AT&T has already released the Motorola Backflip and HTC Aria, and Google has the N1 that was made for the AT&T network. The next Android phones to enter the AT&T areane are, and in no specific release order: 1) Dell Aero 2) Samsung Captivate 3) LG Aloha 4) Dell Streak 5 That is 7 Android phones made for the AT&T network, and that is just this years release. No provider offers more ...

Re: Indeed
Jun 23, 2010, 6:13 PM
in the Apple iPhone 4 (GSM) forum

1) What the isle symbolizes is better support and acceptance commercially than any other platform including BlackBerry. There are more websites and manufacturers supporting Apple than any other cellphone company. Also with the data port of the iPhone it makes it easy to create products that can sell over a period of time instead of constantly retooling. 2) There is one operating system Android that has to be modified by every company and for every device that company ...

Re: Indeed
Jun 23, 2010, 4:15 PM
in the Apple iPhone 4 (GSM) forum

What makes the iPhone better than every other phone. 1) Go into a electronics store and you will see an isle dedicated to Apple products, everyone else is in one little section most likely together. 2) How many car manufacturers have Evo connections, 0. There are cars with iPhone/iPod connections to control your iPhone/iPod from the steering wheel. No aftermarket products needed. 3) Android is a great OS, but to be honest if you don't but it from Google, no ...

Hmmm iPhone release and Microcell release
Jun 22, 2010, 11:26 PM
in the Article: AT&T 3G Microcell Now Available to All Customers forum

This fixes a lot of issues that iPhone users not being able to make calls in the house. I have an unlimited plan and WiFi will always be the default on my phone. And with AT&T being a player in Global WiFi, UMA will be coming soon.

Re: Just goes to show you CDMA is superior
Sep 8, 2008, 10:40 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

I had Sprint for 7 years, my wife lost her phone, we were not under contract. I called Sprint, waited for 30 minutes to speak to a rep, the rep told me that the only way I could get a new phone is with a new number. To make a long story short, she told me no, she refused to let me speak to a manager, she refused to transfer me to cancellation. I immediately after ...

Re: Lost all respect for JD Power
Sep 8, 2008, 10:31 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

Korea and Japan are WCDMA not CDMA. AT&T 3G network is WCDMA, so that means that AT&T has moved to the latest technology. Look at how less than 2 years AT&T has placed 3G in more than 60% of there network. 2010 AT&T will release the 1st LTE phone in the US. Ma Bell is back and is taking no prisoners.

Re: Lost all respect for JD Power
Sep 8, 2008, 10:18 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

So for then people you need to ask 100% of the people. But for a pool of 260,000,000 plus mobile phone owners 0.08% is enough, at least give me 1% to have some type of validity to your poll. Either way I will stay with AT&T because I enjoy being able to switch from BlackBerry to Razr to Tilt. Next in line Sony XPeria X1. GSM/HSDPA has the best phones.

Re: Just goes to show you CDMA is superior
Sep 8, 2008, 7:49 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

Since the 3G iPhone, AT&T Tilt, BlackJack 2, Palm Treo 750, and the soon to be released BlackBerry Bold cover all of those frequencies, I don't think it will be a problem.

Re: Just goes to show you CDMA is superior
Sep 8, 2008, 7:45 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

Save yourself the trouble, I give Sprint two years before there number is up. You can not lose 1,000,000 a quarter and continue to do business.

Re: Just goes to show you CDMA is superior
Sep 8, 2008, 7:42 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

CDMA is not the superior technology, the advantage of CDMA is that the signal can be transferred further, therefore requiring fewer towers. GSM and CDMA has the same sound quality but you need more towers to transmit the GSM signal. CDMA has a smaller bandwidth and less growth potential than WCDMA which operates UMTS, HSDPA and HSUPA which have much better bandwidth and can handle voice and data at the same time.

Re: Lost all respect for JD Power
Sep 8, 2008, 7:35 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

Trucks drive more than just Interstate, with fuel averaging over $4.50 a gallon at 7 miles to a gallon, you take the shortest route possible, that is not always Interstate. Rural Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Missouri and Kansas I never had a problem. The lower the population in the West coast, the lower the signal, but I can't stand California any way, I will be glad when Arizona becomes water front property. California can become an island ...

Re: Lost all respect for JD Power
Sep 8, 2008, 7:29 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

When it comes to mobile phones this has been verified by the satisfaction level some one reports. Check out the reviews here on Phonescoop, the majority of entry level phones have a lower rating the majority of higher end phones. That is why all mobile providers have a good, better, and best category.

Re: Lost all respect for JD Power
Sep 8, 2008, 7:25 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

Nokia and Motorola are the only manufacters that make a decent entry level phone on a regular basis. Samsung and LG is hit or miss on a entry level phone, and never buy anything entry level from Sony, (TV, phone, laptop, etc). Sony makes garbage for entry level, you have to spend money to get a good Sony experience.

Re: Lost all respect for JD Power
Sep 8, 2008, 7:19 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

If CDMA is so great why is it only generally supported in the US. Why is Verizon switching to GSM. Why is Japan the most technological country in the world not using CDMA, but the same 3G technology as AT&T. HSDPA is the 3g network that Japan is running and they are at 10mb for there data transfer. AT&T will be at 10mb in less than 2 years even before AT&T switches to LTE. ...

Re: Lost all respect for JD Power
Sep 8, 2008, 7:11 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

You have to be a Republican to believe that small of a sample size is enough to give a good sample of that the entire US fills about the mobile service providers. Between AT&T and Verizon there are over 140,000,000 mobile customers. So by your same account if you have 10 family members and I ask one of them what type of person you are, that would be a fair assessment. Hope you treat all your ...

Re: Lost all respect for JD Power
Sep 8, 2008, 3:34 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

You probably have an entry level phone. Mobile phone manufactures only make the entry level phones at a providers request. If you ever pay attention to a phone a manufacture pushes, it is never the entry level phone. Entry level phones are made of the cheapest components on the planet to keep cost down. The real mobile phones, Nokia N96, Motorola Z9, etc have been researched for a while before they are built and released.

Re: Lost all respect for JD Power
Sep 8, 2008, 1:45 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

The iPhone has one of the smallest radio transmitters on the market, This is documented, so once again how do go on to judge the quality of service off of the phone you choose. Choose a phone for function not for looks.

Re: Lost all respect for JD Power
Sep 8, 2008, 1:35 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

When it comes to car quality, that is a different bottle of worms. If this test is on Sound Clarity, than this poll is completey bogus. Sound Clarity of a network is 90% dependant on the phone being used. 95% of the entry level phones sound like garbage. So how are you going to blame a wireless provider for the phone you choose.

Re: Lost all respect for JD Power
Sep 8, 2008, 1:27 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Dominates Cell Phone Call Quality Rankings forum

Slammer this is very unusual. Wireless companies sign contracts to share towers with other wireless companies. Companies like Verizon and AT&T would love to put towers where ever they like, but tower placement has alot of red tape, FCC and Enviromentalist are the 2 biggest reason why wireless companies share towers. Yes Sprint has a lease, but there were alot of home owners that had mortages that started low, and we know what happened to them. ...

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