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Re: Google Shame
Jan 8, 2016, 12:28 PM
in the Article: Motorola Brand To Be Phased Out forum

"Time to move on" that's all you can say? Motorola invented the cell phone. It's a brand that's been around for over 50 years. Now it's time to move on from Motorola to great brand names like ZTE, Huawei, Alcatel, Lenevo and all the other "iconic" Chinese name brands. Yeah Conway, this is another example of greedy corporate pirates raiding a company to loot their goods, then sell off the remaining carcass. Google needed ...

Wow....just wow
Dec 18, 2015, 1:09 PM
in the Article: FCC Queries AT&T, T-Mobile, Comcast Over Free Streaming forum

Here is another example of the government meddling in something that is working and good in an effort to quash it. People are happy, so the government is mad. Some carriers are offering free data usage, so the government is actually trying to stop it. They are trying to stop it in the name of "free, open and innovative" internet. So they are actually wanting to stop a free service in the name of making ...

Re: Another Example
Nov 13, 2015, 7:13 PM
in the Article: AT&T: Free Mobile Roaming in Mexico Starts Friday forum

Keep LMAO you clown. Ever heard of prepay? You don't need a SS# for that. Go to a local DMV and watch the illegals get drivers licenses even though they are here illegally. We need someone with the balls like Trump to take this problem on head on and not let idiots like you all this crap to keep going on in this country. Go try to sneak into Mexico and see how they ...

Re: Another Example
Nov 13, 2015, 10:51 AM
in the Article: AT&T: Free Mobile Roaming in Mexico Starts Friday forum

And why did they buy a Mexican carrier to begin with? Again, to take advantage of all the illegal immigration in the US from Mexico.

Another Example
Nov 13, 2015, 12:17 AM
in the Article: AT&T: Free Mobile Roaming in Mexico Starts Friday forum

Of corporations encouraging illegal immigration. Give free roaming for illegals when they go back home for the weekend. Notice they don't have free roaming in Canada, mainly because we don't have a lot of Canadians flooding into the US. Corporations are guilty of encouraging illegal immigration.

Nov 3, 2015, 8:27 PM
in the Article: Sprint Outlines Layoff Plans forum

The Obama's a booming! Everything is fine. Go back to sleep.

Re: Cheap Bastards
Oct 5, 2015, 4:33 PM
in the Article: Apple Took Steps to Protect New iPhones from Liquids forum

Yeah I'm basing it off of putting a few rubber gaskets on the phone. There are some sub $150 Kyoceras and Alcatels that are waterproof, so I don't think it's any major engineering obstacle.

Re: Cheap Bastards
Oct 4, 2015, 8:05 PM
in the Article: Apple Took Steps to Protect New iPhones from Liquids forum

Yup and an airplane doesn't fly either, it's "gravity resistant" based on your logic. And for the record, submarines have been to the bottom of the Mariana Trench all the way back in 1960. A submarine is considered waterproof, just like a boat. Is a boat "water resistant" too in your book? And why not make the gasket out of poop since you want to make it out of bacon? Hell make it out of ...

Re: Cheap Bastards
Oct 4, 2015, 10:06 AM
in the Article: Apple Took Steps to Protect New iPhones from Liquids forum

Do you know how much of an idiot you sound like? A submarine is indeed waterproof, not water "resistant". You try to sound like you're smart, but you sound like a moron instead. And who said anything about Samsung? I sure didn't. You drew that inference yourself, again showing what an idiot you are. All I was talking about was how Apple could spend $2 or less in gaskets to make their phone ...

Not Coming Soon to a Store Near You
Sep 4, 2015, 8:19 PM
in the Article: Hands on with the Marshall London forum

From what I've looked up about this Marshall phone, it won't be coming to the US anytime soon, if ever. It's also priced around $500 and is a mid to slightly upper mid tier phone. Has mid range specs for pretty much everything except the music player.

New Logo
Sep 4, 2015, 12:19 PM
in the Article: Verizon Rebrands forum

Looks like Verizon is in the beginnings of becoming a second rate carrier. They are in the infancy of their fall. Sure, it won't happen right away. It will take a few years....maybe 5 or even less, but Verizon is in their very beginnings of slipping away. All companies do it....IBM, Kmart, Sears, Xerox, Nokia, Motorola, etc. I imagine VZ spent at least $700 grand or even more coming up with this new plain ...

It's a small price to pay
Aug 16, 2015, 12:57 PM
in the Article: AT&T Key Partner in NSA Spying forum

For "diversity." Keep letting into the US these radical Islamic Jihadist from the Middle East so our government has an excuse to spy on everyone. If it's not the "war on drugs" to justify the police driving around in massive armored cars and dressed up like paramilitary storm troopers, it's now the "war on terror" to justify the government spying on every phone call and email.

Re: Personally I like it...
Aug 15, 2015, 2:36 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ forum

Love it. Wow you really ripped into him line by line! lol I agree with you. I refuse to buy any Android phone that doesn't have a removable battery or SD slot. This guy is just trying to justify buying it by making himself feel better. He decides he doesn't really even want an SD card slot after "thinking about it." Yeah, it would be like buying an expensive new car, but it ...

Won't be buying
Aug 15, 2015, 2:02 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ forum

Since Samsung has decided to become an Apple clone, I won't be buying the Note 5 or S6. They used to distinguish themselves from Apple by having removable batteries and SD card storage. Not anymore. I'd still buy their other phones that have these features, but not their flagship phones anymore. If I wanted an Apple clone, I'd go buy an Apple phone.

Motorola job cuts
Aug 15, 2015, 1:19 PM
in the Article: Motorola's Chicago Office to Lose 500 Jobs forum

The is a booming! Maybe these laid off folks can go get one of Obama's "shovel ready jobs" that he promised in his first term. Oh wait, that's right, there were no shovel ready jobs! It was all campaign lie. A joke on us. Maybe if Motorola would stop trying to copy Apple they might get ahead. Stopping the non-removable batteries would be a good start. Another good change would be ...

Sprint Network
Aug 13, 2015, 12:15 PM
in the Article: SoftBank Sinks More Money Into Sprint forum

They've had 20 years now to build up their network and it still sucks for the most part. I wouldn't have Sprint if you paid me. They have no redeeming qualities.

Aug 12, 2015, 5:49 PM
in the Article: Sprint Woes Weigh on SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son forum

Maybe if Sprint weren't such A-holes they'd have more customers. Doing stuff like locking down phones or blacklisting them on collection accounts so people can't sell them to other people to use. They don't want customers I guess.

Re: No surprise
Jul 22, 2015, 11:57 AM
in the Article: AT&T to Raise Activation and Upgrade Fees forum

Actually your description of corporate goons is pretty accurate. Just look up Monsatan and their pushing GMOs on the masses when the majority of people don't want them. These corporations are extremely politically correct as well-pushing it not only on their employees, but also friend of the court briefs (like gay marriage) on the Supreme Court. There were over 139 corporations sticking their nose in the SCOTUS pushing gay marriage. The stock market is skyrocketing ...

More Proof
Jul 22, 2015, 11:50 AM
in the Article: AT&T to Raise Activation and Upgrade Fees forum

That there's no inflation. We keep hearing the lies that there is no inflation and I guess this is just more proof. :roll:

Illegal Calling Plan
Jul 15, 2015, 11:39 AM
in the Article: MetroPCS Wins Mexico Calling Plan of Its Own forum

I see T-Mobile is cashing in on the illegal alien influx into the US-just like most of these globalist corporations. They now have a plan to call back to Mexico while you're here (illegally) and to use while you're in your home country. Notice Canada isn't in that plan, because there isn't an illegal alien problem with Canada. It's another example of companies cashing in to make a buck. Enablers is what they really are. ...

Re: Well
Jul 2, 2015, 12:06 PM
in the Article: Sprint CEO Derides T-Mobile's 'Misleading' and 'Fake' Moves forum

Yeah you're right. We would have a network that ranks on the level of Pakistan or Nigeria. It's all part of the lie we Americans we live under. We're constantly told how we're the best, yet we are almost 3rd world in a lot of ways. Our DSL/cable internet is among the slowest in the world. Asia has 1gbs internet speed. Here 20mbs is considered "blazing." The rest of the world has ...

Re: Not so fast....
Jun 29, 2015, 2:39 PM
in the Article: Samsung Researchers Make Battery Breakthrough forum

Very good. You know how these evil globalist corporations work. :twisted: You're exactly right, if they double battery life, they will cut the size of the battery in half so you gain nothing, but charge you 50% more to buy it. I'm betting that this "breakthrough technology" will fizzle into nothing. I remember almost 20 years ago hearing about the "breakthrough" potassium ion battery and how it was going to be a game ...

Re: Wow... Verizon is full of deceit
Jun 12, 2015, 10:57 AM
in the Article: Verizon: T-Mobile's Legere 'Is Simply Wrong' forum

You're right on. Verizon has much deeper pockets to bid on spectrum. They don't even need that spectrum. Verizon can say T-Mobile is welcome to participate all day long, but it doesn't take away from the fact that T-Mobile doesn't have the cash reserves to outbid Verizon. Verizon is greedy and wants more, to shut out competition. Anyone that thinks it's okay for Verizon to compete against T-mobile in auctions just doesn't understand how ...

USA Tyranny Act
Jun 3, 2015, 10:24 AM
in the Article: Senate Passes USA Freedom Act forum

Give it a cool name like Patriot or Freedom Act and that makes it all good. First it started with the "war on drugs" or actually the war on pot. That created these militarized police departments. Now it's the "war on terror" to justify spying on everyone. It doesn't do any good as the Boston bombing happened under that act. It's more being used to keep tabs on political enemies like the Tea Party ...

Re: How to skirt the law
Jun 1, 2015, 1:54 PM
in the Article: Patriot Act Expires, NSA Phone Data Collection Ends forum

Thanks to Rand Paul, this country is a teeny, tiny, microscopic bit freer today. However, big corporations (like Facebook) and the government want to know everything about you, so it will be back, just with a different name. USA Freedom Act (sounds great right?) will just be the Patriot Act all over again with a fresh name like ISIS is the new name for Al Qaeda. I saw on RINO FoxNews their "presidential poll" and they had like ...

Re: 4th Amendment
May 6, 2015, 5:29 PM
in the Article: Court: No Warrant Needed For Police to Snag Cell Location Data forum

But that doesn't deal with the fact that the 4th Amendment is dead all under the justification of "making it easier for law enforcement." Well our job isn't to make the cops job easier. The cops job is to follow the Constitution. Also, you think the 1st Amendment is alive and well? Think again. Private corporations in bed with the government like Facebook and Twitter are shutting down "controversial" news web site members like ...

Re: Nokia
Apr 27, 2015, 10:53 AM
in the Article: Nokia Issues Statement On Handset Plans forum

But the ones you mentioned weren't ever close to being as big as Nokia was. Nokia was the #1 selling phone brand period having over 50% market share of the entire cell phone market and did it for years and years.

Apr 26, 2015, 11:08 AM
in the Article: Nokia Issues Statement On Handset Plans forum

Now that's one company that fell bigger than most any other. At one time, they were THE name in cell phones. Everybody wanted a Nokia-back in the 90's and early 2000s. They even had a short lived "budget" brand in the 90s called Oki. Motorola was its only real competition. Now Nokia isn't even around anymore. Talk about taking a fall. They will be a case study of how a company could ...

Re: Sur Prize, Sur Prize
Apr 23, 2015, 11:58 AM
in the Article: Republicans to Let NSA Keep Spying On Your Calls forum

It's a game played by both parties. It's "good cop, bad cop." In this case, Obama knew the Republicans are completely on board with the spy state, so Obama asks to tone down the bill a bit (being the good cop) knowing full well it won't happen. The Republicans, being the bad cop, fast track it to push it through full strength to keep spying. Then when a Republican president comes in, he'll want to ...

Re: Having to stop selling because of user error?
Apr 17, 2015, 11:36 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Forced to Halt ZTE Zmax Sales Due to User Errors forum

Maybe these phone manufacturers should stop making non-removable batteries for their phones. People don't want batteries glued in, they want to be able to replace them when needed. Here is another example where consumer demand means nothing. They are going to force you to have cell phones with glued in batteries, no matter how much you don't want it. They know better than you. :evil:

Re: It's A Sad Day
Apr 16, 2015, 11:10 AM
in the Article: Verizon's Note 3 Earns Lollipop Update Today forum

I manually check for software updates periodically and that's how I got it on mine 3 weeks ago.

Re: It's A Sad Day
Apr 15, 2015, 12:42 PM
in the Article: Verizon's Note 3 Earns Lollipop Update Today forum

Rejoice T Bone, AT&T already has rolled it out. I have a Note 3 from AT&T and I have Lollipop that rolled out at least 3 weeks ago. So AT&T did beat Verizon to the punch.

Re: Huh?
Apr 8, 2015, 10:49 PM
in the Article: AT&T Agrees to Pay $25 Million Over Privacy Debacle forum

It's called corrupt. You're right, the victims should be getting a big cut of that fine, but instead it will go to the government coffers. The victims get screwed and AT&T paid a fine that's like $25 to you and me.

Re: Another article source: more info and video
Apr 7, 2015, 12:35 PM
in the Article: Scientists Cook Up Quick-Charging Aluminum Battery forum

Don't get too excited about this battery. It won't be around for probably at least 6 or 7 years at the soonest. Battery manufacturers will milk the Li-ion trend for several years before moving to the next generation. I remember hearing about potassium ion batteries back in the late 90s and how that was the next big thing. It never happened. This aluminum battery might not ever happen either. It might be something ...

Re: Where's the Annual April Fool's Parodies on phone scoop???
Apr 1, 2015, 11:53 PM
in the General forum

I was looking forward to their April Fool's edition. Guess they forgot what today is. :paranoid:

Re: Fingerprint Scanning
Mar 3, 2015, 1:58 AM
in the Article: Hands On with Qualcomm's Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner forum

Absolutely. There are many ignorant, gullible, naive sheeple out there that say "duh, the government wouldn't do anything bad" and then you can go look at Germany in the 1930s, Soviet Union in the 1920s, China in the 1950s. Everyone trusted their government and it had disastrous end results. As far as "I have nothing to hide" well how do you know what they are looking for? Maybe you don't think you're doing anything wrong, ...

Re: Memory card and removable battery
Mar 2, 2015, 1:53 PM
in the Article: Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Tout Metal and Glass Designs forum

Say goodbye to keeping Samsung then. They took away both the removable battery and memory card slot. It's the "Applization" of all smart phones. Instead of wanting to differentiate themselves from Apple, these manufacturers are copying or even cloning Apple devices. Apple sets the horrible trends and their competitors copy them. Part of the reason is because these manufacturers have been told by NSA they want everyone's info stored on the cloud where it ...

Fingerprint Scanning
Mar 2, 2015, 12:57 PM
in the Article: Hands On with Qualcomm's Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner forum

This technology would be nice to have if it wasn't for the fact that all this information you share with your smartphone goes to an NSA server in Utah. People are voluntarily sharing private info with their smartphone not realizing it's all being sent off elsewhere. What better way to set up a spy state than to do it through a neat, trendy, and handy device that everybody worships? The government wants to get everybody's ...

Re: wow !
Feb 25, 2015, 1:12 PM
in the Article: Ting Delivers On Promise to Add GSM Support forum

Exactly. Most people like being lied to. They enjoy being kept in the dark. That way they can concentrate on football or their drama TV shows. Sprint's coverage is among the worst, but the writer thinks T-Mo is, because they use a realistic coverage map. I wouldn't have Sprint if you paid me. I agree T-Mobile is the least bad of the big 4.

Re: wow !
Feb 24, 2015, 10:51 PM
in the Article: Ting Delivers On Promise to Add GSM Support forum

Can't be any worse than Sprint's coverage. You can thank Sprint for putting the US on a technology course that went against the rest of the world. Sprint initially was GSM back in like 1995 in Washington, DC, but switched to CDMA and the rest is history. Then Verizon jumped on the bandwagon and all the small carriers as well. Now the US is playing catch up with the rest of the world getting on ...

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