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Re: LG Cares
Thursday, 11:38 AM
in the Article: LG V10 Boasts Second Screen, Dual Front Cameras forum

but it appears too flat and the color options are terrible.

LG Cares
Thursday, 9:52 AM
in the Article: LG V10 Boasts Second Screen, Dual Front Cameras forum

what their customers want... awesome specs all around, testing the waters on some different technology and keeping removable battery and memory card slot. Winning

Re: And here we all were
Sep 30, 2015, 9:50 AM
in the Article: BlackBerry Shows Off the Priv forum

2 smartphone operating systems? Currently 4 big ones and will still be 3 when BB shuts down BB OS 1.iOS 2.Android 3.Windows

Re: I wonder how the carriers feel about this?
Sep 10, 2015, 8:30 PM
in the Article: Apple Debuts Its Own iPhone Upgrade Program forum

It will be interested to see how this affects the relationship between the carriers and apple

gee... wonder why
Sep 8, 2015, 8:44 AM
in the Article: Samsung to Slice 10% of Workforce at Korea Headquarters forum

"haven't resonated with consumers as the company hoped," They sealed in the battery and removed expandable memory options. Those were the biggest things they had going for them

Sep 3, 2015, 7:33 AM
in the Article: Hands on with the Huawei Mate S forum

.....uh.... what?

Re: boring
Sep 3, 2015, 7:32 AM
in the Article: Verizon Rebrands forum

They coordinated with google

Sep 1, 2015, 1:44 PM
in the Article: Samsung's Gear S2 Runs Tizen and Can Make Calls forum

I love it. I hope it comes to AT&T

Aug 31, 2015, 8:33 AM
in the Article: Qualcomm to Add Malware Detection to Snapdragon 820 forum

...reading this article an old Genesis song popped into my head More specifically, a line from the song "she's got the built ability... to take everything she sees"

Aug 21, 2015, 9:08 AM
in the Article: Samsung Offers Test Drive to iPhone Owners forum

Don't see anything about when this program starts but I tried to enroll in it today from my iPhone and no matter which carrier I chose or which phone I chose it gave me "this device is not available right now. Select a different device or check back later"

Aug 19, 2015, 9:56 AM
in the Article: SoftBank Invests Another $73 Million in Sprint forum

$87M invested = $6B increase in value all while losing 10% of their customers??

Donald trump
Aug 13, 2015, 2:04 PM
in the Article: Lenovo to Slash 3,200 Jobs After Motorola Sales Slide forum

needs to come in and fire the entire design staff.... I don't think it's a lack of innovation because Moto has some of the best features available but they are now some of the crap ugliest phones.

Love it
Aug 5, 2015, 10:36 AM
in the Article: LG Pairs Android with Flip Phone to Make the Wine Smart forum

old school feel with new tech built in Some pretty impressive specs crammed into that little thing. Tiny battery won't help it win any prizes for withstanding an entire day of use though. If this comes to the US I will snatch one up Do not like the name though...

Re: To Be Honest.
Aug 1, 2015, 10:45 PM
in the Article: Sony to Shutter Online Store August 28 forum

Agree... only phone available on their site right now is the T3

Re: Farewell Motorla
Jul 29, 2015, 4:44 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the Moto X forum

I'm not sure I understand how that works. If you have a SIM card in the tray you can't use a memory card, and vice versa? Or the tray has a slot for both a SIM card and a memory card?

Farewell Motorla
Jul 29, 2015, 10:02 AM
in the Article: Hands On with the Moto X forum

I absolutely detest Lenovo's design implementation, so cookie-cutter like their computers. Motorola had a very nice style to their Moto X designs. I don't personally like this design at all. And making the Pure edition only available in 5.7" is a bad idea too.

Re: Looks cool...
Jul 2, 2015, 11:18 PM
in the Article: Turing Phone Available for Preorder Starting July 31 forum

Agreed. I want a press release and more info on the specs and bands Their website doesn't tell squat and registering doesn't give me anymore information either

Too delicate
Jun 18, 2015, 12:57 PM
in the Article: Panasonic Selling Its $1000 Lumix Phone Directly to Consumers forum

Samsung tried this a couple years ago with their Galaxy line and it was not well received This appears to be a much better camera attached to a phone with much better specs but no gorilla glass or damage resistance features Price is too high

32gb only?
Jun 18, 2015, 12:04 PM
in the Article: Hands On with Samsung Galaxy S6 Active forum

No expansion and only 32gb? Not a deal breaker completely but certainly a dissapointment Nice to see a larger battery though

Re: Lolwut?
Jun 9, 2015, 3:00 PM
in the Article: Apple to Improve Security by Requiring 6-Digit Passcodes forum

Sure, no more security having 990000 possible code combinations to prevent algorithmic attacks :roll:

Re: Lolwut?
Jun 9, 2015, 2:48 PM
in the Article: Apple to Improve Security by Requiring 6-Digit Passcodes forum

Because not everyone who has an iPhone has a 5S or later and those who do not all of them want to use the finger print feature. This offers more security... as simple as that

Re: Doesnt say anything about SD card or removable battery...
Jun 8, 2015, 11:48 AM
in the Article: AT&T Intros the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active forum

I agree that it sucks.....I never cared much about removable battery but the memory card is crucial to me

Jun 3, 2015, 12:10 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the Huawei P8 Lite forum

No mention of the battery capacity.... ?

Re: How to skirt the law
Jun 1, 2015, 8:25 AM
in the Article: Patriot Act Expires, NSA Phone Data Collection Ends forum


why not
Jun 1, 2015, 8:25 AM
in the Article: Typo Settles with BlackBerry, Can No Longer Sell Keyboards forum

.... blackberry isn't selling enough phones to stay afloat but this keyboard idea is a seller. Why not buy the patent idea from this company and make the keyboard themselves?

May 19, 2015, 11:15 AM
in the Article: Hands-On: Asus Zenfone 2 forum

Placed my order for a red one. Should in 2 days. Why no mention of gorilla glass or dual sim capabilities?

Re: Looks like a great phone - for the price!
May 18, 2015, 9:54 PM
in the Article: Asus Zenfone 2 Goes On Sale May 19 for $299 forum

Looks great... for $300 it's worth giving it a whirl.... If I can figure out how to buy one tomorrow I'm going to order one

No problems
Apr 29, 2015, 9:36 PM
in the Article: FCC Weighing Whether to Award Dish's AWS-3 Discounts forum

AT&T and Verizon are upset that they didn't exploit this same loophole. I have no problems that DISH took advantage of this... what I do have a problem with is that DISH will now own more spectrum that it won't use.

Re: ATT's 10GB Plan
Apr 24, 2015, 10:09 AM
in the Article: Verizon Once Again Offering 10GB and 15GB Plans forum

That's what the article says: "By way of comparison, AT&T's 10 GB plan costs $100 and its 15 GB plan costs $130"

Different :)
Apr 23, 2015, 9:30 AM
in the Article: Turing Phone to Offer Secure Communications in Liquidmetal Body forum

Now this is a different kind of phone. Sharp, edgy, unique, with all good specs. Throw in some waterproofing and I'm in! I really like the look of this phone. Don't imagine it's all that comfortable in the pocket while sitting but not a deal breaker.

Re: Nice but........
Mar 30, 2015, 11:21 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Updates Coverage Map with Customer Data forum

that's a little weird to read bay city, mi (my old stomping grounds) in a forum like this

Re: Ridiculous Prices
Mar 10, 2015, 2:56 PM
in the Article: iOS 8.2 Includes Apple Watch App and Bug Fixes forum

The price of gold around $1200/oz and the watch is said to be 18k solid gold (not plated)....$10k sounds reasonable. That's to say nothing about the watch or technology or people who would actually shell out that coin... simply the gold factor.

Re: any rumblings on the Z4 or Z4C at MWC?
Mar 3, 2015, 8:11 PM
in the Article: Sony Surfaces the Waterproof Xperia M4 Aqua forum

....was wondering the same thing

Re: Memory card and removable battery
Mar 2, 2015, 8:33 AM
in the Article: Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Tout Metal and Glass Designs forum

It is a peculiar move for sure. And to not include waterproofing/resistance... both strange not to see included.

Re: I don't get it...
Feb 26, 2015, 2:01 PM
in the Article: FCC Officially Approves New Net Neutrality Regulations forum

Government control of the internet.... Gov't has their finger in damn near everything lousy in this country... you decide if it's good for you to have them involved in your internet or not

Not bad
Feb 24, 2015, 9:51 PM
in the Article: Review: Kyocera DuraForce for AT&T forum

It looks pretty good for a ruggedized phone. Did you do any other durability tests other than stick it in the snow? Any drops? Step on it? etc..

Re: go phone
Feb 17, 2015, 10:18 PM
in the Article: AT&T Improves GoPhone Data Allotments forum

I don't know about cricket but if I had to guess about the desperity I would say calling to mexico and Canada and texting around the world as part of the att plan accounts for the higher rate.

Feb 11, 2015, 1:09 PM
in the Article: Carriers Have to Unlock Eligible Phones Beginning Today forum

Just chatted with Sprint to get my iphone 6 DSU and ISU and I'm told that they can't do it and that Apple will be releasing an update some time in the next 2 weeks that will make that feature automatically available. She wasn't certain of the exact time frame but she was adamant that Sprint was not responsible for this action. I love Sprint :roll:

Free upgrade
Jan 21, 2015, 4:09 PM
in the Article: Microsoft Reveals Details About Windows 10 forum

.... double edged sword

Jan 7, 2015, 12:08 AM
in the Article: TCL to Revive Palm with Help from the Tech Community forum

no WebOS.... no good it will not succeed without WebOS

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