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Tuesday, 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!
Monday, 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

Jan 1, 2015, 10:02 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Sell Nokia Lumia 635 forum

Thanks for the update.

Dec 29, 2014, 11:44 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Sell Nokia Lumia 635 forum

I'm wondering the same thing.... I'm interested in trying something new with Sprint and this might be it if it does in fact have 2 cameras

Re: Please post some comparison shots
Dec 29, 2014, 11:40 PM
in the Article: Hands-On: BlackBerry Classic forum

Good request. It's a lot bigger than I thought. Thanks for the additional pics

Re: A one-horse review?
Dec 29, 2014, 11:35 PM
in the Article: Review: BlackBerry Classic forum


Nov 26, 2014, 9:17 PM
in the Article: Twitter Now Tracking Which Apps You've Installed forum

I hope Twitter loses more than half it's user base with this stupid antic

Re: question for you
Nov 6, 2014, 12:26 PM
in the Samsung Rugby 4 forum

Look at the main full size pic in the review and you can see the mic hole at the bottom of the keypad area directly in the center of the phone.

Way to go HP!
Oct 16, 2014, 3:49 PM
in the Article: HP to Shutter WebOS Support January 15 forum

Put a stake in the heart of the best OS ever developed.....way to go! :cry:

Re: I like it
Oct 9, 2014, 10:05 AM
in the Article: HTC RE is an Action Cam for Everyone forum

Not sure how it's waterproof without a cover on the charging port... I like the idea and the size .. would be curious to see some sample photos taken with it

Sep 23, 2014, 9:28 PM
in the Article: Microsoft Offering 30GB of OneDrive Storage for Free forum

Is there a delay when you sign in that you'll receive the additional 15gb? I have signed in a few times and I'm still only at 15gb

Re: Great!
Sep 9, 2014, 10:14 PM
in the Article: Sprint Announces iPhone 6 Leasing Program, Unlimited Data forum

I didn't find the program on Sprint's site but I found this article that has more information story/sprint-launch-50-unlimited-plan-iphone- 6-6-plus-customers/2014-09-09

Sep 9, 2014, 9:21 PM
in the Article: Sprint Announces iPhone 6 Leasing Program, Unlimited Data forum

"Sprint said the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be eligible for a new Simply Unlimited plan that offers unlimited talk, text, and data for just $50 per month for a single line" If you're in a good Sprint service area this is a great deal! I'm still on a SERO plan and I'm limited to 500mins per month for the same price.

Re: Dimple
Sep 6, 2014, 9:01 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the New Moto X forum

I'm sure it won't be a deal breaker as it serves such great function... but one of the pics made it look like it was noticeably deeper than the original dimple and the metal looking ring around it makes me think it won't be nearly as comfortable as the original

Re: zoom
Sep 6, 2014, 8:59 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the New Moto X forum

thanks for the clarification

Ear piece volume?
Sep 5, 2014, 10:20 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the New Moto X forum

My biggest complaint with the original X is the ear piece volume. I cannot get it loud enough to hear clearly in most situations and I have to use the speaker phone. It gets frustrating Have you had a chance to test the volume? If so, how does it compare to the original?

Sep 5, 2014, 10:18 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the New Moto X forum

Is the dimple on the back as deep as it looks in the pics? On the original X it's such a great thought and position, not intrusive and perfect function

Re: new sample photos
Sep 5, 2014, 10:14 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the New Moto X forum

thanks for the additional pics... .low light shots are not great. Looks like the zoom pics were hit and miss

Sep 5, 2014, 10:26 AM
in the Article: Hands On with the New Moto X forum

As I type this from my original moto x I'm saddened to learn Motorola sold out to "bigger". On the plus side I am glad that they give the option to be done with that annoying " OK Google Now" phrase....I have not used that great voice control feature because of that. Not sure what the complaint was with the original camera but I thought it was great. I think the twist to activate feature could have activated more ...

Re: Paylo, the low-cost provider run by Virgin Mobile...
Jun 20, 2014, 3:02 PM
in the Article: Paylo Offering $20 Unlimited Plans at Walmart Stores forum

That would be Virgin Mobile the low cost provider run by Sprint

Re: Or you could just buy it in the store
May 12, 2014, 1:35 PM
in the Article: AT&T Intros Online Ordering with In-Store Pickup forum

Sprint has been doing this for some time. It gives the benefit of buying online to get "Web only" exclusive deals with the convenience of picking up at the store. It saves on shipping costs for AT&T where they would normally give "free" overnight shipping. There are a multitude of ways this is good for both consumer and company and it has nothing to do with anything "status" related

Re: Open Letter To Robert "Bob" Johnson CFO/CIO for Sprint United
May 9, 2014, 11:40 AM
in the Article: Sprint Turns to Throttling to Manage Network Congestion forum

That letter might, though highly unlikely, carry more weight were it not littered with grammatical and spelling errors.

Smash it for a buck
Apr 23, 2014, 10:23 AM
in the Article: OnePlus One Aims to Steal Sales from Flagships forum

The link on their site to "find out how to get one for $1" doesn't really tell you anything.. just asks you for your email address which then sends you a confirmation/verification email which gives you a link that takes you back to the same webpage with the same round-and-round links. I feel I'm going to be entering Spamville

Re: Wait
Apr 8, 2014, 2:35 PM
in the Article: Kyocera Delivers A Good Old Fashioned Slider to Sprint forum

Agreed.... a lot of people have been clamoring for a full physical keyboard on the high end phones... however, there are still a good number of people who don't need all the apps and jazziness that go along with high end phones and feature phones fill that void.

Re: Wait
Apr 8, 2014, 2:10 PM
in the Article: Kyocera Delivers A Good Old Fashioned Slider to Sprint forum

A step in the right direction going back to feature phones... not so much with the full keyboard... doesn't matter either way about the full keyboard because I'd still be able to T9 with the phone keys

A step in the right direction!
Apr 8, 2014, 12:31 PM
in the Article: Kyocera Delivers A Good Old Fashioned Slider to Sprint forum

I'd love a great feature phone the way they used to be made with a modern twist... a great camera. Give me a good old fashion flip phone, sturdy, great reception, loud ear piece and a great camera... I can text better with T9 than with a full keyboard.

Re: Nevermind..
Mar 25, 2014, 12:25 PM
in the Article: HTC One Available Today, In Verizon Stores Immediately forum

Don't let that scare you away... it's the same camera that was on the original One and it's great!

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