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Old business model
Jun 1, 2016, 10:19 AM
in the Article: OnePlus Says the OnePlus 3 Won't Require Invites forum

They can't use their original business model any longer with the big boys bringing out equally great phones with equal or lower price points. Motorola and ASUS gotta be putting the pinch on OnePlus at this point with immediate availability and tons of customization options.

FAIL
May 23, 2016, 8:20 AM
in the Article: AT&T Resurrects the 'Cingular' Brand for Flip Phone forum

no LTE There needs to be a great little flip available to the market, I believe there is enough desire to warrant putting one out there but it can't be just some POS like this.

$499??
Mar 24, 2016, 1:01 PM
in the Article: Verizon Taking Preorders for LG Watch Urbane 2nd Ed. forum

5 months ago it was $299

Re: Thinkit training in chennai
Mar 24, 2016, 12:43 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Sell LG G5 April 1, Preorders Start March 24 forum

let me be the first to say...... um... what?

Re: My next phone
Mar 3, 2016, 11:38 AM
in the Article: Review: Sony Xperia Z5 Compact forum

Agree... absolutely idiotic for them not to include the fingerprint sensor on the US version.

Re: NO THANKS
Feb 24, 2016, 9:05 AM
in the Article: Volvo to Let Drivers Use Smartphones As Keys forum

"Volvo.... An Apple company Never again worry about your car being hacked"

Re: love it!
Feb 24, 2016, 9:03 AM
in the Article: Volvo to Let Drivers Use Smartphones As Keys forum

....at least you know where your priorities lie sheesh

An idea, expanded
Feb 23, 2016, 10:26 AM
in the Article: Video Demo of Elliptic Labs' Ultrasound Smartphone Controls forum

Same general idea that Motorola uses on their devices now, just in a different way. Still pretty neat

Re: you don't have to work on it, it already exists - MOTOROLA
Feb 22, 2016, 11:11 PM
in the Article: Lenovo Reveals Moto Strategy for 2016 forum

and it's a new company with a less than stellar tech history which has bought out the grand daddy of all IT/mobile companies that everyone in the world knows and has some degree of positive experience with. USE MOTOROLA.... it's that simple (in my mind).... the only reason not to use it (as I see it) is pride.

X cam......
Feb 22, 2016, 9:55 AM
in the Article: Hands On with the LG Stylus 2, X cam and X screen forum

damn nice looking phone!

you don't have to work on it, it already exists - MOTOROLA
Feb 22, 2016, 9:04 AM
in the Article: Lenovo Reveals Moto Strategy for 2016 forum

"The company is still working on a more unified brand strategy for the longer term."

Re: Cook your a tool
Feb 17, 2016, 3:14 PM
in the Article: Judge Asks Apple to Help Unlock iPhone, Apple Balks forum

You make a statement like "cook your a tool" without checking your grammar AND to the subject at hand and you expect anyone to take your post seriously? You are the tool if you think that Apple should comply. The implications of Apple providing the FBI or anyone/org with a backdoor unlock (hack) to it's own OS by exploiting it's own code reaches far beyond a single cell phone. There are billions of iOS devices running in every part of the world ...

Re: Watch out t-mobile..... NOT
Feb 11, 2016, 1:57 PM
in the Article: Sprint Ups the Ante with $150 Unlimited Family Bundle forum

They're also competing with AT&T who gives ZERO hotspot with their unlimited plan

No Premium?
Jan 14, 2016, 10:30 PM
in the Article: Sony Says Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact Reaching US February 7 forum

Why not bring the Z5 Premium to the states too?

Re: what a scam
Jan 12, 2016, 4:38 PM
in the Article: AT&T Brings Back Unlimited Data for TV Customers forum

That's 22gb of data per line on the account not 22gb per account and ALL lines have to fall under that

In the words of Deuce Bigalow....
Jan 8, 2016, 3:53 PM
in the Article: Hands On with Casio's Android Wear Watch forum

... that's a huge bitch!

Re: this is stupid
Jan 7, 2016, 6:14 PM
in the Article: Motorola Brand To Be Phased Out forum

100% agree Terrible business idea

?
Dec 9, 2015, 9:02 AM
in the Article: Apple-Made iPhone 6 Battery Pack Graces Apple Store forum

No details on their website about capacity or weight of this unsightly aberration

$1
Dec 2, 2015, 9:10 AM
in the Article: Yahoo May Sell Its Core Internet Business forum

First smart thing they've considered doing in the past 8 years.

Re: Where is this deal on their website?
Nov 30, 2015, 11:21 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Offers $200 to Sprint Customers forum

Was finally able to get to a live Tmob tech and he clarified that the plan is not $45/mo... it's actually $95/mo... the $45 is simply for the data and doesn't include any calling plans which MUST be added at $50/mo. For me that's not worth it....

Re: Where is this deal on their website?
Nov 27, 2015, 12:18 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Offers $200 to Sprint Customers forum

um... what? The article says available starting Nov 26 and my question was How do I port in my line to get their unlimited plan for $45? I don't see that option anywhere on their webpage and their chat rep couldn't find it nor had "she" even heard of it.

Where is this deal on their website?
Nov 27, 2015, 10:24 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Offers $200 to Sprint Customers forum

I looked on their site and was unable to find it... I even chatting with one of their agents who could not find the deal in question.... I'm on a Sprint SERO plan and it's finally time to cut loose from them. This is the perfect opportunity but can't figure out how to take advantage of it.

No surprise
Nov 20, 2015, 4:53 PM
in the Article: LG Nixes Watch Urbane 2nd Edition At Last Minute forum

I bought this watch last Thursday at AT&T and returned it Friday morning as soon as they opened. To say it is beyond useless is an understatement. No settings to configure to your personal taste apps don't work can't install anything and the one thing it should be good at, making calls, was an exercise in futility. The only redeeming quality is that it is quite a nice looking device and felt good while wearing it. And despite initial ...

AWESOME
Oct 28, 2015, 11:40 AM
in the Article: Cricket Adds Data Roaming In Canada and Mexico forum

Seriously... 10gb of data, unlimited texting, calling through North America AND unlimited texting through 38 other countries? All on AT&Ts network? I may be dropping my Sprint SERO plan

Re: Follow the leader
Oct 15, 2015, 8:54 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Brings Back 10GB for $120 Family Promo forum

That's 10gb total for all 4 lines with Sprint... Tmobile is 10gb for EACH line. Big difference.

Re: LG Cares
Oct 1, 2015, 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
Oct 1, 2015, 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

Re: OMG
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

Great
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

Genesis
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"

Start?
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"

Valuation
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?

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