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Re: The Bell System forever lives.
Apr 7, 2014, 12:19 PM
in the Article: Cincinnati Bell to Sell Spectrum Licenses to Verizon forum

Slammer said: Sprint and Tmobile are not allowed to form a third power to create viable competition for the former bells of AT&T and VZW, yet the two largest can continuously swallow up the smaller carriers putting them in an unfair advantage for the other less wealthy carriers. The same Bell system broken up due to a monopoly. Hail to the FCC and DoJ for retaining the cartel and control over the industry and allowing them to have a family ...

Re: Wrong
Apr 6, 2014, 11:33 AM
in the Article: Sprint's Spark Phones Don't Support Simultaneous Voice/Data forum

phonetekmek said: Verizon and Sprint customers are used to having that ability only on wifi so it is not really that big of a deal. But the commercial told you it was so I understand why you can't live without it. Ahh yeah, I forgot you non-At&t guys were used to 3rd rate services anyway.

Re: Wrong
Apr 5, 2014, 8:49 AM
in the Article: Sprint's Spark Phones Don't Support Simultaneous Voice/Data forum

honestly it's one of those things that I do all the time without thinking about it. I'm not sure how you guys function without it.

Re: Good for T-mo
Mar 18, 2014, 7:50 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Files Cease and Desist Against Verizon Over Ads forum

lol...yeah I remember those ads. AT&T got so butthurt over those ads they hired Luke Wilson. but really Verizon was full of it. Their 3G network was nothing to brag about. In most places during the roll out it was barely faster than Edge.

Re: Good for T-mo
Mar 14, 2014, 3:14 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Files Cease and Desist Against Verizon Over Ads forum

I'm not sure about their new commerical but they got around that with the old one it had a tiny disclaimer at the bottom that said "Competitors maps from 01/13" While Verizon's maps were their updated ones. And this was during the holiday season that I saw that.

Re: Enemy of my Enemy saying
Mar 5, 2014, 11:39 PM
in the Article: Microsoft's OneDrive Available to BlackBerries forum

It's a dumb saying for sure but all that garbage from the new star trek movie is all false. It not a saying that was coined by an Arabian Prince, especially that one that didn't lose his head by his best friend.

I wonder if there is a partnership in the works....
Mar 4, 2014, 11:08 PM
in the Article: Microsoft's OneDrive Available to BlackBerries forum

First this and now BBM is coming to the Lumia line... hmmmm

Re: Dang
Oct 23, 2013, 8:20 AM
in the Article: Nokia Debuts Lumia 1520 with 6-Inch HD Screen forum

newfoneguy said: Anyone happen to know when the nokia windows contract is up? Nokia was purchased by Microsoft, so probably never.

Re: what?? it' for STUPID people!
Sep 12, 2013, 8:03 PM
in the Article: AT&T Reveals 'Next' Pricing for New iPhones forum

That's not a shocker though. T-mobile has always and will probably always be less than AT&T. They charge less per month not because they're some unsung hero for the consumer...but because they can't. If AT&T and T-mobile cost the same per month, then nobody would be with T-mobile because their coverage isn't as good. (I'm not saying it's garbage coverage btw, they are doing a good job of increasing their nationwide footprint...but they're still not as big ...

Re: of course they should sue...
Aug 30, 2013, 10:10 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Hits AT&T with Lawsuit Over Aio's Use of Magenta forum

kinda grasping at straws... purple isn't the same color as pink. It's not even similarly close to tmo's logo.

Re: of course they should sue...
Aug 29, 2013, 3:05 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Hits AT&T with Lawsuit Over Aio's Use of Magenta forum

lol, everyone look at the Tmobile Shill.

Re: I actually wanted the engraving on it...
Aug 20, 2013, 7:47 AM
in the Article: Motorola Will Not Engrave Moto X at Launch forum

I don't understand why they said they would do it, if they wasn't for sure if they even could or not.

Re: The Solution is Obvious
Aug 17, 2013, 10:36 PM
in the Article: Google Again Finds Fault with Microsoft's YouTube App forum

Actually both apps that microsoft turned out (facebook and youtube) were really really good.

Re: BS
Aug 15, 2013, 11:40 PM
in the Article: Google Again Finds Fault with Microsoft's YouTube App forum

T Bone said: And it looks like Google is also revoking the Android developer license from any Android developer who submits an app for Windows Phone..... Google really is turning evil.....Google is becoming what Microsoft was back in the 'bad old days' Dont get me wrong, I think the whole youtube app drama is bull, but what you're saying doesn't sound factual. Where did you see that?

Re: AT&T just doesn't get it, do they?
Jul 13, 2013, 3:21 PM
in the Article: AT&T To Buy Cricket forum

Jarahawk said: No. AT&T. You will NOT be allowed to swallow up yet another small fry. Request denied. Turns out AT&T just revoked their offer. Something about upsetting some guy on some board who didn't matter to them at all.

Re: NSA
Jun 29, 2013, 11:10 AM
in the Article: AT&T Updates Privacy Policy Regarding Customer Data forum

Hays21 said: Probably all the same things that Verizon is doing. Just hasn't been discovered likek Verizon's has. It is not right. We don't sign a contract that says all of our information may be given to big brother. I don't think it would matter even if you did sign a contract that said they couldn't give our info to the gov. While you are correct in saying that it's not right, I believe your anger is pointed at the wrong people ...

Re: If Google made a YouTube app for W8...
May 17, 2013, 11:33 AM
in the Article: Google Asks Microsoft to Kill Windows Phone YouTube App forum

KOL4420 said: Youtube is a Google owned service. Therefore, it is a Google service. You want Youtube app get an Android or iPhone. If not open the browser and type Youtube.com. Done. Eh...I think microsoft has given google enough time to develop their own app. They didn't, so microsoft did. In fact microsoft has asked google on several instances for the API to go ahead and create the youtube app themselves. Google refuses to give it to them. ...

Re: If Google made a YouTube app for W8...
May 17, 2013, 11:27 AM
in the Article: Google Asks Microsoft to Kill Windows Phone YouTube App forum

apple doesn't compete with google on search though. Microsoft does.

Re: Coverage......Not with
May 2, 2013, 12:59 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile and MetroPCS Officially Tie the Knot forum

Tofuchong said: I remember talking to people who were loyal to the car brand Pontiac, even though they had sub-par quality and bad prices, and sub-par styling. It doesnt matter how good or bad it is, it matters who likes it, and lots of people do. Dude...the GTO, Firebird, Trans AM, and the Solstice were awesome.

Re: motivation, not ambition...
Apr 15, 2013, 12:01 PM
in the Article: AT&T Planning Large Summer LTE Roll-Out forum

WiWavelength said: We broke it apart 30 years ago. Then, it just reassembled itself. This time, we need to nationalize it so that AT&T and its ilk can just go away. AJ great idea. that way local co-ops can provide half the services at twice the price.

Re: Hell and No.
Apr 8, 2013, 6:30 PM
in the Article: AT&T Looking to Snag Corr Wireless Spectrum and Subs forum

Jarahawk said: Tough. C-Spire bought Corr Wireless just to hold it and ransom it to the highest bidder. No way this should be allowed. If they weren't going to use those assets they vnever should have been allowed to purchase it. :lol: Maybe so, but Corr wasn't using it either.

Re: Hell and No.
Apr 8, 2013, 8:09 AM
in the Article: AT&T Looking to Snag Corr Wireless Spectrum and Subs forum

rwalford79 said: The chunk of PCS is a large one, and AT&T doesnt really need it in that area. False. AT&T needs it pretty badly in the huntsville, al area.

Re: And this helps the consumer how???........
Jan 25, 2013, 12:49 PM
in the Article: Verizon Selling More 700MHz Airwaves to AT&T forum

how does it hurt the consumer?

Re: Excellent phone
Nov 25, 2012, 3:40 PM
in the Article: Review: Nokia Lumia 810 for T-Mobile USA forum

woah for real? I just got a 920 and I've got netflix loaded on it.

to be fair.....
Nov 15, 2012, 5:30 PM
in the Article: Consumer Watchdog Calls on FTC to Break Up Google forum

Google refuses to let microsoft make a youtube app for their phones. They were okay with Apple having an app, but microsoft was forced to make an app that redirects you to the mobile verison of youtube.com Mainly because of Bing. That's one case of something falling under the antitrust laws, but google is a big company. I'd much rather see that problem corrected than have google broken up.

Re: No worries.
Oct 18, 2012, 4:38 PM
in the Article: FCC Greenlights AT&T's WCS Spectrum Plans forum

They might be planning on using it for microwave backhaul or something. Because youre right. I don't think any phones out there support LTE in that range.

Re: What would be a shock to all?
Sep 19, 2012, 11:45 PM
in the Article: AT&T's LTE Goes Live in Birmingham and Memphis forum

I honestly doubt that would happen. Verizon has more of an incentive to roll LTE out everywhere as fast as possible. (simply due to the fact that their 3G network is pretty awful). AT&T has HSPA+ in a lot of places, and while we can argue endlessly on if it's 4G or not, it's a whoooooole lot faster than Verizon's fall back. Soooo I don't see AT&T aggressively going after LTE beyond major cities, like Verizon needs ...

Re: Good guys???
Sep 6, 2012, 1:13 PM
in the Article: Sprint Waiving Some Fees for Hurricane-Hit Customers forum

they always all do things like this, they just don't advertise it. One carrier will come out and say it, then the others will to. It's silly.

Re: You don't negotiate with terrorists Google
Sep 4, 2012, 10:02 AM
in the Article: Apple and Google CEOs Discussing Patent Resolutions forum

It's a department of the gov that specializes in developing technology for use by the military.

Re: It's Hideous!
Sep 4, 2012, 9:58 AM
in the Article: Verizon Announces the Pen-Powered LG Intuition forum

Just remember....you can't spell Failing without L-G

Re: Concept Vs. Exact Ingredients
Aug 25, 2012, 8:32 AM
in the Article: Samsung Loses Apple Patent Case forum

From what I read it wasn't a statement from Samsung that "oh apple's doing it so lets copy them", but "how is our product different than Apple's?" then some engineer noted that they should do "these changes" based off their findings. Besides....the icons you're saying that Samsung copied look nothing like Apple's icons.

Just my humble opinion
Aug 25, 2012, 12:27 AM
in the Article: Samsung Loses Apple Patent Case forum

I think the verdict in the trial is bad for several reasons. Mostly because this gives Apple justification to continue these lawsuits. We needed a verdict that honestly flat out denied both parties any claims to money. Basically we needed to shut Apple up. That didn't happen. Back in 2007, Apple did the tech world a solid and released an amazing device, but it was a device far from original. They basically took the time to ...

Re: Fire Stephen Elop -- Epic Failure of a CEO
Aug 15, 2012, 9:58 AM
in the Article: Nokia CEO Sticks to Windows Phone Guns, New Phones 'Soon' forum

guess he thought it's better to avoid android and then not have to worry about apple smacking them down with stupid lawsuits like samsung and htc are having to deal with. :lol:

Re: Ludicrous
Aug 12, 2012, 11:23 AM
in the Article: Verizon's Shared Data Plans Range Up to 20GB forum

No they dont. They care about staying in business and making a profit, thus the point of being in business. Sometimes what you want is also something the business is offering to help take your money from you, but trust me, it's not because they care about your personal feelings.

Re: Seriously
Aug 11, 2012, 8:23 AM
in the Article: Sprint CEO: We Want to Be the Good Guys forum

Jarahawk said: Verizon and AT&T CAN offer Unlimited Data...it's just more profitable not to do so. I don't blame them for changing but I do find it disingenuous to act as though they are spectrum starved. Tell me in one breath that most customers don't even use 2GB but in the next act as though ALL of your customers are blowing the doors off with their data usage. Nope. That dog won't hunt. I don't recall them ...

Re: Well, this won't save me any money-Of course not!
Jul 18, 2012, 8:39 AM
in the Article: AT&T's Shared Data Plans Arrive Late August forum

might help those family plans where they've got more than 5 lines on there as well, as currently they had to subscribe to more than one family plan, texting plan ontop of any data they might have to use.

Re: What a rip off plan though..
Jul 11, 2012, 9:25 AM
in the Article: BlackBerry Curve 9310 Picked Up by Verizon forum

they wont. not currently anyway. plus if you get an LTE phone, they start throttling you at 5gb of useage instead of 3gb.

Re: So nothing is doubled to more nothing. . .
Jun 7, 2012, 1:44 PM
in the Article: Page Plus Doubles Data Allotment of The 55 Plan forum

If people like yourself would have limited your data consumption to begin with, we wouldn't be in this unlimitless nightmare we're in now. Thanks buddy.

Re: Who is right here?
May 9, 2012, 3:45 PM
in the Article: FCC Chair Fires Back at AT&T CEO Over Pricing forum

I think he was also coming from the point of "There is only so much spectrum to use, and the more players there are the more we've gotta share, thus the less overall bandwidth we'll have." I understand what they meant by it. And he's not wrong, it is TRUE, but.... they don't HAVE to raise their pricing. They could just always switch everyone off 1g, 2g, 3g, and switch the entire network to LTE and migrate everyone over ...

Re: I swear, ATT are such woosies!!!
Mar 24, 2012, 12:58 PM
in the Article: AT&T Delivers Ice Cream Sandwich to HTC Vivid forum

Jayshmay said: Android software updates are suppose to be OTA. 700mhz LTE is PLENTY capable of handling the 150mb or whatever the file size is. I am so glad I left ATT 2yrs ago. me too...now if we could just get you to stop talking about it.

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