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Re: isn't it
May 16, 2013, 10:07 AM
in the Article: AT&T Blocking Video Chats in Google Hangouts forum

They haven't blocked the iPhone from doing it... hard to argue that they are discriminating against certain things when they allow others to do it.

Did you read the article?
May 16, 2013, 9:58 AM
in the Article: AT&T Blocking Video Chats in Google Hangouts forum

"Google Hangouts for iOS, which qualifies as a third-party download on the iPhone, functions properly over AT&T's cellular network." Apple doesn't need to do anything... their app works on AT&T. Your comment makes absolutely no sense.

They can't compete with innovation...
Jan 15, 2013, 8:10 PM
in the Article: Samsung Seeks to Keep Phones On Store Shelves forum

So they resort to lawsuits. It's why they are down under $500 from their $700+ high... people see the lack of a future.

Keep your friends close...
Dec 9, 2012, 3:59 PM
in the Article: Apple and Google Leading $500M Bid for Kodak's Patents forum

Atleast, if this is true and the go in together, it's something that won't feed the patent wars between the two of them. As well, the two current leaders will want to stem the competitors (MS and BB) in any way possible. Lastly... keep your friends close... and your enemies closer.

Re: Too bad Apple relies on Google for Good Apps
Nov 15, 2012, 10:13 PM
in the Article: Google Maps for iOS in Final Testing forum

Seriously... I hope, for Apple users, this leads to a map app that can be updated more regularly. If Apple can swallow its pride long enough to think of it's users first.

To be honest...
Nov 5, 2012, 5:01 PM
in the Article: Apple Case Against Motorola/Google Dismissed forum

You don't become rich by "giving" your money away. For the same reason, Apple pays 2% taxes on their incomes, globally (not that other Mega-Corps aren't guilty of it as well.).

Re: Clue: Microsoft and Nokia are different companies
Oct 7, 2012, 11:23 AM
in the Article: AT&T to Sell Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 In November forum

Surface is a tablet. We are talking about phones. Totally Different areas. Ms has not announced a phone.

Clue: Microsoft and Nokia are different companies
Oct 6, 2012, 12:57 PM
in the Article: AT&T to Sell Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 In November forum

"How does Microsoft expect for Windows Phone to take off when they're doing the one carrier B.S. again." 1) This is a Nokia phone. Not a Microsoft phone. Just like Galaxy isn't made by Google, it's made by Samsung. That means the decision to be AT&T exclusive is between AT&T and Nokia. Don't blame MS for this decision. 2) "Microsoft" will have other phones (I know of atleast 4-5 Windows 8 Phones in the wood works). I assume some of those will ...

Re: If Android makes a new OS...
Sep 25, 2012, 10:04 AM
in the Article: Review: Apple iOS 6 forum

"Apple just builds the iPhone with the user-experience foremost in their collective corporate mind." HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Really? Have you SEEN iMaps? Anyone who claims "customer first" and releases that turd is an iDiot or a liar. Apple cares about one thing: $. Never forget that.

Anyone who doesn't think this trial/verdict will get overturned ...
Sep 25, 2012, 9:58 AM
in the Article: Apple Asks For $707M More in Damages from Samsung forum

http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/ samsung-asks-new-trial-in-patent-dispute-appl e-203191 One of many news items that show how easy overturning this "Win" for Apple is going to be. Jury Misconduct is big big big. Everyone knows Apple is *GREAT* at polishing existing ideas and making something POP! I hate Apple but even I will admit they make a smooth product. The problem... Every thing Apple has released in the recent past, including the iPhone, has been done before or has mountains of prior art. Tablet? Full screen touch phone? Multi-touch? bounce-back? ...

Re: 2 Million Sheep buying a fashion statement
Sep 20, 2012, 8:45 PM
in the Article: Samsung to Add Apple iPhone 5 to Patent Lawsuit forum

2 million sheep would buy the phone simply for the fashion statement. That doesn't change the fact that their is nothing "wow" about the iPhone 5. Everything they've added is already in other phones, and they seem to be falling further behind due to the 1 phone per year, sole provider status. Then you add to that fact their history in the PC market, with the same decisions (hint: What was their market share in the PC market? What is their ...

But... you no longer need anything "extra"
Oct 5, 2011, 5:07 PM
in the Article: Apple Quietly Intros MicroUSB-to-30-Pin Adapter forum

"No PC Needed" with the new phones. Car adapter? Radio adapter? Those aren't "Needed". Those aren't "required" to operate the phone. Chargers have always been included (wall wart with usb/30'pin cable). What more do you "Need"? I'm not sure "need" means what you think it means. I'd argue that previously, you could argue that a PC was needed to activate the iPhone, but the USB cable came with the phone (Even if it wasn't "standard" USB). You could also argue that Apple was ...

Phone for older person
Sep 8, 2011, 10:22 PM
in the General forum

Older person... don't text, doesn't data, bad eye sight... dropped home phone and am now looking for something that's better than a RAZR type phone. I'm looking at the Pantech Breeze for AT&T. I might pay full price... or go for the discount.

Re: To bad...
Jul 18, 2011, 2:41 PM
in the Article: Spotify Launches in the U.S. Today forum

http://blog.pandora.com/faq/contents/1525.htm l Skip limit: 6 per hour 12 per day (for free users) Quality of Stream: From what I read, free is "64k AAC+" vs "192k MP3" for paid. I tend to think that they both sound roughly the same in ear buds, but some might be able to tell the difference

Re: To bad...
Jul 18, 2011, 1:42 PM
in the Article: Spotify Launches in the U.S. Today forum

I'm located in the US so Spotify hasn't been an option for me. I paid for Pandora almost a year ago (Late August I think) and haven't regretted the $36 expense.

Re: To bad...
Jul 18, 2011, 12:10 PM
in the Article: Spotify Launches in the U.S. Today forum

I generally don't skip, it plays in the background at work... I'll up/down-vote something I really like/hate and that gets stuff I want to listen to in rotation playing while I work. Station Limits... I think I have ~15 stations? I'd be hard pressed to go up to 100 stataions. I could personally probably get rid of half of my stations atleast. * Ad suppression (Not really an issue for me: AdBlock + MVPS hosts list, but still applicable on my ...

To bad...
Jul 16, 2011, 5:06 PM
in the Article: Spotify Launches in the U.S. Today forum

it's so feraking expensive compared to the competition... Spotify $5/10/month Pandora $3/month ($36/year) well... grooveshark is 6/9 per month which is more expensive than I thought it'd be... I'll pay $3/month... screw playing $5-10 per month for songs I don't own.

Why?
May 27, 2011, 3:56 PM
in the Article: HTC to Unlock Bootloaders on Future Android Phones forum

Why announce this AFTER I get a motorola phone? **** on a shingle...

Re: Best Android on Verizon as of right now?
Feb 17, 2011, 1:41 PM
in the Verizon Wireless forum

I'll add that to my suggestion :) A lot depends on price and availability as well. My advice, atm, will be Incredible (100) Droid X (150) Thunderbolt (200) It'll boil down to what she wants to spend and if she's able to wait (Dam impatient kids gotta have NOW NOW NOW)

Re: Best Android on Verizon as of right now?
Feb 17, 2011, 9:44 AM
in the Verizon Wireless forum

Thanks for that. It's more or less what I was thinking. Like buying a Vista laptop today.

Best Android on Verizon as of right now?
Feb 16, 2011, 9:27 PM
in the Verizon Wireless forum

I'm the tech guy and a friend is asking what Android phone she should get within the next couple weeks. She's looking at the Incredible, but I suggested there might be something newer/better. I know the Thunderbolt (or whatever its called) is coming out next week? I think i'm going to suggest that. Would anyone suggest anything else?

Just like...
Jan 8, 2011, 11:53 AM
in the Shop Talk forum

Cars put the poor horse industry out of work. Printing Press put the Scribe out of work Hell... cell phones put the telegraph industry out of work. Here's a clue: Things change. Ruining the economy? I can name dozens of things that do more to cause issues than junk sold on eBay. One of the biggest issues, as far as I'm concerned, is crap like trying to prop up old businesses that can't survive anymore. Blame doesn't get you more business, so you better ...

No need for that: Worlds Simplest Cell Phone will do
Nov 18, 2010, 1:08 AM
in the Article: Verizon Considers Plans Based On Speed, As Well As Data forum

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/articl e-1330125/Johns-Phone-Worlds-simplest-mobile- phone-lets-make-calls.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

That makes me think
Nov 13, 2010, 10:14 AM
in the Article: Microsoft 'Bings' Android Devices on All Carriers forum

I won't consider a WM7 device unless it has Google as an option... hadn't really thought of that before

Pay twice for the same data?
Nov 1, 2010, 6:09 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Announces Smartphone Tethering Plan forum

Are consumers really that stupid? F That and F U T-Mobile... F... U...

What will become of Sprint?
Oct 20, 2010, 6:18 PM
in the Article: Clearwire Achieves 90Mbps Downloads in LTE Tests forum

They will flip a switch and change the software on their equipment... BAM they are LTE.

Isn't T-Mobile..
Sep 30, 2010, 6:13 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile USA Calls WiMax 'Niche,' Prefers LTE forum

itself niche? Pot meet kettle.

That's what I thought
Aug 5, 2010, 11:54 AM
in the AT&T forum

Yeah... I'm not actually sure what the plan is to tether a dumb-phone... I don't sell phones anymore and the changes to data fees on AT&T leaves me personally unsure about how tethering works now. I'd say dial 611 from your phone and ask customer service.

Captivated? Android?
Aug 2, 2010, 8:27 AM
in the AT&T forum

This phone? http://www.phonescoop.com/news/item.php?n=617 4 Android... search for instructions on how to root/tether with your particular phone. 'PDANet' is a good search to start with. Do not "pay" for the "extra" privilege of using data you already pay for. I won't pay $20 to use data I already pay for - in addition to losing unlimited. Android, iPhone and Blackberries can be tethered without AT&T's permission. Possibly other phones as well.

Tell me when they can...
Jul 27, 2010, 12:21 PM
in the Article: Wireless Power Consortium Defines Qi Standard forum

pump out 1.21 jiggawatts...

I vote... Evo on Sprint... as most dissapointing
Jul 21, 2010, 4:11 PM
in the General forum

Put Evo on AT&T. Please for the *LOVE OF GOD*.

iPhone Tethering App disguised as a Flashlight
Jul 21, 2010, 4:09 PM
in the General forum

http://gizmodo.com/5592521/how-a-guy-tricked- apple-with-a-disguised-iphone-tethering-app lol priceless Oh, Nick Lee, you clever boy you. See, Nick here tricked Apple with a very simple iPhone application: Handy Light. On the surface it looked just like any other $0.99 flashlight application. But, secretly, it was a lot more useful. Handy Light allowed you to make your iPhone's screen go blank with a color of your choice. You opened it, clicked a swatch from a simple palette, and that was it: Life in technicolor. Another stupid flashlight application like ...

that much isn't hard to hit...
Jul 12, 2010, 6:57 PM
in the Verizon Wireless forum

Hell... if you download a season or two of shows, depending on the show, you can easily double that. Download all of Star Trek? *ALL* of it? 400g. All of Idol? 123gb. All of Simpsons? not that hard to push 250+ if you try.

It's easy. Here's how:
Jul 12, 2010, 6:54 PM
in the Verizon Wireless forum

You need two programs. http://www.slysoft.com/en/ AnyD vd + CloneDVDMobile AnyDVD removes copy protection. Not sure how well it does with BluRay, but I've yet to have serious issues with DVD's. CloneDVDMobile rips unprotected content into the format of your choosing - often with quick shortcuts (You can choose from stuff like "AVI", "iPhone", "Zune" etc). They *ARE* paid programs. cant' remember how much. Got my copies a long time ago and haven't regretted it a moment. Once ripped... either copy to SSD or transfer via usb. ...

ConsumerReports votes *NO* on iPhone 4
Jul 12, 2010, 6:34 PM
in the General forum

http://blogs.consumerreports.org/electronics/ 2010/07/apple-iphone-4-antenna-issue-iphone4- problems-dropped-calls-lab-test-confirmed-pro blem-issues-signal-strength-att-network-gsm.h tml

The truth about Verizon iPhone rumors
Jul 8, 2010, 9:40 PM
in the General forum

So good I had to post it here: http://www.maclife.com/article/news/ infograph_shocking_truth_behind_iphoneonveriz on_rumors

I just can't believe you guys are backing up an 18k bill.
May 2, 2010, 9:10 PM
in the Shop Talk forum

I just can't believe it. I understand being behind a big bill... signed the papers, your responsible... yeah yeah yeah... I've paid for bad signatures. I understand "you get what you sign for" I don't understand why there aren't consumer safeguards in place for this kind of bull____ and why people actually condone this. Look at Sprint... your bill goes to high - it gets cut... the... f... off. Simple.

I agree with you...
May 2, 2010, 5:43 PM
in the AT&T forum

when you say no one agree's with you... :o

Blockquote
May 2, 2010, 5:40 PM
in the Shop Talk forum

DOVER — Bob and Mary St. Germain say they can’t believe it. Four years after their son, Bryan, used his cellphone to connect to the Internet, the couple is still trying to fight the bill: a nearly $18,000 tab from Verizon. Bryan, now 26, thought his family’s plan included free data downloads. It didn’t, and in August 2006, the St. Germains’ phone bill ballooned to more than 100 times the normal amount. “You can’t print what my husband said’’ when the ...

I'm paying attention...
May 2, 2010, 4:55 PM
in the AT&T forum

I just think you are wrong. I could also ask you: if you think Apple's way is so right, why is their market share stalling? If exclusive deals are so awesome, why is Android doing so well? Why is Android doing 10x better than when they were exclusive? Why did Palm fail in their exclusive deal? There obviously is a short term benefit for Apple and AT&T to stay exclusive. There are also obvious PROBLEMS with Apple staying AT&T exclusive. I think the short ...

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