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Re: iPhone and Sprint data.
May 26, 2016, 8:54 PM
in the Sprint forum

You can, as long as you are on WiFi or LTE. Talk and surf doesn't work over 3G or 1X because both are CDMA based.

Re: FAIL
May 25, 2016, 5:13 AM
in the Article: AT&T Resurrects the 'Cingular' Brand for Flip Phone forum

Yes, ANY phone being produced nowadays needs LTE capabilities for the reason you've described. Moreover, Android is capable of powering basic phones as well; why not use that OS rather than one with rigid limitations? Even though basic phone buyers typically don't care about features, some people will have them because an employer purchased them for business use.

Re: sprint
May 16, 2016, 7:42 PM
in the Sprint forum

Spoken like an eighth-grade champ!

Re: LOL
May 15, 2016, 10:49 PM
in the Article: Sprint Packages 40GB Shared Plan with Amazon Prime forum

AT&T's basic phone coverage is very poor in rural areas. At least with Sprint, you can roam.

Re: LOL
May 13, 2016, 11:11 PM
in the Article: Sprint Packages 40GB Shared Plan with Amazon Prime forum

Whether they need to or not, the claim has been addressed by Verizon. Their comeback is, "Well, we're consistently fast everywhere." What they don't and can't say is they are the fastest. Unlike you, Verizon tells the truth about their network rather than making opposite statements from reality.

Re: Customer service
May 13, 2016, 8:48 PM
in the Sprint forum

It's called modern life. Nowadays, few entities communicate well internally.

Re: I still love T-Mobile
May 13, 2016, 8:46 PM
in the T-Mobile forum

This is still the best site for news. However, the forums have all but dried up. Social media killed the Internet forum star.

Re: LOL
May 13, 2016, 8:43 PM
in the Article: Sprint Packages 40GB Shared Plan with Amazon Prime forum

If Sprint's network were slow, the other guys would be trouncing them on TV and in the courtroom for claiming otherwise. However, that isn't happening.

SMS Interoperability
Apr 21, 2016, 7:58 AM
in the Article: Facebook Enables Group Calls from Messenger forum

The feature for which I have been waiting is SMS. If Facebook must require us to use a separate app for IM, at least allow us to control all of our messaging in one place. I keep hearing they will do this, but I do not see it happening.

Re: Free Enterprise
Apr 17, 2016, 7:52 PM
in the Article: Houses Passes Bill that Could Cripple FCC's Net Neutrality Rules forum

Really? Would you care to elaborate?

Free Enterprise
Apr 16, 2016, 7:10 AM
in the Article: Houses Passes Bill that Could Cripple FCC's Net Neutrality Rules forum

While I believe that anyone or any group (like the FCC) means well, price controls ultimately are counter productive. The bottom line is that no one is ultimately required to own a business that provides goods or services, especially those that humanity could survive without having. This is why minimum wage and other artificial economic controls don't work. Once an outside player comes along and forces companies to "do the right thing," they, in turn, respond by charging higher ...

Re: I don't know
Apr 9, 2016, 1:37 PM
in the Article: Verizon Now Selling the Samsung Convoy 4 forum

You're paying for ruggedness and moisture resistance.

Re: They are cooked.....
Apr 7, 2016, 5:53 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Sell Certain Network Assets for $2.2 Billion forum

I wish that Phonescoop reposted false prophecies like the one above to discourage this sort of behavior. It's absolutely disgraceful and stupid.

The Identity of the Third Party
Mar 28, 2016, 7:41 PM
in the Article: FBI Cracks iPhone, Drops Court Case v Apple forum

I'm betting that the unnamed third party is actually someone within Apple. That way, they can have their cake and eat it, too: pretend your against privacy invasion publicly while secretly helping the government.

Gotta Love It
Mar 28, 2016, 10:01 AM
in the Article: Sprint Rolls Out 30-Day Risk-Free Test Drive forum

Once again, the trolls show their true colors. I'm certain if Sprint had announced that they would not pursue any free trials, the same idiots complaining about this announcement would deride them had they chosen otherwise. How badly it must suck to be one of them...a life that is incomplete without saying nasty things about a telephone company that they don't even use.

Re: Netflix Is for Home
Mar 25, 2016, 9:47 AM
in the Article: Netflix Says It Throttles Video on AT&T and Verizon forum

I once had AT&T's DSL service; it was reliable but slow. It too had a 250 GB cap, but even with all three of my household members using it constantly, we never came close to hitting the ceiling. On the other hand, Sprint's new "unlimited" data caps your high speed at twenty-four GB. I alone blow through that amount in a month. That is why I could never turn off Charter.

Netflix Is for Home
Mar 24, 2016, 10:35 PM
in the Article: Netflix Says It Throttles Video on AT&T and Verizon forum

Until mobile networks can provide truly unlimited Internet, services like Netflix are best enjoyed at home, hooked to a wired connection.

Re: Trolldom at its Finest
Mar 15, 2016, 11:13 PM
in the Article: Sprint Claims to Reach 300Mbps Downloads with Galaxy S7 forum

I suppose I'll have to since the other carriers don't seem to work well in the sticks.

Trolldom at its Finest
Mar 15, 2016, 9:43 PM
in the Article: Sprint Claims to Reach 300Mbps Downloads with Galaxy S7 forum

If your Sprint and Phonescoop runs an article about how slow your network is compared to other wireless companies, the trolls come here and bash you for that. However, once you're faster than everyone else, those same, hypocritical idiots change the conversation to "quality versus speed." Well, if that's the case, Sprint's 3G network was recently rated better than everyone else's as well. Oh wait...3G is too slow to be considered in any serious network discussion. Here's an idea: go ...

Re: Waste Of Money/Resources
Mar 7, 2016, 9:28 AM
in the Article: Sprint Expands Retail Deal with Dixons Carphone to 500 Stores forum

Actually, I did not declare myself the winner; I declared you the loser. You are a loser for defending someone whom you do not know for doing something that is totally inexcusable.

Re: Waste Of Money/Resources
Mar 6, 2016, 2:44 PM
in the Article: Sprint Expands Retail Deal with Dixons Carphone to 500 Stores forum

Well, there you go again. You lost this argument two posts ago, yet you continue with your ill-conceived talking points. My guess is that you and Mr. Rawlford79 are the same individual. That would be the only reason to defend a person who responds with personal attacks to criticism of content he or she has shared. It must be a lonely world in which you live if disagreement with the presentation of ideas is equivalent to disrespect. I know of ...

Re: Waste Of Money/Resources
Mar 6, 2016, 9:30 AM
in the Article: Sprint Expands Retail Deal with Dixons Carphone to 500 Stores forum

I doubt that you would be happy or complacent if someone called you lazy and illiterate. I told him his post was too long, and I did not read it all; he attacked me personally. Do you honestly equate criticism of what someone says with personal attacks?

Re: Waste Of Money/Resources
Mar 3, 2016, 12:02 AM
in the Article: Sprint Expands Retail Deal with Dixons Carphone to 500 Stores forum

No, it isn't perfect. He didn't use correct punctuation nor write using complete sentences, yet he has the audacity to call me lazy and illiterate. He epitomizes everything wrong with people today: he composes a humongous, dreadfully boring rant against the policies and practices of a wireless carrier that no one is forcing him to use, then he personally attacks me for daring to call him out for doing so. In the process, he makes himself look like a ...

Re: Waste Of Money/Resources
Mar 1, 2016, 6:36 PM
in the Article: Sprint Expands Retail Deal with Dixons Carphone to 500 Stores forum

Perhaps when you learn to write using complete sentences and use correct punctuation, then you can call others lazy and illiterate.

Re: Waste Of Money/Resources
Feb 29, 2016, 10:45 PM
in the Article: Sprint Expands Retail Deal with Dixons Carphone to 500 Stores forum

TL;DR

Re: Nice prices.
Feb 20, 2016, 8:21 AM
in the Article: Sprint Announces 'Better Choice' Plans for Shared Data forum

It's an even greater shame that people like you post things without fact checking. Sprint's network may not be on par with Verizon, but they certainly cover more people nationwide through roaming agreements than AT&T or T-Mobile. Try using either of the latter-mentioned carriers in rural areas and see how great they are. It doesn't matter how "quality" a network is if it doesn't provide blanket coverage in areas where you'll need it most.

Does Not Include Tablets
Feb 14, 2016, 9:38 PM
in the Article: Sprint Ups the Ante with $150 Unlimited Family Bundle forum

If you have a 3G/4G tablet, it doesn't share on this plan...only smartphones and regular phones are eligible. Big bummer! :(

Re: Liberal policies
Feb 6, 2016, 9:05 AM
in the Lounge forum

In my opinion, the problem in America isn't necessarily liberal or conservative policies; it's the corrupt politicians behind them. Most of our elected officials have been bought and paid for by special-interest groups and lobbyists; therefore, their loyalty belongs to them and not us.

Re: Consolidated Forums
Jan 18, 2016, 4:13 PM
in the phonescoop.com forum

My idea is based upon the notion that simpler is better. Moreover, I stay here rather than gravitating toward other phone forums because your overall design is easier to view and navigate. Best of luck in 2016.

Re: The Prophets of Doom Are at It Again
Jan 17, 2016, 12:37 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Relocate Cell Sites In Bid to Cut Costs forum

I see that you're back in black to declare that Sprint isn't. Thank you for making my point for me. I look forward having this conversation next year, the year after, and so forth.

The Prophets of Doom Are at It Again
Jan 16, 2016, 4:24 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Relocate Cell Sites In Bid to Cut Costs forum

"The end is near for Sprint!" LOL! This is at least year ten of the same idiots predicting Sprint's soon demise. "Oh, but it's different THIS time because..." Get a life people.

Consolidated Forums
Jan 9, 2016, 3:59 PM
in the phonescoop.com forum

Once again, I make my annual plea to the mods...PLEASE consolidate the prepaid phone forums with their parent companies. Considering the fact that very little forum dialog happens these days, it would definitely help increase discussions that happen here. Specifically, I recommend putting Cricket under AT&T, Metro PCS underneath T-Mobile, Virgin and Boost under Sprint. Come on, guys! This is the year to consider it.

Re: Too big for you , not everyone
Dec 31, 2015, 3:53 PM
in the Article: Samsung Crowns Its Galaxy A Series with a 6-Inch Phablet forum

So here's the question: how big is too big for you? Seven inches? Eight? At what point do you say it is enough? A six-inch phone will fit into cargo pants and suit jackets, but that becomes your entire wardrobe. Unfortunately, clipping that phone to your belt is out of the question.

Too Big!
Dec 25, 2015, 4:46 PM
in the Article: Samsung Crowns Its Galaxy A Series with a 6-Inch Phablet forum

No thanks. A phone should be small and lightweight -- this monstrosity is neither. A four-inch screen is large enough for photos, short videos, and most apps. For those looking to replace the home computer, watch movies, and play games -- buy a tablet! They're cheaper, bigger, and better suited for the aforementioned activities.

Re: Even if TMobile Had the Fastest, Largest, and Most Reliable 4G...
Dec 24, 2015, 1:18 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Touts Network Milestones forum

"Off Network Roaming" is still coverage. Zero coverage means that TMobile customers have no phone service AT ALL while traveling through those areas. Your "point" about native coverage has no bearing to this discussion. It was obvious to anyone who bothered to read my original post that I was referring to emergency service while driving. Incidentally, both AT&T and TMobile's coverage maps are wrong for Ocoee, TN. This is something that anyone with a phone can easily verify.

Re: Even if TMobile Had the Fastest, Largest, and Most Reliable 4G...
Dec 23, 2015, 6:45 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Touts Network Milestones forum

Tellico Plains, Ocoee, Delano, Bear Paw, Reliance, etc have zero TMobile coverage. All of these locations do have Verizon and Sprint.

Even if TMobile Had the Fastest, Largest, and Most Reliable 4G...
Dec 23, 2015, 4:04 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Touts Network Milestones forum

...Their basic cellular coverage still sucks. If I have a flat tire in Hooterville, I wouldn't care how much better their data is compared to a carrier that actually covers me with basic service. THE MAIN PURPOSE OF ANY CELLPHONE IS TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY CONNECTIVITY WHERE IT'S NEEDED MOST. I have WiFi at home that is super fast and unlimited.

Re: Need Help with Screen on/off
Dec 18, 2015, 12:02 AM
in the Android forum

I downloaded Apex Launcher and turned off the knock on code that way.

Need Help with Screen on/off
Dec 13, 2015, 9:06 AM
in the Android forum

Does anyone know of an app or setting that will limit screen awakening to the power button? I have an LG G3 and want to limit screen on and off to the power button to prevent accidental activation of the screen when touching the phone.

Re: Unique Direct Connect Number no Longer Available?
Dec 3, 2015, 4:18 PM
in the Sprint forum

I found out after speaking with a Sprint rep that WiFi calling is the feature that won't work simultaneously with Sprint DC. However, it will function at the same time with data browsing over WiFi. Moreover, it also works with LTE. Since my account was credited with free DC for life years ago, I downloaded the app onto my LG 3 and my wife's iPhone 5. It works brilliantly and uses far less battery than my Zello app. Lesson ...

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