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Re: Translation to English
Sep 11, 2014, 5:15 PM
in the Article: Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy Alpha forum

My misgivings with Apple are numerous, well founded, and well documented. I absolutely hate the Apple propaganda and disinformation campaign and see bluecoyote as a willing piece of that machine. I take pride in disputing his comments whenever I can. That being said, I would be more than willing to try an Apple product if they ever made anything that appealed to me. However, their entire corporate philosophy would have to change for that to happen. It's not that I wouldn't ...

yea right
Sep 9, 2014, 5:08 PM
in the Article: Apple Shows Off iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus forum

>>the only android phone that can compete with this is the New Moto X, I've had my Note 3 for almost a year and it completely blows their sorry attempt at a phablet out of the water. Not to mention that the Note 4 has already been announced, will release at virtually the same time, and completely annihilates this phone. >>apples A7 chip out performs every android phone out there, Based on WHAT do you make that bold statement? >>NFC has been around ...

Wait for the reviews
Sep 8, 2014, 11:12 AM
in the Article: Hands on with Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 forum

There is a very real possibility that the "premium metal" body will interfere with reception. Who cares how great it looks if it doesn't work right - that's what iPhones are for. Good thing thing they tried this crap on the Note 4. I won't be upgrading before the Note 5, which will give them plenty of time to go back to materials that are durable and don't interfere with electrical signals.

Re: Translation to English
Sep 8, 2014, 10:57 AM
in the Article: Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy Alpha forum

>>Translation: Samsung phones have felt like garbage because they're made of junky, happy meal toy materials. Translation: Samsung phones are more durable that iPhones; and I'm jealous. So, I bash them. >>Translation: They ripped off the iPhone and made the minimum choices their legal decided was enough to keep them from getting sued... again. Translation: I pretend to be oblivious to the fact that Apple has never done anything but copy and rip off other companies. Again, I am jealous that Samsung ...

Re: I don't get it and I never will
Sep 8, 2014, 10:51 AM
in the Article: Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy Alpha forum

What is the deal with people on this website who struggle with the English language?

Bwahahahah you're always good for a laugh
Sep 8, 2014, 10:30 AM
in the Article: Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy Alpha forum

>>It's not that Samsung can't sell phones with garbage build quality, Ummmm... their phones don't have garbage build quality. They have better battery life and hold up better to drops than the iPhone. It's Apple that actually has garbage build quality. >>it's that they could probably sell a lot more if they weren't such second-rate products. You must be relieved they aren't selling more. That would certainly spell doom for your precious Apple. >>And uh, Samsung sales/profits are heading towards the crapper because ...

I don't get it and I never will
Sep 5, 2014, 10:33 AM
in the Article: Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy Alpha forum

If anything, I find the white edges with the silver band obnoxious. It's a distracting contrast from the gray and whatever colors may be on the actual screen. I find it jarring and disturbing. The contrast with the rear cover is even worse. The color palette on this device is far from uniform or pleasing. If this is what a premium device is supposed to look like, I don't want one. Plus they gimped the specs back so far ...

Re: hahaha troll post
Aug 28, 2014, 11:36 AM
in the Article: Apple Offering to Replace Faulty iPhone 5 Batteries forum

>>I have to be honest and I have looked everywhere for the difference between PC and Personal Computer. And I have not found any Originally the abbreviation PC did in fact mean personal computer. However, for the past 30 years it has been an acronym synonymous with the millions of IBM clones out there that use the Intel x86 architecture. Personal computers running on a different architecture are not considered PC's. This is why you have never heard anyone ...

How so?
Aug 27, 2014, 4:16 PM
in the Article: FCC Finalizes $819,000 Fine Against T-Mobile forum

The FCC cant levy fines against companies that break the rules? And really the fine is so low it would be like a Cop fining you $5 for ignoring a crosswalk signal. And probably just as much of a deterrent.

Re: Yeah, but...yeah, but...
Aug 27, 2014, 12:19 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Simple Starter Subscribers Gain 2GB of Data for $5 forum

>>T-Mobile is the only carry I see actually making changes that we benefit from. I wouldn't count Sprint out just yet. I'm gonna stick with them at least until my contract is up. Then we'll see.

Re: Good luck to them
Aug 27, 2014, 12:16 PM
in the Article: Verizon Says VoLTE to Launch in Coming Weeks forum

Tru dat.

If they don't
Aug 27, 2014, 12:15 PM
in the Article: LG Shows Off the G3 Stylus forum

ramp up the specs on the American version they can expect this to fail here.

Re: Why?
Aug 27, 2014, 11:14 AM
in the Article: California Signs Smartphone Kill Switch Into Law forum

Android has a kill switch baked in as well. What's that, like 90% of cell phones between Android and iOS? What's the point in passing a law to do something that's already being done? This can only take freedom away from consumers and drive prices up. That's it.

Re: hahaha troll post
Aug 27, 2014, 11:02 AM
in the Article: Apple Offering to Replace Faulty iPhone 5 Batteries forum

>>Do you even know what a PC is? PC stands for Personal Computer. There is difference between a personal computer and a PC. Come back to me when you understand what that is. >>There was a very small niche market for MP3s. Apple brought MP3 plays mainstream. They took existing technology and made it better and they created the mainstream market and dominated it. On the one hand you want to give Apple credit for creating the PC (which they didn't). And ...

I wasn't going to respond to this
Aug 27, 2014, 10:19 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Squelch Data Speeds of Terms Violators forum

But you're too amusing and i think I can get another laugh out of you. So, here goes. >>I think it's actually unfortunate for you. That I got stuck in a conversation with someone as confused as yourself? Yes, its unfortunate. >>Because I must be the only person that sees the word infinite IN THE DEFINITION OF UNLIMITED!!! Wow, that's some real rage there. Too bad you missed the fact that only one definition of unlimited has an infinite context. You ...

hahaha troll post
Aug 27, 2014, 9:14 AM
in the Article: Apple Offering to Replace Faulty iPhone 5 Batteries forum

>> If it wasn't for him we might not have PC's Except that IBM invented the PC architecture. Apple threw in the towel about ten years ago and switched to the PC platform. But we have had IBM PC's since the 80's. >> He created the mp3 market. Long before anyone ever heard of a MP3 player (much less an ipod) I bought MP3's to listen to on my PC from a website called (can you guess the name) mp3.com. >>And ...

why?
Aug 27, 2014, 9:05 AM
in the Article: California Signs Smartphone Kill Switch Into Law forum

What a waste of California taxpayer dollars signing this crap into law.

why are you trolling me?
Aug 27, 2014, 9:03 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Squelch Data Speeds of Terms Violators forum

>>I couldn't agree more zpike. Starting with your uninformed drivel. what a troll comment >>What your wrong about is that nobody in this post mentioned the word " infinite" or alluded to anything being such. That's an outright lie. >>But as I've already proven in my other posts at length is that the word infinite and unlimited are basically the same. Another lie. You said they were "literally" the same, not "basically" the same. So are you going to back off ...

You're hopeless
Aug 27, 2014, 8:54 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Squelch Data Speeds of Terms Violators forum

Have fun with your alternate reality.

You should really stop now
Aug 22, 2014, 4:27 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Squelch Data Speeds of Terms Violators forum

This is very embarrassing for you. I have made it abundantly clear that the problem was your usage of "unlimited" as though it meant "infinite". And then you go and post a definition of "infinite" as though anyone were ever contesting its meaning. But since you like definitions so much, here is the definition of "unlimited" for your perusal. unlimited [uhn-lim-i-tid] Spell Syllables Synonyms Examples Word Origin adjective 1. not limited; unrestricted; unconfined: unlimited trade. 2. boundless; infinite; vast: the unlimited skies. 3. without any qualification or exception; unconditional. Of the ...

Furthermore
Aug 22, 2014, 3:58 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Squelch Data Speeds of Terms Violators forum

You criticized me for one typo where I clearly missed the "l" in "implication". But after rereading your posts I found one with three typo's. Furthermore, I could criticize you for your use of sentence fragments, run on sentences, flip flopping perspective, poor comma usage, consistently wrong quotation usage, and much more if I cared to find it. How about we quit trying to be grammar nazis and focus on the dialogue?

Re: I don't get it.
Aug 22, 2014, 3:36 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Squelch Data Speeds of Terms Violators forum

>>I wasn't aware either of us said we were talking about infinite data. No, you insist on using the word "unlimited," when you in fact mean "infinite". That's the problem. And I made that point more than amply clear in my previous post. >>And just so you know infinite means without end forever. No, infinite does not imply any length of time. I could feasibly be infinitely large for only a second. And that is where you completely screw up your next ...

I don't get it.
Aug 20, 2014, 12:02 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Squelch Data Speeds of Terms Violators forum

You guys are going on and on about unlimited, like it means the same thing as infinite when it doesn't. Infinite data would truly be as much data as fast as you like, heck all at one time. With infinite data, you should easily download the entire internet in a micro second. No one ever advertised that and no one ever expected that, and that was never the impication of "unlimited data". Unlimited data means we don't limit the flow ...

Why do I have to repeat myself
Aug 20, 2014, 11:50 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Squelch Data Speeds of Terms Violators forum

>>I'm not using them interchangeably. Yes, you are. >>You complained as though these users aren't still getting unlimited data when they very clearly still are (albeit at a slower speed). See, you just did it. >>If you want unlimited data at whatever speed you want (even after breaking your end of a contract) what you're asking for is infinite utilization of a finite resource. And there you go again. Did you pass basic math in high school? Do you understand the difference between ...

Re: Sprint & T-Mobile Coverage & Nationwide Data Speeds are ABYSMAL!
Aug 15, 2014, 12:16 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

Didn't think so.

Re: Includes $70 Unlimited Data
Aug 15, 2014, 12:13 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Squelch Data Speeds of Terms Violators forum

>>people who expect "infinite" anything are simply unreasonable It never fails to amaze me how people want to use "unlimited" and "infinite" interchangeably when it suits them. When someone expects a provider to allow them as much data as they can get in a month at the advertised speed without any throttling, that is unlimited data, not infinite data. And it is not unreasonable to expect just that if that is what the provider advertised. What is unreasonable is for carriers ...

Of course
Aug 14, 2014, 12:15 PM
in the Article: Samsung Refreshes Its Design Language with Galaxy Alpha forum

Yes, because those on the other side of the fence don't have to choose. They have both.

Whoa there
Aug 14, 2014, 12:14 PM
in the Article: Samsung Refreshes Its Design Language with Galaxy Alpha forum

Stop with the facts already.

Re: Just for perspective
Aug 14, 2014, 12:13 PM
in the Article: Samsung Refreshes Its Design Language with Galaxy Alpha forum

>>I love how people can tell all kinds of things about prerelease phones Yea me too. It's awesome when the manufacturers release the specs ahead of time so we can know what to expect. >>like its screen is or is not better than X. The screen was specifically criticized for its resolution. I think we can know if the resolution is better than some existing device or not.... derrrrr. >> than their old cheap crappy plastic backs. Honestly that crappy cheap hand feel ...

Re: Just for perspective
Aug 14, 2014, 12:06 PM
in the Article: Samsung Refreshes Its Design Language with Galaxy Alpha forum

Hardly.. the GS5 and the Note 3 will compete against the iPhone 6. The GS6 will blow it away once again.

No Wifi???
Aug 13, 2014, 10:29 AM
in the Article: FCC Asking All Carriers to Explain Throttling Policies forum

Get with the times brother. Wifi routers are relatively inexpensive these days.

Just for perspective
Aug 13, 2014, 10:26 AM
in the Article: Samsung Refreshes Its Design Language with Galaxy Alpha forum

Its still better than the screen on the iPhone. So, is an HD screen not important, or are you admitting Apple cheaped out on a part?

Re: Sprint & T-Mobile Coverage & Nationwide Data Speeds are ABYSMAL!
Aug 11, 2014, 10:15 AM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

Nice to say that. Care to explain how its different?

There's a first time for everything
Aug 8, 2014, 10:47 AM
in the Article: Sprint Hangs Up on Dan Hesse, Names New CEO forum

I actually agree with much of what you said there.

Re: Sprint & T-Mobile Coverage & Nationwide Data Speeds are ABYSMAL!
Aug 8, 2014, 10:40 AM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

>>, I really doubt anywould notice a difference between 15 or so mb's down then 30. That all is bragging rights. So, I'm sure that when you're in traffic you don't notice any difference between the lane moving 15 mph and the lane moving 30 mph. The people in the lane moving 30 mph just have bragging rights, but they're not really getting anywhere any faster, right?

Re: Curious
Aug 7, 2014, 3:00 PM
in the Article: Sprint Hangs Up on Dan Hesse, Names New CEO forum

I see. Well, I signed up with Sprint right around Thanksgiving so I could take advantage of Cyber Monday sales on cellphones. Last year I got a GS5 for free and and a note 3 for $99 - substantially less than the normal discount pricing. I'm guessing the framily plan doesn't provide that value.

Re: Curious
Aug 6, 2014, 2:04 PM
in the Article: Sprint Hangs Up on Dan Hesse, Names New CEO forum

Ok, so I have an Everything Data Plan with 2 lines. It currently runs about $150 a month before tax. I also get an employee discount on top of that. If I switch to a framily plan I know I can get 3 Verizon customers to come over. So, with the price reduction on 5 lines, would it cost me more? I figured that if I switched with only 2 lines, I'd be saving 5 bucks a month. But I guess ...

That's right
Aug 6, 2014, 1:52 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

That's right. What the cellular industry really needs is some 49er's to come in and crush the Broncos and Seachickens.

Bunch of hypocritical corporate schills
Aug 6, 2014, 10:47 AM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

If that's really the way they feel, why don't they bust up Verizon and ATT. Then real competition would return to the marketplace.

Curious
Aug 6, 2014, 10:45 AM
in the Article: Sprint Hangs Up on Dan Hesse, Names New CEO forum

I would be curious to know what you think is wrong with the Framily plan. Is it just the name, or is there some aspect of the plan which you feel is bad for customers? I've been a Sprint customer for about 3 years and am thinking about switching to a framily plan. It looks like it could lower my bill significantly, while allowing me to keep unlimited data. Am I missing something? What are the drawbacks?

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