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3rd Generation
Aug 20, 2015, 1:46 PM
in the Motorola Moto G (GSM, 3rd gen.) forum

They upgraded somethings only but come on already, 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) quad-core is getting stale already. Could have at least bumped it to a Snapdragon 615.

Jul 27, 2015, 7:28 AM
in the ZTE Axon Pro forum

Plenty of other Chinese manufacturers with phones out there of the same and better specs and much cheaper.

Jul 15, 2015, 9:50 AM
in the Article: ZTE Reveals the Axon Flagship Phone for the US In Full forum

Plenty of other Chinese handsets that do not get exposure in North America. Same specs and better and cheaper as well. Ex: Ulephone, Elephone, Oppo, Meizu, to name a few.

Re: Google Clock
Jun 22, 2015, 7:13 AM
in the Article: Google Adds Clock App to Play Store forum

A more intuitive interface with a world clock feature.

Google Clock
Jun 18, 2015, 4:16 PM
in the Article: Google Adds Clock App to Play Store forum

Actually my phone updated automatically with the new clock features. Nice update :)

Not the only Sheriff in town
May 24, 2015, 9:04 PM
in the Article: Hands-On: Asus Zenfone 2 forum

Alcatel One touch idol 3. Very similar. Check it out Best they have put out to date.

Re: Sounds nice
May 21, 2015, 9:57 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Serving Up Variety of Memorial Day Promos forum

Awwwww......did anyone fall down and go boom here? No jabs, no hate, no trolling, just an opinion like anyone else is entitled to. Don't like it? Great! Don't like the program? Change the channel! :roll:

Sounds nice
May 20, 2015, 4:09 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Serving Up Variety of Memorial Day Promos forum

First increase your network coverage. Too many EDGE and 2G pockets in the more densely populated areas.

Alcatel one touch Idol 3
May 20, 2015, 11:23 AM
in the Alcatel one touch Idol 3 forum

I am really impressed with the specs and reviews I have read on websites. Has anyone gotten their hands on this phone yet? I would like to know how responsive the UI is and navigational fluidity responds as well. Thanks!

Re: Idaho & Montana
May 15, 2015, 2:49 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Says LTE Footprint Now Matches Sprint forum

Absolutely well said! But when people do go to those areas and if there was absolutely no service available, people would find a reason to whine and moan.

May 15, 2015, 2:27 PM
in the Article: Virgin Mobile Improves Data Allotments forum

Not bad. :)

Re: great
May 14, 2015, 4:11 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Says LTE Footprint Now Matches Sprint forum

There are areas in the Northeast as well if you can believe it. Even where you would think there would be at least 3G, it is EDGE.

Re: Idaho & Montana
May 14, 2015, 4:10 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Says LTE Footprint Now Matches Sprint forum

True. AT&T is not too shabby either.

Re: And T-Mobile Will Offer...
May 12, 2015, 7:59 AM
in the Article: MetroPCS CDMA Network to Go Dark in June forum

You are absolutely right. Its all about the carriers. If from the get go, CDMA carriers offered C-SIMS, interoperability would have never been an issue.

Sour Grape Flavored Lollipop
May 12, 2015, 7:57 AM
in the Article: Motorola Says Original Moto X to See Lollipop 'In A Few Weeks' forum

I have read countless reviews on the upgrades. The Moto line of phones for whatever reason slow down tremendously after the upgrade from KitKat 4.4.2 to Lollipop. People I know with Samsungs and other phones have no problems.

Re: The Solution to this
May 7, 2015, 10:34 AM
in the Article: Court: No Warrant Needed For Police to Snag Cell Location Data forum

Hopefully no excuse is found for them to slap on the cuffs at that point. :o

Re: Big Brother
May 6, 2015, 3:08 PM
in the Article: Court: No Warrant Needed For Police to Snag Cell Location Data forum

Take out the battery and SIM as well before you think of doing anything really stupid. Disable GPS as well. Also overwrite the freespace at least 7 times before handing your phone to authorities. If you have nothing to hide, then don't worry!

May 5, 2015, 9:48 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Courting Verizon Customers with Two-Week Trial forum

No thank you. Even with roaming, T-Mobile has no coverage where Verizon and AT&T work perfectly.

Luckystar Gold
Apr 28, 2015, 11:45 AM
in the Article: LG's Leather-Clad G4 Steps Into the Ring forum

Going to give the Galaxy S6 a run for its money!

Re: G4 Mini?
Apr 17, 2015, 7:55 AM
in the Article: LG Outs the G4 On Its Facebook Page forum

In a perfect world............ Usually the phone manufacturers when they make a mini version start to skimp on the specs at the same time. Ex: Crappier chipset Ex: Crappier camera Ex: Crappier display Ex: Crappier battery They figure you want smaller, you pay less, you get less.

Re: Another article source: more info and video
Apr 7, 2015, 4:26 PM
in the Article: Scientists Cook Up Quick-Charging Aluminum Battery forum

"Milking" Li-Ion is absolutely right. It is all about the $$$$$$$$$$ :roll:

Re: Very Interested.
Apr 6, 2015, 7:18 AM
in the Article: LG Shows Off the G4's QHD Display forum

I ran a speed test of the S6 vs. Moto X and the Moto X opened and ran apps faster. Too much bloat and processes with the S6 just to use apps.

Moto Series
Apr 3, 2015, 4:47 PM
in the Motorola Moto E (2nd gen., LTE/GSM) forum

This phone is an absolute steal for its price. The Moto series are the best phones I have tried for their types.

Re: Very Interested.
Apr 3, 2015, 12:41 PM
in the Article: LG Shows Off the G4's QHD Display forum

I like a decent but not over the top display. As long as the UI and the processor can handle everything I throw at it, I am satisfied. Now that things are starting to go Octa-Core, its great to have tons of apps and not worry about lag and multi-tasking. Some of the Adreno and Krait Quad-Cores are by no means too shabby either. As long as there is enough storage in the phone as well, QHD displays are ...

Re: Very Interested.
Apr 3, 2015, 9:29 AM
in the Article: LG Shows Off the G4's QHD Display forum

What is wrong with the S6????

Re: Qualcomm vs. Exynos
Mar 31, 2015, 11:38 AM
in the Samsung Galaxy S6 (GSM) forum

Thank you. I sincerely hope so.

Qualcomm vs. Exynos
Mar 30, 2015, 2:49 PM
in the Samsung Galaxy S6 (GSM) forum

Does someone know if the Exynos processor is tested enough that it is worth the upgrade yet? I have heard that they went to Octacore to make up for lag. Thank You

Nice but........
Mar 30, 2015, 10:04 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Updates Coverage Map with Customer Data forum

if I had a dollar for every-time when I had T-Mobile and the network went to 2G or EDGE even when in a what was supposed to be 3G or LTE I could buy the company.

Mar 26, 2015, 10:12 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Asking $780 for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge forum

They can "ask" all they want. At that price point an alternative is to go on Ebay or Amazon and purchase an unlocked version instead of locking yourself into a contract with monthly payments meanwhile the Galaxy S7 comes out.

Re: Stop. Preloading. Crap.
Mar 23, 2015, 2:11 PM
in the Article: Samsung Agrees to Preload More Microsoft Apps forum

I buy unlocked, root it after updating the software. Then remove all the bloat-ware/crap-ware that will not cause anything not to run correctly. Google puts almost a gigabyte of their own stuff on phones, even the non-carrier ones. It's ridiculous unless you know you will use g-mail, google+, Chrome, and maps.

Moto E 2nd gen
Mar 6, 2015, 10:52 AM
in the Article: Sprint to Sell Motorola Moto E Across Its Prepaid Brands forum

Really nice phone. Other than the LTE, display and the camera, this phone is practically the same as the Moto G 1st Gen.

Re: T-Mobile Band 2 LTE
Feb 27, 2015, 5:09 PM
in the HTC One (M8) for Windows (GSM) forum

That kind of response merits a :roll:

Re: I'm Suing Apple
Feb 27, 2015, 4:38 PM
in the Article: Smartflash Sues Apple Again Over Newer iPhones forum

Not everybody is out on a witchunt looking to sue apple because the company is filthy rich and prosperous. There are principles to uphold as well and if indeed Apple is exercising bad business practices, they should be held to the same standards as everyone else.

Feb 26, 2015, 4:14 PM
in the Article: FCC Officially Approves New Net Neutrality Regulations forum

Barry Soetoro the wannabe soft-dictator. Thank the lord for term limits.

Re: Moto E or Moto G?
Feb 26, 2015, 1:08 PM
in the Article: Hands-On: Motorola Moto E, 2nd Gen. forum

Budget=Moto E G is mainly bigger now with a slightly better display. The E now is on par perfomance-wise with the G just smaller with the display and display quality. So its almost an even handoff now between the two. The E has 4G and if Peru does not have 4G compatiblity with the phone, stick with the Moto E 1st generation. Just a dual-core processor.

Feb 25, 2015, 4:03 PM
in the Article: Hands-On: Motorola Moto E, 2nd Gen. forum

The hands on stated no bloatware. Google has thrown their proprietary bloatware all over the Moto E, G, and X. Anything and everything a Google app is on the phones unless you root the phones and then you lose the auto-updates for software. When Google bought Motorolas mobile division, this is when all their bloatware appeared on all the phones.

Re: LTE Bands
Feb 25, 2015, 3:58 PM
in the Article: Hands-On: Motorola Moto E, 2nd Gen. forum

AT&T and T-Mobile for the US Version and mainly AT&T compatible in the states for the Global Version. In effect they pushed from a dual to a quad-core and stretched the screen size a little. Still kept the Moto E basics with the display quality. Nice tweaking for a 2nd Gen version. :)

Go Moto!
Feb 25, 2015, 11:32 AM
in the Article: Motorola Updates Moto E with LTE forum

Excellent from dual-core to quad-core for the Moto E. Still waiting for the Moto G 2nd Gen with LTE. These are the most affordable line of really great android phones I have seen along with fantastic performance.

Bon Voyage!
Feb 18, 2015, 3:06 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead to Retire forum

Golden Parachutes!!!!! :)

That is why..........
Feb 11, 2015, 3:59 PM
in the Article: Carriers Have to Unlock Eligible Phones Beginning Today forum

I order my phone unlocked and on-line.

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