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if they both say they'll beat the others prices...
Sep 9, 2014, 10:29 AM
in the Article: Sprint Says Its Trade-In Program Beats T-Mobile's forum

How does that work? /;|

glad for one thing
Aug 21, 2014, 3:24 PM
in the Article: Sprint Intros $60 Unlimited Plan with Hardware Hitch forum

Phone subsidies are going the way of the dinosaur. No more free phones. Of course, this could be called a marketing trick: "Our plan is $X" but then you pay $650 for that shiny iPhone you want.

it already does that for the Windows app
Jul 29, 2014, 8:11 AM
in the Article: Facebook Reminding Users to Download Messenger forum

And it's very smooth. Gives you a notification in the main app, but when you click it, it takes you to the messenger app. Seems that the main app runs better without having the messenger part in there.

Re: More Memory But Still Not Equal to a MicroSD Card
Jun 10, 2014, 12:25 AM
in the Article: Motorola Debuts 64GB Moto X forum

Second to last. Still Apple. Nokia doesn't put microSD cards in all their phones. Neither does HTC. The Moto E also supports a microSD card.

Re: This has literally been an option for over two years
May 12, 2014, 6:33 PM
in the Article: AT&T Intros Online Ordering with In-Store Pickup forum

Not everywhere to start, but for the last several months to a year, yes, it has been. It was available everywhere before the iPhone 5S launch, but disabled for the iPhone 5S because of demand.

This has literally been an option for over two years
May 12, 2014, 4:36 PM
in the Article: AT&T Intros Online Ordering with In-Store Pickup forum


Re: Throttled All Customers Already
May 8, 2014, 5:14 PM
in the Article: Sprint Turns to Throttling to Manage Network Congestion forum

rwalford79 said: Id rather have TRUE unlimited non-throttled data than be limited to a cap that Sprint deems necessary. Well of course, everyone would RATHER that. That statement doesn't mean much in itself. A better statement: "I'd rather have a cap with overages but on a faster network, than unlimited data that gets throttled on a slower network" or even "I'd rather stab my eye with this ballpoint pen than use this network." Generally, "I'd rather than " statements put two ...

Re: I can already see the lawsuit
Apr 23, 2014, 8:52 PM
in the Article: OnePlus One Aims to Steal Sales from Flagships forum

OneDrive is a cloud storage service. Xbox One is a gaming console. The entire point of trademarks is that they exist inside their certain arena... so for example, if you name a phone the One, and someone else comes along and names THEIR phone the One, you'd be able to sue on grounds of trademark infringement. Or in another case, T-Mobile trademarked the color magenta. That doesn't mean that other non-wireless companies can't use that color anymore. It just means ...

I can already see the lawsuit
Apr 23, 2014, 8:45 AM
in the Article: OnePlus One Aims to Steal Sales from Flagships forum

HTC sues OnePlus over the name "One" /;|

Apr 21, 2014, 11:21 AM
in the Article: Dominos Now Accepting Google Wallet to Pay for Pizza forum

It makes perfect sense, if you step back. All it really takes is an agreement with Google Wallet and an updated app to do it this way. To accept tap-and-go payments at the store itself, though, requires investing time and money into buying the tap-and-go hardware and propagating it to all the stores. Launching the app feature first, then rolling it out to the stores makes sense.

Welcome changes
Apr 18, 2014, 12:57 PM
in the Article: AT&T Debuts New GoPhone Plans with More Data forum

Especially the hotspot. Now international visitors who are drawn to AT&T just because it's a big name and works with their GSM phone can get the Wi-Fi hotspot feature. Before, you'd need a billed plan with Mobile Share.

Re: Sounds like someone's having a temper tantrum
Apr 17, 2014, 5:06 PM
in the Article: AT&T Doesn't Like 600MHz Auction Rules, May Skip It forum

And the Illuminati is in on it all, right? 8O

Re: Great review!
Apr 14, 2014, 8:37 PM
in the Article: Review: Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 forum

I'm reading this as my phone finishes updating. I gotta say that the Word Flow keyboard is what I'm looking forward to most. It's the thing I miss most from Android.

Apr 3, 2014, 4:54 PM
in the Article: Sprint's Spark Phones Don't Support Simultaneous Voice/Data forum

It's pretty important if you use your phone as a hotspot. Think of it like having to unplug the phone to plug in the computer to dial-up... It's also downright useful if you're on a speaker phone and looking for directions or looking up some information. I do agree though, it is an over-hyped feature. I'd tentatively lay the blame at AT&T's feet, as they trumped up the fact that they had the feature and Verizon/Sprint didn't on the iPhone 4/4S ...

Are you going to be reviewing this and/or the 930?
Apr 3, 2014, 4:03 PM
in the Article: Hands-On: Nokia Lumia 630/635 forum


Re: Does Anyone Else...
Apr 2, 2014, 5:09 PM
in the Article: Nokia Intros the Lumia 630 and 635 forum

A little similar, The edges look a little sharper to me on this though, giving it a more 'boxy' look. Also, keep in mind that Nokia was in the colorful polycarbonate game before Apple was. When Apple announced the iPhone 5C, Apple responded with a picture that showed all the Lumias with something like "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery"

I, too, am disappoint
Apr 2, 2014, 3:59 PM
in the Article: Nokia Announces the Lumia 930 forum

:( Was looking forward to this. Oh well, guess I'll just save to buy the international unlocked version. At least then I'll get Qi charging.

Re: I don't say it often, but
Mar 29, 2014, 1:53 PM
in the Article: Court Sides with BlackBerry, Agrees to Typo Ban forum

Anyone who isn't blind could tell that they're the same thing, and even a blind person could if you handed both phones to him and had him touch the keyboards.

Re: Nice!
Mar 25, 2014, 5:27 PM
in the Article: HTC Reveals the All New One Flagship Phone forum

That would definitely be great. I'd also like a Google Play edition of this. EDIT: D'oh, looking up the news feed for phonescoop, I see it's already been announced.

Re: If I buy it at full retail...
Mar 20, 2014, 3:24 PM
in the Article: AT&T Reveals Samsung Galaxy S5 Launch Details forum

Manufacturers will often--always, from what I've seen--tell you to contact the carrier about unlocking phones. If Samsung is different, I've never heard anything about it.

Re: WiFi data?
Mar 14, 2014, 11:17 AM
in the Article: Sprint Rebrands Its Prepaid Service forum

"Wi-Fi data" sounds better than "no data." Misleading or not.

Re: Aio to the landfill
Mar 13, 2014, 4:56 PM
in the Article: FCC Approves AT&T's Purchase of Cricket with Conditions forum

Well, the signs and whole brouhaha over the shade of pink/purple they were using can go to the landfill, but otherwise it'll be the same. They're just gonna slap the Cricket brand over what they built with AIO and merge the two.

Re: Who would have thought..
Mar 1, 2014, 10:50 AM
in the Article: Sprint Loses Attempt to Skirt $300M Tax Lawsuit forum

They banned 2 liter bottles of soda? That's silly.

Any way to see published results from this?
Feb 26, 2014, 3:21 PM
in the Article: FCC Releases Speed Test App for iPhone forum


Re: High Expectations
Feb 24, 2014, 4:23 PM
in the Article: Samsung Galaxy S5 Is Waterproof, Adds Fingerprint Sensor forum

Or maybe you're happy with what you have and don't need a new phone every year just to have the highest number at the end of your phone? :roll:

G Pro 2 is sexy.
Feb 23, 2014, 10:42 AM
in the Article: Hands-On: LG G Pro 2 and G2 Mini forum

I'd love a Google Play version of that.

Remember when
Feb 20, 2014, 7:54 AM
in the Article: LG Reveals G2 Mini with Ramped Down Size and Specs forum

'mini' phones used to have 3" screens? Pepperidge Farms remembers.

Re: Insane claim
Feb 19, 2014, 4:20 PM
in the Article: Artemis Networks' pCell Promises Fast LTE for All forum

It's obvious a PR claim, but I'm interested to see how well it actually works.

Re: Meh
Feb 17, 2014, 6:30 PM
in the Article: LG Debuts L Series III Smartphones forum

It's meant for markets limited to 3G... so not something we're going to see in the US. Probably only going to see it in developing countries.

Re: I hope it Fails
Feb 15, 2014, 9:07 PM
in the Article: Nokia Confident Microsoft Deal Will Close by End of March forum

Maybe about one, but not about both. Can't talk bad about the tech company of your choice. Gotta sit back and spout the same uneducated opinion that makes up your particular flavor of kool-aid :roll:

Well, I would use it
Feb 5, 2014, 11:51 AM
in the Article: Wells Fargo Offering Credit to Encourage Isis Use forum

if only there were a WP8 app /;|

Feb 3, 2014, 10:47 AM
in the Article: SoftBank's Masayoshi Son to Meet with FCC forum

Seriously though, the last thing we need is a third Verizon clone.

Re: WOW!!!
Feb 2, 2014, 8:39 AM
in the Article: AT&T Drops Cost of 10GB Mobile Share Plan forum

Well now that I've seen the documents from AT&T myself (god dangit why am I always the last one?), yeah. Still won't let you keep the $15 line price if you upgrade with a contract after today, though, but you can get most phones on Next for under $25.

Re: WOW!!!
Feb 1, 2014, 6:49 PM
in the Article: AT&T Drops Cost of 10GB Mobile Share Plan forum

As much as I wish that were true: "Pricing for Value plan w/ 10 GB data ($100/mo.) plus per smartphone pricing ($15/mo.) on no annual service contract or on an installment agmt." Period. Stop. End of sentence. Basically, this plan amounts to a $25 savings for being off-contract, as opposed to the $15 savings that is on the lower data tiers. That's it. AT&T has done a good job dressing it up as a huge change, but it really isn't, unless ...

Re: WOW!!!
Feb 1, 2014, 3:44 PM
in the Article: AT&T Drops Cost of 10GB Mobile Share Plan forum

Interesting. So if you upgrade and renew the contract after 2/2/14, would it stay at $15, or jump to $40?

Re: WOW!!!
Feb 1, 2014, 2:41 PM
in the Article: AT&T Drops Cost of 10GB Mobile Share Plan forum

One thing to keep in mind is that it's $15 if the line is off-contract, something I didn't recognize at first. Still, pretty amazing. Just not enough details yet. What's the contract pricing, still $40? Did it drop to $30 again (which would be cool still)?

Re: And that's it.
Jan 8, 2014, 4:47 PM
in the Article: Liveblog: T-Mobile Un-Carrier 4 forum

Did he really say "final nail"? Me too. We live in exciting times.

And that's it.
Jan 8, 2014, 4:04 PM
in the Article: Liveblog: T-Mobile Un-Carrier 4 forum

"The news has hit the wire. Here it is: " ‘Get Out of Jail Free Card’ – T-Mobile will pay off the early termination fees for customers that want to switch from AT&T, Sprint or Verizon. With an eligible phone trade-in, the total value of the offer to switch to T-Mobile could be as high as $650 per line."" That's it. This is going to escalate, and once every carrier is paying off every other carrier's ETF, the termination fee ...

Re: Just another excuse to keep tiered-data plans :-\
Jan 6, 2014, 2:50 PM
in the Article: AT&T Intros Sponsored Data to Shift Cost to Companies forum

It's not really a compliment. My friend and I play a game we call 'the obvious game.' Anytime anyone says something exceedingly obvious (the sky is blue, that's a horse, etc.), you assign a point value to it. Just a time-killer. Jayshmay has unlimited data is exceedingly obvious 8)

Re: Just another excuse to keep tiered-data plans :-\
Jan 6, 2014, 2:26 PM
in the Article: AT&T Intros Sponsored Data to Shift Cost to Companies forum

5,000 points.

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