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Re: walkie talkie
Friday, 3:09 PM
in the Article: GoTenna Links Phones When Network Disappears forum

I completely agree 100%, however a walkie talkie can't send text messages. I realize that you can easily press a button and speak your message into it, but people are obsessed with their phones these days. I love walkie talkies, a family member of mine has a huge collection of very very powerfull ones, he even has one that routes through an 8 foot antenna on his car that is so powerful we can pick up broadcasts in Australia ...

Re: No one is really excited about the Amazon deal
Friday, 8:41 AM
in the Article: Apple Joins Forces with IBM to Bring iOS To Enterprise forum

100% Agreed. People rarely even speak about the blackberry anymore. Most people consider it to be a pure business phone and wont even consider it. Although, the newer ones are decent devices, and where I live here you can get a brand new Z10 for less than $100.00 with a contract, a huge contrast of $600.00 when it was originally released.

Re: Correction
Jul 15, 2014, 10:39 AM
in the Article: MediaTek Takes on Snapdragon 810 with New 64-bit Chip forum

Awesome, thanks Rich. I'll make sure to use that link from now on if I spot anything.

Refresh rate in megahertz
Jul 15, 2014, 8:00 AM
in the Article: MediaTek Takes on Snapdragon 810 with New 64-bit Chip forum

120 Mhz refresh rate? I think this must be a mistake, as this would be the fastest refreshing screen in the universe. Did you mean to say 120 Hz, not Mhz ?

Re: 5000mAh battery
Jul 9, 2014, 5:57 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Sell ZTE's Hotspot Projector forum

I was thinking the same thing, about the dim lamp, that's why I asked if you can plug it in. Most projectors that I've seen use hundreds upon hundreds of watts of power, something that a small battery can't hope to match. It does seem pretty damn awesome, but that dim lamp is a huge negative.

Incorrect, sir, the price will not be cut.
Jul 9, 2014, 1:28 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Offering $100 Off iPhone/iPad Purchases forum

The price will not be cut by $100.00. You will still pay full price. The promotion is you will be mailed a $100.00 prepaid credit card.

5000mAh battery
Jul 9, 2014, 1:10 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Sell ZTE's Hotspot Projector forum

You had stated that other devices can charge off of this device's battery, but this is a projector. Can this run off the battery, are you required to plug it into a 120 volt outlet, or can it be a combination of both ?

Music Unlimited
Jul 9, 2014, 8:51 AM
in the Article: Sony Now Selling Xperia Z1 Compact in US forum

Awesome music streaming app, probably one of the best ones that has a cost to it. I've used it for years, has all the songs I need, and you can stream it to your phone / PS3 at super high bitrates also.

Re: Chinese as a "Language"
Jul 7, 2014, 1:23 PM
in the Article: Gmail Adds 13 Languages to Browser App forum

Hong Kong dialect is Cantonese. Thank you :)

Chinese as a "Language"
Jul 7, 2014, 1:07 PM
in the Article: Gmail Adds 13 Languages to Browser App forum

So by saying that it supports "Chinese" are we to assume it supports both Mandarin, and Cantonese?

Cause: STUPID parents
Jul 2, 2014, 6:58 PM
in the Article: Amazon Refuses to Settle with FTC Over In-App Charges forum

If you hand your $600+ phone, with all of your stored contact and password information to a child, and allow them full access to the device, you deserve what you get. Stupidity is a huge factor here; what were you expecting, your kid not to buy 60 episodes of Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers? The onus should totally be on the responsible, legal adult to educate their own children to not be dumbasses, to respect their property, and ...

Re: ..lengthy and difficult-to-understand monthly bills..
Jul 2, 2014, 7:56 AM
in the Article: FTC Drops Cram-Hammer On T-Mobile forum

Wow! That's the best impression of a T-Mobile customer I've ever seen. Do you work for them ? 8)

..lengthy and difficult-to-understand monthly bills..
Jul 1, 2014, 5:28 PM
in the Article: FTC Drops Cram-Hammer On T-Mobile forum

As a T-Mobile representative, I take these allegations seriously. On a T-Mobile bill, after the details about calls placed / received, and if you have detailed billing turned on, the details about all text messages sent / received, on the very next page, before you move onto the next line, are the listed premium service charges. I can't for the life of me figure out how this could be construed as lengthy or difficult to understand. They were printed ...

Re: America's Newest Network = last to the party
Jun 23, 2014, 11:14 AM
in the Article: Liveblog: Sprint's Summer Announcement forum

Yeah, they sure are. Just now talking about HD voice and international wifi callings? Those services have been available on other carriers for quite some time now.

Septembber
Jun 20, 2014, 6:53 PM
in the Article: BlackBerry Passport Lauching in Septembber forum

You didn't purposefully misspell September becuase this is a BB article, did you ?

Re: No LTE but yet I get HD Voice
Jun 20, 2014, 11:27 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Talks VoLTE and HD Voice forum

HD voice was introduced before T-Mobile had an LTE network, back when they were finished rolling out the 21Mbps/42Mbps HSPA+ network, it was available back then on specific devices. As long as both phones support HD voice, you'll get it on HSPA+ and LTE.

Re: You missed it
Jun 17, 2014, 2:38 PM
in the Article: Virgin Offering $25 Monthly Smartphone Plan forum

You're right, but in Canada they are probably the best carrier you can get. Up here, the run off both Rogers + Bells network, and they have CDMA, GSM, WCDMA and LTE coverage in the same areas on the same carriers. Plus for Virgin Mobile Canada, through their online web management site, you can update your SIM number, or add a new IMSI (I think thats what its called for a CDMA phone) to use literally any ...

Re: You missed it
Jun 17, 2014, 2:10 PM
in the Article: Virgin Offering $25 Monthly Smartphone Plan forum

Haha, you're right! I did miss it. I was also a little bit confused, Virgin's plans here in Canada are totally different than their American plans.

You missed it
Jun 17, 2014, 12:32 PM
in the Article: Virgin Offering $25 Monthly Smartphone Plan forum

The article does say that the plan includes 250MB of data...... :P

It WONT save you gas
Jun 6, 2014, 5:15 PM
in the Article: Automatic Labs' In-car Accessory Will Silence Notifications forum

It WILL tell you how to alter your driving habits to save gas, but the device, by itself, will NOT save your car gas. It'll give you reports on how you drive, and *suggest* that you go light on the gas pedal and light on the brake. Thats pretty much all.

Re: Standby Time?
Jun 3, 2014, 2:15 PM
in the HTC One (E8) forum

The nuclear reactors on board the Voyager space probes that were launched in the 19070s are still functional. It's possible, but I doubt that this phone uses a nuclear reactor to power itself.

8 MP user facing camera ?
May 7, 2014, 5:36 PM
in the Article: Huawei Intros Ascend P7 Flagship Phone forum

Becuase those selifies that James Franco is constantly taking need to be that much clearer, right? I also don't understand the user-facing camera having a wide angle lense. Last time I checked, my head was not so wide that it wouldn't fit into a picture.

Re: The Apple/Samsung patent war is stupid.
May 5, 2014, 7:26 PM
in the Article: Jury Adjusts What Samsung Owes Apple forum

The only place lawyers should be having fun is while they are being shoved into a woodchipper

This is new ?
Apr 28, 2014, 7:21 PM
in the Article: U.S Bank Adds Instant Cash Transfers to Mobile App forum

We have been able to do E-Transfers up here in Canada for years, all banks in this country support it, and all banking apps for said banks have supported this for a long time.

General Motors
Apr 26, 2014, 2:43 PM
in the Article: Apple to Replace Faulty iPhone 5 Switches forum

Can learn something from apple

Re: Don't like proposal.
Apr 23, 2014, 5:17 PM
in the Article: FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal a Win For Broadband Cos forum

I think your complaint is totally Valid, Johnhr2, but I don't think it's realistic. ISPs can provide throughput at huge speeds, over 100 Gbps, at least where I am, and probably hugely more than that. Every single person in the area would need to be constantly streaming those sites for you to even notice any kind of slow down what so ever. And even then, you probably still wouldn't notice, it would need to be a very extreme ...

Battery life specs
Apr 20, 2014, 11:08 AM
in the Samsung Galaxy S5 (GSM) forum

Where do you guys get your battery life specs from? I'm looking at the Galaxy S 5 GSM model here, it says Talk: 21 hours max. (1260 minutes) , Standby: 390 hours max. (16.3 days) Looking at T-Mobile's website, http://support.t-mobile.com/commu nity/phones-tablets-devices/android/samsung-g alaxy-s-5 It says Talk is 29 hours, and standby only 280. Why do you think there would be such a large discrepancy there ? Just curious.

Re: lost docs for alcatel fierce
Apr 20, 2014, 10:18 AM
in the Alcatel one touch Fierce forum

http://support.t-mobile.com/community/phones- tablets-devices/android/one-touch-fierce T -Mobile has all you need

Which HTC One ?
Apr 16, 2014, 1:26 PM
in the Article: HTC Releases Dual-Camera SDK Preview forum

Since there have been like 10 phones called the "HTC One" which one are we talking about here ?

Re: Not being reversible is a feature not a bug
Apr 15, 2014, 9:05 PM
in the Article: New Universal USB Connector Revealed forum

Complication is life. Life is complicated, thats just how it is. Simple and easy is not always good. You see - if I had the choice between driving around in a big, smooth, expensive automatic car all day, or a dirty, loud, hard-to-handle sports car? I would take the more difficult option. Same with phones too, as the iPhone would be the easy automatic aproach, which I would avoid. How about the rest of every day ...

Re: 32g and colors??
Apr 15, 2014, 4:32 PM
in the Samsung Galaxy S5 (CDMA) forum

Isn't that what cases / covers are for? So you can change the look and style of your phone whenever you want? Black & White are all you need.

Tricorder
Apr 15, 2014, 4:21 PM
in the Article: BlackBerry to Make Smartphone for Health Sector forum

We need a device like a Tricorder, that can monitor a persons full biometric readings from one single device. If BB released a tricorder, I'd buy it.

New challenge for hackers
Apr 15, 2014, 4:07 PM
in the Article: Phone Makers, Carriers to Add Anti-Theft Tools to Phones forum

I estimate when the first phone is released with this software, some hacker somewhere in the world will have it cracked within... lets say, 2 days.

Re: Not being reversible is a feature not a bug
Apr 12, 2014, 4:25 PM
in the Article: New Universal USB Connector Revealed forum

I don't think they are getting rid of that just to copy apple. Everything is moving towards being streamlined, and easy to use. Even things that seemed a luxury before are now too tough for some whiners to use because they have to reverse a plug, its pretty ridiculous. However, I think this is the way all technology is moving - simplistic design, ease of use. This is just the next evolution, I ...

what kid is going to want to carry this ?
Apr 12, 2014, 3:46 PM
in the Article: Sprint Announces WeGo Phone for Kids forum

Unless you are a parent with no balls, last time I checked, you tell your kid what to do, not the other way around. When I was that age, cell phones did not exist, however myself and my entire generation seemed to do just fine. My kid would be LUCKY to have that kind of phone, or any phone for that matter. If you are buying $500 devices for your little kids, as a parent, your ...

Is it still April 1st?
Apr 9, 2014, 6:08 PM
in the Article: Facebook to Strip Messaging from Android, iOS Apps forum

Becuase this news is garbage! :evil:

Not throttled, capped
Apr 9, 2014, 2:18 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Drops Entry-Level Plan to $40, But Caps Data forum

Simple choice starter plan is capped at 500MB, there is no throttle. Data service stops when you hit 500MB.

Re: _YOU_ don't get the point.
Apr 8, 2014, 3:47 PM
in the Article: Kyocera Delivers A Good Old Fashioned Slider to Sprint forum

He is, and the only cure is more cowbell 8)

Back in time 5+ years
Apr 8, 2014, 1:12 PM
in the Article: Kyocera Delivers A Good Old Fashioned Slider to Sprint forum

Remember the LG Rumor, that came out.. hmmm.. must be just over 5 years ago ? Looks pretty similar to this phone, and with the changes, it still appears to be pretty old tech in this device. For $125 too? I don't think so.

Here's what T-Mobile's CEO thinks
Apr 5, 2014, 5:19 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Cover Up to $650 for Switchers forum

This is a copy / paste from John Legere's twitter feed (He's the CEO of T-mobile) Hey @Sprint- Paying off ETFs 2 get people 2 switch is a great idea (I should know) but for just a couple wks? That’s #FruckedUp #Cheapskates

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