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Re: Its a lease program
Jun 26, 2015, 5:52 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Debuts 'Jump On Demand' for Free Phone Upgrades forum

I couldn't agree more, call it an etf or paying off a phone, in the end, you're paying.

Re: Its a lease program
Jun 25, 2015, 8:30 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Debuts 'Jump On Demand' for Free Phone Upgrades forum

For some people this would work,if you want to keep up to date and having a constant re-occuring cost associated with it. This would work 1. if you want a carrier branded phone. 2. You to swap out a new device 2-3 times a year. There is something else to think about, you root or unlock a bootloader on a phone, and it shows i.e. knox trip. You are at the mercy of the local store ...

Re: Almost There.
Jun 25, 2015, 8:25 PM
in the Article: FCC Keeps Auction Reserve at 30 MHz forum

John, As far as the smaller carriers i.e. C-Spire, US Cellular I agree with you. But Sprint and T-Mobile are not small companies. They have the means to bid on the spectrum, wanting out of the US market and giving prefrence to their other markets has nothing to do with it. This is a quagmire, do you offer spectrum at a lower rate to foreign companies and charge more for US based company? Half of ...

Re: Too delicate
Jun 18, 2015, 6:30 PM
in the Article: Panasonic Selling Its $1000 Lumix Phone Directly to Consumers forum

Just wait, Leica will re-brand this exact same device and charge $1800 for it.

That would be like?
Jun 16, 2015, 7:30 PM
in the Article: Verizon Not Interested In Buying Dish forum

That would be like "Carnival Cruise Lines is not interested in buying the Titanic.

Re: Wow... Verizon is full of deceit
Jun 15, 2015, 12:20 PM
in the Article: Verizon: T-Mobile's Legere 'Is Simply Wrong' forum

T-Mobiles parent, has all the means to bid on the spectrum. Same goes for Softbank.

Re: Way to parry words Verizon.
Jun 15, 2015, 12:14 PM
in the Article: Verizon: T-Mobile's Legere 'Is Simply Wrong' forum

I can understand smaller regional carriers having a chance, but DT and to a lessor extent Softbank are rather large mulitnational corporations who can afford to bid at the same level as Verizon and AT&T. They just choose not to, basically because they also have to worry about their home markets. Asking the US Government to give a break to a foregin corporation will not go down all to well. If the big two were to ...

Re: Please No...
Jun 5, 2015, 11:16 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile and Dish Discussing Possible Merger forum

Now, take a Xanax or Ritalin and understand one thing, the CEO works for the Chairman. To put it some way that you may understand, he becomes the Chairman of the Boards bitch. High paid one, yes some influense, but if his antics piss off the COB's, he's gone.

Re: Please No...
Jun 4, 2015, 3:55 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile and Dish Discussing Possible Merger forum

I have never used Dish so can't comment on what you've said. But, they're going to have to come up with $35 billion for DT's share of the company, and I guess somewhere around $10 billion for the rest. Do they have the cash stream to pay that back without rasing rates, or reducing service?

Re: Their only hope...
May 25, 2015, 11:56 PM
in the Article: BlackBerry Cutting More Jobs, Including Device Team forum

Psssport is $512.99

Re: Blackberry was the one that pulled their phones
May 10, 2015, 12:28 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Sell BlackBerry Classic May 13 forum

T-Bone and don't forget sideloading Snap that gives you access to Google Play.

Re: And T-Mobile Will Offer...
May 10, 2015, 12:24 PM
in the Article: MetroPCS CDMA Network to Go Dark in June forum

Exactly, locked down, caused problems with intercarrier capatablity which kept prices up. I look at CDMA as the Ebola Virus of mobile technology.

Re: Sounds good.
May 5, 2015, 11:40 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Courting Verizon Customers with Two-Week Trial forum

Thanks for the clarification

Re: Sounds good.
May 5, 2015, 4:01 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Courting Verizon Customers with Two-Week Trial forum

This would work if you're near end of your contract, and thinking of switching, yeah they'll pay termination fee's, and re-activation fee's. But TMO also take's your VZW phones, so if you decide its not for you, then you're on the hook for buying new devices.

Re: Nokia
Apr 26, 2015, 4:35 PM
in the Article: Nokia Issues Statement On Handset Plans forum

Palm self destructed, Ericsson basically partnered with Sony and Sony is still in the marketplace and took over the whole business, Blackberry is in a precarious postion, they may make a comeback but at its previous level.

I wonder?
Apr 21, 2015, 6:41 PM
in the Article: HTC Offering Camera Improvements to AT&T One M9 forum

HTC and I guess you can toss the carriers into this are going to catch a lot of defication because people are going to be without their M9 for 20 minutes to improve their phone? To me I give HTC credit for fixing a problem sooner rather then later. I hope all of you who have bought the M9 see's postive results from it.

Re: Very Interested.
Apr 4, 2015, 6:49 PM
in the Article: LG Shows Off the G4's QHD Display forum

Mark_S said: What is wrong with the S6???? Touchwiz and Knox. Other then that, the SGS6's are good as well.

Re: $780
Mar 28, 2015, 4:15 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Asking $780 for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge forum

Its not so much TMO or any other carrier asking more or less around the amount of money, this is a Samsung thing. These are like iPhone prices, and people bitch about them charging these prices. Seems like price gouging from both of these companies. On a postive side, I did play with a SGS6 edge and non edge today, it is a nice phone at Best Buy, the version seemed unbranded, and per them a pre production ...

Re: Broken record
Feb 18, 2015, 8:31 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Urges Consumer Action Against 'Twin Bells' forum

Only problem is DT if they so wish, can bid for spectrum at the same level as AT&T and VZW. They just refuse to.

Not a fan of Qualcomm, but?
Feb 12, 2015, 5:25 PM
in the Article: After China Settlement, Korea Now Eyeing Qualcomm forum

In no way I'm a fan of Qualcomm, but I always find it odd that countries and trading blocks like to fine or go after anti-trust practices of everyone but their own companies? And the US is no better they do it too.

Interesting
Jan 2, 2015, 5:08 PM
in the Article: OnePlus Releases Its Own Android ROM forum

I wonder when it is finalized is this the ROM that will replace CM 11s on my OPO. Or are they going to still going to go to CM12s for Lollipop? I use my phones daily and not going to try the alpha or beta version that the blog said is on their url. Happy New Years Versed

Re: Just a cash grab by the .gov
Dec 16, 2014, 10:54 PM
in the Article: FCC to Smack Sprint with $105M Cramming Fine forum

Yes and no, if Sprint (or any other carrier) acts as the agent in billing as a pass through form their customers and getting some payment from that vendor. Then yes, they are involved.

Re: I always love it when some moron
Nov 7, 2014, 5:12 PM
in the Article: Verizon, AT&T Using 'Supercookies' to Track Customers forum

One your point is well taken, and maybe I should have worded it better, or phrased it better. Two, I never scorned you and agree with your reply.

Re: Prediction Time...
Nov 5, 2014, 5:19 PM
in the Article: Microsoft and Dropbox Announce Collaboration forum

Same exact thoughts.

Re: Super Cookies
Nov 5, 2014, 5:17 PM
in the Article: Verizon, AT&T Using 'Supercookies' to Track Customers forum

And you can rest assured its more then these two companies pulling crap like this. And people get nervous over the NSA?

Re: Wow, Bad to the Bone
Nov 5, 2014, 5:15 PM
in the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (GSM) forum

To be honest,I don't understand the whole point of this device and the Note 4? Essentially the same device with some screen schtick. Still its Samsung, love them or hate them, basically since they started getting all their phones knoxed up and unremovable crap like Evernote, I take my money elsewhere.

Re: Keep this in mind on November 4th
Oct 22, 2014, 6:30 PM
in the Article: Congress Warns FBI to Leave Peoples' Cell Phones Alone forum

I don't trust either party, don't fool yourself on less or more government with either.

Re: Mixed Feelings
Oct 22, 2014, 6:29 PM
in the Article: Congress Warns FBI to Leave Peoples' Cell Phones Alone forum

If the government used information as legitmate tools to fight terrorism, I might see their point. But the truth be it Bush or Obama, such information is not being used for legitmate uses but for unlawful survalance. Money and equipment that was supposinlgly used to fight terroism is being used for other purposes, like scanning license plates and issuing tickets for not having one's car insepcted, or forgetting to re-register. Giving armoured personel carriers to sheriff deparments ...

Re: confused.....
Sep 19, 2014, 9:49 PM
in the Article: T-Moble's Personal CellSpot Available Today for $25 forum

Verizon doesn't have to worry about wifi calling, because with VZW or AT&T it really isn't needed. They cell towers and building penetration for making mobile calls.

Re: Finally do a proper PlayStation Phone
Sep 19, 2014, 9:40 PM
in the Article: Sony Hopes PlayStation Can Bolster Phone Business forum

Problem with Sony is they have great designed, but are medicore in performance compared to other phones in the upper tier. Maybe the Z3 will be different?

Re: I see no reason to upgrade
Sep 19, 2014, 9:35 PM
in the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (GSM) forum

And I am far more impressed with my One Plus One then that locked down Samsung of yours and the new Note 4.

Re: Sprint & T-Mobile Coverage & Nationwide Data Speeds are ABYSMAL!
Aug 9, 2014, 4:29 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

Apple's and Oranges.

Re: Bunch of hypocritical corporate schills
Aug 9, 2014, 4:28 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

Apparently you are too young when driving aroud NJ you were getting hit wiht access and roaming fees.

Dan Hesse
Aug 7, 2014, 9:17 PM
in the Article: Sprint Hangs Up on Dan Hesse, Names New CEO forum

I read somewhere recently he was most respected and admired CEO's, as per employees of the company. Have to think thats impressive. He does seem like a decent guy, and has tried to sell his company from his heart. And thats not acting like a baffoon. Still a shake up at the top may help Sprint. I sure hope so. Even if I never use them.

Re: Bunch of hypocritical corporate schills
Aug 7, 2014, 9:10 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

I'm not so sure it would be a good idea, I can see a return to nasty roaming fee's, or truncated service being provided if one is out of the area. Just like at our friends from the "Great White North". Go outside your home area and you can get screwed. Heck some have better roaming agreements with US carriers, then if you're from Newfoundland then visit Vancouver, you end up getting hit with fee's and ...

Re: Sprint & T-Mobile Coverage & Nationwide Data Speeds are ABYSMAL!
Aug 7, 2014, 9:04 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

In bed, not so sure, prefering the big two carriers, yes, I think they do for whatever reason. Not all of Sprints problems can be blamed on AT&T and VZW, many were bad decisions on their part. As far as data speeds lets be honest, on a smartphone, I really doubt anywould notice a difference between 15 or so mb's down then 30. That all is bragging rights. Rather see some nationwide consistancy on all the carriers ...

Re: This Says It All.....
Aug 7, 2014, 8:52 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

John, I happen to agree having four carriers woud be better then 3, having 5 major carriers would be even better. You may not believe me, but I wish all of them did well. And I also agree I don't know how long TMO will be able to keep this up. Sprint as far as using evdo and regular voice for calls ir good here, but they always neglected where I live improving ...

Re: Another Win For VZW And AT&T.
Aug 2, 2014, 4:41 PM
in the Article: FCC Won't Allow Joint Bids in Spectrum Auction forum

John, Softbank and DT each could match any bid from VZW or AT&T they choose not to. What they want is special treatment at the expense of US taxpayers subsidizing foreign owned companies. If either the big two went to Japan or the EU and asked for special treatment and deals so they can compete with the local carriers I assure you they would be laughed out of the ministry and given instructions ...

Re: Throttling
Jul 31, 2014, 3:50 PM
in the Article: Verizon Defends Throttling Plan forum

Well seeing that nobody has a contract with VZW if they maintained an unlimited plan. It means when they bought a new device they paid for it outright or used some pay off scheme that VZW provides. So there is no change in terms in a non exisiting contract. Now do I think VZW is right in doing this, no way. They should have kept those who maintained thier unlimited plans in accordence with their guildelines to ...

Re: Good news that makes sense
Jul 31, 2014, 3:47 PM
in the Article: French Firm Makes Surprise Bid for T-Mobile forum

True very true, and a much better idea then those Bozo's are Sprint.

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