Phone Scoop

printed November 17, 2017
See this page online at:

Home  ›

User: Versed

Info Reviews Forum Msgs. Contact  

These are the most recent forum messages posted by Versed:

I signed up.
Nov 3, 2017, 2:10 PM
in the Article: Samsung Letting Galaxy S8 Owners Test Drive Android 8 forum

I have an unlocked US S8+, went onto Samsung + and was offered the beta program and applied for it. (yesterday). I hope sometime in the next week or two Oreo beta will be offered for me to try. I'm just wondering if I do take the beta Oreo, will I be able to get the official release when it is offered sometime later. I just check again for an OTA and taking a 1309.21mb download. ...

Any other Company?
Nov 1, 2017, 5:00 AM
in the Article: Nokia 2 Rounds Out the Bottom of HMD Global's Android Lineup forum

If any other company put this thing it would be labeled as junk, and good only for freebies or low cost price points for carriers like Cricket, Boost or MetroPCS. BUT, because it has a Nokia branding, people are going to fall over this device.

This is what I've been waiting for!
Oct 16, 2017, 12:10 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro forum

I have been reading rumors of this phone for several months, depending on price and availability I'm really considering this phone. I don't do VR, so the resolution is fine by me. While I don't want large bezels, smaller bezels (at least to me) seem to make a large phone easier to handle.

Re: Sorry you could have a 100MP camera on this and it still won't sell
Oct 6, 2017, 11:37 AM
in the Article: Essential Boosts Camera Performance via System Update forum

I happen to like this phone, yeah there's camera problems, still I don't like it enough to buy it. Essential also said there will be a quick Oreo update, then a few weeks back, they said it was 2 month or so away. My feelings if this phone drops in price in a month or two, I'd consider it. Till then no.

It's like
Sep 29, 2017, 6:32 PM
in the Article: LG V30+ Exclusive to Sprint, Coming October 13 forum

Selling this version of the V30 on Sprint is like putting a Kia Engine in a Ferrari, may look good, may work, but nothing special.

Seem's like?
Sep 21, 2017, 10:26 AM
in the Article: Google to Buy HTC's Pixel Handset Team for $1.1 Billion forum

To me this seems like chairty/welfare for the rich, ether they should have just bought HTC's phone business out, or spent a defecation ton less have someone else make their Pixel's (which is basically what's going to be done).

Re: Oops
Sep 16, 2017, 12:12 PM
in the Apple iPhone X forum

And this has to do with face id in which way?

Jun 27, 2017, 6:44 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Hits 741 Mbps with LTE-LAA, Deploys LTE-U forum

How come a new lte system is he topic and people are talking about SGS8's and their issues? Some issue's with the website?

Are they serious?
Jun 21, 2017, 8:19 PM
in the Article: Virgin Mobile to Phase Android Out Slowly forum

First, don't see how this is going to save them or their parent Sprint. Second, if I go into an Apple Store, buy an iPhone outright unlocked, I can get a year of service for free, or what ever tax and fee's they may occur? Then cancel a year later and just take my phone somewhere else?

Re: Yeah, no
Jun 17, 2017, 11:46 PM
in the Article: Samsung Opens Up Limited Preview of Bixby for Testing forum

I have an unlocked US S8+, how did you do it? Have no interest in rooting, which I doubt could be done. Would like to do the same.

Re: Let me get this strait?
Jun 13, 2017, 7:12 PM
in the Article: Sprint Offering a Free Year of Service to Those Who Switch forum

Oddly you don't find in anywhere on their website.

Re: Let me get this strait?
Jun 13, 2017, 3:54 PM
in the Article: Sprint Offering a Free Year of Service to Those Who Switch forum

Of course I would have to port one of my line's over from at&t?

Let me get this strait?
Jun 13, 2017, 3:53 PM
in the Article: Sprint Offering a Free Year of Service to Those Who Switch forum

I have a brand new SGS8+ unlocked US version, I can call or order and pay for the sim card, and taxes and get a free year of service?

I wonder?
Jun 13, 2017, 1:15 PM
in the Article: BlackBerry Says CDMA Version of KEYone Now At Best Buy forum

Did they solve the problem of the screen's popping off?

Re: Essential with Stock
May 31, 2017, 5:13 PM
in the Article: Essential Phone to Ship In About 30 Days with Stock Android forum

I was thinking about this phone, it is expensive and for the price missing things like water resistance and wireless charging (the later doesn't bother me.), I wouldn't be an early adopter, even with a $50 discount on the 360 camera. Website is nice, but too much self congratulations on an item which hasn't shipped. And extreme claims like the best thing to come to photography since George Eastman. Still it looks nice, and may ...

Re: Cool features not available in US market?
Apr 4, 2017, 9:54 AM
in the Article: Sony Xperia XZs Goes On Sale April 5 forum

Read that somewhere before, I wonder which idiot in the company signed that agreement?

Mar 31, 2017, 1:48 PM
in the Article: Verizon to Test AppFlash Search Tool On Some Android Phones forum

This crap bloatware should be called AnusFlash because that is exactly what is does, click on the hyperlink on this post and see just what it's all about.

Nice back up phone.
Mar 29, 2017, 1:53 AM
in the Motorola Moto G5 Plus forum

I wouldn't mind getting the G5 as a back up phone, or an interim replacement if I needed something in a hurry and wish to save up for something better.

Re: No App Draw
Mar 12, 2017, 3:29 PM
in the LeEco Le Pro3 forum

Great, it's good to see many of the Chinese phone companies, many making a decent product allowing an option for an app draw.

Re: Nice
Mar 9, 2017, 10:26 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Boosts Throttling Threshold to 30 GB forum

I do live in Toms River, NJ and work in Pomona, NJ which is just outside of Atlantic City. There are some coverage issues when you get away from the towns surrounding Atlantic City, Galloway Twp. and Egg Harbor Twp. As well as leaving Ocean County, and going west towards Cherry Hill, NJ and Philadelphia. Off topic, but related, if one is thinking of going to T-Mobile, check out MintSim. With their current promotion, and ...

Mar 9, 2017, 10:13 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Boosts Throttling Threshold to 30 GB forum

I don't like nor do I get into carrier or phone OS wars, but more and more I am considering porting from AT&T to T-Mobile, while I have a 40gb data plan on AT&T, 30 of those GB's I got on a promotion which raised my bill less then $18.00 per month. I pay about $245 per month, of which about $20 goes for a Next 24 for my wife's iPhone 7. And that is for 5 lines ...

Re: Deja Vu again?
Feb 22, 2017, 2:11 PM
in the Article: Verizon to Test 5G In 11 Cities By Mid-Year forum

You are for the most part right. Just one thing? What does this have to do with Verizon's 5G test cities?

Feb 9, 2017, 3:01 PM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Offering Same-Day Screen Repairs forum

Would this an authorized repair for like the iphone's, sammy's and others and does it keep the warranty intact.

Re: A step in the right direction...
Jan 23, 2017, 9:52 PM
in the Article: AT&T Simplifies International Roaming with $10 Day Pass forum

And at least with Sprint, you'd get better coverage roaming abroad then at their home market.

Re: No App Draw
Jan 11, 2017, 8:38 PM
in the LeEco Le Pro3 forum

At least allow for an option to have the app drawer.

Re: Cortana+headset=safe, hands-free driving
Nov 25, 2016, 12:58 PM
in the Article: DOT Wants to Block Most Phone Apps In Moving Cars forum

It's not Congress, but the DOT. If they want to make a law against hands free driving, either leave it up to the state's, or go through the process and pass legislation and have it signed by the President. Not by a group of appointees, or civil servants making regulations.

No App Draw
Nov 22, 2016, 11:55 PM
in the LeEco Le Pro3 forum

I don't really care for phones that don't have an app drawer. And, no, I don't want to use Nova. No excuse, if there is an option for one fine, if not, wouldn't even consider it.

Re: Wow
Oct 19, 2016, 10:48 PM
in the HP Elite x3 forum

Just wait a few months, it will be on Groupon or Woot! for $269.00

Re: Worthless
Oct 6, 2016, 8:14 PM
in the Article: Verizon - Not Google - to Manage Pixel System Updates forum

I doubt VZW will even stock this phone in most of their stores, and probably keep it to online sales, or special order in the store. They are more interested in selling their Droid line, Samsung's and iPhone's..

Re: Verizon bloat
Oct 4, 2016, 6:05 PM
in the Article: Verizon to Be Exclusive Carrier Selling Google Pixel Phone forum

Does a bear have a bowel movement in the woods?

Re: Thank you Samsung...
Sep 30, 2016, 2:15 PM
in the Article: Review: Huawei Honor 8 forum

OK, and what does this have to do with the Honor 8?

Re: Wow
Sep 27, 2016, 5:13 PM
in the Article: Apple Releases iOS 10.0.2 to Fix Bugs forum

It's not a forced update, but I did put it on my iPad. I don't care if it's Android or iOS, if they see there's a problem and they fix it people bitch, if they don't fix it people bitch.

Re: "Committed".....
Sep 27, 2016, 5:11 PM
in the Article: Lenovo Announces Layoffs, Remains 'Committed' to Motorola forum

The greedy corporate executives which first split the company into two companies, and then sold it off to Google, then Lenovo are as much to blame. If one isn't committed to oneself, why should an off shore company be?? Basically, they wanted the name and trademark.

Sep 27, 2016, 5:07 PM
in the Article: Californians All But Forbidden to Use Phones In Cars forum

People shave, put on makeup, eat multi course meals, paint their toenails, and that's frigging perfectly fine And you don't see any bills being introduced for that.

Re: Contacts not customizable
Aug 23, 2016, 11:36 PM
in the Article: Hands-On with the Samsung Galaxy Note7 forum

Hey, we've all been there, figuring you spent close to $900 for the phone, I can see where I'd get upset if I couldn't find a common feature. Good luck. Maybe I will pull the trigger.

Re: A little disappointed
Aug 22, 2016, 12:39 AM
in the Samsung Galaxy Note7 forum

I have a Note 5, and impressed with the Note 7, I pre-ordered from Best Buy, when I went to get it, they didn't have it. Nor did Best Buy have any 256gig sd cards of which I wanted, and they told me wouldn't get it till Oct. Reason I'm saying this is, I liked it, would have taken it if they had the phone, but canceled for strictly not wanting to spend the money at the present ...

Good, and it's not only AT&T
Aug 20, 2016, 8:03 AM
in the Article: AT&T Spearheading Robocall 'Strike Force' forum

As a night worker, I find these robocalls frustrating, spoofed numbers which look similar to local or work numbers, hawking crazy credit card protection schemes. Fine's seizure of assets and prison terms should be in order. The state and local governments should pass stricter laws, and I include other nations. All my numbers are on the do not call list. While I don't really like it, I don't include legitimate companies that I do ...

Re: So sprint lied?
Jul 9, 2016, 8:21 AM
in the Article: Sprint Drops 'Galaxy Forever' Leasing Program forum

Then again, this is Sprint, they're already SOL. This is just another cruise down defecation creek.

Re: Bad Ripoff
Jul 4, 2016, 12:05 PM
in the Article: 'AT&T Thanks' Program Rolls Out First Offer forum

How's those free Domino's Pizza's working for ya?

Not Bad, but?
Jul 4, 2016, 12:04 PM
in the Article: Samsung Intros Unlocked Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge forum

I may have been more interested a few months ago when they first came out, but would like to see "the what is" with the new Note 7 and if it will be sold through similar channels?

(older messages not shown)

Subscribe to Phone Scoop News with RSS Follow @phonescoop on Twitter Phone Scoop on Facebook Subscribe to Phone Scoop on YouTube Follow on Instagram


All content Copyright 2001-2017 Phone Factor, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Content on this site may not be copied or republished without formal permission.

This is a preview. Click for full glossary page.