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Re: FAIL
Yesterday, 9:22 AM
in the Article: AT&T Resurrects the 'Cingular' Brand for Flip Phone forum

I know you or me wouldn't buy this phone, but I'm telling you there is a market for just simple mobile service, something like this or similar sells better then we both think. Maybe newer phone's will have LTE, and use VOLTE, but to be honest, the people who buy a simple flip phone only care if they can make a call, nothing else.

Re: Samsung Pay works at Target
May 17, 2016, 4:49 PM
in the Article: CurrentC, an Apple Pay Competitor, Is Delayed forum

Problem is, the CC companies and retailers in the US are resisting chips in cards and the machines that use them. Just got a new CC today and no chip. This is not cutting edge tech. It's used all over the planet. You and others being nailed by fraud is the fault of Target and the CC companies that aren't using this tech. Only way to get them to put chips in cards, is ...

Re: Nexus phones?
Apr 13, 2016, 4:15 PM
in the Article: JBL Headphones First to Use USB Type-C with HTC 10 forum

Good question, but while I can't say for sure, I would think they would. I'm very sure they want to sell these headphones to up coming and broader market.

Re: Great Job HTC!
Apr 12, 2016, 10:37 PM
in the HTC 10 forum

If I didn't have a Note 5 and Nexus 6p, I would probably buy the HTC 10 direct and unlocked from HTC. HTC is offering a promo code for $100 which would make it $600 delivered (promo code HTC1008 if anyone is interested.) They also warranty the screen against breakage for the first year, as well as not voiding the warranty (on the unlocked version) if you unlock the bootloader. I also see that AT&T ...

Re: So many rules
Mar 10, 2016, 1:38 PM
in the Article: AT&T Extends BOGO Offer to Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge forum

Exactly, but I actually can do this, I keep an extra line, I can bogo, then cancel my extra line which I don't really care about the phone number since its rarely used, get the bogo then cancel that line. I know I am in a rare situation.

I like this better....
Feb 12, 2016, 7:41 PM
in the Article: Sprint and Alcatel Debut Ride-Fi for In-Car Hotspot forum

This seems a way better idea then using the cars data port, older cars can use the lighter slot and newer cars can run it off the usb port. That is if you need this solution.

Re: FCC Violation?
Feb 7, 2016, 4:41 PM
in the Article: Verizon Zero-Rates Its Go90 Video App forum

Then again, if it was T-Mobile doing this, all would be well and good. Seems people (for better or worse) are inconsistent on net neutrality.

Re: This just in...
Feb 2, 2016, 11:09 PM
in the Article: Turing Phone Drops Android for Sailfish OS forum

If this company was viable, and not just a few phones sent out to some crowdfunding people, it probably have been good. Sure the looks of the turing are real nice, but it also using near two year old tech. I wouldn't mind using SailOS, but not on a niche product with little chance of viablity.

Re: I hope this comes to the US
Nov 27, 2015, 4:18 PM
in the Article: Huawei's Mate 8 Uses Custom Kirin Processor forum

While I think 6 inches is big, there is a market for it, and it should be available. No matter the phone OS you choose, it's not a one size fits all. Right now I use a Note 5 and it doesn't seem so big after using phablets for several years. As far as the new Mate 8, I would like to see real time reviews, and the price. I konw the screen is 1080p, ...

Think of the Children!
Nov 5, 2015, 6:47 PM
in the Article: Nonprofits Convince Judge to Delay Sprint's WiMAX Shutdown forum

These guys have a sense of self entitlement, while not a big fan of Sprint, they do have the right to run their own spectrum, there has been warning for well over a year. And I have a knee jerk reaction against groups who play the "think of the children" card. 1. These are public schools, they should be providing internet access. Most have agreements with cable companies that went along with the franchise for the town or ...

Re: Where in Montana??
Oct 29, 2015, 3:06 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile's LTE Network Covers 300 Million People forum

LOL, another T-Mobile employee, or someone get paid to post crap by :Legere. Are you the CTO of T-Mobile USA or something?

Re: Looks Promising ..... But
Oct 29, 2015, 2:57 PM
in the Article: OnePlus X to Reach US November 19 for $249 forum

Yeah, but I'm also wondering since its being introduced in europe and asia first, if there is going to be a north american version. There are band differences in the phones sold in different regions in the past from One Plus. I would be interested if the lte band issue was solved, it had nfc and maybe using the 808 cpu.

Re: Looks Promising ..... But
Oct 29, 2015, 2:55 PM
in the Article: OnePlus X to Reach US November 19 for $249 forum

And still, no NFC. I guess next summer and fall if they keep this up, they'll introduce the One Plus Chapter 11 Edition.

Wondering?
Oct 24, 2015, 2:07 PM
in the Article: BlackBerry Priv Runs Android, Costs $699, Ships November 6 forum

I'm wondering if you have the option of using swype, or provided screen based kb instead of the regular slider kb?

Re: $700?
Oct 24, 2015, 1:58 PM
in the Article: BlackBerry Priv Runs Android, Costs $699, Ships November 6 forum

I also think this is the started price, those who use BB phones or wanting to back to BB will buy it at this price. I also think in a few months, as BB (and others) have done, the price will go down. I do think the phone is a little overpriced. $649 would have been ok. There are features with the Priv that do warrant a higher price, being able to use a ...

Re: Not True
Oct 24, 2015, 1:52 PM
in the Article: Verizon Seeking Permission from FCC for WiFi Calling forum

True, but it was for a different reason, T-Mobile did it because of lack of service in many areas. Which has significantly improved, probably to the point it's not needed for the most part. Still it was nice to have it outside the country and there was open wifi. AT&T and VZW did it mainly because it was an iPhone feature that they wanted to impliment.

Re: Sweet...
Sep 30, 2015, 11:26 PM
in the Article: Google and Microsoft Bury the Patent Hatchet forum

LOL, good luck with that!

Pretty Neat, but?
Sep 28, 2015, 9:59 PM
in the Article: Blackphone 2 Goes On Sale forum

I do think this phone is pretty decent, but its also expensive for what it is, as well as after a year or so, you have to pay Silent Circle. For those who need such security, just save like $300.00 and get a BlackBerry Passport with no other added fee's.

Here's the problem.
Sep 25, 2015, 7:31 PM
in the Article: Apple Upgrade Program Requires $129 AppleCare+ Purchase forum

AppleCare is good for two years, they will allow you to switch to the next bottle as it becomes available. Being next year this time. You just dropped $129 for a two year insurance on a phone which is tied to that phone. So next year, you have to do this all over again. Am i wrong in this??

They Sound Like a Cardealership.
Sep 24, 2015, 9:14 AM
in the Article: Sprint Undercuts T-Mobile with $1 iPhone 6s Lease forum

Its like reading the Sunday Newpaper Autosection, where some VW dealer is going to lease you a Passat Diesel Limited Edition for $89 per month.

I just Don't Understand?
Sep 20, 2015, 8:16 PM
in the Article: Verizon Talks Up Android Pay, Says Still Looking at Samsung Pay forum

Samsung has the app already on their latest phones, and either was pushed or could be installed on the SGS6(edge), The nfc is open, Samung could sign up deal with the bankS and creditcard companies without permission of the carriers. Chase and others have similar but less able apps and work and can be downloaded. Samsung has its own app store, and I'm sure previous models can download it, if its available.

Re: Not Coming Soon to a Store Near You
Sep 4, 2015, 11:40 PM
in the Article: Hands on with the Marshall London forum

but it has electrolytes

Re: RIP Blackberry
Aug 30, 2015, 12:51 PM
in the Article: BlackBerry CEO Says Smartphone Biz Is On a Timer forum

I don't think they are going to fail, I think the Venice is going to allow them to be a minor player. BB has its core user base, some corporate, significant amount of goverment use (not only Canada and the US) and a small but loyal amount of BB fans. But they won't be what they were, several years ago my sister who works for a major food corporation was given a choice, they will replace her corporate phone ...

Re: RIP Blackberry
Aug 29, 2015, 3:03 PM
in the Article: BlackBerry CEO Says Smartphone Biz Is On a Timer forum

Hopefully the new Venice will give them some more life support, doubtful they will become a dominate player, but at least be relevent.

Similar results with AT&T
Aug 27, 2015, 7:36 PM
in the Article: Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 for Verizon Wireless forum

I found when I first got the phone for AT&T volume seemed like you a bit low, but seemed to have improved, don't know why? Battery which I expected to be bad, was better then I thought. First real hard use that I was not home was today, started out at around 7:30am to take my daughter back to her University in Philadelphia gave me pretty good battery life, downloaded like 6 updates, some mild web surfing, ...

Re: Network support
Aug 26, 2015, 4:10 PM
in the Article: Verizon Supporting Non-Branded iPhone 6 and Nexus 6 forum

Yeah, thats why they probably opted for the iphones and Nexus 6 which have cdma capablity. But what is going to be even more insane, is all of a sudden VZW will act as if this is something new and innovative, never mind gsm has been doing this since the 90's.

Re: That moment when...
Aug 26, 2015, 12:34 AM
in the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ (CDMA) forum

I now this is the CDMA section but I did get the Note 5 (AT&T) for both the savings of $100 and the S-Pen. Its a choice and both great.

Re: sad
Aug 22, 2015, 11:06 AM
in the Article: Microsoft to Close Nokia Finnish Phone Production Site forum

Nokia said or hinted they wanted to get back into the phone business in 2016, they could buy the site back from MSFT. But something tells me they plan more on marketing their name then making anything. And I agree is sad people are losing their jobs.

Re: The Sprint Doom & Gloomers of 2006 Are Still Here
Aug 19, 2015, 4:43 PM
in the Article: SoftBank Invests Another $73 Million in Sprint forum

You do have a point, but also hearing about the next great Yabba Dabba Do network thats going to blow everyone else out of the water for every year, for the last 9 or more years. Hows that coming along? Or are they still gong to continue to blame everyone else for their problems?

They got off light.
Aug 18, 2015, 2:32 PM
in the Article: FCC Fines Smart City for Blocking Conventioneers' WiFi forum

What they should have done is fined them $1,000,000 then had their CEO, President and CIO given 80 or more of community service. Having pictures of them in orange jump suits picking up trash around government buildings would send a message.

Re: That moment when...
Aug 15, 2015, 10:37 AM
in the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ (CDMA) forum

Outside of Samsung has priced themselves out of what I'm willing to pay for a phone, also unless I have to replace a phone, I like to wait abit to see if issue surface first month or so While I do like the curve display, I'd save the money and get the Note 5 if I was to buy.

Re: These are very nice indeed, but...
Aug 14, 2015, 12:49 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ forum

I do agree, the Note 5 and Edge are nice, but honestly they priced themselves out of the market. There are many great phones coming out in the sub $500 area with close spec's or to the point its not worth spending hundreds extra. The new Moto X Pure, OP2 (but too much headgames, no nfc, no rapid charge). Plus offerings from ZTE and other Chinese makers.

Re: And people complain about Sprint now....
Aug 12, 2015, 2:11 PM
in the Article: Sprint Woes Weigh on SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son forum

As much as I am no fan of Comcast, they'd probably be far better off, they'd invest more in its system, package it with their cable division, which would bring in more customers and with that cash. Softbank and to a lessor extent DT care far more for their home markets then they do here in the US. Not saying its right or wrong, but its a fact.

Stop Blaming
Aug 12, 2015, 2:09 PM
in the Article: Sprint Woes Weigh on SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son forum

Mr. Son, stop blaming the US Regulatory agencies and everyone else for failures in Sprint. Either put up or shut up. Its a failing network. And I find no joy in this. If the US regulatory agencies wants to keep 4 nationwide carries, so be it. This was well known before Softbank made their investment.

To Be Honest.
Aug 1, 2015, 4:35 PM
in the Article: Sony to Shutter Online Store August 28 forum

It was overpriced, and rarely had their newest phones available.

Re: Moto X Pure Bands
Jul 31, 2015, 9:16 AM
in the Motorola Moto X Pure Edition / Style forum

I wonder if the US Pure version would be compliant withFi?

TMO seems to be
Jul 30, 2015, 1:24 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Locks In $15 iPhone Pricing forum

In the recent past it was AT&T that I guess had the closest relationship with Apple, now it seems TMO and its CEO Legere are. I know the guy can switch phones as oftem as he wants, but last few times I'm seeing him with the iPhone and promoting it.

Re: What about Apple
Jul 30, 2015, 1:17 PM
in the Article: AT&T to Mandate Working FM Radios In Android Handsets forum

Does the iPhone have an FM radio in it??

NFC?
Jul 28, 2015, 12:21 AM
in the Article: OnePlus Announces Its Second-Generation Flagship forum

From what I understand there is no NFC???

Re: Looks nice but why are companies insisting on making these huge phones?
Jul 23, 2015, 7:44 PM
in the Article: Hands On with the ZTE Axon Phone forum

PhoneMaster, Very true, but the iPhone user generally is a different animal, not better nor worse but are less into their phones and more use them as an after thought. Went through this with my daughter, she did not want the 6+ and was more then happy with the regular 6. She was in college and her phone broke and had to replace it. Ended up getting a 128gb ip6. Asked her ...

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