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Slammer

Sep 23, 2013, 2:36 PM

Typical Apple Language...

... ---" Apple has resisted pressure to increase the size of the iPhone's display. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, the company doesn't want to sacrifice one-handed operation of the phone."---

Because we can get people to purchase this size while we save tons of money and rake in even more profit. Then next year we will increase the size because we never hold to our philosophic agendas.

John B.
If that happens, they will then claim it is an "improvement" not seen on any other device before.

Again, Apple will then apply features/technologies other companies have implemented on their own devices from ages before, calling it "new" or "Apple ...
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Dead a$$ John. I hate Apple with a passion. I know they're all greedy bastards at the end of the day but Apple is pure scum. Rotten to the core.
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Til they exhaust the stocks of retina displays they purchased from LG, bro. Laughing
Android420

Sep 27, 2013, 11:34 AM

Premium feel.

I find it funny how pople argue about that "Premium" feel when most of the people that buy this phone are going to end up buying a protective polycarbonate case to protect it ! haha

I mean honestly where's your premium feel there?? Anyone else agree's?

Plus that FingerPrint Scanning has been in the Smartphone industry for a couple of years now. Nothing new on this phone.
Android420 said:
I mean honestly where's your premium feel there?? Anyone else agree's?
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Poison Ivy

Sep 23, 2013, 2:21 PM
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Premium device?

-"The Apple iPhone 5s is an excellent device, as long as you're OK with the limitations of Apple's hardware and software."

That doesn't sounds convincing, nor like a "Quality"/"Premium" device. A "Quality" device should allow me to do more with it, at least be on par with the competition.

-"Performance of iOS 7 on the iPhone 5s was a bit uneven. The first version of any major new operating system from Apple is typically buggy, and iOS 7 is no different. Despite updating to 7.0.1 right away, the iPhone 5s had plenty of app crashes (including Apple stuff like the Settings menu and Safari.) There were some jitters here and there, and the screen transitions -- especially the ones that occur when you jump to/from the home screen -- were som...
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The build quality and premium feel of the original Iphone 5 is yet to be surpased. The 5s is the same hardware (mostly) so yes. It is a premium device.
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Poison Ivy

Sep 29, 2013, 10:20 AM

Old Tricks Help German Hackers Bypass iPhone 5s Touch ID Security

Original Post's Here:
http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/m_forum.php?fm=m&ff ... »

Apple's Touch ID authentication system can be defeated using a well-honed technique for creating a latex copy of someone's fingerprint, according to a German hacking group.

The Chaos Computer Club (CCC), which hosts an annual hacking conference and publishes computer security research, wrote on its blog that their experiment shows that fingerprint authentication "should be avoided."

Apple introduced Touch ID with its latest high-end iPhone 5S on Sept. 10. A person's "fingerprint is one of the best passcodes in the world. It's always with you, and no two are exactly alike," according to the company's website.

A hacker who goes by the name St...
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