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Antenna Gate Wins

Zpike

Jan 24, 2014, 2:03 PM
Who would have ever thought that selling a majorly defective product to millions of people and then acting like a douche bag when customers complained would be a win for any company? But apparently it was for Apple, as their customers have all accepted the need to wrap their shiny iPhones (bought mostly for aesthetic reasons in the first place) in some sort of a case in order to achieve what should be core functionality. So, now Apple can omit all the standard hardware it likes (while charging the same retail price as fully featured phones) because it can always sell the additional hardware to its dufus customer at an exorbitant price in the form of a new case.

What I mostly find funny is that there is a need to swap out to another case i...
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gfondeur

Jan 24, 2014, 2:12 PM
Amen to that,
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Android420

Jan 24, 2014, 2:58 PM
I second that.
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KraventheRaven

Jan 24, 2014, 3:02 PM
Third
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johnhr2

Jan 24, 2014, 3:21 PM
Fourth
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Tofuchong

Jan 24, 2014, 3:30 PM
Fifth -

An already overpriced phone, overpriced accessories, and pay even more just to have what other phones already came with?

huge fifth.
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johnhr2

Jan 24, 2014, 3:39 PM
I would need a fifth if I was paying for all of that!!
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SublimeDavid

Jan 24, 2014, 10:48 PM
sixth, and wholeheartedly agree, apple is a big rip off, ive noticed though from a big carrier people are definitely starting to catch wind with this and are going to samsung instead.
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Hays21

Jan 26, 2014, 2:25 PM
Seventh.

I work for a place that thinks the iPhones are the best phones ever, it's what all my bosses have so they think all the other phones are inferior. If i walked in to my back room right now, I could count stock, 20 iPhones 5S', 1 Galaxy S4, 1 Galaxy Note 3, and 1 HTC One.

It hurts to sell such an overpriced and feature lacking phone at a higher price than superior phones.

The iPhones are of course a great phone, but there are much better phones out there. If its friends or family where my job doesnt influence my sales, I ask them: "Do you want a great phone, or do you want an iPhone?"
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Slammer

Jan 24, 2014, 4:49 PM
As a recovering Apple addict in the 90's, I used to skip through the daisy fields in glee while claiming Apple as the almighty. Then I as others, grew tired of the game. Apple made no sacrifice while its customers would sit on the sidelines wishing and hoping for restitution to play as our constituents did with Windows. It would never come to be and we left Apple on life support in hopes that it would learn its lesson.

Along comes this generation that likes to think with its lower extremities rather than using common sense. Pay extra for this and pay extra for that. Why? The stability of ios vs current Android is not worth sacrificing dignity nor dollars just to say "I own an iPhone."

John B.
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Magnagarde

Jan 24, 2014, 6:11 PM
"Along comes this generation that likes to think with its lower extremities rather than using common sense. Pay extra for this and pay extra for that."

I am so goddamn sick of people like you talking down to a group of people that includes myself. And just for your ****ing information while I worked at my minimum wage part time job while still paying for groceries, gas, phone, and rent, 90%of the customers who bought or had an iPhone were not from my generation. It's not just my generation, it's yours too.
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Tofuchong

Jan 24, 2014, 6:46 PM
I'm going to disagree with you. As a customer service representative, I can easily tell the age of a caller when I am speaking to them, and I can check accounts for Birth Dates as well.

Let me tell you no, It is definately not his Generation, it is yours. I can tell when I am speaking to a teenager, or somebody in their 20s, and let me tell you - there is a HUGE difference in the way people speak, in articulation of words, in specific language, in grammar structure, and in the general intelligence that is conveyed to me through their speech.

It has nothing to do with your Job, or how much money you make, it does have to do with his comment, though. "...think with its lower extremities..." is a great explanation. It has everything t...
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Magnagarde

Jan 24, 2014, 8:14 PM
You're going to disagree with me so you can make generalizations? And no, it's definitely not just my generation, I don't know how you can even say that. It's also incorrect to imply that our generation is the only one that has ever thought with it's lower extremities and is ruining everything. What about the free love movement of the 70s? It's happened before.

What I've learned is people are people, and spreading a group of them paints a really bad picture of the whole group. You're totally not getting correct information if you take the average of the entire group and you think "oh yeah, every single one of them is like that". All of my friends who are my age don't fit into your stereotype.

What happened is you got old and now you t...
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SublimeDavid

Jan 24, 2014, 10:51 PM
Without a doubt it is your generation, apple lover.... Also I owned an iPhone for years and unlike "your" generation I like others caught on to Apples ridiculous game with "my generation" which includes the people above i'm sure....
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Yama Gama

Jan 25, 2014, 9:11 AM
Yup. Oh lil' buddy Magnagarde, you're upset that someone's made a sweeping generalization on a web forum. One day you'll be mature enough to understand the folly of your distress (that's what forumz doo).

Plus I'd bet that you've either had private education or travel experience that disqualifies you from the preconceived category in question; don't try to stick up for them, just stick out for yourself.
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Magnagarde

Jan 25, 2014, 3:15 PM
Damn. Here I thought I was better than that!

And yeah, I guess I really don't fit into that group, it's just I feel like if I said so I'd come across as someone who obnoxiously screams "I'm different! I'm better than those other people!" When in reality I'm just different, not necessarily better.
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Hays21

Jan 26, 2014, 2:34 PM
I sell phones. iPhones are definitely ruled by the younger generation. My older customers realize when they are getting ripped off and can see through apples lies. They do not believe that the retina display is the best display on any smartphone because apple says it is. They look at the resolution of phone screens and decide for themselves. Not to mention all the other features that set the two apart. I also have noticed, now that I am in my twenties that a lot of my friends are dumping their iPhones for better phones (except for the ill informed and the Obama fans, watch out, another generalization Smile.)
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Slammer

Jan 24, 2014, 7:34 PM
You left out some very specific information that is vital to debate. Any generation thinks that someone 10 years older is another generation. I don't care how old people think I am so I am up front to say I am 53. Percentage wise, I can guarantee that most of my generation isn't sporting iphones except for most of the women I know. Yes, a few men my age are but, most everyone 38 or younger are keeping the Apple brand motivated. Not my generation. Ironically, it is this 38 year or younger age group that also determines the direction, education, trend, business mangement etc, of what happens in circular operation of everyday, daily routine.

You are the future. You claim you are upset. Well, so are many from my generation. Apple claims remo...
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Magnagarde

Jan 24, 2014, 8:31 PM
Well, I haven't actually seen the figures, so I may be mistaken. I was only speaking from personal experience.

One thing I certainly can agree with you is that this is a bad policy that Apple is adopting. I can't say it's as bad as everyone else is making it out to be because it's not a necessary feature anyways. I always have some form of payment with me anyways. NFC isn't a feature most people, young or old are going to be using very often. Granted, an iPhone is considered to be a flagship premium device so it should have that feature anyways.

At any rate, I've voted with my wallet. I just got a Moto G and will not be returning to Apple products.
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Slammer

Jan 24, 2014, 10:09 PM
You are proof that not all of your generation succumbs to hyperbole and propoganda.

I commend your move. Congrats on your Moto G.

John B.
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Magnagarde

Jan 24, 2014, 11:03 PM
I appreciate the compliment. I apologize for my hot headed response before.
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x2

Jan 26, 2014, 10:37 AM
I believe the Moto G does not have NFC, does not have expandable memory and does not have a removable battery. It has Andriod and is pretty cheap but by no means it´s a flagship device.

Just pointing out the features that started this discussion do not come in this phone . However looking at it from a very vague point of view, it has the about the sames features as an iPhone for maybe a fraction of the price. So it´s still a good buy.
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SublimeDavid

Jan 24, 2014, 10:55 PM
good for you voting with your wallet however I will suffice to say this, it very much is as bad as everyone is making it to see because the only people telling you you shouldn't have it is apple, although it didn't work for you it definitely is working for other people, carrot dangling is a great term for it too.
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Yama Gama

Jan 26, 2014, 12:40 PM
Do you think Apple is trying to have the technology go bluetooth (the new lite version) rather than nfc?
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quinnsdaddy11

Jan 25, 2014, 8:59 AM
I got a Moto G too and I am loving it, sadly it doesn't have NFC though which I use to use with my Nexus 7 all the time.
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SupremeSound

Jan 25, 2014, 1:41 PM
Magnagarde said:
Well, I haven't actually seen the figures, so I may be mistaken. I was only speaking from personal experience.


If you look at his well spoken post...he didn't use figures either, he used personal experience, just like you. Hell he even stated "i know most of my generation, except for most of the women i know, don't use iphones."

He just said that most of the women he knows uses an apple product, but most of his generation doesnt? Does that make sense to you?

And he didn't even respond to what you had a problem with, as far as i can tell. Slammer (or John B. as he needs to tell everybody with every post he makes) casually insulted an entire group of people and when called on it h...
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Slammer

Jan 25, 2014, 3:20 PM
If you have a problem with my post, wouldn't it be more mature to debate me personally rather than attack Magnagarde? I would be glad to share any info I have with you. Any other way is counter-productive. Perhaps a little less aggressive and more cordial on your part.

John B.
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Yama Gama

Jan 26, 2014, 12:43 PM
A true forum warrior. Kudos to Slammer. Ave!
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DarkStar

Jan 27, 2014, 3:31 PM
No no no. Its the older generation and the younger generation that is keeping apple alive. I'm 31. The generation older than me and the generation younger than me are using iPhones.

The older generation use the iPhone because it is supposedly easier to use. I still don't understand how its easier. I have used both and I think Android is easier. The younger generation uses it as a status symbol.

And I totally disagree with you about SD cards, removable batteries, and NFC. I have used NFC about once to transfer a picture. but a picture message would have been just as fast. I tried having someone explain how NFC benefits anybody but they could not. I have the HTC ONE and have no sd card slot or removable batteries.

I would ne...
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Slammer

Jan 28, 2014, 8:41 AM
I appreiciate the candid response coupled with attached info.

However, if you review my post, you will find that I never claimed the older generation does ot use an iphone. I specifically said that it is the younger generation that is the higher percentage of iphone users. And the difference is pretty significant. The other thing to consider is that the info you provided, is a study conducted almost a year ago.

My point of my post was that our generation did not buy into Apple's MO. The younger generation in 2007, may have bought Apple's iphone without knowing any history of the company. No doubt the original iphone was a work of tremendous interest. But, as the years progress here, the school age students( high school and college) a...
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