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iphone or android? you decide

HzD incredible

May 30, 2011, 8:53 PM
So something I would like to hear some feed back on, their are alot of die hard apple/ iphone fans and alot of new android fans. I personally like android for the fact that you have the ability to create widgets and manage most apps from the home screen instead of having to open each one up. The other think i really like about android is that, were it come to syncing media you do not have to jump through apple/itunes hoops to add music esc.. On android bring up the sd card drive or phone memory and drag and drop, just has to be a compadible format. The iphone has a very nice screen better than any other when it comes to the screen and logo, and in my opinion not much else, also has alot of service/ signal issues. Which do you prefer? and if ...
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Jellz

May 30, 2011, 10:31 PM
Well, you say jumping through iTunes to add music is a hassle, I think adding music through it is the easiest thing in the world and even when I do get a new phone I'll keep my old iPhone just to use as an iPod because the little I've looked into putting music on Android, I've realized I much prefer Apple's take on it.

I also like some apps on Apple better. I got side-by-side GPS comparison with them and went for the iPhone, since it was a lot simpler and easier to get where we were on the street (location services worked better, and asking for directions mid-street immediately popped up that we had to make a U-Turn in 200ft), while the Android was way off and giving us directions from way back in the exact same circumstance.

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HzD incredible

May 30, 2011, 10:47 PM
ive never heard a good story come from someone with a windows phone 7 or earlier. i will not get one unless there are some major improvements, such as a way to stop apps in the background currently no task killer or app closer of any kind. Also their is no way to turn data completely off on the line it has a constant connect with 3g. And my biggest thing is that it comes with all the standards but extra apps are extremely lacking, plus the home screen is very limited to how much you can change, always has the stupid lego app blocks.
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Jellz

May 30, 2011, 10:56 PM
Well, as I said if Microsoft makes improvements. I do know it's more of a "work in progress" than most other OS's, but the easy syncing with Microsoft Office (something that would be amazing for a college student such as myself) is something that sounds good, and is also something that draws me to Android since I've heard of nice word processing apps.
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HzD incredible

May 30, 2011, 11:05 PM
yup android being open source plays nice with about everything. Anything that may be missing from your android that you would like do to, there is more than likely an app for it. Which is why the WM7 is lacking until they catch up there are almost no apps avaible yet.
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IrishCarBomb

Jun 4, 2011, 11:29 AM
Once again, wrong, wrong, wrong. WP7 closes apps automatically every time you exit, since it doesn't allow anything to multi-task other than some core MS apps. You can turn off the data connect.

And as someone that owns and uses devices with WM 6.5, WP7, Android, BB, and iOS... I have plenty of nice things to say about WP7. The core of the phone is faster and smoother than anyone else, even Apple. WP7 does lack features and apps, but those will come with time. What they have as a core is great, and I actually use my HD7 more often than any of my other phones since it is so much smoother and quicker to do the basics.
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HzD incredible

Jun 4, 2011, 5:43 PM
So im not sure why u scan for my posts but anyway, apps do run and use data in the background for WM7. And in the history of phones in my opinion windows are the worst.
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IrishCarBomb

Jun 5, 2011, 12:01 PM
Because you keep spreading false information, and it is annoying as all he77 to take a look at a thread with someone asking for help or an opinion on a phone, then there are 5 posts from you with wrong info, and arguing a point that is based on falsehoods.

Like I said already in correcting your BS claim you need a task manager in WP7 to stop mystery background apps... The only apps that run and use data in the background in WP7 is the core email app and messaging app for MMS, and the internet browser will finish loading the last page you typed in. The only apps that run at all in the background are the core OS and core OS apps. Period. WP7 does not multi-task like Android or even iOS, and thus there is no need for a task manager any wa...
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HzD incredible

Jun 5, 2011, 4:19 PM
Am i not allowed my opinion on a stupid phone? windows mobile 7 is a terrible operation system. If u want all the basics at a high price then by all means get a MW7 phone.
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IrishCarBomb

Jun 6, 2011, 8:47 AM
It isn't that you are not allowed your opinion, it is that you keep spreading false information, and basing opinions on that false information. For example:

Telling Rich Brome he doesn't know what he is talking about with regards to AT&T and what 4G devices they have and whether they work on their non-existent LTE network:

http://www.phonescoop.com/forums/forum.php?fm=m&ff=2 ... »

Or, like you did earlier in this thread, bashing Windows Mobile 7 for not having any task managers... Lets explore that claim a bit, again:

1. It is Windows Phone 7, not Windows Mobile 7

2. WP7 doesn't have a level of multi-tasking needed for a task manager (core OS apps, like SMS/MMS, phone, browser finishes loading last page, and music app ...
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Jellz

Jun 6, 2011, 4:33 PM
Well now, forget I ever mentioned Windows...
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HzD incredible

Jun 6, 2011, 6:25 PM
well i did apologize for being wrong on the lte. which i was mis informed at the call center i am at. And the fact that he was right means that att is a rip, they basicly sell advanced 3g devices as 4g. And no were in the device tutorials shows were you can turn the 3g data connection off on a WM7 device. And you are also incorrect that its a windows phone 7. Since you like to correct me so much it seems like your job, and i dont know why you care so much, but windows mobile 7 is the operation system for the new windows phones. thats should be obviouse.
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asiatic1982

Jun 6, 2011, 7:53 PM
Wow, the fact that you are an actual AT&T Customer Service employee just reinforces every bad stereotype that anyone has ever had about AT&T. Its not Windows Mobile 7 - anyone with any iota of technical knowledge, especially someone employed by a cell phone company, should know that its called Windows Phone 7. If you don't believe me, check out Microsoft's own site - at the top they have the two difference operating systems to choose from - Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 6.5. Feel free to search anywhere on Microsoft's site to see if its ever referred to as Windows Mobile 7.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/buy/7/ph ... »

But then again, you probably know more than Microsoft does about its own product, you obviously f...
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HzD incredible

Jun 6, 2011, 8:40 PM
i appologised and stated i was incorrect about LTE. but the operating system is called windows mobile 7. on windows phone 7 devices. And thanks for making my lol in real life, putting my job in jeapardy lmao.
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HzD incredible

Jun 6, 2011, 8:49 PM
sorry. its windows phone 7 which is really stupid considering it doesn't sound like and operating system and the previous ones wee windows mobile 6.5 and before. sorry, sorry to get ur panties in a bunch over wording of an operating system. find something better to rage about please and thankyou.
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asiatic1982

Jun 6, 2011, 8:51 PM
"Microsoft is launching its new mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7...."
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/technologyli ... »

"BARCELONA, Spain — Feb. 15, 2010 — Today at Mobile World Congress 2010, Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the next generation of Windows® Phones, Windows Phone 7 Series."
http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2010/feb10/ ... »

"Windows Phone 7 is a mobile operating system developed by Microsoft, and is the successor to its Windows Mobile platform"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Phone_7 »

"Windows Phone 7 is also something completely new for Microsoft: A total break from the past. Windows Mobile isn...
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HzD incredible

Jun 6, 2011, 9:34 PM
lol thats a bit harsh but thanks for the info, still think it "should" be called mobile 7
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IrishCarBomb

Jun 6, 2011, 8:54 PM
It is Windows Phone 7. Period. That should be obvious given Microsoft calls it Windows Phone 7, and even re-branded Windows Mobile 6.5 as Windows Phone 6.5.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/features ... »

It is super easy to turn off 3G, and data, all together on a WP7 device. Settings, cellular, then you have a couple toggles, one is cellular data, there is another called 3G data. Oddly enough, you can toggle these to turn the respective data connections on or off! Amazing! Right?

Once again, just stop trying to help people until you can help yourself. If you lack the skills to read and believe what Microsoft says and what AT&T says, about their own products, then you shouldn't be trying to educate others o...
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IrishCarBomb

Jun 6, 2011, 9:15 PM
Read your other post in general after this... anyways, like I said there, just take more care in answering questions and relaying info as expert advice. And really, never ever pick a fight with Rich Brome, that will set most of us regulars off pretty quickly to say the least.
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HzD incredible

Jun 6, 2011, 9:32 PM
Like I said, in my att device tutorials provided to me, and our reference material which all att reps use does not show a way to turn data off. sorry again. looks like its time to retire.
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