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speedywalk

Sep 20, 2012, 8:19 AM

speedywalk is right, AGAIN!

http://www.phonescoop.com/forums/forum.php?fm=m&ff=5 ... »
From the AP:

Tax penalty to hit nearly 6M uninsured people
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press – 11 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 6 million Americans — significantly more than first estimated— will face a tax penalty under President Barack Obama's health overhaul for not getting insurance, congressional analysts said Wednesday. Most would be in the middle class.

The new estimate amounts to an inconvenient fact for the administration, a reminder of what critics see as broken promises.
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And the budget office analysis found that nearly 80 percent of those who'll face the penalty would be making up to or less than five times the fede
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fiercemouse

Sep 12, 2012, 4:01 PM

Little misunderstanding

I just got a warning for spam for my thread " Scope this video. Save money on your power bill."

That was a political video and wasn't intended as spam (just a misleading title)

Did you even watch the video, or did you just see the link and mark it as spam?
I was hoping you could reconsider my warning. Not that I plan on getting more, but accidents happen.
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DNA simply...

Aug 30, 2012, 3:30 PM

Spelling Nazi

Eric M. Zeman said:
Apple CEO Time Cook[..]


http://www2.phonescoop.com/articles/article.php?a=11056 »
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ATTDRONEV2.5

Aug 29, 2012, 4:48 AM

Where do you see the future of wireless going?

i see everything condensed into the "phone" id, credit cards,money,paper,keys

You walk up to your car,press a button and it unlocks then plug it into the charger port and it starts.

You walk up to your house enter a code on the phone or press a button and it unlocks the house..

then instead of flipping a switch you press a button and the lights come on and then turn the tv on and start flipping thru channels using your phone

and then the fridge hands you a beer.. Paranoid

what's your opinion on the future?


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Captain Ahash

Aug 26, 2012, 1:50 PM

This may be an odd place to post this,

but I wanted to see if you had more info about something. I've been seeing a lot of reports that Samsung is re-patching the universal search into the international SIII, and I was wondering if you've heard anything similar for the US. I would assume that their recent blow from the US courts would be a barrier to this.

If not, would you happen to have a recommendation for a third party application that would offer similar functionality? Razz
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hobble

Aug 15, 2012, 5:45 PM

Rich

Why you not accept my friend request on facebook Sad
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Captain Ahash

Aug 19, 2012, 1:44 PM

Galaxy SIII reviews question.

For the t-mobile/AT&T variant you reported the battery life as easily clearing 2 days, while the Sprint SIII you estimated to have 30 hours at the most.

Was there a typo somewhere on either review or is there really that substantial of a difference between the two?
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Rich Brome

Aug 15, 2012, 11:31 AM

Phones with embedded batteries

Can anyone think of any additional phones with non-removable batteries?

Apple iPhone 4S
Apple iPhone 4
Apple iPhone 3GS
Apple iPhone 3G
Apple iPhone (original)
Motorola Electrify 2
Motorola Photon Q
Motorola Atrix HD
Motorola Droid 4
Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX
Motorola Droid RAZR
Sony Xperia P
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia ion
Sony Xperia X10 mini (2010)
HTC One V
HTC One S
HTC One X
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Azeron

Jul 18, 2011, 6:38 AM

Request for Ban of Account

Rich and whomever else runs this site. I have requested in a few places that my account be banned and if possible that you delete all my posts. I am upset that a reply to a post was deleted but more so that you guys sent me an email accusing me of violating the terms of service which IS an outright lie. I made no personal attack against an individual, but rather laughed at the idea that Verizon cares about saving a user money. They don't. That's a fact. Company culture IS: "We are not the cheap carrier nor do we wish to be." I know that first hand from round table discussions sales meetings, sales rallies etc... For you guys to allow a user who only created an account on 7/17/2011 to cause my post to be deleted and THEN to lodge that...
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Rich Brome

Jul 28, 2012, 9:18 AM

Free HTC One X (no really)

Hey folks! The fine people at HTC were nice enough to give us an HTC One X, so we're giving it away to one lucky fan! Enter here:

http://a.pgtb.me/dgzq »

Smile
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Rich Brome

Jul 24, 2012, 8:27 PM

New Phone Compare Features

We've upgraded our side-by-side phone comparison tools.

The big new feature is side-by-side phone size comparisons. You can put up to five phones side-by-side and see which ones are bigger, thinner, etc. It's to scale and includes front and side views for the vast majority of phones.

Also, the whole Compare interface is now much simpler and easier to use. We've eliminated the separate page for building a list of phones to compare. Now you simply go the Compare page and start adding phones.

Finally, you can now easily re-arrange the phones being compared, if you want to see them in a different order.

Please let us know what you think. We'd love to hear your feedback.
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eljeffe666

May 10, 2012, 8:56 PM

mobile site

any plans to give the site a mobile layout? I could live with the old layout, but since the change my phone just don't seem to like it. takes too long to load.

or maybe even an android app?
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TheDudeAbides

Jul 2, 2012, 7:32 PM

when clicking on carriers tab

then filtering phones, you can't separate smart phones from non smart. It would be most helpful if we could. Thanks
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Rich Brome

Jul 13, 2012, 7:17 PM

Site updates

We've launched a number of changes to the site in recent weeks, including some new ones just today.

First, we overhauled our page tools, including social buttons. At the top-right of every page, you'll find options to email, share, Like, and/or subscribe to whatever is on that specific page. The options are contextual, so they vary depending on what kind of page you're looking at.

As part of this, we also tweaked our RSS feeds for each phone. There's now one feed with news articles and updates, and a second feed for reviews (including user reviews.)

There are also new social links at the bottom of the site.

We also added comment counters (that link directly to comments) on phones on the front page.

Today, we also launched a fe...
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Drunk

Jul 7, 2012, 1:14 AM

Google+ Intergration

Can we get some more of this?
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Captain Ahash

Jul 11, 2012, 3:05 PM

Positive feedback!

(Figured I'd give you a break Razz)

I love the little comment bubbles on the phones on your home page. It's a nice touch to be able to see at a glance what phones are being discussed.
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spirit22

Jul 9, 2012, 4:03 PM

Phonescoop Alternative

Is it my imagination or has the traffic on Phonescoop decreased dramatically? I used to get rapid responses to questions and concerns I posted in the forums but not the as much anymore... Have people migrated to other venues, forums, boards, sites? It would be really helpful to know where to go to get the most up-to-date information from active users and those in the know.
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The Phoenix

Jul 4, 2012, 7:18 AM

error.....

top left corner says "file not found This image may have moved"
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TheDudeAbides

Jun 25, 2012, 4:14 PM

post messaging abuse

I've seen threads addressing this issue, and recently had a coworker forward me a post message from another scooper where the individual invested a lot of energy into character assassinating her and called her a four letter c word. She and I were aghast they'd go to such lengths just to be mean.

This wasn't the first scenario I've heard of. Can anything be done about post messaging abuse? Can we cpoy/paste and send to you? Is there a way to block specific scoopers from pm'ing you?

Thx
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The Phoenix

Jun 22, 2012, 7:29 AM

Rich, I would like to protest my most recent warning....

When sombody asks for advise, and dosn't like the responce, that should not be considered a personal attack. I was simpily laying it out straight -___-
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