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huyty

Aug 7, 2013, 2:27 AM
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will battery bank damage the life of iphone battery?

I use battery bank a lot, but I heard that battery bank will damage the life of iphone battery, is that the truth?
The largest battery bank I have found is 16800mAh just like this one,
http://www.sainsonic.com/cellphone-accessories/batte ... »
I found the a battery bank can't work to it's full capacity. So,I do need one with larger capacity, so advise.
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KSul

Oct 5, 2012, 11:44 PM

Late shopping

Ordered y phone sept 19 from Verizon.com and my email confirmation said it would be delivered by October 5 (TODAY). Whenever I would check the status it would say the phone will be SHIPPED on October 5 (TODAY). Guess what?? It hasn't shipped and it's STILL saying its going to be SHIPPED October 5 (even though the day is almost over). I'm really upset and no one from Apple and Verizon can tell me where my phone is.

Anyone else experiencing the same problem?
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HelloMotto

Sep 13, 2012, 2:24 AM

Not Impressed Really

Most of the specs on the iPhone 5 still lag behind my Galaxy S3 Confused .Since the iPhone is the only phone Apple makes, seems they would have made sure that it had the HIGHEST spec available in a phone, on launch date. The specs on the iPhone 5 trail behind Android phones that were released months ago. I can bet you that no GS3 or DroidRazr owners are gonna buy a lower spec phone. So I guess the iPhone 5 will appeal to current iPhone owners that want upgraded specs.
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Fantomas

Oct 2, 2012, 9:58 PM

Simultaneous Voice and Data

Why the iPhone 5, having LTE, does not support simultaneous voice and data and can it be corrected with the software update in the future ? Thanks.
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nickyscoops

Sep 15, 2012, 6:27 AM

iPhone 5

If you read exactly what this phone can and can not do on certain carriers this phone is not as capable as some Droid phones. Example galaxy s3 on Verizon can multi task, talk and check emails at the same time. According to Apple, there phone is not capable of this. According to them it is due to the antenna!! Just crazy. Not getting it.
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Boothie

Oct 2, 2012, 10:53 AM

Gmail Integration

I am considering moving to an iPhone from Android, and I'm wondering how well it works with Gmail. Is it as good as Android? In particular, I love the way that contacts and calendar work with with my Android phone - I update/add a contact or calendar item from my phone, it immediately updates Gmail online, and the same goes for the other way around. Can the iPhone do this as well?

Also, are there apps for email like on Android (currently use Touchdown for Exchange (my work) email and K9 mail for home email), or do you have to use the built-in email app?
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tjs3

Sep 27, 2012, 4:13 PM

Facebook Links

Is there a way to delete a FB contact from my contacts list (someone I would never call) without deleting the FB information from the majority of my contacts that I do call?

Thanks
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bributter

Oct 9, 2012, 11:52 PM

Virgin Mobile

Does anyone know if Virgin Mobile is going to carry the Iphone 5? I hate to go to Cricket but they do have the Iphone 5. Thank you.
tjs3

Oct 4, 2012, 4:53 PM

Deleting Email

Does anyone know of a way to delete all email at once without selecting each one and then choosing delete?

Thanks
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shamrock15

Sep 13, 2012, 10:09 AM

16GB, 32 or 64

Just wondering if anyone could advise as to what limitations one would have with 16gb. What will the extra memory allow me to do? Why would I need 64?
Thanks.
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KSul

Sep 14, 2012, 2:02 AM

12:01am...

and nothing yet!!! Ugh! Why are you making this so difficult apple!?!?!?!?!?! Shocked
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Jsnow

Sep 13, 2012, 12:07 PM

Sprint 800 mhz (esmr)

Hi guys, It's been a while. Can anyone tell me if this new i phone 5 can support Sprints upgraded towers (network vision) in the 800 mhz esmr cdma band like most of their current smart phones do? It should not be a deal breaker for me, I know, but I really would like to know that when and if I buy this phone, it will be able support Sprint's FUTURE tower upgrades.
Thanks in advance guys!
Jim
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hepresearch

Sep 12, 2012, 5:54 PM

single chip?

Holey... freakin'... baseband radios on a single chip?

Granted it isn't every band that could be supported (although T-Mobile's AWS 1700 HSPA+ is going away in favor of PCS 1900 HSPA+, and thus it isn't a big deal to not support AWS HSPA+), but still, that is a TON of radios to stick on one chip. Although no LTE for 700 and 1700 bands, it basically covers most US LTE anyway thanks to Verizon's amazing LTE ubiquity as of late. It even makes the AT&T version look... well... less global? Even the "Global" version is... well... less global than the Verizon/Sprint version just by virtue of losing LTE 750 and LTE 1900 and gaining nothing in return.

Regarding both US versions of this new iPhone 5, I say AT&T is getting shafted, T-Mobile is...
(continues)
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S3vSt3R

Sep 16, 2012, 10:17 PM

Global LTE bands?

Wow, It is incredible to see the LTE support that this phone has! I believe this is the first phone where Verizon's version supports more global bands than the at&t version! If not to mention the comparison to GS3...
Haggard

Sep 16, 2012, 2:29 PM

How soon until a review?

Will you also be reviewing Sprint, Verizon and AT&T like you did the S3?
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rob

Sep 12, 2012, 9:36 PM

225 days of stand by time?

that must be a mistake ?! Shocked
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Zorin

Sep 12, 2012, 11:08 PM

Big Error?

Battery Talk: 8 hours max. (480 minutes)
Standby: 5400 hours max. (225 days)

Cool, only have to charge the phone, 2x a year...LOL. Standby might be off just a bit. Embarassed
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