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Re: Anyone looking to switch to Sprint
Aug 18, 2011, 3:53 PM
in the General forum

spamming for the individual? Nice!

Re: Samsung SGH-T301 Browser Disable
Aug 18, 2011, 2:05 PM
in the General forum

is it a hard key short cut or a soft key short cut? if hard key, no way. if soft key, you might be able to change it in settings.

Re: Evo vs. Evo 3D
Aug 18, 2011, 12:29 PM
in the General forum

Dual core processor more RAM Sense 3.0 3D screen 3D cameras

Re: If I Call To Cancel
Aug 18, 2011, 8:37 AM
in the Verizon Wireless forum

I have people on Boost, Metro PCS, Straight Talk, yada yada yada come in every day and switch over to my company (a small statewide carrier that has a really good PIA option). Why? Because even though what we offer sucks (outside of our 2G coverage being pretty darn good) it is still better than the refill card pre-paid guys, and way cheaper than AT&T and Verizon's pre-paid options. Also, a $30 pre-paid is a $30 phone... not ...

Re: If I Call To Cancel
Aug 18, 2011, 12:55 AM
in the Verizon Wireless forum

Firstly, you don't get full access to the network with any of those prepaid options. No prepaid service gives you full access to the same network a contract customer gets. You miss out on roaming agreement areas, you have throttled data, and you have (especially with CDMA) limited phone options that tend to be way worse or very expensive.

Re: Greed
Aug 18, 2011, 12:43 AM
in the Article: Shareholder Sues Motorola Over Sale Price to Google forum

How so? Google is paying more than the stock price has been in the last year... heck, last 3 years!

Re: The iPhone as part of an Apple system for me
Aug 17, 2011, 4:35 PM
in the General forum

Probably AT&T since they have really good coverage where I live, and their network is blazing fast here. we are not scheduled to get LTE from Verizon anytime soon (my city has pretty crappy commercial data connections, so they can't get enough backhaul to the towers to do LTE). I also like SIM card based phones, since then I can get lots of stuff off the interwebs and use it with AT&T. Even better, if from over seas, ...

Re: The iPhone as part of an Apple system for me
Aug 17, 2011, 2:19 PM
in the General forum

You are very welcome! Enjoy the new found joys of your iPod touch!

Re: Just bought my first app
Aug 17, 2011, 2:02 PM
in the Android forum

:lol: My first two puchased apps; SetCPU and FancyWidgetsDonate... ROM manager was my 3rd when it finally came out as a paid version.

Re: The iPhone as part of an Apple system for me
Aug 17, 2011, 1:51 PM
in the General forum

It meshes really easily, and can be done wirelessly. If you get an iPhone and have an Apple near by, they have classes on how to do that stuff... if not, some AT&T stores can be really, really good at helping out. Otherwise, there are good online guides, do a simple google search for iPhone mac calendar sync, and you should be golden. There are going to be lots of celndar syncing options, but using the Mobile Me services will ...

Re: You sure it was him
Aug 17, 2011, 9:13 AM
in the TracFone forum

You're Jesus of Chicago? Every town has its own Jesus, right? :?

Re: The iPhone as part of an Apple system for me
Aug 17, 2011, 9:00 AM
in the General forum

I don't have an iPhone, but I have a smart phone. I also know plenty (I sell cell phones) of smart phone users. Most people take the phone with them everywhere, and use it is a do all device. I am a Mac user myself, and have thought several times about switching to an iPhone (and might now that I can go with a carrier that has it since I am starting a new job on Monday not ...

Re: hi everybody
Aug 16, 2011, 11:06 AM
in the General forum

I sense some spaming in this users near future.

Re: Can they all just stop?
Aug 16, 2011, 10:12 AM
in the Article: HTC Sues Apple Over Patents forum

I know, so messed up. They are ill-equiped to handle these 'IP' electronic patents.

Can they all just stop?
Aug 16, 2011, 9:06 AM
in the Article: HTC Sues Apple Over Patents forum

Seriously, this would be like Ford suing Chevy for making cars and trucks.

Re: Android Return Numbers
Aug 16, 2011, 1:00 AM
in the Article: Google to Acquire Motorola for $12.5 Billion forum

And techcrunch isn't citing anything specific, only 1 unnamed "source" and they don't make any claim as to who/what they are a source of overall... however, BGR points out their sources are referring to industry wide. Plus, these companies are publicly traded and report these figures to stock holders and the FCC. Clearly, there is a huge chasm between what is being reported (BGR figures and others) and what 1 online publication, that is possibly going to ...

Re: Android Return Numbers
Aug 15, 2011, 8:35 PM
in the Article: Google to Acquire Motorola for $12.5 Billion forum

http://www.bgr.com/2011/07/28/40-of-android-p hones-are-returned-absolutely-ridiculous/ I bet they have better sources than you. And yes, I get to see company wide return rates. I am on the phone selection committee for my company, and am the vice chair of it. And maybe you are not paying attention to reality, because, as the article says: "To think that 40% of many Android handsets are returned across the board, however, is crazy." (BGR)

Re: I can't wait
Aug 15, 2011, 8:11 PM
in the TracFone forum

He stole my virginity!

Re: Android Return Numbers
Aug 15, 2011, 6:35 PM
in the Article: Google to Acquire Motorola for $12.5 Billion forum

And this was debunked and proven false. You don't have connections with the industry more so than any of us (some of us actually are privy to return rates inside our company, BTW, and those numbers are way out of line). Also, if return rates were that high for Android devices, nobody would be making them nor would they be turning out record profits. They would be bankrupt for return rates at those levels. Also, every manufacturer would be ...

Re: If I Call To Cancel
Aug 15, 2011, 6:28 PM
in the Verizon Wireless forum

More like anyone that has been in the industry long enough and is sick and tired of people thinking if they whine and through a big enough temper tantrum they will get whatever they want. We come to work, try our best to help the customers make the right decision, and what we get in return is being pissed on, called every name in the book, and threatened with physical harm. You sound like the average person jealous they can't play ...

Trolling is not your strong suit
Aug 15, 2011, 5:05 PM
in the Article: Google to Acquire Motorola for $12.5 Billion forum

1. Motorola's Droid line up on Verizon has been very strong, to say the least. As well, the Xoom was the first Honeycomb tablet... a little ground breaking, there, no? 2. Nobody can figure out what the heck they are even talking about, BTW, since it is 100% open source. What they might be talking about is that Honeycomb hasn't been fully released yet to the public, but will be in due time. Every manufacturer ...

It will not effect the current Android ecosystem
Aug 15, 2011, 2:42 PM
in the Article: Google to Acquire Motorola for $12.5 Billion forum

It will still be free and open source with the same terms and agreements for licensing it. This is mostly a move, IMHO, to strengthen Android against lawsuits, as well it is an area Google can make even more money. But they have said the two companies, Motorola and Google/Android will be separate from one another.

I suspected Google would buy somebody
Aug 15, 2011, 2:31 PM
in the Article: Google to Acquire Motorola for $12.5 Billion forum

to strengthen the Android patent portfolio and defense. I did not see Motorola coming by a long shot. I suspected they would go after smaller companies, likely hardware component manufacturers and designers, but not an entire mobile phone company like Motorola. Heck, if I had been forced to bet on which company I thought they would buy, from the mobile phone producers, it would have been Sony Ericsson or HTC, not Motorola. As for future implications; I think this ...

Re: Sneaky ways carriers extend your contract?
Aug 15, 2011, 1:49 PM
in the General forum

The only time any of the carriers extend a contract is when you renew said contract to take advantage of subsidized pricing on a handset. Some 3rd party retailers, especially online retailers, tack on their own contract and terms when you use their services to get an extra subsidy on the phone. These can have extra clauses that you can't switch off that plan, or you pay that 3rd party retailer an ETF fee of sorts. But that isn't coming ...

Re: If I Call To Cancel
Aug 13, 2011, 4:47 PM
in the Verizon Wireless forum

Troll much? I highly recommend picking a better tact than the obvious, especially when you are trying to troll someone (me) that is neither a Verizon employee or customer.

Re: SIM cards
Aug 13, 2011, 2:07 PM
in the Sprint forum

What you talking 'bout? I have a sim card in my Sprint phone, I had it in my T-Mobile phone and then the sales dude put it in my Sprint phone and told me I got to keep my porn. (This was a joke brought to you by ICB Industry; not to be confused with or affiliated with ICB Holdings Group or ICB LLC).

Re: well well well
Aug 13, 2011, 10:02 AM
in the TracFone forum

Jesus? Where? :cry: He did things to me growing up.

Re: If I Call To Cancel
Aug 12, 2011, 8:29 PM
in the Verizon Wireless forum

Nope. Have fun with Virgin.

Re: Thanks for the help, y'all. Just a couple more questions, I promise!
Aug 12, 2011, 6:43 PM
in the General forum

1. Yes, in order to have flash on an Android device, it must be running 2.2 or higher. (also needs a fast enough processor, see #2) 2. Processor speed makes a huge difference when going form 528Mhz to 1Ghz, heck really anything under 1Ghz is going to be too slow, with very few exceptions (T-Mobile G2 is 800Mhz, but it is faster at that than most 1Ghz chips because it is a very good design). The reason ...

As for you "serious" points
Aug 12, 2011, 5:30 PM
in the AT&T forum

If you are going to compare a year old phone to phones less than a couple month's old, and act like it isn't top tier because it doesn't have a dual core processor, you got issues and don't understand what top tier is, or have an insanely high standard that includes nothing. BTW, when the iPhone 4 came out, it was the fastest CPU/GPU combo in the cell phone world, and held that title until Tegra2 chips hit. And ...

Troll post?
Aug 12, 2011, 5:18 PM
in the AT&T forum

You said the iPhone 4 was a mid-tier phone. That is the definition of a troll post in the cell phone world. Also, notice that YOU jumped into the conversation I was having with not pickles. So before you go around saying I haven't read anything, why don't you recognize the fact you jumped into the middle of my conversation? Oh, and I did read what you had said (which by the way was very trollish given not pickles ...

Re: Can I use an unlocked phone with a prepaid cell carrier???
Aug 12, 2011, 3:57 PM
in the General forum

Most of those off the wall pre-paid services tie the phone number and time to the IMEI# of the phone by using an app built into the phone, regardless of whether they are GSM or CDMA. I have no idea what technology StraighTalk uses; I think it is a mix of GSM and CDMA depending on region and phone; but VirginMobile is CDMA for sure. I also know that STraighTalk has to use the built in app to ...

Re: Can I use an unlocked phone with a prepaid cell carrier???
Aug 12, 2011, 3:30 PM
in the General forum

I don't believe either one allows you to activate non-carrier provided devices.

Re: It isn't a lack of other smartphones
Aug 12, 2011, 11:26 AM
in the AT&T forum

johnnyb0810 said: Lets be honest though, out of the box, the iPhone is a midrange phone. So what att really lacks is any true high end competitive choices. My comment was less of an attack on your statement and more a rebuttal. There are a couple that are not true smartphones that I would whole heartedly agree with your statement though. 8O Wow! That statement is so far off the mark! Out of the box the ...

Re: New plans, coverage, merger???
Aug 11, 2011, 8:07 PM
in the T-Mobile forum

Deutsche Telecom wants out because T-Mobile USA is losing money big time. The geographical vastness of the US cost a lot of money to build a network across, and to pay for it you need a lot more customers at higher rates than what T-Mobile has and is charging. The business model has failed.

Aug 11, 2011, 7:36 PM
in the Shop Talk forum

When I ask a multiple choice question, and the response is 'yes' or 'no'... DUDE! Wasn't a yes or no question.

Couple things
Aug 10, 2011, 6:53 PM
in the Shop Talk forum

1. Every carrier has a strict policy of disconnecting service to any customer that makes threats of this nature. 2. This should be reported to the police. Whether he was blowing off steam or not, he deserves what he gets for threatening you like that.

For the next several weeks
Aug 9, 2011, 11:40 PM
in the Shop Talk forum

I am telling these people "it wasn't a yes or no question..." then silence until they respond properly.

Re: A little sales help
Aug 9, 2011, 11:39 PM
in the Shop Talk forum

Provide great, trustworthy, customer service that has people buzzing that YOU are the man to see. I built a kiosk in a grocery store into the single best selling (per employee) store in the company by being the MAN to go see. So much so, upper management sent their friends and family to see me because they knew I would give them the experience of a life time. But I will say that 20% increase over last year ...

One year since last post in this thread
Aug 8, 2011, 7:56 PM
in the NEC forum

so I figured I would bumpity bump bump bump!

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