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Re: LG Wing Boasts Swivel Screen
Sep 22, 2020, 3:59 PM
in the Article: LG Wing Boasts Swivel Screen forum

It's not even LG's first time doing this. Check out their old VX9400.

Jun 24, 2020, 10:40 AM
in the Article: iOS 14 Promotes Widgets to Home Screen forum

Welcome to Android 2009!

Feb 22, 2020, 5:37 AM
in the Article: Android Apps Will Soon Need Google's Permission to Access Your Location in the Background forum

Samsung is already on it. Since the update to 10, I get a notification for apps that do that. I can then choose to let it get location all the time, or just when it's running.

Best headline yet I've seen
Jan 10, 2020, 8:43 AM
in the Article: Sprint Kills Off Virgin Mobile forum

"Sprint Sacrifices Virgin"

Oct 4, 2019, 2:23 PM
in the Article: Surface Earbuds are Microsoft's Stab at True Wireless Bluetooth forum

The pic makes them look enormous. I thought to myself "there's no way they are that big"... then I watched the press video.....

Re: Not to all new customers
Sep 30, 2019, 2:50 PM
in the Article: Cricket Offering Free Phones To New Customers forum

This is true. Free with port only, and AT&T port is exempt.

Sep 23, 2019, 6:50 PM
in the Article: Cricket Launches First Own-Brand Phone Made by Emblem forum

The 6739 processor was an entry level chip TWO YEARS AGO. Quad 1.5 so no wonder why it runs a Go version. It's not going to be able to handle anything other than the most mundane tasks.

As an agent, this sucks
Apr 23, 2019, 11:12 AM
in the Article: Verizon Tweaks Activation Fees to Encourage Self-Service Purchases forum

Just a way to make sure they they don't have to pay a channel commission. Money grabbing move, as usual.

Could be worse
Jan 7, 2019, 2:30 PM
in the Article: AT&T to Put Misleading '5G E' Logo on Some 4G Phones forum

Like Sprint trying to pass off WiMax as 4G Nevermind, I saw for only a (reported) 10Mbps difference, it's just as bad.

Re: Wait, what?
May 1, 2018, 5:52 PM
in the Article: Facebook Adds Dating, Story Sharing, Group Organization, More forum

They really need to stop. It's too overloaded. I can't stand stories and now they've made it half the screen, front and center.

Re: Wait, what?
Apr 11, 2018, 12:46 PM
in the Article: FCC Fines Sprint for Building Cell Sites without Proper Review forum

I'd ask my girlfriend about her experience but she's part of a Sprint outage right now. XD

Wait, what?
Apr 10, 2018, 11:26 AM
in the Article: FCC Fines Sprint for Building Cell Sites without Proper Review forum

Didn't they just say they wanted to do away with that regulation? Oh wait, Pai worked for Verizon. Forgot. No conflict of interest there at all.

Mar 26, 2018, 4:08 PM
in the Article: Facebook Says Android Users Gave It Permission to Collect Data forum

This is why you read each option when installing an app. Don't just blindly hit NEXT every time. The amount of "options" that you have to opt out when installing Facebook alone is way too much. Glad they are under fire.

Bad move
Mar 22, 2018, 1:53 PM
in the Article: FCC Takes Steps to Facilitate 5G Deployments forum

An Environmental Assessment is in place to make sure that construction/operation/maintenance of a tower does not negatively impact the space or resources the tower uses. By "removing the red tape", they are basically stating they don't care if it can do damage where the tower is built, just do it.

No Type C?
Mar 7, 2018, 9:04 PM
in the Article: Huawei Mate 10 SE Is an Upgraded Honor 7X forum

Seriously, that's a deal breaker if there's going to be one.

Correction needed
Feb 27, 2018, 11:16 AM
in the Article: AT&T Drops Unlimited Plan to $80 Per Month forum

Choice plans will NOT be capped at 3mbps, but data prioritization will still be effect from the very beginning. Also lines 3 and 4 are $20 each and 5+ are $30 each, not $40 for both plans. You do not need DirecTV Now to get HBO for free, just need to be on an unlimited plan. Better check your sources, BTW, I work for AT&T.

This guy
Feb 27, 2018, 9:54 AM
in the Article: FCC Targeting November 5G Auction for 28 GHz forum

Asking for public opinion when he ignored the public with net neutrality

Feb 27, 2018, 9:21 AM
in the Article: Court Says FTC Can Go After AT&T for Data-Speed Slow-Downs forum

Says the guy that took away the equal internet and is also the former lawyer for Verizon. You can't tell me working for big red had nothing to do with this.

Re: I don't se it
Feb 6, 2018, 11:57 AM
in the Article: Sprint Says It Will Offer Nationwide 5G By Mid-2019 forum

They've always had lofty aspirations for being the first at everything, and last I checked, they have failed miserably every time. They truly have the smallest coverage and proven slowest speeds. Yet again, their focus is going to come to bite them in the ass.

Meanwhile elsewhere...
Jan 26, 2018, 5:54 PM
in the Article: Verizon Debuts Discounted iPhone Promo forum

Everyone else is doing a BOGO that doesn't require a trade-in

Yeah but....
Jan 25, 2018, 9:45 AM
in the Article: Chrome 64 for Android Stops Ads from Opening New Tabs forum

Did they close the loophole that has plagued them with all the "Amazon gift card" survey redirects. I'm going to try it now.

AI scares me
Jan 4, 2018, 9:30 AM
in the Article: Samsung's Exynos 9810 Processor Latest Chip to Include Artificial Intelligence forum

That's all I need is for my phone to judge me "You know you want to stop at Wegmans for sushi, Eric" "You shouldn't flip that driver off, Eric" "Don't drunk text your ex-wife, Eric"

Prediction: complete flop
Dec 22, 2017, 4:51 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Launch 5G In 2019 Using 2.5 GHz Spectrum forum

This 2.5GHz spectrum is what's left over from the days of "4G" WiMAX. Back then the problem was it offered HORRIBLE indoor coverage due to the high frequency. They really need to ditch that and realize why no other carriers are going to be doing their own on that high of band.

"Fast lanes"
Dec 20, 2017, 12:04 PM
in the Article: Republican's Net Neutrality Bill Opens Door for Paid Fast Lanes forum

Just another way of saying throttling companies that don't pay

Re: 18:9?
Nov 20, 2017, 6:04 PM
in the Article: Honor 7X Boasts Twin Cameras, 18:9 Display forum

You don't think 72:36 sounds cooler?

Re: Axon M
Oct 30, 2017, 1:02 PM
in the ZTE Axon M forum

I remember that thing was going out the door all day as the free phone. And then coming back because it was total crap. haha

2.5GHz eh?
Oct 28, 2017, 3:34 PM
in the Article: Sprint Says It Has 10 HPUE-Capable Phones forum

So that's what they did with the old WiMAX spectrum. Didn't they realize it could barely penetrate a piece of paper?

Oct 4, 2017, 1:09 PM
in the Article: Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Rely On Google Assistant More Than Ever forum

No memory card slot, no headphone jack, front that looks like a S8, back that resembles a typical LG, and then that price tag. What's the point?

About time
Sep 18, 2017, 9:16 AM
in the Article: Software Update Lets Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note8 Owners Disable Bixby Home Button forum

It should not be forced like that anyways. I have the S8 and cut a notch in my case to avoid pressing it. Bixby is flawed and is still not ready for release (it's still a beta program). Samsung kept coming out with software patches as people kept finding ways around having that button activate every time. Looks like they are finally admitting defeat at least as far as that is concerned. It should still be a choice as ...

Re: Not a good idea
Sep 16, 2017, 4:36 PM
in the Article: BMW Might Replace Car Keys with Smartphone App forum

Agreed. I don't see any up side to this whole thing.

Not a good idea
Sep 16, 2017, 9:31 AM
in the Article: BMW Might Replace Car Keys with Smartphone App forum

You get a spare key with a car, what happens if you lose your phone? You can't even use the car to get to a cell phone place to get a replacement phone so you can log back into the app.

RIP memes
Jul 27, 2017, 1:40 PM
in the Article: Google Turns Off Instant Search forum

How else would I stumble upon all the names of guys that Taylor Swift dated?

Wording helps
Jul 24, 2017, 9:27 AM
in the Article: OnePlus Says 8 GB Version of OnePlus 5 Available for Immediate Shipping forum

Anyone else thought that they meant 8GB of storage space, not 8GB of RAM?

Re: If a tree falls in the woods and nobody hears it didn't really fall?
Jul 21, 2017, 10:30 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Says 600 MHz Service Kicks Off In August forum

It's up to the phone manufacturers to add that functionality. The upcoming iPhones and Notes are already anticipated to have access.

Don't focus on stores
Jun 9, 2017, 1:56 PM
in the Article: Sprint Takes Control of 100 Stores from Dixons Carphone forum

Maybe they should invest in more coverage instead of more retail locations?

Oh but have they fixed burn-in issues?
May 30, 2017, 4:32 PM
in the Samsung Galaxy S8 forum

They need to address the biggest drawback of these devices and that's the infamous AMOLED burn-in. You can always tell what a person does the most based on what gets burned into their screens.

Re: Deja Vu again?
Feb 23, 2017, 6:04 PM
in the Article: Verizon to Test 5G In 11 Cities By Mid-Year forum

Because at this point, each carrier is coming up with their own 5G in different ways. Years ago in the race to implement 4G service, Sprint did the same thing with WiMax hoping that would be the standard. It flopped and Sprint lost millions of dollars.

Before anyone complains
Jan 14, 2017, 7:49 PM
in the Article: AT&T Bumps Up the Price of Unlimited Plans By $5 forum

I still see people to this day clinging to these plans. However I have found that maybe 95% of people would be paying LESS by switching to a offered plan. I see people paying $100+ more than what they should just to hold on to that. It's a crutch word that is costing some consumers thousands a year. For anyone that has the old unlimited plan, call your carrier and have them analyze your plan. If saving a hundred ...

Fail, Verizon, fail
Oct 8, 2016, 8:33 AM
in the Article: Verizon - Not Google - to Manage Pixel System Updates forum

So this means updates are going to be reactive instead of proactive and be delayed instead of immediate? This is why the Nexus line was losing steam, and this completely puts out the fire.

Can't wait
Oct 3, 2016, 9:31 PM
in the Article: Facebook Debuts Messenger 'Lite' for Slow Networks forum

Since regular Messenger is about 150MB, I would use this instead. I even have a low end device, I just think it's bloaty and I don't use half of the "features" of the full version.

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