over in the "Best Certified Phones for Verizon Wireless" discussion:
Not sure if the reason given is true or not, but a relative recently brought a new unlocked smartphone to Verizon, switched their account from post-pay to prepaid, and although the activation went fine, Verizon store personnel could not transfer the contacts from the old flip-phone to the new, unlocked smartphone. So we went home and entered most of the contacts by hand.
A few months later, my relative went online to their Verizon account, no contacts showed at all, so they were no longer being backed up. Called Verizon and the customer service agent stated that Verizon doesn't back up any contacts for unlocked phones. Maybe that was a BS reason just to get rid of us, or maybe Verizon doesn't back up contacts for customers on prepaid, I d... (continues)
over in the "Motorola Commits to Updating High-End Phones to Android Oreo" discussion:
Pleased with what Lenovo has done with Moto
At first I was a little skeptical of Lenovo, but they've turned out to be very respectable.
I picked up a Moto Z Play last year, and i've found myself using it more than my Pixel and S7. It's a fairly solid performer with amazing battery life. If the camera were a little better i could use it 100% of the time!
over in the "Moto X4 Sports Dual Cameras + 16 megapixel Selfie Camera" discussion:
From E to G to X Now from E to G to X to Z I truly this one gets as close to flagship without being flagship. The price-point on the Z force is out of reach and the G is slightly becoming more E in performance. Interesting how this X series is going to play out in the hierarchy.