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Old 05-29-10, 09:58 PM   #1
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iPhone 4- anybody waiting for it?

I've decided to go iPhone and I'm thinking that I should get the latest and greatest. There are strong rumors that the iPhone 4 will be announced in the next couple of weeks so I'm waiting. Anybody else?

I'm not really an Apple fan, but I can appreciate the good and bad of their products. I have an iPod for that reason. I didn't jump on the iPhone bandwagon for several reasons, one was that it was not apparent what it would ultimately become, and another was that I had lots of experience with WindowsCE/PocketPC PDA's so I felt comfortable with a Windows-based smartphone. But after 2 years experience I think there are advantages to the iPhone that nobody else can provide.
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Old 05-29-10, 11:30 PM   #2
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If it's not on Verizon, nope.

Come to think of it, I won't even get one when it does come to Verizon. Never been a fan of having to do it Apple's (or any big company, for that matter) way.
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I have a 3g and it's the best phone I ever had. However, I am thinking about the HTC EVO 4G. Don't know much about Sprint, but I heard they are better.
After watching the videos of the HTC I was really impressed.
It does things the iPhone probably never will.

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Old 05-30-10, 07:14 AM   #4
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I'm looking forward the OS for my 3gs.
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I'm looking forward the OS for my 3gs.
Can you re-phrase that?
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Old 05-30-10, 01:47 PM   #6
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Nope. My next phone will probably be an HTC. I just don't like apple products.
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Can you re-phrase that?
I'm looking forward to the OS4 release for my 32mb IPhone 3GS . Is that better?
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There will not be a phone to rival the iPhone 4G when it get's released, so hopefully yea.
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price and contracts are crazy over here so, no. Unless I get rich out of nowhere and if that happens, Yes I'll get one or two.
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There will not be a phone to rival the iPhone 4G when it get's released, so hopefully yea.
I like the iPhone too; big apple fan. However, the one thing the iPhone will not do is support 4 Wi-Fi enabled devices. That is tethering to the max.
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A camera on the front so you can use it for video calls.
Yeah, that's going to rock.
I'll swap out my current iPhone for that.
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I've had the iPhone first gen since it first was released, and HATE AT&T. The iphone isn't that great either. It's too persnickety. I'll constantly get calls dropped, or it'll put calls on hold while I'm mid sentence, or it'll put calls on mute while I'm mid sentence, etc. My note pad hasn't worked since I switched out my iphone after the first phone simply ran out of steam and worked sporadically... and it took them EIGHT tries before I got the new iphone. My last conversation with those holes at the Apple store went like "hey, if this is the Genius Bar, why did you idiots take 8 tries before you were able to honor my contract and replace the phone correctly?'. I just can't stand Apple, and I really don't care much for the iphone. I pay over $150 a month for my unlimited everything, and they suck. I should be getting more for the amount of money I throw to them.

My plan is up June 2nd. I just got off the phone with Verizon a couple of hours ago and got a nice deal through my employee corporate plan for unlimited everything. I shopped over at the Verizon store and could not stop playing with the Verizon Google Incredible phone... it is AWESOME! It has speed. It lets me run multiple applications. It gives me the opportunity view videos without the choppy start/stop crap I deal with the iphone.

Man, I can't stand this phone! Can't wait until the 22nd when my new phone arrives!

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A camera on the front so you can use it for video calls.
Yeah, that's going to rock.
I'll swap out my current iPhone for that.
Another ill informed response, just like all those pinko **** in favor of immigration reform.
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Another ill informed response, just like all those pinko **** in favor of immigration reform.
Where the heck did this come from? I'm right near the top of the heap when it comes to people who are unimpressed with Apple, but this seems far more mean spirited than it needs to be.

Me, I'm not waiting for anything when it comes to Apple - except for their stock price bubble to burst.
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Where the heck did this come from? I'm right near the top of the heap when it comes to people who are unimpressed with Apple, but this seems far more mean spirited than it needs to be.

Me, I'm not waiting for anything when it comes to Apple - except for their stock price bubble to burst.
Too mean for your taste? SORRY! Don't mean to offend. I just get all caught up in the day-to-day issues... That Arizona law has me all riled up.
Where were we again?
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Old 05-30-10, 09:03 PM   #16
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Another ill informed response, just like all those pinko **** in favor of immigration reform.


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Too mean for your taste? SORRY! Don't mean to offend. I just get all caught up in the day-to-day issues... That Arizona law has me all riled up.
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Where the heck did this come from? I'm right near the top of the heap when it comes to people who are unimpressed with Apple, but this seems far more mean spirited than it needs to be.

It's just that an immediate sarcastic response triggers a nerve that tells me people do not have any knowledge of the topic being discussed. As in the response, "

Me, I'm not waiting for anything when it comes to Apple - except for their stock price bubble to burst.
Too mean for your taste? SORRY! Don't mean to offend. I just get all caught up in the day-to-day issues... That Arizona law has me all riled up.
Where were we again?


Just response like this that are I'll informed: 05-30-10 05:32 PMAllenG
A camera on the front so you can use it for video calls.
Yeah, that's going to rock.
I'll swap out my current iPhone for that.
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I've had the iPhone first gen since it first was released, and HATE AT&T. The iphone isn't that great either. It's too persnickety. I'll constantly get calls dropped, or it'll put calls on hold while I'm mid sentence, or it'll put calls on mute while I'm mid sentence, etc. My note pad hasn't worked since I switched out my iphone after the first phone simply ran out of steam and worked sporadically... and it took them EIGHT tries before I got the new iphone. My last conversation with those holes at the Apple store went like "hey, if this is the Genius Bar, why did you idiots take 8 tries before you were able to honor my contract and replace the phone correctly?'. I just can't stand Apple, and I really don't care much for the iphone. I pay over $150 a month for my unlimited everything, and they suck. I should be getting more for the amount of money I throw to them.

My plan is up June 2nd. I just got off the phone with Verizon a couple of hours ago and got a nice deal through my employee corporate plan for unlimited everything. I shopped over at the Verizon store and could not stop playing with the Verizon Google Incredible phone... it is AWESOME! It has speed. It lets me run multiple applications. It gives me the opportunity view videos without the choppy start/stop crap I deal with the iphone.

Man, I can't stand this phone! Can't wait until the 22nd when my new phone arrives!

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Those issues with dropped calls and poor service...that's ATT, not Apple.
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Those issues with dropped calls and poor service...that's ATT, not Apple.
I've read lots about the iphone not being a very good phone. Some of the information supposedly leaked about the iphone 4 indicates that it might have changes to improve actual calling performance.
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I'm eligible for upgrade from my iPhone 3G now, and am waiting patiently for the release of the 4. I won't get it right away, though. I'll wait until a month or two later, depending on when it is actually released.

I'm one of those rare people who is extremely pleased with AT&T, and have had little to no problems with them. Sure, service sucked when I visited NYC, but the pool of users there is much greater than Dallas, so I expected it. And yes, I had no 3G coverage in parts of Wisconsin when I visited family in November, but EDGE worked fine for me. I have very few dropped calls, and have had great experiences with AT&T's customer service.

And my experiences with Apple, their Tech Support, and the Genius Bar have also been exceptional.
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Another ill informed response, just like all those pinko **** in favor of immigration reform.
Go back to lurking.
I want a camera on the front of my iPhone, so ****ing what?

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Just response like this that are I'll informed: 05-30-10 05:32 PMAllenG
A camera on the front so you can use it for video calls.
Yeah, that's going to rock.
I'll swap out my current iPhone for that.
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Wait. It DOESN'T have a camera in front? For some reason I thought it did! *confused*
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Okay wait. Someone's I'LL informed, alright.

http://www.techreviewsource.com/misc...what-to-expect

"The much talked about front-facing camera seems to be coming true it seems. In the device that Gizmodo found, Apple seems to have included a front-facing camera that Apple will use for video chatting in its upcoming iPhone 4.0 OS. There's also been some evidence in the SDK of OS 4.0 of a front-facing camera too."
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A camera on the front so you can use it for video calls.
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I'll swap out my current iPhone for that.
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