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Old September 27, 2011, 04:50 PM
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eh. To each their own, but I love my iphone over my wifes galaxy s also. Sure its jailbroken, but I guess that just means it has a custom firmware on it in android-speak
This is true only in a very basic sense. The potential for new features and optimizations is *extremely* limited compared to Android devices.

I usually advocate the best tool for the job, but less so in the case of Apple because of ideological concerns. I believe that supporting Apple's closed vision is detrimental market diversity and consumer choice. Apple's antics make Microsoft look like the GNU project. The worst part about Apple's recent success is they've set new precedents of "evil" that other companies may follow. Remember when bundling a browser and media player with Windows were the ultimate sins of the PC inudstry? Hah!

Fortunately for me, no Apple product has ever been the best tool for any of my jobs. And from a price/performance pov, not even competitive.
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Old September 28, 2011, 05:57 AM
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I get this comment, and its not ment to be a personal attack against anyone at all, but I find it just as humorous when people use the opposite excuse against apple products and how 'locked in' you are.

Android products work great...after you mod them?

eh. To each their own, but I love my iphone over my wifes galaxy s also. Sure its jailbroken, but I guess that just means it has a custom firmware on it in android-speak
Ok crap might have been a bad word to describe it as the phone is definitely not crap, but the slow updates from Eclair to Froyo to Gingerbread is what is crappy about stock ROM.
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Old October 4, 2011, 04:28 PM
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Well that was exciting
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That kinda look like we don't have a Iphone 5 ready but we have to fight Samsung's new phone and other new player in the game so let's just make a new version of our phonwe with some feature of what should have been our next phone? Seriously apple?
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Old October 4, 2011, 05:11 PM
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Case makers have to be disappointed. Seems that the iPhone 4 cases will fit the 4s cases too.

My wife wants a iPhone so I'll prob get the 4s and give her my 4. Another possibility is to grab a newly discounted iPhone 4.

I am mostly disappointed that there was not a bigger screen. Other than that I don't really care all that much.
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Hah, I still use my old Motorola flip phone. stoanee=stoneage
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Motorola flip phone... STARTEC?!

Funny how Apple's shares dropped $10 today because of the announcement. Guess the fanboys have woken up.
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Old October 4, 2011, 06:17 PM
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Hah, I still use my old Motorola flip phone. stoanee=stoneage
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Motorola flip phone... STARTEC?!

Funny how Apple's shares dropped $10 today because of the announcement. Guess the fanboys have woken up.
Yeah the stock drop was ridiculous. Some poor folks were expecting a home-run in the stock market I guess.

That said, the stock markets were nuts today so there could be a few things going on there.
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Old October 4, 2011, 07:14 PM
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I am able to upgrade. I currently have a 4 not really worth it. Might try an android phone maybe
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Personally this is a meh upgrade. I mean the new camera is nice and all but not worth the money. Windows 7 phones are looking mighty tempting.
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