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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby Gilchy » Jan 9th, 2013, 5:52 pm

kgcayenne wrote:... I don’t trust the 4S or 5, and no 32GB iPhone 4’s are available on Telus any more. ...


What don't you trust about the 4S or 5?
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby Bsuds » Jan 9th, 2013, 6:22 pm

kgcayenne wrote:... I don’t trust the 4S or 5, and no 32GB iPhone 4’s are available on Telus any more. ...
Gilchy wrote:
What don't you trust about the 4S or 5?


Apple is watching you!
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby skydawg » Jan 9th, 2013, 6:27 pm

Apple isn't watching you anymore than anyone else out there. You think microsoft isn't doing the same thing?
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby Gilchy » Jan 9th, 2013, 6:45 pm

Gilchy wrote:What don't you trust about the 4S or 5?


Bsuds wrote:Apple is watching you!


Only curious as the 4S is an upgraded 4.

fixed just for you Bsuds.
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby Bsuds » Jan 9th, 2013, 6:52 pm

gilchy you need to learn how to quote properly and skydawg I was kidding because everything seems to be a conspiracy these days. I should have added a :127:
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby kgcayenne » Jan 9th, 2013, 7:47 pm

Gilchy wrote:in response to my: "...I don’t trust the 4S or 5, and no 32GB iPhone 4’s are available on Telus any more. ..."

What don't you trust about the 4S or 5?


I've known more than just a couple people with glitchy 4S's; the 5 has the iOS6 without Google maps, which we use heavily for offspring's transit navigation. Something about iOs 6 paired with the new-fangled connector irks me, I'm heeding my gut feeling on this one.

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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby Troy » Jan 9th, 2013, 8:12 pm

kgcayenne wrote:I've known more than just a couple people with glitchy 4S's; the 5 has the iOS6 without Google maps, which we use heavily for offspring's transit navigation. Something about iOs 6 paired with the new-fangled connector irks me, I'm heeding my gut feeling on this one.

There are 2 iPhone 4S's in my house and neither of them have had any problems.

Google came out with their own Google Maps app on December 13th, 2012.

It's the iPhone 5 that has the new connector, not iOS 6 -- iOS is just the operating system and isn't hardware at all. All of Apple's latest devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad) have this new connector and an adapter is available for legacy support.
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby kgcayenne » Jan 9th, 2013, 11:29 pm

Troy wrote:There are 2 iPhone 4S's in my house and neither of them have had any problems.

It's the iPhone 5 that has the new connector, not iOS 6 -- iOS is just the operating system and isn't hardware at all. All of Apple's latest devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad) have this new connector and an adapter is available for legacy support.


It's great the 4S's in your home have had no issues, others have not experienced the same. I'd normally be inclined to assume user errors, but the differences in uses and user type is too diverse to be so similarly twitchy. I am going to avoid updating my current 4 to iOs 6 because I'm mistrustful at this time after the half-baked maps issue---what else was rushed and perhaps deficient? I dislike the whole new connector principle because it feels like another ploy to get people to purchase more stuff. I put those in separate sentences this time to make it clear that I don't think iOS 6 = new connector.
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby Gilchy » Jan 10th, 2013, 1:20 pm

Apple must have felt the same way about the Maps issue, as Scott Forstall (former iOS head) was canned.

I used to have a 4, lost in in the bush right after the 5 came out so I upgraded. My wife thinks I lost the old one on purpose, but I promise it was an accident haha. Anyways, I find the 5 to be a massive upgrade - much faster app loading/swithching/etc, LTE makes for quick browsing, and the camera is much, much better. Worthy upgrade, IMO. And the Google Maps app is great.
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby kgcayenne » Jan 10th, 2013, 1:46 pm

By the way, I fully take acknowledge I am simply being cranky about the connector switch and the change in size because I have perfectly good cases and cables that are rendered obsolete should I get a 5. What I have noticed, is that a number of the Android devices all use the same connector, so there is less nickel and diming consumers upon a device switch.
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby SurplusElect » Jan 10th, 2013, 2:52 pm

Less nickel and diming with non-Apple Products? Lol.

Dad was given a iPad, he was skeptical but tried it out. Quickly found out one cannot simply drag and drop very common types of media files onto it unless you go through a huge painful process. Have to buy everything thru iTunes is what they want, basically.

It was such a joke, he just gave it away.
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby underscore » Jan 10th, 2013, 3:02 pm

SurplusElect wrote:Less nickel and diming with non-Apple Products? Lol.

Dad was given a iPad, he was skeptical but tried it out. Quickly found out one cannot simply drag and drop very common types of media files onto it unless you go through a huge painful process. Have to buy everything thru iTunes is what they want, basically.

It was such a joke, he just gave it away.


Your post makes no sense. There is less nickel and diming with other devices simply because Apple is the worst for this. And even if you do give into their BS tactics, everything you buy from them is only good on their devices. With Android, if you want a different phone/tablet/whatever, you're still running Android so you keep all your stuff while being able to get pretty much any device hardware you could want.
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby Bsuds » Jan 10th, 2013, 3:03 pm

Companies like Apple and Sony and I'm sure there are others, who have proprietary connectors, memory cards file systems, etc, etc. Really burn my shorts. I will avoid their products whenever I can. It is just a scam so you have to buy from them.
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby SurplusElect » Jan 10th, 2013, 3:25 pm

underscore wrote:Your post makes no sense.


Check up on your comprehension skills.

That "lol" was sarcasm, and my whole post was about how Apple is king of Nickel and Dime.
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Re: iPhone newbie questions

Postby underscore » Jan 10th, 2013, 3:57 pm

SurplusElect wrote:Check up on your comprehension skills.

That "lol" was sarcasm, and my whole post was about how Apple is king of Nickel and Dime.


Makes sense now, your first sentence made it sound as if you thought other companies were no better than Apple, but the rest of your post, like you said, points out how they are the king of that catergory. Sony used to be pretty bad for that, but crapple definitely takes the cake now.
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