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I have been reading on XDA and the verizon forums that the latest update has screwed up the fascinate pretty bad. Thread after thread of people complaining about not getting Calls and when someone calls them it goes right to their voice mail.

I showed him all the threads on the issue so he decided not to go with the Fascinate.
Ouch, that's insane

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Originally Posted by AMD_King View Post
Hahahaha!!!! So correct. Late night math didn't work out for me. I have had it for 9 months and for some reason last night i was convinced it was a year and 9 months. Thanks for that.

What GB rom are you on? Does GPS work?
Haha, I figured it must be something like that. I was thinking, that doesn't sound right

As for my rom, I'm using MIUI and everything works excellently. However, the vibrant did have GPS issues when it came to GB that the captivate did not, for whatever reason.

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Originally Posted by Nausicaa View Post
Samsung makes crappy phones in my experience. Their hard drives are ok, their phones are abysmal, the TVs aren't bad but you can do better. I don't trust their stuff it always breaks on me.
I can't say anything about their dumbphones, but their smartphones are top notch, generally speaking.
    
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post #22 of 31
I have the Samsung Fascinate.

I know he's already picked a phone, but I just wanted to add my dislike of the Fascinate.

If not for the battery going dead in about 6 hours of minimal use and the screen freezing with bright lines in it at random times, I just might actually like this phone. The phone heats up to over 50'C just browsing Facebook.

I think the battery issue on my phone is hardware related, but I'm just going to the darkside in August and get the iPhone 4, or if there is an announcement about a new iPhone, I'll just wait and get that.

This phone is my second Android phone, I had the Motorola Droid prior.

And with all the buggy apps on the open Android market, iPhone looks better and better every day.

I just want a phone that works and gets through 1 day without having to be charged, and solid non-buggy apps! ;-p
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post #23 of 31
What buggy apps? I never had a buggy app in either Android or iPhone, but a crappy phone will make any app bad.
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What buggy apps? I never had a buggy app in either Android or iPhone, but a crappy phone will make any app bad.
People assume that 1 star apps on the iPhone are amazing and 1 star apps on android are horrible for some stupid reason. That, or they think that it's fair to compare 5 star iOS apps to 1 star android ones. As an owner of both platforms, I can say that my iPad crashes at least as much as my android phone. Try telling anyone else that though.
    
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post #25 of 31
They do? I assume they are both horrible. I don't know any good 1 star Android apps or any good 1 star iOS apps. My friend has a Galaxy S and he says its great so I assume that Samsung makes good phones as well, just haven't heard anything good about most of them.
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Well, by people I mean apple fanboys. Not normal people. I got in a debate with an apple troll that used to be on OCN a few months back and that was literally his argument. iOS apps are better because of better 1 star apps.
    
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post #27 of 31
The fascinate is a great phone. The thunderbolt is a turd, the inc 2 is locked down like fort Knox. I had a bolt, it sucked battery juice like a old v8 engine. The fascinate is a very good phone.

I have the lag fix, rooted running a HTC sense based Rom overlooked the cpu to 1.4 ghz and undervalued the cpu. I get stellar battery life. The phone is super fast, light, excellent display, everything works awesome on it.

I see he bit the tech bullet and got a HTC fort Knox, good luck modding that thing at all. Isn't it running the adreno 205 gpu which is slower then the fascinate?
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post #28 of 31
Android should have 6 stars. That would show them!
I actually never saw a 1 star app on either, 1 1/2 sometimes but never 1 star.
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post #29 of 31
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Wow I didn't know that. Must be a verizon thing?

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Can't you just custom rom the phone and get it all back to Google?
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Can't you just custom rom the phone and get it all back to Google?
Yes. I was just shocked that Verizon does that.

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Isn't it running the adreno 205 gpu which is slower then the fascinate?
Last time i checked the sgx540 is still gpu king
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