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    iPhone 4G 16GB
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    Android, please recommend a model and why... don't want people to just say Android
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post #41 of 80
you guys dont know anything, MOTOBLUR IS GON NOW

there is non look they upgraded the atrix to GingerBread a week ago


http://www.androidcentral.com/motoro...-now-att-users
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post #42 of 80
Quote:
Originally Posted by RushMore1205 View Post
you guys dont know anything, MOTOBLUR IS GON NOW

there is non look they upgraded the atrix to GingerBread a week ago


http://www.androidcentral.com/motoro...-now-att-users
Obviously you don't know anything.

Just because the phone got the Gingerbread update doesn't mean they got rid of MotoBlur.

MotoBlur is a part of Motorola's version of Gingerbread and Android at that.

The ONLY way to get rid of MotoBlur and or their "Bloatware" is to root the phone and add a custom ROM or remove the bloatware manually with Titanium Backup.

EDIT - How do I know? Because I JUST traded an Atrix 4G to a member on the forum and it was running the Gingerbread update, and was still bloated with Blur. Also, I use to help develop for the Droid 2 and the Droid X on Verizon.
Edited by Dustin1 - 8/6/11 at 8:38am
 
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post #43 of 80
this update comes with the unlocked rom, which allows you to remove it extremly easy


the phones is a lot faster then it was before, and looks much better in my opion
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this update comes with the unlocked rom, which allows you to remove it extremly easy


the phones is a lot faster then it was before, and looks much better in my opion
You mean the bootloader right?

You can't unlock a ROM

But I see and get what your saying. I'm just old fashioned I guess, actually surprised Moto unlocked the bootloader in the first place..
 
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post #45 of 80
Yes, sorry you are much more literate at this then I am obviously, I'm very surprised that they did that

The phone is a night and day , in a better way
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I'm going hands on tomorrow at the local AT&T store. I'll let you guys know my decision as soon as its made. I do want to say this though... thank you all so much. This thread has stayed civil, its expressed points for both sides without any fanboy style comments, and all my questions have been answered 10 fold. Its times like these I regain my faith in OCNs community. I haven't forgotten to rep you all, I'm gone for work 16 hours a day, come home and sleep, and then go back to work again for 4 days straight.

Thanks again for your awesome help. It seems like Atrix is going to be my next phone, but its really a matter of how I feel when they get in my hands, I'll weigh all the information here with how it physically is to hold the phone and my decision will be made.

BTW - Any good cases I should pick up for the Atrix? I was just slipping my iPhone 3Gs into my pocket for the last 6 months or so, so if I get a case for it, it needs to stay somewhat slippery, don't want it clinging to the inside of my pocket, and ripping the pocket out with it, spillin all my pennies all over the damn place.
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post #47 of 80
Android.

Galaxy S2 if you can afford it.

I had a N1 for about a year getting my Galaxy S2 on tuesday. So haven't played with it yet. But I even prefer my old N1 to my friends iPhone 4.

So I say either get a Nexus S (at&t model) or Galaxy S2 or wait for iphone 5 see your best option at that point.

Edit: I have never used the ATrix so I can't say. But from what I have read it is a good phone but has a few issues.
Edited by Tech-Boy - 8/6/11 at 4:24pm
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Originally Posted by DaClownie View Post
I'm going hands on tomorrow at the local AT&T store. I'll let you guys know my decision as soon as its made. I do want to say this though... thank you all so much. This thread has stayed civil, its expressed points for both sides without any fanboy style comments, and all my questions have been answered 10 fold. Its times like these I regain my faith in OCNs community. I haven't forgotten to rep you all, I'm gone for work 16 hours a day, come home and sleep, and then go back to work again for 4 days straight.

Thanks again for your awesome help. It seems like Atrix is going to be my next phone, but its really a matter of how I feel when they get in my hands, I'll weigh all the information here with how it physically is to hold the phone and my decision will be made.

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Anytime my friend! Glad we could help ya out!

As for a case, maybe an Incepio? (I think that's how you spell it..) it's somewhat of a hard cover, but has a silicone base to it to absorb some of the impact if you drop it. The only thing it doesn't cover is the front, but you can grab a pack of screen protectors and you'll be set!

And always, enjoy the new tech!
 
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post #49 of 80
AT&T has a Body Glove case for the Atrix, you might want to get that. And congrats on your potential purchase, welcome to team Android.
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yeah, when you play around with the phone make sure its android 2.3 and not 2.2, because its night and day differnce, a friend at nvidia told me that this update should inprove battery life also
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