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Poll Results: What phone should I get or wait for?

 
  • 36% (42)
    iPhone 4S
  • 61% (71)
    Nexus Prime ( Wait )
  • 0% (0)
    Blackberry Touch 9810 ( $50 )
  • 1% (2)
    Blackberry Curve 8900 ( Wait for N P)
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post #31 of 76
BTW, they finally put up hte pricing for iCloud.

You get 5GB free and then pay $20 for another 10GB, 40 for another 20GB and 100 for an extra 50GB.

I have my entire iPad backed up for just 2.5GB, so I don't think the extra space is really necessary.
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Siri says no to jailbreaking, and rats you out to Apple.
The iPhone 4S won't be jailbreakable on launch, and the iPad 2 has been very tough to JB. iOS 5 with iCloud and over the air updates make it even harder.

BTW, I'm in the same boat. I got an iPhone 4S on order, but I'll cancel it if the Nexus Prime turns out to be real/good.
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BTW, they finally put up hte pricing for iCloud.

You get 5GB free and then pay $20 for another 10GB, 40 for another 20GB and 100 for an extra 50GB.

I have my entire iPad backed up for just 2.5GB, so I don't think the extra space is really necessary.
Damn, that's crazy. I hope those are 1 time fee prices.
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post #34 of 76
I think you should do this... upgrade to the IP4S, then sell it for $600-700 when the Nexus Prime comes out. If we don't get the N-Prime at the same time as the US, buy an AT&T version off of Ebay/online retailer of choice unlock it and use it with Rogers.

Problem solved.

You could also upgrade to the IP4S, keep using your old phone until the N-Prime comes out. Then you can still sell the IP4S just after launch time for maximum profit.
    
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post #35 of 76
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Originally Posted by richuwo11 View Post
I think you should do this... upgrade to the IP4S, then sell it for $600-700 when the Nexus Prime comes out. If we don't get the N-Prime at the same time as the US, buy an AT&T version off of Ebay/online retailer of choice unlock it and use it with Rogers.

Problem solved.

You could also upgrade to the IP4S, keep using your old phone until the N-Prime comes out. Then you can still sell the IP4S just after launch time for maximum profit.
Yes, and yes.

I already have an iP4S on pre-order, and plan on doing exactly that.
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post #37 of 76
Oh you are doing what I would suggest, good!

Not sure about how good ICS is gonna be, android hardware is good, but the software is far from it. Gingerbread is ok, but its far from perfect. iOS 'just works'. It sometimes 'just works' better with jailbreaking.
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post #38 of 76
Quote:
Originally Posted by drizek View Post
BTW, they finally put up the pricing for iCloud.

You get 5GB free and then pay $20 for another 10GB, 40 for another 20GB and 100 for an extra 50GB.

I have my entire iPad backed up for just 2.5GB, so I don't think the extra space is really necessary.
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2010rig View Post
Damn, that's crazy. I hope those are 1 time fee prices.
I do believe those are annual fees. Just checked my back-up folder. Depending on whether in-app purchases count towards the storage quota, I'm going to need between 20GB ~ 150GB of storage.
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post #39 of 76
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Oh you are doing what I would suggest, good!

Not sure about how good ICS is gonna be, android hardware is good, but the software is far from it. Gingerbread is ok, but its far from perfect. iOS 'just works'. It sometimes 'just works' better with jailbreaking.
I wonder how long it'll take to jailbreak IOS 5. Didn't Apple hire the guy from jailbreak.me?

Quote:
Originally Posted by rui-no-onna View Post
I do believe those are annual fees. Just checked my back-up folder. Depending on whether in-app purchases count towards the storage quota, I'm going to need between 20GB ~ 150GB of storage.
Annual prices, go figure!

This is why it pains me to go with Apple, they gouch their customers so much.
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post #40 of 76
Quote:
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Damn, that's crazy. I hope those are 1 time fee prices.
It's yearly.
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