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^ Psssh, no one can still beat my BrowserMark score. :3




As for the article, it is to be expected actually. I totally called it way way back then, when I said that Apple withholds features to be used as "exclusives" for their newer-gen iDevices when their older iterations can do them just fine. That's planned obsolescence for you, same with other tech companies but doing it way classier.
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post #132 of 151
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Originally Posted by quakermaas View Post
Galaxy S II (stock(1.2GHz) and 1.6GHz), Opera Mobile, Sunspider and BrowserMark.

Sunspider @ stock (Opera Mobile)


Sunspider @ 1.6GHz (Opera Mobile)


BrowserMark @ stock (Opera Mobile)


BrowserMark @ 1.6GHz (Opera Mobile)
Oh, I know they're faster but I was talking about real world use. How many seconds faster does it open Engadget.com for example than it does the stock browser.
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post #133 of 151
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Originally Posted by Sgrrsh26 View Post
I needed a new phone anyway. No biggie hope the rest of you 4 and 3GS owners get to give her a whirl. She ain't that great in all honesty.
^ This!

I recently got an iPhone 4 from my employer. Great phone, as much as I hate to admit it. Boss has a 4S. He makes a point to save the ridiculously incorrect texts Siri 'transcribes' for him. He tries to play an MP3, it schedules an appointment. He tries to call his wife it texts his neighbor. And no, he doesn't have a speech impediment.

Very overrated.
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post #134 of 151
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^ This!

I recently got an iPhone 4 from my employer. Great phone, as much as I hate to admit it. Boss has a 4S. He makes a point to save the ridiculously incorrect texts Siri 'transcribes' for him. He tries to play an MP3, it schedules an appointment. He tries to call his wife it texts his neighbor. And no, he doesn't have a speech impediment.

Very overrated.
While over-rated...My boss has one as well with the same issues...It would've been nice to have the app available since, it is Iphone 4 capable.

Clearly it's been proven...So, other than greed, why isn't it available?
post #135 of 151
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Clearly it's been proven...So, other than greed, why isn't it available?
Marketing. From a business stand-point, it's damn smart. We are, what, the 2% of the population that's even AWARE that it's possible to put Siri on a reg iPhone 4? If I were trying to maximize sales, I'd do that same thing....

....but don't get me wrong. I own an iPhone and love it. I still think Apple has, does and will continue to utilize unethical (in my opinion) business practices in regards to their products and especially their lawsuits/patent insanity. But yeah.... I really like my iPhone and I hate it.
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post #136 of 151
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Does this really surprise anyone?
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post #137 of 151
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Oh, I know they're faster but I was talking about real world use. How many seconds faster does it open Engadget.com for example than it does the stock browser.
It's faster by around 1-2 seconds. Also, Opera feels a bit more fluid with its different rendering engine.

Here's a quick video, unlisted in YouTube. :3

http://youtu.be/F_Ooryp3VpA

Sorry if crappy 480p.
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Well duh.
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post #139 of 151
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Forum Viewer , stop, please. You come into these threads and make them worse, every time.
Oh is ForumViewer at it again? haha I ignored all the Apple fanboys a while ago
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
A5 is useless with current apps in the iPhone. Its a improvement but none should got from 4 to 4s for the A5 chip.
I wouldn't say it's useless - more that it isn't a necessity. I will say though, the iPhone 4S does feel blisteringly fast compared to the iPhone 4.
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