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http://www.techradar.com/us/news/phone-and-communications/mobile-phones/reported-design-flaws-hit-htc-one-s-and-one-x-handsets-1075640
Reported design flaws hit HTC One S and One X handsets
Complaints of bendy screen and chipping paint job mar Android handset launches
Where's our massive thread ripping htc a new one for this one?

No one has a gun to your head and stopping you from making one!
    
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No one has a gun to your head and stopping you from making one!
No but it most definitely points out a huge bias on this forum when every single mistake apple does is pointed out, bastardized, cursed, and ridiculed meanwhile an Android manufacturer gets a silent pass.
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No but it most definitely points out a huge bias on this forum when every single mistake apple does is pointed out, bastardized, cursed, and ridiculed meanwhile an Android manufacturer gets a silent pass.

I understand, but is just a matter of voicing yourself and make a thread and have a source about it, no....?
    
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I understand, but is just a matter of voicing yourself and make a thread and have a source about it, no....?

The whole reason I brought this up is merely an example of the bias here, the fact is we're all so quick to rip on Apple because we take issue with some of their actions, but we turn a blind eye to what we deem as a good product, it's hypocritical and I think it's important to point that out to show people hey, take a step back, everyone's capable of mistakes. They lauded the One series as being ultra durable because of hte manufacturing process (sound familiar) and got boned, but nary a whimper on the forums.
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No but it most definitely points out a huge bias on this forum when every single mistake apple does is pointed out, bastardized, cursed, and ridiculed meanwhile an Android manufacturer gets a silent pass.

This is a largely experienced tech crowd... Of course it has a slight anti apple bias
    
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Well I like to consider myself a fairly experienced tech guy (but by no means an expert, I definitely have a lot more to learn), and I happen to like and own Apple products, am I some anomaly then? Look all I'm saying guys is stop hating for one second and try to at least be sensible.

BTW grizzly awesome to see another Oregonian on here tongue.gif.

Anyway back on topic, I think it definitely sucks big time some people are getting a brand new phone that they paid a substantial sum for and getting them in this condition. But hey, you can take it to an Apple store and they'll replace it no questions asked most of the time, so who's really losing out here? We're being treated fairly, they're owning up to the issues with the initial production run, consumer wins right?
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Maybe this is Apple's equivalent of stonewashed jeans. The iPhone is a fashion accessory, right?
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The whole reason I brought this up is merely an example of the bias here, the fact is we're all so quick to rip on Apple because we take issue with some of their actions, but we turn a blind eye to what we deem as a good product, it's hypocritical and I think it's important to point that out to show people hey, take a step back, everyone's capable of mistakes.

Maybe its not that they don't like Apple products maybe its because of how Apple does business and their ethic? The bad press they've been getting of lawsuits and all? How they handle thing if there's a problem..remember the Your holding it wrong quote..that must of pissed of the user?
    
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Maybe its not that they don't like Apple products maybe its because of how Apple does business and their ethic? The bad press they've been getting of lawsuits and all? How they handle thing if there's a problem..remember the Your holding it wrong quote..that must of pissed of the user?

A) They never officially said you're holding it wrong, though i found it hilarious when people started saying that
B) Even before these lawsuits started coming up people were hating on Apple for the walled garden and just about anything else they could muster
C) They've always gladly replaced any issues people have had with their phones when it came to defects, and offered free cases for people that had issues with the antenna (I'm not going to defend them on the antenna, while my phone never seemed to have the issue, it was obviously a problem) so it's not like they left anyone in the dark.
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Just gotta get a case guys, you're obviously scratching it wrong.

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