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Once a phone has been dropped how will the gas cartridge/weight system/etc be recharged/reset/replaced? What happens when someone with their phone in a jacket pocket or purse drops the jacket or purse on a chair? Unless you spring for Applecare how much will it cost?
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Que car crash scene from the movie "Demolition man".
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Originally Posted by Socks keep you warm View Post

YOu can get a samsung phone for like $100 i have never seen an apple phone at that price.

Samsung are still milking their customers more than Apple are.

The arguments for Samsung doing that prove my point even further, why do they need to release 43 phones in 2 years? They could just release one phone per year, have it unlocked and have multiple languages rather than have various phones for various countries.
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Once a phone has been dropped how will the gas cartridge/weight system/etc be recharged/reset/replaced? What happens when someone with their phone in a jacket pocket or purse drops the jacket or purse on a chair? Unless you spring for Applecare how much will it cost?

"Applecare" is their marketing term for "warranty"

You get it for free whether you like it or not.
    
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Samsung are still milking their customers more than Apple are.

The arguments for Samsung doing that prove my point even further, why do they need to release 43 phones in 2 years? They could just release one phone per year, have it unlocked and have multiple languages rather than have various phones for various countries.
"Applecare" is their marketing term for "warranty"

You get it for free whether you like it or not.

Because getting a free Samsung phone with your contract is more expensive than paying $500 at the Apple Store?

Give it a rest buddy.
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Because getting a free Samsung phone with your contract is more expensive than paying $500 at the Apple Store?

Give it a rest buddy.


https://www.o2.co.uk/shop/tariffs/apple/iphone-5-16gb-black/

You were saying?
    
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https://www.o2.co.uk/shop/tariffs/apple/iphone-5-16gb-black/

You were saying?

Good for you. That's not how it works in the rest of the world. Think outside your isolated little bubble sometimes.
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https://www.o2.co.uk/shop/tariffs/apple/iphone-5-16gb-black/

You were saying?

It's free for £28 on Vodafone right now in case you know anyone looking for one.
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Good for you. That's not how it works in the rest of the world. Think outside your isolated little bubble sometimes.

There are similar deals for a contract advertised on the Apple store in the US and IIRC Canada.

If not, I'm pretty sure you can't get the SGS3 for free on contract either, considering they are almost the same price.
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It's free for £28 on Vodafone right now in case you know anyone looking for one.

I'm not really looking for one right now, but thanks anyway tongue.gif
    
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OT: I hope they call it catPhone. Or iPhone Cat.

Then I think we could officially declare cats to be the supreme overlords of the internet.
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OT: I hope they call it catPhone. Or iPhone Cat.

Then I think we could officially declare cats to be the supreme overlords of the internet.

They already are
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