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What I don't get is why people change phones when they're not broken.
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What I don't get is why people change phones when they're not broken.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planned_obsolescence

But hey not our money wink.gif
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I've got to say I'v'e honestly grown tired of iPhones now. I'm currently on the iPhone five, but I think I'm going to ditch it and go for a Galaxy S4 instead.
There doesn't seem to be anything new with the iPhone any more, it just seems to be new CPU, RAM and camera every time.
I almost ordered the S4 the other day, but the offer I wanted had expired.
Logic tells me to sit and wait for this announcement. But I want mah phone now!

Keep waiting guy...........cause the 5S definately wont even come close to the specs and features of the S4. Maybe if you're lucky you'll get specs that at least match it for the Iphone 6, but then again the Galaxy S5 will be out tonguesmiley.gif

You've been suckered into the hype and prestige for long enough. Now its time to move on.........

Oh look the specs argument again... The Moto X does more with its dual core and X8 architecture than Samsung does with their highly clocked quad. Tossing hardware at optimization problems is clearly the way to go, right?
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post #24 of 39
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What I don't get is why people change phones when they're not broken.

I change a lot due to being a tech whore, I always want the latest models. Most people on this forum do the same with pretty much all their tech, not just their PC's. Although it's a mind set the majority share beyond this forum... People just like the latest stuff, even if they can't afford it they'll work extra shifts to get it. Especially the younger generation....it's a fashion statement to them.
 
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I've got to say I'v'e honestly grown tired of iPhones now. I'm currently on the iPhone five, but I think I'm going to ditch it and go for a Galaxy S4 instead.
There doesn't seem to be anything new with the iPhone any more, it just seems to be new CPU, RAM and camera every time.
I almost ordered the S4 the other day, but the offer I wanted had expired.
Logic tells me to sit and wait for this announcement. But I want mah phone now!

The problem is that for better hardware you're going to be trading the iOS software and the ecosystem. Not being able to send iMessages to friends, Loss of iPhoto/Aperture syncing via iCloud. The works. For some who are't entrenched in the whole ecosystem, it may be an easy switch. For others who have macbooks, iPhones and iPads, it's not so easy.

Coming from an early Android phone, I would probably never go back. Android initially feels a lot more cool and gadgety but then it just wears off after it starts to freeze and has comparability issues. iOS on the other hand while boring and stagnant has this elegance to it and it just works. As much as it annoys me that the phones have fallen behind I can't see myself switching anytime soon. frown.gif
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All I know about this day is that I'm giving up my iPhone 4 for a HTC One Mini. biggrin.gif
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All I know about this day is that I'm giving up my iPhone 4 for a HTC One Mini. biggrin.gif

One mini looks sick.

Interested in 5S though. biggrin.gif
post #28 of 39
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What I don't get is why people change phones when they're not broken.
What i dont get is why people build computers even when they have one thats still working!
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Oh look the specs argument again... The Moto X does more with its dual core and X8 architecture than Samsung does with their highly clocked quad. Tossing hardware at optimization problems is clearly the way to go, right?

PCs have been doing it for ages. Now that then cant do it you see 2-3% increase in performance lol.
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I'll keep my iPhone 4 until it stops working.
 
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