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Sooo... are Apple stores going to start baking people's phones now?

Also, how long before 4chan puts out a 'how to bake your iPhone 6 / 6+' article, like they did with the waterproof and charge in a microwave ones?
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post #32 of 52
Did someone say planned obsolesence? biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post

That isn't poor engineering. That's down to manufacturing entirely.

An electronics engineer doesn't specify what alloy the solder should be, at which temperature should it be flowed, what pressure should the pickers use when tacking the components down to be flowed... That's all down to the manufacturing company.
Chinese probably used the cheapest most crappy solder paste they could find then reflowed it with completely wrong ramp rates for the oven.
Typical Chinese manufacturing and QC ethics. (or rather the lack of ethics)
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Originally Posted by Cindex View Post

All of you and your expensive phones... I got the Blue R1 HD Prime 16GB/2GB RAM version, rooted partially debloated etc. and I love it. I added a Samsung Evo 64GB MicroSD and used adoptable storage to get myself 80GB, and I can actually install 80GB worth of apps if I want to, just like an expensive phone. It plays GTA games and the high def (720p, but only 5") looks great with great colors.

It cost me $60, got the card on sale I added for $20. Blu even released the kernel source code recently, because they're awesome, and that's something Apple and Samsung will never do. Especially Apple.

The S7 may be the best phone, but bang for the buck you need to go with new brands like Blue or Huawei
I haven't looked it up but it's probably some old mediatek SoC in there. I have a SD 808 in my phone it's a gen old but the phone was only like 110 euros (no import charge to my surprise) I'm very happy with it. I'm glad I didn't pay top dollar for another apple phone this time.

5 years ago the picture was very different but nowadays android with a nice skin is as easy to use and fast as IOS. Plus it doesn't pester me with constant updates which make my phone slow and run hot and I don't have to jailbreak it. (have to root it for some stuff though)
Edited by maarten12100 - 8/25/16 at 8:04am
post #34 of 52
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post
 

 

That isn't poor engineering. That's down to manufacturing entirely.

 

An electronics engineer doesn't specify what alloy the solder should be, at which temperature should it be flowed, what pressure should the pickers use when tacking the components down to be flowed... That's all down to the manufacturing company.

 

Maybe. Maybe not.

Someone somewhere was in charge of making sure things would be assembled correctly; they clearly didn't.

In my admittedly limited experience in manufacturing, there is some sort of engineer ultimately overseeing production. They are also, generally, in charge of making necessary changes and revisions to ensure what is being manufactured is feasible, and will actually work beforehand.

I highly doubt Apple is just handing out manufacturing contracts without direct oversight and input. That doesn't seem logical to me.

 

Perhaps they are though, hence why it seems like every new Apple device has faults that other devices seem to not have....

 
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Lol, sure. The S7 and Note 7 are only the best phones on the planet right now but yeah, garbage. rolleyes.gif

I want Samsung type hardware with iOS... sadsmiley.gif
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post #36 of 52
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I want Samsung type hardware with iOS... sadsmiley.gif

I can agree with that. Lovely hardware. I love Android on tablets, hate it on phones. Inversely, I love iOS on my phone, but hate it on iPads.

I haven't had any issues with my iPhone 6 with the touch dropping out, I'm hoping to avoid any. I keep either a Speck or Lifeproof case on it 24/7 though, I don't know if that would make a difference.
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I can agree with that. Lovely hardware. I love Android on tablets, hate it on phones. Inversely, I love iOS on my phone, but hate it on iPads.

I haven't had any issues with my iPhone 6 with the touch dropping out, I'm hoping to avoid any. I keep either a Speck or Lifeproof case on it 24/7 though, I don't know if that would make a difference.

Funny you mention that as it was actually the tablet that got me to switch to the iOS platform a couple years back. I demo'd a number of tablets in store fully intending to get an Android tablet likely a Samsung and walked out instead with an Air 2. After that we eventually switched over completely to iOS.
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post #38 of 52
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Samsung is garbage.

ROFL.

Yeah? Whats better pal?

Samsung makes the best phones. Period.
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Maybe Apple will start selling an iBake kit.
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Sooo... are Apple stores going to start baking people's phones now?

Also, how long before 4chan puts out a 'how to bake your iPhone 6 / 6+' article, like they did with the waterproof and charge in a microwave ones?

The Apple iMicrowave, just pop in your faulty device for 7 minutes and boom, good as new!*

*huge giant disclaimer about it not working, only being available at apple stores and may cost you lots and lots of $$
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