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Poll Results: How do you feel about the iPhone?

 
  • 13% (23)
    I'm totally against it.
  • 25% (45)
    I dunno, seems pretty cool.
  • 17% (31)
    I might get one if I don't hear about a lot of problems after the release
  • 6% (12)
    Are you kidding? I am getting one at 6 PM on the 29th! Booyah!!
  • 36% (65)
    Who cares?
176 Total Votes  
post #11 of 297
2 year activation required. And it's locked to a single company? So does it have a camera or not?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cgrado View Post
2 year activation required. And it's locked to a single company? So does it have a camera or not?
PM me and I'll have the answer to you ASAP
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post #13 of 297
I think the iPhone is a little overrated. Physically it will attract scratches and dirt like nobody's business. The price is outrageous- (considering most phones do not last more than a few years) it would cost over $600 a year to operate and own. This is if you had it for 4 years ($40 per month service plan included).
Think an nVidia 8800 GTX every year.
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post #14 of 297
I'll have one second revision, trust in that.

It's going to be such a great tool to add to my arsenal. I'm going to put my short movies on it so if I run into people who want to watch I can just pull them up on that awesome screen.

iPhone is going to rock very hard, despite it's price tag.
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post #15 of 297
think of it this way:
8Gb ipod: $250 (special edition Nano)
Cell Phone: $50+
PDA: $150+
Add in that it's a Video Player and will give you the largest e-penis on the block, that's why people are willing to pay $500+ for it.
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post #16 of 297
Can you confirm whether Apple will ever stop putting "i" in front of every single piece of hardware and software they produce?

/flame

I would buy one if I had a use, but I'm sure my fanboy coworker will have one on release day so I'll just play with his instead.
post #17 of 297
What ever happened to the phone that you just talked on. Nothing else?
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post #18 of 297
Whatever happened to the computer you just did word processing on?
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post #19 of 297
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ted View Post
I think the iPhone is a little overrated. Physically it will attract scratches and dirt like nobody's business. The price is outrageous- (considering most phones do not last more than a few years) it would cost over $600 a year to operate and own. This is if you had it for 4 years ($40 per month service plan included).
Think an nVidia 8800 GTX every year.
Some of us already buy an "8800 GTX every year." As always, Apple is ahead of its time and this is going to be a fantastic tool to have for awhile. The software is incredible. Yes, it will attract dirt and scratches, which is why you need to take care of it just like you would any other expensive piece of equipment. Buy a cover and screen protector. I usually buy a new cell phone either way every year or year and a half and end up spending about 200 and this is for a basic phone with a decent camera and expandable memory. This phone is going to rock so much that it's worth three times as much as my phone. I am actually thinking about switching services just so I can get this. But keep in mind, the iPhone will be unlocked to other companies eventually, you just have to wait. There is also going to be a lesser priced model.
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post #20 of 297
How much will it be!!!And did you saw the iphone in person?

By the way, im sorry for your thread that got closed. Admins are wrong sometimes...
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