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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 #131 of 297
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Originally Posted by Skeegle View Post
I think that Mac has done something seriously wrong with their advertising in that last few years, based on this fact: If you like Mac, you LOVE mac and hate people who don't "get" Macintosh, but if you dislike Mac, you LOATH everything Macintosh. ALSO, here is you (if you love Mac):

1. Vegetarian
2. Painter/Photography major, or other bizarre 'artistic' folk.
3. Unable to see that PC products are, have been, and always will be more customizable and therefore cheaper and easier to use/deal with.

Most people use PC, so Mac will never grow beyond anything MS can do.

I don't think Macintosh will ever be anywhere near Microsoft for this reason, because their customer base seems too narrow minded and too loyal that Macintosh has excluded all MS users from their potential customer array.

Disclaimer: I am not a fanboy of MS, but given the fact that there has always been better products out than Macintosh introduces (ie. Nokia N95 beats the iPhone, and multiple various MP3/MP4 players beat iPod), I will never get a Mac product at the fad-prices they sell their items for.
I have a macbook and I have a dell laptop, I have a couple custom built PCS and I have owned a windows mobile phone, I dont loathe anything or anyone and I don't bash something just to because I own the competitors product. I am totally psyched about the iphone and I am a prowd PC enthusiast, maybe I am a minority but I really thought the iphone would appeal to a lot of you.
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oh, and i forgot to mention theyre using cingular, and i wouldnt switch from verizon to cingular even if they offered me a free iphone.
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post #133 of 297
i<insertlamestuffhere> items have typically had POOR battery life in the past. coughcough my 4th gen ipod mini is TERRIBLE on batt. life.

itll be quite sometime before I trust a macintosh-branded item's battery. >.>;
    
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Gwidion, Cingular is the #1 network in America, what makes Verizon so much better? I have verizon right now and I can't wait to switch to cingular, they claim they have the least dropped calls, better reception, and rollover minutes are a huge plus for me since I don't talk as much as I surf/txt.
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post #135 of 297
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Originally Posted by barrysgoods View Post
Gwidion, Cingular is the #1 network in America, what makes Verizon so much better? I have verizon right now and I can't wait to switch to cingular, they claim they have the least dropped calls, better reception, and rollover minutes are a huge plus for me since I don't talk as much as I surf/txt.
they claim they have all that stuff, but in reality, they are utter crap. my mom has cingular, and whenever im with her she can never hear her calls, she often has no service, and she just hates it. ive never had any problems with verizon, and wouldnt switch.
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post #136 of 297
I am going to forgo the iphone and buy an N95 next week. Tiger Direct ftw! As for ATT, I really like the service and will be using that plus media net on my new phone. GPS + 3G + 5MP Camera + AV out to TV + Symbian OS = sweet.
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I've had both Verizon and Cingular, and depending on the place I've had better calls with both. However, rollover minutes are awesome, and at this time, I have Cingular and I'm much happy with them.
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post #138 of 297
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Originally Posted by gwidion View Post
they claim they have all that stuff, but in reality, they are utter crap. my mom has cingular, and whenever im with her she can never hear her calls, she often has no service, and she just hates it. ive never had any problems with verizon, and wouldnt switch.
That's because it depends greatly on the phone. Verizon is CDMA or CMDA which is a digital band unlike GSM. Verizon will have better service but the price is bigger and you would waste more minutes because more people choose cingular.

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I've had both Verizon and Cingular, and depending on the place I've had better calls with both. However, rollover minutes are awesome, and at this time, I have Cingular and I'm much happy with them.
Hell yes, 12,000 rollover minutes and counting.. It hasn't even been a year and a half (will be in October)
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That's because it depends greatly on the phone. Verizon is CDMA or CMDA which is a digital band unlike GSM. Verizon will have better service but the price is bigger and you would waste more minutes because more people choose cingular.



Hell yes, 12,000 rollover minutes and counting.. It hasn't even been a year and a half (will be in October)
You do know that your minutes from a year ago dissapear... Like this month, your roll over minutes from may 06 went away...

Plus, how do you get 1000 minutes every month? How big is your plan?
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post #140 of 297
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Originally Posted by ae804 View Post
You do know that your minutes from a year ago dissapear... Like this month, your roll over minutes from may 06 went away...

Plus, how do you get 1000 minutes every month? How big is your plan?
1400.. Don't use much I know.. Lol It's a family plan.. Yeah I know they expire after a year....
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