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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  
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its hot but idk..$600..
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itsbobtista you do realize that you did sign a confidentiality form with apple right? be careful not to give out any insider info otherwise you will get canned.
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itsbobtista you do realize that you did sign a confidentiality form with apple right? be careful not to give out any insider info otherwise you will get canned.
I know. I have not disclosed any insider info. This is all stuff that you can get off the websites from AT&T and Apple. I am just explaining some of the technicalities.
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lol i love the potential of the iphone and own several mac products so if you read my prervious posts...no i am not an apple basher. i am merely thinking from a LOGICAL point of view and question some of the PR and price schemes on this thing.

1) How is this the best iPod up to date? If I was using this as an iPod, I want memory, memory, and more memory!
2) $500 is a little much for any consumer to swallow. Most of us cannot simply write this off as a business expense.
3) under what conditions are the iphones providing 8hr talk time.
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lol i love the potential of the iphone and own several mac products so if you read my prervious posts...no i am not an apple basher. i am merely thinking from a LOGICAL point of view and question some of the PR and price schemes on this thing.

1) How is this the best iPod up to date? If I was using this as an iPod, I want memory, memory, and more memory!
2) $500 is a little much for any consumer to swallow. Most of us cannot simply write this off as a business expense.
3) under what conditions are the iphones providing 8hr talk time.
I see what you mean.

As for using it as an iPod, you're not just getting a decent amount of memory, but you are getting the ability to spin through your songs and albums with your fingers on a widescreen display. It's more interactive and looks a lot prettier.

$500 is definitely a lot to swallow. I understand that. The most I've ever paid for a phone is just under $200. The iPhone is reserved for people who are die-hard in the boat with Apple or the people who have the money. You won't see many normal high school kids with this phone like you saw with the Razrs.

As with all phones and the info they provide about talk time, it's under optimal conditions... probably with the volume low, backlights off, etc etc.
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I see what you mean.

As for using it as an iPod, you're not just getting a decent amount of memory, but you are getting the ability to spin through your songs and albums with your fingers on a widescreen display. It's more interactive and looks a lot prettier.

$500 is definitely a lot to swallow. I understand that. The most I've ever paid for a phone is just under $200. The iPhone is reserved for people who are die-hard in the boat with Apple or the people who have the money. You won't see many normal high school kids with this phone like you saw with the Razrs.

As with all phones and the info they provide about talk time, it's under optimal conditions... probably with the volume low, backlights off, etc etc.
the iphone isnt for just die hard apple fans, but for anyone that wants to "look cool". apple has this whole sense that if they make theyre products look cool, they can overcharge the hell out of them and still make tons of money. pretty good marketing scheme imo.
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I guess at&t won't be making any discount deals for new customers.
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the iphone isnt for just die hard apple fans, but for anyone that wants to "look cool". apple has this whole sense that if they make theyre products look cool, they can overcharge the hell out of them and still make tons of money. pretty good marketing scheme imo.
Just like Coach and Prada... they are just bags...
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Just like Coach and Prada... they are just bags...
and shoe's. nike can charge $100+ for a pair of shoe's some asian kid made for 50 cents.
post #240 of 297
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and shoe's. nike can charge $100+ for a pair of shoe's some asian kid made for 50 cents.
If even for 50 cents, heh... kind of sad, but it's the truth. The thing I really don't like about Apple is the cost of their monitors.. no reason they should cost as much as they do...
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