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i got 8Gb ipod touch..its great..thankfully i didnt buy it..twas a gift..Its great! And the iPhone is in Europe/UK but only on contract and only with one service provider.. o2...Who charge a ridiculous amount a month...£35 month approx and about £300 for the actual phone at the start of the contract
Ok no offence but I am assuming you are under 18. £35 a month for 500 texts, 600 minutes, UNLIMITED data usage, free use of the cloud wifi spots (and many others) are a good deal for that amount a month. £35 is also the "standard" monthly charge for a good contract and/or when you normally start to get normal phones for free. I personally dont think the intial one off charge for the iphone is that unreasonable (due to many reasons, I can discuss if you so wish).
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I'd buy an iPhone (if I had the money/carrier) simply because you can mod the hell out of it, and isn't that what we all like doing


Good point! This is going into my arsenal of arguments
post #23 of 48
i'm getting sick and tired of hearing how people can view youtube videos on the iphone! if thats what you bough it for then you're retarded.

Wake me up when they will have flash player on on it.
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i'm getting sick and tired of hearing how people can view youtube videos on the iphone! if thats what you bough it for then you're retarded.

Wake me up when they will have flash player on on it.
http://blogs.zdnet.com/Stewart/?p=241
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If I don't find a touch alternative I'll probably buy the Ipod Touch. The price is alot nicer!
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post #26 of 48
Not bad! I'll consider getting an iPhone once the second generation is released.. I'm already with AT&T, so I won't have to mess with any of that JailBreak mess.
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Are you serious...

For starters you pay a premium for a phone that isn't that great at all. What is unique about the iPhone? A touch keyboard that will do nothing but cause frustration (try sending a text one handed with that trash). Have you actually been out with someone when they tried to show you a youtube video on the non-3G compatible iPhone. It is laughably slow. I can't believe they were actually able to use it as a marketing tool.

The Blackberry models (Curve, Pearl, World Phone) are the most practical phones on the market today. They do everything you need and don't have annoying locks/updates/premiums associated with them like the iPhone does. I don't know one person that has not looked at the iPhone as a waste of money 1 week after owning it.

The iPhone does not deliver, period.
i will only post one time because im not going to argue with you i just want to make a few points.

1. The iphone is so crappy and ppl think its "fail" then how come in just a few months the iphone has already taken 2nd place in the smart phone market (in US) Imagine if the iphone wasn't just ATT and was on all carriers it would already have taken over the smart phone market.

2. The iphone isn't perfect i agree its by far not perfect. But your comparing iphone(only months old) to blackberry etc (that has been out for a long time and has had how many revisions?)

3. FACT. apple starts out small with new products and updates them slowly but surely. The iphone WILL take over in the next few months as they update it. (e.g. The SDK comes out later this month and will increase the phones potential drastically)

p.s. about the iphone keyboard - they just updated it and now you can type multi letters at a time.(before it was just one letter at a time) So i can now type about twice as fast (with a little practice)
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post #28 of 48
We got my father an ipod touch for xmas last year, and it's one COOL little device. You'll fall in love with it seconds after you tinker with it.
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post #29 of 48
I just wish they had a 32gb iPhone. The touch isn't enough of an upgrade for me and 16gb isn't enough storage. And by the time they do get 32 into the iPhone, it'll probably be worth it to wait for the next-gen =/
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post #30 of 48
all the haters clearly have never used an iphone
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