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post #31 of 89
Apple shouldn't be delaying their products.. They make tons by having yearly refreshes with a vast majority of Apple users buying into the new products and upgrading to the newer Apple products simply because of hype... If this turns out to be true, then Apple could potentially be walking away from a ton of money (although if they do delay an iPhone 5 until 2012, it might be to help improve iPad sales, and to increase focus on that platform for gaming and such, and then when the iPhone 5 comes to market, it will rock the house).
     
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Originally Posted by Bandrew View Post
Its the OS and avaliable software that give the iphone value to the consumers, not the hardware.
Except that its not. Apple has always been a company that puts out great hardware running mediocre software.

iOS can't compete with Android in terms of functionality, since Android has things like flash and the ability to actually use your disk space, in addition to it's 300,000+ apps.
    
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I think I will hold out for iPhone 20
post #34 of 89
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Except that its not. Apple has always been a company that puts out great hardware running mediocre software.

iOS can't compete with Android in terms of functionality, since Android has things like flash and the ability to actually use your disk space, in addition to it's 300,000+ apps.
Are you serious? I've never been an Apple fan in my entire life..quite the opposite, but their mobile operating system is most certainly the best out there in terms of smoothness forgoing Flash.

Why quote apps when you know Apple has more? It just seems extremely biased.
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post #35 of 89
I'm sure they could release a new theme and pass it off as the 'new iphone 5 theme' - and that would make all the apple people happy.

and not that I'm anti-apple, I'm just anti spending over double for something you could get elsewhere (mac computers/phones - alienware - falcon-nw...)
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Are you serious? I've never been an Apple fan in my entire life..quite the opposite, but their mobile operating system is most certainly the best out there in terms of smoothness forgoing Flash.

Why quote apps when you know Apple has more? It just seems extremely biased.
Compared to some bloated Sense or TouchWiz rom? Probably.

iOS fails at smoothness when compared to a good stock rom or MIUI.
    
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post #37 of 89
Perfect, I dont even get my next upgrade till next year.
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post #38 of 89
iPhone 5:

Because it took us 5 tries to get a working phone.
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I have no interest in going to an Apple forum, as I'm not that enthusiastic about all things Apple. I just find it funny that the people who complain about Apple fanboys are 10x more numerous and 10x more annoying.

Absolutely every single thread with Apple in the title is filled with the same meaningless garbage.

I could see if someone was praising how much better it is than other phones, and others were just disagreeing and giving points to the contrary. That's pretty much never the case though ('pretty much' leaning pretty close to never).
FYI I'm not an anti-Apple fanboy, I just dislike the products they sell, and all the drama that goes with the logo and name.
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This is an overclocking forum where most of the members custom build their rigs and push said rigs to their limits. Apple is a company that sells overpriced hardware bundled with a VERY simple [to use] OS/software interface for tech illiterate people.
By your logic, we shouldn't be talking about phones at all. And we should all be using CLI's because windowing systems just rob performance, always.

THis is a cop out argument, is what I'm saying. I hate the "This is OCN!" argument for Apple bashing. It's a non-argument.

Quote:
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iPhone 5:

Because it took us 5 tries to get a working phone.
Oh so clever! Did you use that for iPhone 4 too? Will you use it again for iPhone 6?

Or maybe you could recognize that iPhone...the first one...turned the entire cellphone industry on its ear. The existing competition (RIM, Windows Phone) was obliterated by it. Android was invented because of it and took multiple iterations to actually become a realistic competitor. Will Android eventually dominate the industry? Certainly so. But mocking iPhone as "broken", or whatever you're trying to get across here, is just willfully ignorant at best, blatant fanboyism at worst.
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