why is everyone so angry at iphone???

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  1. elevator

    elevator The tenants think it's wonderful! ヽ(´ OT Supporter

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    Seriously, I feel like I am in a PC forum when I hear all this hate about iPhone. IT HASN'T EVEN COME OUT YET, how do you know you don't like it???

    -Ok, so it pushed back an OS upgrade, too bad there isn't an expiration date on 10.4 (or what sounds like Vista from some of you guys) - you'd have some legitimate to bitch about.
    -Yeah, it cost $600, it is a high end smart phone... by Apple.. what did you expect? You don't expect the Mac Pro to be priced as a Dimension...

    Please let me know what is so terrible about Apple fulfilling the majority of it's fanbase's wishes in creating this new product....
     
  2. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    I hate it because its Cingular only. And Cingular is teh worst.
     
  3. elevator

    elevator The tenants think it's wonderful! ヽ(´ OT Supporter

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    Fewest dropped calls...
    Most towers (in my area at least)...
    Great coverage...

    and why is Cingular "the worst"?
     
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    agreed. Although, I think most of us feel a little left out since it's not just everyday that you can grab a new 2-year contract with a cell phone provider. And since Apple is usually very much into pleasing it's customer base most people feel a little burnt since the iPhone is supposed to be a bigger attempt at introducing "the masses" to OS X/Apple quality. :hsd:
     
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    elevator The tenants think it's wonderful! ヽ(´ OT Supporter

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    I'm sure in a little while, they will be available on ebay unlocked. You know the 2 year is Cingular's doing and Apple went with the biggest, best provider. It had to be a compromise...
     
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    I think it sounds great, sure the lack of replacable battery is a bit strange, but like the ipods it will be durable (except for the odd loser who drops it from 6 feet onto concrete. The battery cover on my 1 year old nokia falls off every time I take the thing out of my pocket.
     
  7. DaveyD

    DaveyD Fuck Ohio State, son

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    Whenever I roam anywhere, it goes onto Cingular's towers, and I have never had an issue with service. :dunno:
     
  8. skolen

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    - It's Cingular only
    - No physical buttons (don't wanna flash my $600 toy just to skip a song)
     
  9. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    At least here in Florida, it's freaking awful.
     
  10. Ant

    Ant Serious Business.

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    ah damn really? I live in Tampa too, and I was about to leave nextel (which really sucks) for cingular.
     
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    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    Well.. having had Nextel, I can tell you anything is better then Nextel around here..

    However.. I consider Cingular to be a lateral move from Nextel. I've had them all, and hands down Verizon is top notch around here. My company just switched to T-Mobile, and I'm miserable again.
     
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    im sure there will be a headphone remote or similar.
     
  13. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    like mentioned, it's cingular...cingular on the west coast sucks, dropped calls/bad reception all over the place. Hell, I live in the bay area and that shit sucks.

    then it's expensive, it's an awesome phone don't get me wrong, I was at MacWorld this year and was blown away, but way too much $$$

    also, it pushed back 10.5, which for my home use doesn't really affect me much but at work, we were planning on upgrading our systems this summer, now we're going to have to either 1) wait longer or 2) spend more money a couple months later to upgrade again...
     
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    QFT....oh and not the fewest dropped calls in my area. They suck compared to Verizon in this area. Im sure their survey included the areas that had more towers than Verizon. It also pisses me off that they signed on for an exclusive 3 whole years with Cingular. It can't be made for any other cell phone company for 3 freaking years.
     
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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    cingular customer service is the worst in the US, neck and neck with verizon
     
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    I've had no problems with Cingular. :dunno:
     
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    Cingular is shit up here in michigan as well. The only reason its cingular only is because they are allowing apple to call the shots.
     
  19. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    no clue, when I lived in San Jose I had so many dropped calls, then in Livermore, same problem, now I have Verizon...no issues...
     
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    When I go snowboarding with my friends, they all use my phone because all of their phones are roaming.
     
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    It raped my cat.
     

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