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Posted by colorchangintiger on 10/1 at 12:33 pm to LSU316

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So the Apple guy convinced you that you should wait on the old iphone instead of waiting on the new one?

Not only that.....he also convinced you that the "most innovative" company in the world's latest innovation isn't worth 100 bucks more than a year old phone?

DAMN.....Apple salesman confirms IP5 sucks I guess

Yea yea yea....thats a bit thick....but you see where I'm going there.




CatholicTigerFan on the previous page:

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Don't have time to go to the apple store will prob have to get it at the sprint store do they carry it there? I'm guessing they do


no, the dumb arse sprint salesman talked him into buying something inferior that will be outdated a year earlier.

Pro Tip: Wireless Carrier salesmen suck and are not to be trusted. I overheard an AT&T salesman try and talk an older woman out of getting an iPhone because "You can't use a stylus with the iPhone"

Personally, I was lied to when I preordered my iPhone 5. I told the salesman that he had to absolutely guarantee that I would receive my iPhone on the first day, the 21st. I had to have it this day because I was having it shipped to a hotel I was staying at out of state. He said "100%, it will be there on the 21st" Well, what do you know, didn't ship until the 23rd, after I had flown back home. I even tried to cancel it before it shipped because I knew it wasn't going to be delivered on the 21st. Once again, a salesman said he cancelled it for me, again lies. I ended up having to call the hotel I stayed at and telling them to refuse the delivery.



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Posted by TigerGman on 10/1 at 12:39 pm to colorchangintiger
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Are you saying Apple included an advance in battery technology in the 5?


That's the brilliance of this day! the Chip Genius, Same Mr. Chip expert I believe called me out on this very thing
Complete inability by the dimwits on the Rant to comprehend satire.

And then this! It's like mana from heaven.

I feel sorry for the future of this country on days like today, I really do....


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Posted by catholictigerfan on 10/1 at 12:44 pm to LSU316
no guy at sprint store, probably a-little bit of sale tactics at work but I don't care.

I currently live in mandiville and the only upgrade I would get for the phone is a bigger screen (comparing iphone 4s to iphone 5)

the quicker processing is so slight you can't really tell the difference.

a month wait and the 100 dollar difference also played a large role in my decesion.

I also had a friend who currently has an iphone 5 and he said if he knew what this new iphone would be like he wouldn't have waited 6 months to upgrade and just gotten the iphone 4s.



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Posted by catholictigerfan on 10/1 at 12:51 pm to colorchangintiger
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no, the dumb arse sprint salesman talked him into buying something inferior that will be outdated a year earlier.



I currently have a blackberry and it is a POS and I want a new phone sooner then later.

I don't need the latest and the most advanced phone, there is no reason for where I am in my life right now

and while yes the phone is outdated there is nothing about the iphone 5 that tells me that it is worth 100 more dollars and at-least a month wait, and what it sounds like from people it may be longer then that.



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Posted by BurasTigah on 10/1 at 12:52 pm to trillhog
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they are really making mega strides already in the maps, you can really tell when they said the more people that used it the better it would get,i didn't know it was happen so quick. it's almost on par with the google maps after just a little time


You are fricking smoking crack. Google employs over 7000 people to make their maps the best. Apple has like 700, they need to up their man power and work like a beast to even get close.



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Posted by trillhog on 10/1 at 1:16 pm to BurasTigah
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Apple has like 700, they need to up their man power and work like a beast to even get close.


have you even used apple maps or you just talking out your ass?



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Posted by colorchangintiger on 10/1 at 1:25 pm to BurasTigah
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You are fricking smoking crack. Google employs over 7000 people to make their maps the best. Apple has like 700, they need to up their man power and work like a beast to even get close.



I don't know how many people apple employs for maps, but they seriously should throw at least $2 billion at the problem, get streetview, and just brute force corrections.

ETA: I really don't think it would be too hard for them to run a program that would list the diff's between their maps and google maps. The hard part would be manually checking and fixing everything, but a team of 1000 people should be able to fix it in about 6 months.


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Posted by colorchangintiger on 10/1 at 1:32 pm to catholictigerfan
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the quicker processing is so slight you can't really tell the difference.


You will soon when apps start targeting the A6.



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Posted by catholictigerfan on 10/1 at 1:37 pm to colorchangintiger
will the apps be so much difference that the iphone 4s stuff won't work well and it will only work for the iphone 5.

you are correct on this point but will it really mean that much for the standard iphone user, do you really need super fast processing for a phone to do waht the average user needs.



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Posted by trillhog on 10/1 at 1:38 pm to catholictigerfan
dude don't be such a cheap arse and cop that 5, fool


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Posted by catholictigerfan on 10/1 at 1:40 pm to trillhog
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dude don't be such a cheap arse and cop that 5, fool



its more the wait then the money, and the fact that my current phone is a POS



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Posted by BurasTigah on 10/1 at 1:40 pm to trillhog
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have you even used apple maps or you just talking out your ass?


I have owned every damn apple iphone since the 3 (including the 5) and a few ipod touches. Owned every version of iPad and currently have 2 iPad 3rd generations. I develop apps for iOS and have been using iOS 6 since beta 1.



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Posted by trillhog on 10/1 at 1:47 pm to catholictigerfan
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its more the wait then the money, and the fact that my current phone is a POS


i'm sure the phone supply for the 5 will be loosing up this week



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Posted by LSU316 on 10/1 at 1:47 pm to colorchangintiger
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no, the dumb arse sprint salesman talked him into buying something inferior that will be outdated a year earlier.


Alright but aren't most Iphone users smart enough to not fall for the carrier driven crap?

In order for this to work the person must have at least a bit of doubt going in.....I mean hell do you not remember this.

LINK




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Posted by trillhog on 10/1 at 1:48 pm to BurasTigah
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I have owned every damn apple iphone since the 3 (including the 5) and a few ipod touches. Owned every version of iPad and currently have 2 iPad 3rd generations. I develop apps for iOS and have been using iOS 6 since beta 1.


just checking



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Posted by catholictigerfan on 10/1 at 1:54 pm to trillhog
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i'm sure the phone supply for the 5 will be loosing up this week



your not going convince me to change, i probably should have never posted this over here, its just a phone I don't want it this decision to dominate my life these next couple of days, got other more important things to do over here.



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Posted by BurasTigah on 10/1 at 1:57 pm to trillhog
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just checking


Apple maps are in their infancy. They will get better, but Google maps have just taken mapping to the next level. 3d mapping is pretty in Apple maps, but things like Googles traffic and street view have real value. I love using navigation on my Galaxy Nexus when I don't know where I am going and the street view pops up and shows me exactly what to look for and how to get around traffic.

Apple will hopefully get there one day, but they are like a pee wee football team compared to a super bowl contending NFL team right now.

When Apple publicly apologizes for something, you know it's completely shite.


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Posted by colorchangintiger on 10/1 at 2:06 pm to BurasTigah
I'm pretty sure Apple's navigation routes around traffic as well. I'm not saying that it's better than google's implementation, just that it is there.


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Posted by trillhog on 10/1 at 2:10 pm to colorchangintiger
street view is a must though, i think, i really use it when i'm planning on going somewhere, i like to check out the scene


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Posted by Dijkstra on 10/1 at 3:54 pm to colorchangintiger
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You will soon when apps start targeting the A6.


This. As I stated before in my explanation, there's a difference in how programs are written. They're written to take advantage of what the processor can handle. Up until now, not many people knew they'd be writing software for a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor.

As I said when they announced it, I'm really impressed by the hardware in the iPhone 5. Doing some analysis and theoretical comparisons really just hammered that in. I mean 3D transistors? What the fucccck?!



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