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    'Exploding' iPhones investigated...


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    About time!

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    yes my GF dad told me the other day with a huge grin on his face... he is anti apple lol

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    This isn't about being anti-Apple... it's about being anti-companies-who-think-they-can-get-away-with-injuring-customers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by webman View Post
    This isn't about being anti-Apple... it's about being anti-companies-who-think-they-can-get-away-with-injuring-customers!
    hahaha I was just saying... and yes I do understand the topic thank you

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    I know. Just extracting the urine a bit...

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    On the flip side I heard recently that the scorch marks that White iPhone owners were experiencing were found to be pouch stains, rubbings from leather pouches user had been using. That I foubnd highly humorous.

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    Exploding devices sound like poor quality batteries - just like those Sony made which were recalled.

    Nothing amazing about that... Other than the hushing up bit. That's not a good business move.

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Exploding devices sound like poor quality batteries - just like those Sony made which were recalled.

    Nothing amazing about that... Other than the hushing up bit. That's not a good business move.
    This is why I am waiting to upgrade - contemplating going on pay as you go or get a different phone until the next iphone

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    This is why I am waiting to upgrade - contemplating going on pay as you go or get a different phone until the next iphone
    Get a G1 They're brilliant!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Get a G1 They're brilliant!!
    Tried that I aint so keen on it - controls were too fiddly and Ive looked at the HTC range and not keen on those either lol.

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    I find it most cost effective to get a cheap, reliable low end nokia and save the money. Don't see the point of owning a fancy pants phone when paying all the important bills is hard enough already

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    Tried that I aint so keen on it - controls were too fiddly and Ive looked at the HTC range and not keen on those either lol.
    Weirdo! Everyone must like the same phone as me!

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman View Post
    I find it most cost effective to get a cheap, reliable low end nokia and save the money. Don't see the point of owning a fancy pants phone when paying all the important bills is hard enough already
    I find it invaluable to be honest. When travelling I can just pull up train times, and the platform they are leaving from before I get to the station - to prevent the mad dash to find out where things are. GPS and maps helps me get around strange towns I don't know. I have a proper keyboard to type emails and texts. I have a link to my gmail calendar, so can get anything on there wherever I am.

    A cheap phone is all well and good - but I'd say this is quite cheap. 30 a month for 500 minutes, unlimited texts and 1Gb of data. Can't complain...

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Weirdo! Everyone must like the same phone as me!



    I find it invaluable to be honest. When travelling I can just pull up train times, and the platform they are leaving from before I get to the station - to prevent the mad dash to find out where things are. GPS and maps helps me get around strange towns I don't know. I have a proper keyboard to type emails and texts. I have a link to my gmail calendar, so can get anything on there wherever I am.

    A cheap phone is all well and good - but I'd say this is quite cheap. 30 a month for 500 minutes, unlimited texts and 1Gb of data. Can't complain...
    werent they making a G2 or revising that phone ?

    Unless apple get the iphone sorted out im contemplating getting something like the Nokia N97 and an ipod touch

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    werent they making a G2 or revising that phone ?

    Unless apple get the iphone sorted out im contemplating getting something like the Nokia N97 and an ipod touch
    The G2 is pretty much the same phone, but with a better camera and without a keyboard.

    What didn't you like about the interface? I've yet to find a single problem with it.

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