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  1. Irony

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    Haha, thats the most awesome thing I've read all day; I love that guy. Favorite line: "The 50-year-old from Prague said he had hoped to have people shatter as many iPhones as possible. "


    Edit. I have terrible service at my house, and I was wondering if there are any wifi calling apps that work to send and receive calls and texts?
     
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    I was messing around with my GNex last night and pulled up CPU-z (forgot I had it on there). I noticed that CPU load is between 30-50% constantly. Is that normal?
     
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    Only a sling shot??? How about one of these?

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    Just got a Samsung Galaxy nexus!

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    So my mother won a contest for a free Galaxy tablet! I guess I'm going to have one of those to play with soon c:
     
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    So guys, I'm going back to the Android camp. Decided against getting another iPhone, because the only free one my network provides is the 4S and if I got that I'd be complaining about how slow it was in a years time just like I did with the 3GS. I was originally planning to get a Nokia Lumia 920, as I loved the old Windows Mobile and wanted to give their new OS a shot. But upon further reflection, I discovered that for less money per month I could get a vastly superior Android phone (the Huawei Ascend P2). I'd kinda been looking for an excuse not to go for the Lumia, because I was unsure of the ecosystem's maturity or ability to prosper, and finding the quad-core P2 gave me that excuse. Why would I pay more for a phone that was inferior and had vastly less apps available for it?

    Anyways, here's the specs of the P2. I actually quite like the Emotion UI Huawei slaps onto their phones, as I never liked the app drawer because I prefer to catagorise my apps rather than have them in alpabetical order.
     
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    only dual band 3G? around here i'd never touch anything not quad band.

    no SD card seems to be its only flaw.
     
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    I'm used to living within the constraints of my 8GB iPhone 3GS, so I don't think I'm going to have a problem. I don't put music on my phone, nor videos. It's only apps, and the kind of apps I use are pretty small filesize-wise.
     
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    Any Razr owners out there, I tested Boot Menu Manager for my bootstrap and have to say it sucks and is quite complicated so I went back to safe strap 3.11 for custom flashes.
     
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    Looking forward to the next few weeks, when Cyanogen says he'll have an automated install for the mods :) all hail capitalism?
     
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    They're planning on being their own OS and hoping to be #3 in market share behind Android and iOS.
     
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    then i think you'll do just fine :p


    are those two 3G bands (or the 4G i guess) supported by your ISP? i know a lot of people around here who get a phone missing one needed frequency (say, they get the short range, high speed one in-city, but have zero signal at all on the outer fringes)
     
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    and i really, REALLY look forward to it
     
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    My carrier only operates on the 2100MHz band.
     
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    damn, so only short range stuff? the lower frequencies are always less congested around here, and tend to work better.
     
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    I know it's not fresh, but I love this so much:)

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    The coverage really is terrible. I'm lucky in that my house is in a good area, but if I go to the next town over and walk into a store, I lose signal. When they upgrade to LTE in october, they'll offer 900MHz and 1800MHz as well, so I should see a boost in coverage/signal strength.
     
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    back on android too just tried picking a a lumia yesterday but windows phone is just too restrictive man, not to mention if you want google anything on your phone its not going to happen right now because google keeps blocking services.
     
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    Since they are becoming more corporate are they going to be able to support every device? ;) Let's say since I own an OG Droid1 you think they will offer support for my device for their latest software? I wonder if Google can do anything about this, legally. Speaking of which; does this mean Apple will sue CM for patent infringement?
     
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    anyone waiting for BBM this moment?
     
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    nope. facebook messenger works well for me.


    BBM might be useful for business purposes, but facebook messenger works great for free texting.
     
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    why its called google android? Is it just android?
     
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    google made android. why is it called an apple iphone?
     
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    he2 in my country bbm just for chat, just some use it for business.
    for me i dont think i would move to bbm, now i run whatsapp and it works well (maybe adding some emoticon will get it better)
    just wanna try the taste of bbm
    but so far theres no sign of it, shame for blackberry who announced the time
     
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