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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3750 on: October 12, 2023, 06:37:58 PM »
Kinda seems like Applecare+ is like betting against yourself and hoping you win.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3751 on: October 12, 2023, 07:10:04 PM »
Isn't that all insurance?
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3752 on: October 12, 2023, 07:13:39 PM »
Isn't that all insurance?

Yes. But when it comes to cell phones, I def self-insure. I understand the calculus changes when you have a brood, because while you can control not throwing phones into lakes, you can't control what your loved ones do in/around lakes. 

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« Reply #3753 on: October 12, 2023, 07:25:38 PM »
For sure. I'm a no case no insurance type of cat  :gocho:
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« Reply #3754 on: October 13, 2023, 12:59:25 PM »
YES 7!!

I too am a no case no insurance YOLO'r and in the damn near 20 years of owning a smartphone I have not once needed to replace my phone due to "accidental damage".

I figure I am way ahead of the game by this point.  Insurance and cases are for suckers who just like giving their money away IMO.

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« Reply #3755 on: October 13, 2023, 01:22:21 PM »
YES 7!!

I too am a no case no insurance YOLO'r and in the damn near 20 years of owning a smartphone I have not once needed to replace my phone due to "accidental damage".

I figure I am way ahead of the game by this point.  Insurance and cases are for suckers who just like giving their money away IMO.

I bought the latest iPhone a couple of years ago. Always used a small case for protection prior. This new iPhone was 137 million times stronger than my previous one or whatever the ad said so I didn't case it. Had it 2 days and sat in one of those beach chairs that are like a foot off the ground at a driveway party. The phone slowly slid out of my pocket after I sat and hit the ground from about a foot up. Shattered the entire back. $7 amazon case and its all fixed.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3756 on: October 13, 2023, 02:21:58 PM »
YES 7!!

I too am a no case no insurance YOLO'r and in the damn near 20 years of owning a smartphone I have not once needed to replace my phone due to "accidental damage".

I figure I am way ahead of the game by this point.  Insurance and cases are for suckers who just like giving their money away IMO.

cases?! you're crazy.
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3757 on: October 13, 2023, 03:01:21 PM »
Always a case. Never insurance.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3758 on: October 13, 2023, 03:25:22 PM »
Always a case. Never insurance.

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« Reply #3760 on: October 13, 2023, 09:27:50 PM »
YES 7!!

I too am a no case no insurance YOLO'r and in the damn near 20 years of owning a smartphone I have not once needed to replace my phone due to "accidental damage".

I figure I am way ahead of the game by this point.  Insurance and cases are for suckers who just like giving their money away IMO.

My only incident was on a two year old phone where some welding slag dropped in my pocket. Needed a new one anyway
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« Reply #3761 on: October 14, 2023, 07:39:25 AM »
For sure. I'm a no case no insurance type of cat  :gocho:
no reason to insure that dollar general store samsung garbage
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3762 on: October 14, 2023, 01:22:15 PM »
For sure. I'm a no case no insurance type of cat  :gocho:
no reason to ensure that dollar general store samsung garbage

Agree completely, but I can't stomach an apple ph.  Also, wish LG would start making phones again, as I have never had a problem with them for over 10 years.
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3763 on: October 15, 2023, 11:33:59 PM »
Apple having poor build quality, making a case necessary, is one of the reasons I won't buy one.
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3764 on: October 15, 2023, 11:36:05 PM »
I drop my raw dog phone daily. Wood, tile, concrete, whatever it doesn't matter. No negative consequences.
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3765 on: October 15, 2023, 11:37:29 PM »
I drop my raw dog phone daily. Wood, tile, concrete, whatever it doesn't matter. No negative consequences.
I have never dropped my phone, I’ve thrown it, but never dropped it.
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3766 on: October 15, 2023, 11:45:04 PM »
I don't know about a throw but I'm a regular fling'r
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3767 on: February 09, 2024, 05:48:00 PM »
The cameras on these iPhone 15 pros are intense. Oddly miss some of the simpler features on the old SE tho
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3768 on: February 09, 2024, 11:26:27 PM »
The cameras on these iPhone 15 pros are intense. Oddly miss some of the simpler features on the old SE tho
Yeah I need to upgrade, I’m getting tired of the shitty 14 Pro photos I’ve been taking lately.
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3769 on: February 27, 2024, 02:10:42 PM »
Anyone in the KC have T-Mobile for cell service? I've been with ATT since like the first iPhone and the service is fine, but the price and dealing with them on the rare occasion I need to is a nightmare. I know its prob the same for the others, but I can also prob save a decent amount switching. Especially here in a year or two when I need to get the kids added. Pretty nervous about it though. ATT has worked pretty much everywhere I've travelled too. I assume at this point the coverage is similar for all of the biggies, right?

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« Reply #3770 on: February 27, 2024, 03:04:01 PM »
I think google-fi is on the t-mobile towers and it's better coverage in town than I had with Verizon
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« Reply #3771 on: February 27, 2024, 03:05:44 PM »
Google-fi customer service is non-existent though so if that's important to you do not use google-fi (just an f(y)i)
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« Reply #3772 on: February 27, 2024, 03:35:53 PM »
I'm an iphoner. Customer service isn't terribly important past the point of signing up so that isn't that big of a deal. Really just looking to save a few bucks if the coverage between the plans is similar. T-mobile plans past a couple of lines seem pretty cheap in comparison to ATT.