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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3475 on: January 25, 2019, 09:11:01 PM »
I'm going to get that new iphone even though it's the same phone as my current iphone. idgaf.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3476 on: January 26, 2019, 10:00:35 AM »
same. i have the iphone xs max.  women get boners when I pull it out, pretty amazing


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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3477 on: January 26, 2019, 11:07:34 AM »
it's cause when you pull it out they see the camera area and think it's a xiaomi mi mix 3

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3478 on: January 26, 2019, 01:57:01 PM »
Are these foldable phones a gimmick or a flashpoint that will spell doom for Apple?

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3479 on: January 26, 2019, 02:46:26 PM »
They will be too expensive for a while, I assume.
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3480 on: January 29, 2019, 09:10:01 PM »
wow facetime :flush:

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3481 on: January 29, 2019, 09:24:47 PM »
ya crazy


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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3482 on: January 30, 2019, 06:30:54 AM »
Are these foldable phones a gimmick or a flashpoint that will spell doom for Apple?

I had a foldable phone 10 years ago.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3483 on: February 07, 2019, 03:03:28 PM »
Anybody have experience with Verizon Visible? It's an MVNO (but they don't like to be called that) that's an actual subsidiary of Verizon. I'm not really sure what Verizon's business strategy is for setting up an MVNO that competes directly with the Verizon Prepaid service.

But anyway, Visible offers unlimited talk, text, and data for a $40/mo flat fee, including taxes and fees. Data speed is throttled at 5mbps, and there could be additional data throttling during periods of heavy network use, but the service seems to get good reviews on the data. No wifi calling yet, but I hear that's coming soon.

My wife's year on RedPocket is coming to an end, and that service is much cheaper (about $21.50/mo for unlimited talk, text, and 3GB data if you buy in a 12mo block), but she's been having issues with call audio quality and voicemail.

Can anybody attest to Visible? Call quality?
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3484 on: February 07, 2019, 03:29:49 PM »
They set up different MVNO’s to market to different demographics.
The only issue I’d pay attention to is data throttling on the pre-paid networks.  I believe that post-paid traffic gets priority.


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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3485 on: February 08, 2019, 07:10:44 PM »
Yup, that’s the deal. Doesn’t sound like data throttling has been a big issue, so far. I’m mainly concerned about call quality. I didn’t expect that to be any different for an MVNO, but it was. I’ve got Verizon and my woe has RedPocket. Same network, and RedPocket says they have voLTE, but the call audio quality was significantly worse.

I’m gonna try Visible for a month and see if it’s better.
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3486 on: February 13, 2019, 04:55:43 PM »
We pay a little over $40 per line per month for 5 lines with our business.  The plan has unlimited data and I believe the only throttling is on the hotspot data after 10 GB.  The prepaid deal doesn't seem like that much savings.  Of course,  I haven't priced non-business service in quite a few years.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3487 on: February 14, 2019, 12:31:24 PM »
who in the world cares about how calls sound on their cell phone!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3489 on: April 14, 2019, 04:25:03 PM »
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3490 on: April 14, 2019, 05:54:52 PM »
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3491 on: April 14, 2019, 05:58:08 PM »
I really like my S10+. It has theft-deterrent properties that aren't available with the iPhone.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3492 on: April 14, 2019, 07:59:40 PM »
I like it too but it's really effin slippery. It's making me rethink the #rawdog lifestyle.
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3493 on: April 15, 2019, 12:19:31 AM »
i have the most absurdly slipperly phone in the world, and i have actually dropped it less, because you are always ready.

its the safety paradox thing like how you drive crappier when wearing a seatbelt

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3494 on: April 15, 2019, 01:26:58 PM »
got an iphone x a few months ago.

face recognition sucks balls.

Bring back the thumb print.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3495 on: April 15, 2019, 03:24:30 PM »
Got an Xs two weeks ago. It rules (exactly the same as the X ruled)


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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3496 on: April 15, 2019, 05:11:49 PM »
Much prefer the thumbprint unlock.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3497 on: April 15, 2019, 05:14:12 PM »
Much prefer the thumbprint unlock.

Christ, why?


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« Reply #3498 on: April 15, 2019, 05:31:28 PM »
Works in the dark, fewer instances of failing to recognize, can easily check notifications discretely like under the table (good for work meetings or family dinners), if you’re driving and you want someone to check something or text for you, you can unlock the phone while handling it to them. Probably like 30 other reasons.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3499 on: April 15, 2019, 06:11:57 PM »
Works in the dark, fewer instances of failing to recognize, can easily check notifications discretely like under the table (good for work meetings or family dinners), if you’re driving and you want someone to check something or text for you, you can unlock the phone while handling it to them. Probably like 30 other reasons.

FaceID works in the dark what in the world are you talking about?