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Master Geek


  # 205909 7-Apr-2009 23:36
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Go iPhone. I bit the bullet as you say and it was so worth it. I sometimes dont even go past my daily limit on data and I use it a fair bit. With 3.0 comming out we will see some awesome things!

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  # 205922 8-Apr-2009 02:11
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na don't get an iphone. It's pretty much useless other than the fact its good for browsing.You can use your money elsewhere with better value and you know what everyone else has an iphone and exagerates the device .It's like they are zombies. Do you want to be one of them?

 
 
 
 




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Ultimate Geek


  # 205926 8-Apr-2009 06:58
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I ended up going for neither iphone or Blackberry and have just purchased the Nokia 5800, VF have a pretty good deal on these at the moment and it looks like it can do everything I want.




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Master Geek


  # 205956 8-Apr-2009 10:42
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ninjabear: na don't get an iphone. It's pretty much useless other than the fact its good for browsing.You can use your money elsewhere with better value and you know what everyone else has an iphone and exagerates the device .It's like they are zombies. Do you want to be one of them?






LOL! Other than insulting the users how is it useless? I like simplicity. That’s what it offers. My phone bill has never been lower per month (and I’m on a fairly average wage, I just budget well lol!), plus I have more minutes and data to boot. It suits my monthly usage perfectly and is amazingly versatile. I could go on about how much I like the thing. My advice, try both devices you are considering buying and go from there. Too many people bag iPhones because they are popular which is just stupid. Small, talented developers have now got a great platform with many users which is another positive. The iPhone is really a platform that has enabled the users/developers to shape the device. It will only keep evolving.




To put data use into context. I have on average 8mb to use a day. Last month I used around 12mb. I use my phone a lot at home on the wifi network, and a lot out and a about. 3.0 will change this though. I predict I will use a lot more so I’ll see how that goes.




Meh that’s enough. I like it and that’s all there is too it!


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Master Geek


  # 205957 8-Apr-2009 10:47
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Dulouz: I ended up going for neither iphone or Blackberry and have just purchased the Nokia 5800, VF have a pretty good deal on these at the moment and it looks like it can do everything I want.


Sweet, as long as it works for you thats the main thing! What contract are you on?



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Ultimate Geek


  # 205958 8-Apr-2009 10:53
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Talk 60,




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Master Geek


  # 205962 8-Apr-2009 11:05
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Dulouz: Talk 60,


Does that have data?

Looking at the vodafone website I have just seen the iphone $80 plan with handset for $399. Thats pretty fair imo.

 
 
 
 


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Ultimate Geek


  # 207379 16-Apr-2009 20:39
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Dulouz: I am considering buying a new phone - either an iphone or a Blackberry but think the current prices through Vodafone are a bit expensive.

I have a theory that once we have some competition (i.e. Telecom opens their new network or NZ Comms starts up.) handset prices will go down.

I just can't stomach spending around $900 on a phone while still having to sign up to a two year contract knowing that in other markets people get their phones for free or at least heavily subsidised.

Is it worthwhile delaying the purchase? Or should I just bite the bullet and face the reality in a market like NZ we will always have to pay high handset prices??
instead of an iphone or a blackberry have you thought about the other smartphone options?

such as an S60 OS, something such as a Nokia 6220 is half the price of an iphone or blackberry

likewise the same could be said about WinMo, you can get a WM6 for about $500 or $600 if you wish




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  # 207432 17-Apr-2009 00:44
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scotteffone:
ninjabear: na don't get an iphone. It's pretty much useless other than the fact its good for browsing.You can use your money elsewhere with better value and you know what everyone else has an iphone and exagerates the device .It's like they are zombies. Do you want to be one of them?












LOL! Other than insulting the users how is it useless? I like simplicity. That’s what it offers. My phone bill has never been lower per month (and I’m on a fairly average wage, I just budget well lol!), plus I have more minutes and data to boot. It suits my monthly usage perfectly and is amazingly versatile. I could go on about how much I like the thing. My advice, try both devices you are considering buying and go from there. Too many people bag iPhones because they are popular which is just stupid. Small, talented developers have now got a great platform with many users which is another positive. The iPhone is really a platform that has enabled the users/developers to shape the device. It will only keep evolving.















To put data use into context. I have on average 8mb to use a day. Last month I used around 12mb. I use my phone a lot at home on the wifi network, and a lot out and a about. 3.0 will change this though. I predict I will use a lot more so I’ll see how that goes.
















Meh that’s enough. I like it and that’s all there is too it!












 









please visit symbian-freak for a list of points that states how iphone is so useless




personally I had the iphone os to start with and the itune format. Don't get me started man! I don't wanna start an argument about it




Everyone is mocking the iphone and it isnt because it is popular because it is over hyped and the iphone just isnt worth it

A 2 megapixel with no auto focus capabilities and you can only install application from the itune software quoted by a friend is actually oene of the disadvantages.

On here I hear people having problems with their iphone. You say it can do all these wonderful things but other mobile manufacturer have already done it.Touch screen has been released 4 years back.
If you have a gun to shoot me I'll choose a nokia anyday over iphone.

and Please remember to update to get the following features. Mms, copy and paste, tithering, video recording.

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