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Re: Which new iPhone are you most excited about?

That’s if he gets it on the release date or you’ll see him back here venting his fury

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Re: Which new iPhone are you most excited about?

Not a single one of them.
They may have a cpu that can do trillions of calculations a second, but failed to mention that that part of the CPU controls the animated poo emojis.
The Sims for the rest of it don't make sense, 7nm CPU should add almost 25-35% battery life, but it only gets half an hour more than X (or 1.5 on the XS mortgage edition) which has worse battery life than S9 exynos (awful). so why is the battery already seemingly so bad on XS?

Oh and there is just one more thing.. (lol)
Apple will no longer provide the lightning to 3.5mm adapter, they are that tight and hard up, they will now sell you one.



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Re: Which new iPhone are you most excited about?


@viridis wrote:
Not a single one of them.
They may have a cpu that can do trillions of calculations a second, but failed to mention that that part of the CPU controls the animated poo emojis.
The Sims for the rest of it don't make sense, 7nm CPU should add almost 25-35% battery life, but it only gets half an hour more than X (or 1.5 on the XS mortgage edition) which has worse battery life than S9 exynos (awful). so why is the battery already seemingly so bad on XS?

Oh and there is just one more thing.. (lol)
Apple will no longer provide the lightning to 3.5mm adapter, they are that tight and hard up, they will now sell you one.


LOLing

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Re: Which new iPhone are you most excited about?


@anticpated wrote:
Apple has always been about image and profit. Only when sales started to reduce they produced budget models with caveats.

I seem to recall it had more to do with Apple wanting to improve sales in China, and with the iPhone 5C they wanted to offer a product that would compete with some of the cheaper Androids coming from that particular market. But I don't think they've ever had a problem with sales generally, and let's be honest, Apple have never done a "budget" model as such. Their current "entry level" model is an iPhone 7, which is still a capable handset with respectable specifications. It's price may have dropped significantly since its launch, but at £449 it's not exactly cheap, and I wouldn't describe it as being a budget priced handset.

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Re: Which new iPhone are you most excited about?

Budget and Apple is a kind of tongue in cheek statement. At the moment I am a cheapo when it comes to phones. Although I don't buy low end stuff either.

Leave your candy-colored cans in the toy chest and try a pair of proper headphones.
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Re: Which new iPhone are you most excited about?


@anticpated wrote:
Budget and Apple is a kind of tongue in cheek statement. At the moment I am a cheapo when it comes to phones. Although I don't buy low end stuff either.

If you're on a budget, then there's always going to be more choice with Android, and you do generally get more bang for your buck. But I think for a lot of people it's more about the operating system, and rightly or wrongly, there is a perception that iOS is more secure, and there are none of the usual concerns about data privacy that seem to have affected many Android users.

 

But I've always kept an open mind about these kind of debates though, and I certainly wouldn't rule out a return to Android  Smiley Wink

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Re: Which new iPhone are you most excited about?

The thing is both ios and Android are built it on similar principles. You can run a terminal in both and the command lines are the same or similar as linux and iOS are all based on Unix in one-way or another.

Any security updates are dealt with and just not really discussed. The based way to think about mobile operating systems are that they are embedded and flashable.

Android does give you more scope and the majority of security problems happen at root administrator level where the general user has no access to.

I'm not really phased by iOS and it seems easy enough to work. A lot of security risk come from people using 3rd party apps which systematically collect data and exploit at a later time and not just developer errors.

For this reason i only use free or included malware detection. The it protection is just another industry developed to keep hackers and others im business as far as I am concerned.

NHS, tax details etc. Should be secure. Not being stupid and giving away your personal details through crappy apps is the best security.
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Re: Which new iPhone are you most excited about?

Just my thoughts.
Leave your candy-colored cans in the toy chest and try a pair of proper headphones.
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Re: Which new iPhone are you most excited about?

I am still wondering whether to get an iPhone. My computer is a Mac (2011 MacBook Pro) and I have an iPad, so an iPhone makes sense.

 

But I currently have a Moto G4, and don't find I miss the synchronisation that I would get with an iPhone (I don't use calendars, reminders, etc), so I might go for a better Android phone rather than one of the new iPhones.

 

I am dithering between the iPhone XR (the others are way too expensive) and the OnePlus 6 (probably the 6T when it's out) which would be a lot cheaper.

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Re: Which new iPhone are you most excited about?

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@danco wrote:

I am still wondering whether to get an iPhone. My computer is a Mac (2011 MacBook Pro) and I have an iPad, so an iPhone makes sense.

 

But I currently have a Moto G4, and don't find I miss the synchronisation that I would get with an iPhone (I don't use calendars, reminders, etc), so I might go for a better Android phone rather than one of the new iPhones.

 

I am dithering between the iPhone XR (the others are way too expensive) and the OnePlus 6 (probably the 6T when it's out) which would be a lot cheaper.


I was in a similar situation myself a few years ago, when I had a MacBook Air, and an LG G4. There are always ways around compatibility issues, and I know a few people that run Microsoft software on their Apple devices, so it's less of an issue than it used to be. But then when I had problems with the LG handset, I wasn't too impressed with the aftercare service, and that's one of the reasons why I eventually returned to Apple. Not only that, but today is another example of how much better Apple are when it comes to releasing the latest software updates (waiting patiently for iOS 12 thinking).

 

I am interested in the XR, but at £749 it's still more than what I'm prepared to pay. I would like a bigger screen, but I don't think I'll be changing my iPhone 7 just yet.

 

Edit: to add clarification.