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Hogrider 03-03-12 10:46 PM

Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
And thank God, now that we switched over to Sprint instead of TMobile we have signal in our house. text messages go through faster etc.
Loving the iphones. :thumbsup:

We had to pay $100 per phone to cancel our contract 4 months early but Sprint is giving us a $100 credit per phone to port our numbers over. I also found I can get a 23% discount each month on our bill due to my work.

I saw the HTC EVO 3D phone in the Sprint store also and was amazed at the 3d screen. I almost got it for myself instead of the iphone but then I remembered how I was tricked before and just wanted something that actually works without having to mess with it. I think the 4s will suit us fine.

Hogrider 03-04-12 07:36 AM

Re: Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
Next time I'm at the range I may try and blast my old Samsung Vibrant phone with a bullet to it's heart. :p
My wife is keeping her Garminfone for it's good GPS (about the only thing it was good for). At least when Garmin decided to quit making them they went ahead and gave everyone free map updates for life.


One thing I don't care for a whole lot with the iphones or i anything for that matter is having to use itunes but ah well. Just now figured out how to add ringtones to it.

Hogrider 03-04-12 08:08 AM

Re: Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
I can sync without attaching it to the computer now using wifi but if I want to add music, pictures etc from my computer I of course have to use itunes on my computer. i tunes acts up from time to time on my computer. I think I need to clear off all those damn apps from it that are taking up about 6.5gb of space. :lol:

Rakeesh 03-04-12 06:29 PM

Re: Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Hogrider (Post 2533627)
One thing I don't care for a whole lot with the iphones or i anything for that matter is having to use itunes but ah well

lolitunes :D

My brother's succubus forced him to install itunes on this laptop he was borrowing from my dad because she owns an iphone. It made the computer run slower and it took over associations for files that it couldn't even play. When my dad got it back he was complaining about it, so I removed all of the apple sh*t, which wasn't exactly clean.

Good luck with that taint :D

My evo 3d works with any computer without any special software installed. Hell I can sync over wifi without even installing any special software on the computer, just use the samba app and windows/linux/macos can access its files as if it is another computer.

Hogrider 03-04-12 06:50 PM

Re: Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
I have had itunes on here for years so it isn't anything new.

I wish I didn't have to use it but I'll take that over the Android mess I put up with before.

I do have to say that EVO 3d phone you have has a really cool screen, I can't believe how good it looked. But like the guy at Sprint said, it's cool at first then you get over it. I trust the iphone, I don't think I can ever trust another Android device after being burned.
Still would be cool as hell to get a tv with that screen though.

Hogrider 03-07-12 07:08 AM

Re: Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
I wonder if ios 5.1 will be out this week?

Loving this phone so far. It actually makes it fun to use instead of frustrating like my old one. :thumbsup:

six_storm 03-07-12 07:59 AM

Re: Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Hogrider (Post 2534486)
I wonder if ios 5.1 will be out this week?

Loving this phone so far. It actually makes it fun to use instead of frustrating like my old one. :thumbsup:

I'd say iOS 5.1 will be out today at the iPad 3 event, or at least we will have a release date.

iPhone = win. I've had my iPhone for 4 months now and 0 problems.

zoomy942 04-17-12 04:20 PM

Re: Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
iTunes Match is the greatest thing ever.

Got an iphone 4S from my dad for my bday 3 weeks ago.

Hogrider 04-17-12 08:30 PM

Re: Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
I think you'll like it a lot Zoomy.
I have been contemplating getting itunes match because of all the downloaded music I have. How well does it recognize songs?

ViN86 04-17-12 10:14 PM

Re: Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
I would save your money and use Google Music. Free cloud storage and there's an app for it on the iTunes store. :)

Hogrider 04-17-12 10:25 PM

Re: Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
I believe itunes match gives you free cloud storage too. I like that you get 256Kbps even if your music you already have is lower quality.
It looks like Google Music just lets you upload the stuff you have to the cloud. The reason I would want itunes match is that if you have music on your computer already and at crappy 64Kbps or whatever it would be nice to have it upgraded and tagged properly at 256Kbps. I just am not sure if it would recognize the music I have very well.

ViN86 04-17-12 10:49 PM

Re: Finally dropped our Android phones for iphone 4s
 
It's a nice feature but not really worth the $25/yr imo. If you purchase music or rip it, odds are it's already 256 kbps or higher (Amazon MP3, which is where I buy my music is 256 kbps vbr, and I typically rip at 320 kbps). So you end up just paying for the cloud storage, which is free with Google Music.

Sure you have to upload the songs, but just leave your computer on overnight and it will be done.

If you go for it let us know what you think.


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