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Old 11-01-11, 09:02 AM   #1
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Default Bwhahaha ..... 34% of iPhone 4 owners thought they had a 4G phone.

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CNET has compiled a useful chart of U.S. markets that are supported by at least one 4G provider. Coverage looks substantial at first glance, but for those in more rural areas -- or even metropolitan locales like San Francisco, which suffers extremely spotty coverage -- reliable 4G access is still a few years away.

And spotty coverage isn't the only factor contributing to consumer confusion. Get this: A significant portion of people who own a 3G device mistakenly think they have 4G hardware. A July survey by Retrevo found that an astonishing 34% of iPhone 4 owners thought they had a 4G phone. These customers were probably confused by their iPhone's "4″ designation, as well as the fact that the official definition of 4G is a moving target, and Apple has claimed "4G-like" speeds.
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Old 11-01-11, 10:00 AM   #2
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Lol don't blame them. It's confusing for the technically challenged.

And i would say 80% minimum people I talk to think that the iPhone 4S/4 is 4G. :fail
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Old 11-01-11, 10:12 AM   #3
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If they understood technology they wouldn't have bought an Apple product...


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If they understood technology they wouldn't have bought an Apple product...


ZING! lol
haha!!

Don't let six see that. haha!
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Old 11-01-11, 11:13 AM   #5
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Sounds similar to the HDTV misconception where people buy an HDTV and think they are suddenly watching everything in HD.
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haha!!

Don't let six see that. haha!
Haters gonna hate.
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Old 11-01-11, 12:02 PM   #7
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It's not just iPhone owners... many people are stupid and believe they have something they don't have or often the opposite. You know how often I have people requesting a phone with speakerphone function...
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It's not just iPhone owners... many people are stupid and believe they have something they don't have or often the opposite. You know how often I have people requesting a phone with speakerphone function...
That's hilarious. Haha

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No Kool-Aid for Vin.
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Old 11-01-11, 07:59 PM   #10
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You sure changed your opinion quickly after getting a Windows laptop even though a MBP was also an option
Oh c'mon now, it was just a joke.

I still maintain that I would like to get a MBP in the future. OSX has some nice features too. I kinda wish they would go back to Nvidia cards though, tbh. I've already started learning CUDA.
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Old 11-02-11, 06:49 AM   #11
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most people who buy apple don't research...they just buy it because it has the logo
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most people who buy apple don't research...they just buy it because it has the logo
Same can be said about many products... look at graphics cards... many buy a brand because they support the brand.
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