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Old 26.05.2009, 12:55
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

Basically, anybody who purchases one of these devices with their eyes open and having done their homework should have no complaints about functionality afterwards. Comparing one with the other is interesting, but at the end of the day simply shows that they are different, or more fit for a particular purpose, not that one is "better".

As a wise man said further up the thread - horses for courses. I've been checking out the Pre, and while I can see what it offers over and above the iPhone, none of it appeals to me, as I use the iPhone as my personal phone only.

Now if I had the freedom to choose my work phone, I'd be looking at the Pre in a whole different way.
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Old 26.05.2009, 13:24
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

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Basically, anybody who purchases one of these devices with their eyes open and having done their homework should have no complaints about functionality afterwards.
As far as the most important functionality goes, I agree. However I didn't know what it meant not to have apps running in the background until I got the iPhone. Also, the usage of mobile instant messaging has skyrocketed in the last couple of months - so even if you didn't need background apps last year when you bought the phone, now you might.

But hey - it's not like the iPhone is a bad phone. There may simply be be better alternatives for certain people.

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Old 28.05.2009, 16:04
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

Well I got mine to replace my old SE a couple of moths ago, and after a few start up niggles... it's great. Battery life isn't great, not as good as Mama G's Nokia if she has similar usage, the camera could be better, but I have a great digi camera for wedding so i wouldn't use it for photo occasion just fun. The app are great, and once you get used to it, it's very user friendly.

Only 2 things are nipping me about it:

1. In the car, occasionally an incoming call is picked up by the bluetooth, and dis-appears, nothing from the car, nothing on the hand set even if I change it to handset. The call is there but I can't actually pick it up, I have to wait until the caller hangs up, outgoing is peachy.

2. When I got it and set up the Apple ID I incorrctly entered the phone number. So on the phones display the number is incorrect, when calling anyone the correct number is displayed on there phone.

Data Quest in Zurich couldn't fix it, Mobile Zone said, send it to Data Quest...
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Old 02.06.2009, 09:23
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

Just a quick note to all that rely on Tramdroid. It's been updated and is now called "Wemlin", with a new icon.

I had a bit of a panic at the W/E. I normally "Update all" without giving it really much thought, and when I went to use Tramdroid I couldn't find it at first.

Just a heads up.
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Old 07.06.2009, 09:49
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New Thread Please, iPhone Video (3rd gen)

The rumors are all over the Internet about the possible release of the new iPhone during the annual WWDC meeting on Monday night. Has anyone here in Switzerland or Europe heard if any of the local providers will have it or anything else about it?
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Old 07.06.2009, 09:52
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Re: New Thread Please, iPhone Video (3rd gen)

I'm merging this with the existing thread about iPhone 3G
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Old 07.06.2009, 22:11
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Re: New Thread Please, iPhone Video (3rd gen)

Announcement tommorrow according to all the rumourgoss on the interweb!
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Old 08.06.2009, 12:07
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

I wonder if it will be another year before it arrives over here...
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Old 08.06.2009, 12:53
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I wonder if it will be another year before it arrives over here...
Last time it only took 1 1/2 months - so there's hope :-)
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Old 08.06.2009, 13:00
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

Rumor has it longer batter life..

http://www.appleinsider.com/articles...e_at_wwdc.html
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Old 08.06.2009, 13:04
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

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From what I've read of the credible rumours - 32GB storage, video-enabled camera, more powerful CPU, digital compass and FM radio - the cost of the switch wouldn't be worth it.
Stupid question time... if it comes with an FM radio, does it mean that we will have to pay Billag?
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Old 08.06.2009, 13:14
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Stupid question time... if it comes with an FM radio, does it mean that we will have to pay Billag?
Being able to watch web TV means you have to pay Billag but if you already pay it at home you don't pay extra for the iPhone.
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Old 08.06.2009, 13:34
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

Rumour also had it that it'll be introduced by Steve Jobs himself - However, I'll believe that when I see it.
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Old 08.06.2009, 14:18
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

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Stupid question time... if it comes with an FM radio, does it mean that we will have to pay Billag?
Well, in theory if you own a current iPhone you also own a computer and normally an internet ready computer. Your computer has the ability to stream radio and TV shows therefore you should be paying billag for TV and radio anyway.
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Old 08.06.2009, 16:24
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Rumour also had it that it'll be introduced by Steve Jobs himself - However, I'll believe that when I see it.
I also read speculation that there might be a special product announcement later in the year (à la One More Thing...) which he would use as his public reintroduction. Then again, a few months ago I read he was dead, so who knows...
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Old 08.06.2009, 18:56
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

Apple stores are offline the world over today because of the WWDC.

http://store.apple.com/ch-de

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Old 08.06.2009, 19:07
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

I was wondering if anyone can recommend a good ap for finding restaurants, bars, banks etc here. I've looked at the UK ap'sbut would they work here or are they country specific
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Old 08.06.2009, 21:05
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

iPhone 3GS available on June 19th. In U.S., Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and U.K.
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Old 08.06.2009, 21:53
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Re: The iPhone 3G thread and FAQ

Hi,

so it looks like the iphone is still playing catch up with other phones. Voice commander, tom tom, wipe data etc. The only interesting thing was the price reduction.

Are they running out of ideas ?

Have fun

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