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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:10 pm
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    m0ng0 wrote:serious question, not wanting to get into this little feud, but what are the pro's/con's of jailbreaking my I phone 5?

    All the different apps that are out there that the App Store doesn't have. That MIWI app I have is a 3rd party app. Creates a wifi hotspot through the 4s connection. Works great!! Lots of other apps out there also, but I tend to keep my gadgets as clutter free as possible.

    Thanks ! WIFI hotspot is the one thing I really miss since I went to the 5 from an android.

    Sorry more stupid questions, does that keep me from getting OS updates? Can I still have the nerds at the apple store still work on my phone if its jailbroken?

    Yes, Jailbraking your phone prevents you from updating to the newest iOS because it would basically wipe your phone (and its jailbreak) to bring it to the latest iOS.

    You have to wait for the Jailbreak community to come with a way to have an updated version of the iOS with a jailbrake.
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Wed Aug 28, 2013 12:19 pm
  • FWIW, in preparation for the Nexus 5 release, Google has dropped the Nexus 4 (8gb) by a hundred bucks to $199 w/out contract.

    I've had one since they released, and while I liked the S3 a little more and I'm sure the S4 is even better, at this point, as far as hardware goes, I basically don't think any of these high end smartphones are worth that much more than any other one (unless you want a Note II for the screen size, or an iphone b/c you're just an Apple person).

    The other nice thing about just getting unlocked 4 or 5 is that you're off contract, and are ultimately just going to be paying less over time (I was paying 40 bucks a month for unlimited everything month-to-month on Tmobile until a moved to Canada a month ago).
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:29 pm
  • LOVE TO SEE SAMSUNG AS A WINDOWS PHONE :thirishdrinkers: :thirishdrinkers:
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:52 pm
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Mon Feb 23, 2015 2:38 am
  • honey0011 wrote:LOVE TO SEE SAMSUNG AS A WINDOWS PHONE :thirishdrinkers: :thirishdrinkers:


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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Mon Feb 23, 2015 2:59 pm
  • I dunno. I haven't used Windows Phone or iOS much but from what I have seen I'd probably go with Windows were those the 2 best options.
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Tue Feb 24, 2015 2:47 pm
  • honey0011 wrote:LOVE TO SEE SAMSUNG AS A WINDOWS PHONE :thirishdrinkers: :thirishdrinkers:


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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:52 am
  • pageplus (verizon prepaid) with a S3....havent looked back since!
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:06 pm
  • Rooted Nexus 6 w/ a custom ROM and "unmonitorable" Wi-Fi hotspot ability with a grandfathered truly unlimited Verizon data plan.

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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:04 pm
  • RolandDeschain wrote:Rooted Nexus 6 w/ a custom ROM and "unmonitorable" Wi-Fi hotspot ability with a grandfathered truly unlimited Verizon data plan.

    I trump everyone in existence.


    They srewed me out of that plan.
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:42 pm
  • What does unmonitorable Wi-Fi hotspot mean in this context? Sounds great. Please clarify. How do you do it?
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:18 pm
  • SonicHawk wrote:
    RolandDeschain wrote:Rooted Nexus 6 w/ a custom ROM and "unmonitorable" Wi-Fi hotspot ability with a grandfathered truly unlimited Verizon data plan.

    I trump everyone in existence.


    They screwed me out of that plan.

    How so?

    netskier wrote:What does unmonitorable Wi-Fi hotspot mean in this context? Sounds great. Please clarify. How do you do it?

    One of the good reasons to root a phone is you can use a Wi-Fi hotspot app that looks like regular data use. Wireless carriers charge extra for Wi-Fi hotspot because they can, but this is dependent upon being able to tell what bandwidth your phone is using that is via hotspot, and what isn't. This is easily masked if you have full control over your device, i.e., you are rooted and can install another Wi-Fi hotspot app that doesn't allow the carrier to see that it's specifically hotspot bandwidth being used.

    Any phone you buy, be it Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone, by default the hotspot option on that device allows Verizon/AT&T/T-Mobile/etc. to see when it's active so they can count the data you use while the hotspot option is turned on as being hotspot data, which they charge a premium for.
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:11 pm
  • Well, actually they didn't. It was cheaper for me to go to a 10GB/monthly plan shared between the devices my family has than keep my existing plan.

    But I'm still mad because reasons.
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:42 pm
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Thu Feb 26, 2015 7:11 pm
  • SonicHawk wrote:Well, actually they didn't. It was cheaper for me to go to a 10GB/monthly plan shared between the devices my family has than keep my existing plan.

    But I'm still mad because reasons.

    Ah; you gave it up.

    I'm on a family plan and there's a 20% corporate discount. Unlimited texting, truly unlimited data, plenty of phone minutes, and after taxes every month I pay about $60.45.

    I'll pay that for Verizon's superior coverage and truly unlimited data forever, as far as I'm concerned; but don't misunderstand, I hate all wireless carriers (though T-Mobile's slowly climbing up my list with their uncarrier initiatives) and today's FCC news is a kick to their nuts that practically has me giggling. :)
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Re: Samsung Galaxy or iPhone?
Thu Feb 26, 2015 7:18 pm
  • Axx wrote:Samsung Galaxy S4 is the best phone i've ever had


    Same here. Great phone, just the right size, really capable and fast. Had mine on a contract with Verizon for a couple of years, then unlocked it to go on a pay-as-you-go plan. No complaints.
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