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Old 11-16-2010, 09:12 PM   #16
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I still haven't found any reason to get a smartphone.
 
Old 11-16-2010, 10:01 PM   #17
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I still haven't found any reason to get a smartphone.

Says the man with the 450MHZ desktop?

Had to say it....Sorry
 
Old 11-16-2010, 11:56 PM   #18
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Meh... I just have a regular cellphone, and all I use it for is for phone calls, not that much though. I don't feel the need for a 'smart phone' anyways. *shrug*
 
Old 11-17-2010, 06:37 AM   #19
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No need to buy a smartphone if you don't need it. I needed the ability to have my calendar with me, coordinating server patching around my schedule, my wife's schedule, the kids school schedules, etc I need a calendar. My work is secure enough that I can't access any outside calendar apps or sync any personal data with work systems so I have to have two devices, a smart phone allows me to not have to carry my personal laptop to work with me.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 04:27 AM   #20
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Oh, to the guy that mentioend GPS in my phone, I've updated to Froyo on my Galaxy S and the GPS has been totally perfect since, it's an official improvement listed and really is very very noticably better.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 07:15 AM   #21
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...I've updated to Froyo on my Galaxy S and the GPS has been totally perfect since...
That's good to hear; in the interim, I have bought an 'Orange San Francisco' (which is really a ZTE something or another), which has some pretty impressive points for a cheap phone. The camera is not really one of those impressive points, though; didn't expect an impressive camera, so that wasn't a surprise.

Currently playing with turning off GPS, when not required, to increase battery life.

Not sure whether I'll bother with 'froyo' with 'gingerbread' due soon...this is almost like having a real computer...
 
Old 11-23-2010, 07:33 AM   #22
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Not sure whether I'll bother with 'froyo' with 'gingerbread' due soon...this is almost like having a real computer...
Well besides the resolution being increased it's supposedly just small tweaks from what the Ahdroid Central Podcast has to say about it. Android does need a defacto home screen so vendors don't feel the need to always replace it with their own, e.g. Sense.
 
  


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