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Sprint's New Phone: The IPhone

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  1. Jerry1

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    http://news.yahoo.com/report-says-sprint-iphone-october-202245073.html

    I'm supposed to be getting my upgrade next year so I may be looking into this.
     
  2. mrbucket75

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  3. Mother Shucker

    Mother Shucker I'm over here now.

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    I had been hearing this rumor for a long time. I actually stayed with my shit "instinct" for over a year after my 2 year upgrade waiting for it to happen. But I gave in about 7 months ago and got an EVO. At this point, I don't see me switching from a Droid.
     
  4. Ballbuster1

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    My wife is waiting for the T Mobile/Sprint merger to get one.

    Fuck that. My G1 android is still working fine and if I do
    upgrade, it'll be another android phone. I love them.
     
  5. ruckstande

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    My rooted Droid rules. They couldn't give me an iPhone. Very happy with it.
     
  6. Rash Rendering

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    I just got a used evo 4g... Next upgrade I'll definitely get an iphone though
     
  7. Jef Leppard

    Jef Leppard 4/5 ths

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    nothing but a nexus from here on out
     
  8. ruckstande

    ruckstande Posts mostly from the shitter.

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    With Sprint I don't see this moving like some people expect it to. Sprint has gone balls deep for Android.
     
  9. chumpy

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    Fuck it. I like my EVO just fine.
     
  10. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    Too little too late.
     
  11. stellarcomics

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    Especially for those of us who already switched to Verizon because they took to damnned long to get the iPhone. I almost bought an Evo back in Feb; but I decided that I REALLY wanted an iPhone. And my then-employer gave me an awesome contract price.
     
  12. ruckstande

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    The Google integration is too good on Android to even bother with an iPhone.
     
  13. Master Paux

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    I know iPhones are awesome and all, but at this point, I just see them for teenage girls. I'm sticking to Droid phones from now on.
     
  14. Hoffman

    Hoffman Guess who's back? Hoffman's back

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    I'm hoping on a Verizon Nexus Prime. Then again; I'm not due for a new phone until June of 2012.
     
  15. Party Rooster

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    Even with unlimited data I still say it's too little too late...

     
  16. stevethrower

    stevethrower Got Sig?

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    At&t used to offer unlimited data... and we actually got a nasty letter from them as she was roaming someone else's data network at our camp... hopefully they will bring it back so I can listen to internet radio when I mow for 6 hours... feh.
     
  17. Pigdango

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    Verizon has unlimited data for 30 bucks a month
     
  18. stevethrower

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    Typical... I just got her a new Iphone as the screen on her old one stopped working.
     
  19. ProflyerXM

    ProflyerXM Not an attention seeker

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  20. whiskeyguy

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    Only if you're grandfathered in. They changed that this year.
     
  21. Pigdango

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    Well, they do have it, because that's what I pay, and according to everything I've seen, that's what I'll continue to pay even if I switch phones down the road. The article was written as if Sprint would be able to entice existing verizon customers away by offering them something they're not getting. I'm getting unlimited data for 30 bucks a month. Therefore, they have it. So I guess someone can take his sprint phone and shove it up his dead starving kitty's puckered up little asshole.

    Dear proflyerXM - Says you're not an attention seeker, but your misunderstanding of my post and life in general has gotten my attention. I've added you to Ammer's hit list. As soon as he completes his devastating character assassination of fletcher and LiddyRules, he's coming after you. Hide behind all the potatoes you want, but Ammer will find you. Oh, he'll find you.
     
  22. Party Rooster

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    I think they they were mostly saying how it'll "distinguish" them from new customers looking to finally get an iPhone. Even though it's been out for a long time now, the article says a 1/4 of ATT's new iPhone customers were new to ATT last quarter.

    And I'm sure there's a lot of people that thought they could save a few bucks on their bill when Verizon and ATT changed their data plan pricing. A lot of them dropped down to their $10 and $15 lower bandwidth data plans who now maybe regret that decision, so this could in fact draw some of their current customers over to Sprint.

    Sprint's always had a lower price for unlimited data+voice plans, so I'd imagine there's a lot of people on ATT that have wanted to switch but couldn't because they were in love with their iPhones. And I'm sure there's a few Verizon customers who maybe didn't upgrade to the iPhone in February because of the mandatory data plan that would have jacked their phone bills up $30.

    Also, don't be so sure about always being able to keep that unlimited plan if you switch phones. Doubt it would happen anytime soon, but I was on an old grandfathered-in cheap data/voice plan with Sprint but when I wanted to switch to Android I had to pay $10 a month more for a "smartphone" plan, even though I had a Windows Mobile smartphone that already used a ton of data.

    And here's a cute caturday pic for ya...:action-sm

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    And the douche of the day is.........


     
  24. whiskeyguy

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    I've always worried about this, since I'm grandfathered in on the unlimited plan on VZW right now. I hope that as long as I continue to buy Android phones (which I plan on doing) they will continue to allow me to keep the data plan. If not I would probably consider buying new phones out of contract. Changing to the 5 GB/month data plan (which is a little over what I use) would cost an additional $20/month, which is $480 over two years... probably more than the subsidized price of the phone... not to mention any months where I exceed 5 GB.

    I'm not sure if they still do this, but doesn't your monthly plan cost less if you're not on contract? I thought that use to be the case at least.
     
  25. ProflyerXM

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    Bummer.

    If I can't walk into a store and buy something they don't sell it.
     

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