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Mobile Phone Wars

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Keith Myers, Apr 14, 2013.

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What mobile platform do you use?

  1. Android

    26 vote(s)
    53.1%
  2. iOS

    17 vote(s)
    34.7%
  3. Blackberry

    1 vote(s)
    2.0%
  4. Windows Mobile

    2 vote(s)
    4.1%
  5. Other

    3 vote(s)
    6.1%
  1. Keith Myers

    Keith Myers New Member

    Hello,
    What mobile platform are you using? Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, etc?
    Do you use Tapatalk on your forums or a mobile skin?

    For me, I use Android and do indeed use Tapatalk
     
  2. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    One problem with your poll... i use an iPhone 5, an iPhone 4S, a Galaxy S3, iPad Mini, iPad, Galaxy Tab 7.7, and a Motorola Razr HD MAXX.
    Tapatalk and the Responsive Design.
     
  3. Ernest L. Defoe

    Ernest L. Defoe Well-Known Member

    I use iOS as I am a big fan of Apple products. As far as my forums I am using the responsive addon that makes any theme responsive. Just got to get it tweaked so it will work right. The reason for going responsive is I paid to have a custom theme made and it looks really good and want all users whether they are mobile or on a PC/Mac to view the same theme.....with tweaks for mobile users of course.
     
  4. Sheratan

    Sheratan Well-Known Member

    Other.

    SE W550i. :D

    And I didn't use any mobile themes or tapatalk.
     
  5. Keith Myers

    Keith Myers New Member

    Ahh, simple solution. Get rid of all of the Apple Products
     
  6. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    Then how can I see how my forum looks on those platforms? If go into the local cellular store they try to push me into buying more equipment! :D
    BTW, I didn't mention the 2 RAZR MAXX's, the HTC ThunderBolt, the Droid X, the OG Droid, the original WiFi only iPad (original), the Nexus 7 WiFi - all used just on wifi nor did I mention my wife's 3GS (work) and her RAZR MAXX HD.:p
    I think I may have a "few" too many toys.
     
  7. dangonay

    dangonay Active Member

    And lose functionality I get with iOS that Android lacks? Why?
     
  8. Hoffi

    Hoffi Well-Known Member

    iOS has such features? :cool:

    I use Android, on all my mobile devices. Androind can do what I want.
     
  9. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    I wanted Apple. I love Apple. I bought a Kindle.

    Why?

    Price. This is the one thing Apple has not yet overcome. The price of technology is going down. I can buy whole a computer, let alone a tablet for the price Apple wants.

    I'm on my 2nd Kindle though. I learned the maximum capabilities of a tablet by trashing my first one. :oops: :ROFLMAO:
     
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  10. Lycaon

    Lycaon Well-Known Member

    Android.

    I've tried iPhone and as much as I want to get on with it I can't.

    Not to mention they're just too damn fragile and in my line of work they can't handle it. My own fault i know but I was sat in a chair resting the phone on my soldier while rolling a smoke and it slipped and shattered. My current phone, Galaxy Note, fell out of my pocket whilst on a fork truck, hit concrete floor and got run over by said fork truck and only had a small crack in the corner.
     
  11. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    Don't make me challenge you to a nerddown.
     
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  12. Teapot

    Teapot Well-Known Member

    Personally an iPhone 5/iPad 2 owner, but I can steal a Nexus 7 and SGS3 from folks I live with for development work.

    To be honest, owning two Apple devices (and a Hackintosh) isn't out of any distaste for Android, which is a fantastic operating system. You'll hear no fanboyism from me, I like Android and iOS about the same. I just find that iOS fits my personal requirements slightly better than Android does at the moment. That could (and probably will) change in future, though.

    I also have a soft spot for Windows Phone, but alas refuse to use any operating system that mandates I use Internet Explorer :whistle:
     
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  13. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    Hey, I didn't even open the draw that I throw my old devices in. Just out of curiosity I glanced in and found 3 StarTac's, two Motorola 850's, and the old brick phone that I originally had, along with a slew of crapberry's.
    I just gave away two iPad 16MB WiFi's that I had to a friends kids since I had the larger ones I used all the time. I have a bad tendency to pick up cellular related toys.:confused:
     
  14. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    That's about the same I do :p.

    I'm getting a SGS4 and HTC One soon, not sure which I'll use yet.
     
  15. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    For where I live - I've gotten crappy reception with just about ever Samsung (except the Tab 7.7) that I ever had - BTW, still have my junker Fascinate also - talk about a POS. I doubt if I'll get the SG4 and the HTC One is <cough, cough> AT&T only here, and their <cough,cough>"network" sucks. :rolleyes:
     
  16. James

    James Well-Known Member

    Why would you want to buy both?!
     
  17. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    I might only buy one, but I have a client who buys/gives me random mobile devices.

    So which ever he doesn't give me I'll probably buy unless he gives me both.
     
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  18. James

    James Well-Known Member

    Currently undecided about whether to get the SGS4 or the HTC One myself, currently rocking an SGS3.
     
  19. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    I really only want the HTC One for the speakers... Nothing else really interests me as I'll root and ROM it anyways.
     
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  20. kkm323

    kkm323 Well-Known Member

    Android is my choice. I bought the first iphone in 2008 and I hated it for so many reasons. I can list a quick few reasons
    • I couldn't send images in sms
    • I can't send multiple images in emails
    • I couldn't play flash (although I see the reasoning behind it now)
    • I couldn't organize my file
    • I couldn't set ringtone easily
    • and many more small features
    Today, actually a friend of mine's showed me a webpage in safari and I wanted to search for a word within that page. I couldn't believe that you couldn't do that in current IOS. I am running gingerbread in my 3-years old phone and it has more features compare IOS.
    Currently I use a mobile style, so far is the best choice we have.
     

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