Is the Apple iPhone hype finished?

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  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Apple ‘cuts order for iPhone5 parts’ after weak sales but Samsung powers on after selling 100m Galaxy S devices

    [h=3]Tech giant has seen share price tumble by a quarter since September when iPhone5 debuted[/h]
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    Apple has slashed orders for the screens used on its iPhone5 because of weak sales while arch-rival Samsung has sold its 100 millionth Galaxy S device, in a sign of changing fortunes in the mobile market.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/b...er-selling-100m-galaxy-s-devices-8450969.html
     
  2. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    wanna suck face?
     
  3. Dream Theater

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    I had a Droid and switched to an iPhone a couple years back. I am not an Apple fan boy by any means but I love the iPhone. It's a lot more stable and easier to use than my Droid was. :dontknow:
     
  4. jackie the jerk

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    Hell they put out a new one every 6 months, why would anyone but a new one so soon.
     
  5. Ben Dover

    Ben Dover Well-Known Member

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    I guess you can get the iPhone 4 and/or iPhone 5 at Walmart with their $45 monthly plan now, you just have to pay full price for the phone.

    I'd be a lot more inclined to get an iPhone if it was under $100, but that'll never happen. I have no idea how much the Samsung Galaxy is.
     
  6. Chief

    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    I learned everything I needed to know about Apple from the IPOD. Fuck them.


    Hey DT, we finally got a motorcycle smilie here. :ride:
     
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  7. tomtom

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    Droid depends upon the model. I have both, work and private. My bionic is faster and more stable than the iPhone.
     
  8. Super Mario

    Super Mario Well-Known Member

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    did they stop supporting yours too? I fucking cant stand apple I will never buy another apple product since they wont let me download apps on my 2 gen ipod anymore.
     
  9. Super Mario

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    yes I do think they are done the newer phones work alot better and faster and you can download way better apps. Im going with an LG pretty soon

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    why?
     
  11. DogStar69

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    I heard someone say that they can get a new Iphone 4 with a plan for $1, and the 4S was cheap too, so that's one benefit of new ones coming out, the older models are still good and worth buying.
     
  12. DrivenByDemons

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    Yea man I'll tell you what, I'm gonna check out windows rt soon after playing with win8. Shits good yo.
     
  13. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan Banned VIP Gold

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    i feel the same way about Ford since they stopped supporting my car. right after they released a newer model suddenly they;re not stocking replacement parts and i can't even get them to do regular maintenance on it. ever since the Model T started selling I feel like my Model A is a dinosaur to Ford.
     
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    They fucked themselves with the iPod touch 5. It's like $300 for the cheapest version I think 32gb, but it's not worth it.

    So when 6 comes out and the price comes down I might buy it, I have ipod touch 4 and it's great, but the camera is shitty, no flash and like .70 mp like a still on their hd video camera.
     
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    There is no denying that other smart phone producers have not only caught up to but also passed iPhone. Apple forced LG, Samsung and Motorola to step their games up and should always be remembered for that, but iPhone is in no way the king it once was.
     
  16. DrivenByDemons

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    Well said
     
  17. Super Mario

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    yeah the camera is what stop me from buying it . its beyond terrible . The new one takes pretty decent pics ITs 5 mps
     
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    iPad are stupid too, especially the mini. You can get an android one for like $100. The real dummies are Microsoft thinking people want that stupid Surface for around the same cost as an ipad.
     
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    uh-huh
     
  20. DogStar69

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    You can get fair pictures in good lighting enough for like a 5X7 enlargement or if you are outside on a sunny day. The video is pretty decent. I think it's 720. Eventually I plant to get the ipod touch 5, hole iphone 6 comes out soon :giggle: