Entertainment POLL Rest in peace my dead iPhone....how long can you last without yours??

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by SomerSky, Aug 15, 2015.

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Wait or buy now?

  1. Wait, new phones are coming soon..

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  2. Buy now, wtf, living without a phone??!

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  3. Fuck apple, buy a cheap Samsung!

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  4. Live without out it like a granola chewing hairy chested Stern daughter..

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  1. SomerSky

    SomerSky Obsessed with what I hate Banned User

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    image.jpg so I was getting a pedicure, and my phone innocently plopped into the water for A SECOND!!!!
    Now, she be dead.......I'm thinking of waiting until the new ones to come out in September, and doing a cold turkey until then...
    What say you? And no, I will not be switching brands.....
    Wait.....and suffer for three weeks without a phone (I don't have a home phone) or buy now???
    HOW LONG CAN YOU LIVE WITHOUT YOURS??
     
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  2. TheMercenary

    TheMercenary Collecting Light Gold

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    Surely you are joking with this?

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  3. Limo Wreck

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    Life proof case is your friend. Id get a loaner or buy a used one off ebay until the new ones come out.
     
  4. newcastlefan

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    is that a 5S or 6? if so apple will replace it one time as part of the applecare warrantee regardless of how you wrecked it. Put it in a jar of uncooked rice for a few days. it may recover. if not ask Apple.
     
  5. StRyDeRxX

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    The phone might not be dead. Get a ziplock bag, fill it with uncooked rice and throw your phone in there. Zip up the bag and let the phone sit in the rice for a day or so. After that plug the phone into your charger and see if it powers up.
     
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    Sorry to say I would go crazy in two days
     
  7. newcastlefan

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    when my iphone was stolen i couldn't make it past the next morning: i was in the store for a replacement that morning at full price.
     
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    I have a squaretrade warranty on my iPad and phone. I'm good for a drop on the floor or in water at least once a year.

    Last time my iphone 6+ took a dump I just used a prepaid flip phone and my iPad. Worked fine and it's a lot cheaper. If I weren't hanging onto my unlimited Verizon data plan I might just go back to a flip.
     
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    I've gone 33 years without an iphone.
     
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    Wanted an iPhone when they were with AT&T.

    Then the Android OS released.

    Don't want an iPhone. Don't really care for Apple products. My Samsung is awesome.
     
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    Toss it in rubbing alcohol for about an hour. We used to do that with underwater cameras when the would leak. It dries everything out
     
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    5s, I only have it a year...
     
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    Mostly everybody can't live without it, it's more than a phone it's a small computer in your pocket. Apple all the way, I can't remember the last time I even played with a phone that's not an iPhone.
     
  15. Rupert Pupkin

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    Without it, I am screwed since my corporate e-mail is on the phone and my clients and colleagues have the number. I was out of town for a few days this week and it is a necessity to respond to calls and messages

    My 2-year contract is up in 60 days. I'm getting the 6---whatever they plan to call the upgraded model.

    I have to pay for the phone, but I run the entire phone bill through as an expense, which is a cool benefit.
     
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    its under warrantee. they have changed the replacement policies dramatically. guy i worked with bought one, walked out of the store and dropped it on the sidewalk. he went back in and they immediately replaced it. no questions or objections. they now will replace it for any reason (water, theft, accidental damage or loss due to stupidity) one time under warrantee.
     
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    get a Blackberry, they don't leak.
     
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    I paid $10 a month for the protection plan, but ditched it after a year when I needed a better data and texting plan.
     
  19. newcastlefan

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    and they're cheap now that the company is all but out of business.
     
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    still hard to believe they fucked that all up
     
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