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      08-09-2011, 02:00 PM   #1
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iPhone 5 News

1. Anybody plan on getting it?

2. September or October release date?

3. Are you At&t users mad? (Throttled unlimited date plans)

4. Any confirmed features that make it worth getting over the iPhone 4?

5. Confirmed Pics of phone?
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You're new here so you probably don't know better yet but there is at least 1 other thread about this. Try searching.
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1. Anybody plan on getting it?

2. September or October release date?

3. Are you At&t users mad? (Throttled unlimited date plans)

4. Any confirmed features that make it worth getting over the iPhone 4?

5. Confirmed Pics of phone?
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im pretty satisfied with my iPhone4 and would not mind keeping it for another year.

throttled unlimited accounts? what the fuck are you on about?
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1. Anybody plan on getting it?

Yup.

2. September or October release date?

No one really knows yet.

3. Are you At&t users mad? (Throttled unlimited date plans)

No. I have unlimited data and at most use 800mb a month.

4. Any confirmed features that make it worth getting over the iPhone 4?

The assumed big change is the dual core chip.

5. Confirmed Pics of phone?

Nope.


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im pretty satisfied with my iPhone4 and would not mind keeping it for another year.

throttled unlimited accounts? what the fuck are you on about?
AT&T will be throttling the top 6% [I believe] of their highest data users in an effort to make them curb their downloading/usage [I assume these users are all jailbroken/rooted phones doing bluetooth/usb tethering].

I think the top 6% use crazy amounts like 3 - 6 GB per month of data... which is alot through a slow ass device like a cell phone.
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      08-09-2011, 03:19 PM   #8
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You're new here so you probably don't know better yet but there is at least 1 other thread about this. Try searching.
New here, but not to forums. Regardless, I'm guilty.


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im pretty satisfied with my iPhone4 and would not mind keeping it for another year.

throttled unlimited accounts? what the fuck are you on about?
Internet balls don't transfer into real life testicles.


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This is new and exciting.
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Until I know more details about the phone, I'm more excited about iOS 5.


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This might be what it's going to look like:
http://news.asiantown.net/r/20366/iP...rings-A-Change

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AT&T will be throttling the top 5% [I believe] of their highest data users in an effort to make them curb their downloading/usage [I assume these users are all jailbroken/rooted phones doing bluetooth/usb tethering].

I think the top 5% use crazy amounts like 3 - 6 GB per month of data... which is alot through a slow ass device like a cell phone.
Fixed.
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You seem to think that only AT&T users would be affected by this.

If AT&T does something to piss off customers, Verizon is just 1 step behind and vice versa. Thanks to the "free market" and "healthy competition", both of the companies dropped all remaining business ethics in the name of profit margins. They are 2 different companies on paper. In reality both of them are the same gang, that goes by 2 different names.
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You seem to think that only AT&T users would be affected by this.

If AT&T does something to piss off customers, Verizon is just 1 step behind and vice versa. Thanks to the "free market" and "healthy competition", both of the companies dropped all remaining business ethics in the name of profit margins. They are 2 different companies on paper. In reality both of them are the same gang, that goes by 2 different names.
Well, technically Verizon already did by no longer offering their unlimited data plans. Now, if Verizon also throttles high data users after already making revisions to no unlimited data plans AT&T and VZW might as well merge.
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Well, technically Verizon already did by no longer offering their unlimited data plans. Now, if Verizon also throttles high data users after already making revisions to no unlimited data plans AT&T and VZW might as well merge.
Verizon started throttling 6 months ago.

http://www.bgr.com/2011/02/03/verizo...-starts-today/
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Verizon started throttling 6 months ago.

http://www.bgr.com/2011/02/03/verizo...-starts-today/

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I'm waiting for the next iPhone, and I was hoping for sooner rather than later. My 2 year old 3GS's external speaker has completely died, and it sucks. So no ringer, text alert, email alert, game sounds, speakerphone, music or audio from videos/movies, etc. But I don't want to buy a new one right now with the next gen coming out shortly. A few more months of hassles I suppose....
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I'm waiting for the next iPhone, and I was hoping for sooner rather than later. My 2 year old 3GS's external speaker has completely died, and it sucks. So no ringer, text alert, email alert, game sounds, speakerphone, music or audio from videos/movies, etc. But I don't want to buy a new one right now with the next gen coming out shortly. A few more months of hassles I suppose....
dude, you can fix that for under $20. look up iphone repair around where you at.

i got a 3Gs from someone a while back. it was all kinds of busted. i had it completely re-housed with a new glass and everything for $75. my kid is happy as shit with an iphone
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