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whats the big deal about the iphone3g?

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  1. cowboys#1

    cowboys#1 Finish!

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    and why would somebody camp out over night for one???

    :confused:
  2. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    They're badass, if you're into the tech sort of thing, and they're relatively cheap now at $199.

    My phone is on its last legs, and one of these is definitely on my horizon.
  3. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    My brother gave me an itouch...

    What all should I be getting pumped about?
  4. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    They are badass.

    But it's stupid to camp out because the minute that last camper buys his, you can go in and buy one right behind him. THey're not going to sell out.

    As for the price, AT&T raised the data/text plan from $20 to $35, so you're paying $15*24 months extra, for a net total of $160 more over the life of the contract.
  5. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    Figures.
  6. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Well, with 3G and push e-mail, I guess they have the whole, "it uses more bandwidth" excuse.
  7. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Nothing because as usual anything that Apple makes is overhyped
  8. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    'Overhyped' yet still a superior product. I'll take the hype that goes along with it any day.
  9. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    I would like an Iphone eventually but I am on Verizon... so it happening anytime soon.

    With that said... Apple blew it big time.... they could have nailed the market down by having the Iphone available on more than one phone network(AT&T)...

    they didnt and now everyone is coming on strong with the "touch phones"... its the future.... and their cut of that pie is relatively small when it could have been a HUGE piece.

    Nokia coming on strong.... cant count our Motorola yet either...

    Anyhoo
  10. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    [IMG]

    This just looks cool as hell. For the technologically ********, the iPhone has motion sensors, so you can turn the phone left and right to control various features. Here, presumably you control the monkey rolling around in the ball.
  11. SweCowboy

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    The only thing that is superior about the iphone is the looks and its user interface. Everything else is the same as what the other manufacturers have in their phones or inferior technology such as the camera and missing mms functionality.
  12. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    wrong. they are 199 if you are a current at&t customer...alooooot of people will get screwed cuz of it

    http://www.phonescoop.com/news/item.php?n=3155

  13. jimmy40

    jimmy40 Well-Known Member

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    Well I'll admit I'm technologically ********, I just want to be able to call someone if I absolutely have to, don't care much about monkey balls.
  14. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    Considering I'm an existing customer, that's not too bad. I pay about the $130/mo now for unlimited minutes and a messaging plan.

    Since I happen to like my phone (Sony Ericsson w810i), I probably won't get one...at least for the foreseeable future. So no reason for me to upgrade at the moment.
  15. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    So how am I wrong again? 199 = 199 last time I checked.
  16. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Brotherhood of the Beard Staff Member

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    I hate cell phones.

    Ok...continue with your discussions.:laugh1:
  17. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    It could be a tumor :laugh2:
  18. Danny White

    Danny White Winter is Coming

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    This very funny article from Cracked.com wonderfully sums up the mentality of those who "camp out" for fad items, and why "camping out" has become such a fad in and of itself.

    http://www.cracked.com/article_15773_2007-seven-things-we-should-pretend-never-happened.html
  19. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    its 499 and 599. its only 199 if you are a current iphone owner and at&t subscriber.
  20. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    That is like saying the only thing superior about a Porsche is that it looks cool and is fast. Everything else is the same as other cars -- it has wheels, tires, seats, and mirrors.

    Or if you sign up for a 2 year contract.

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