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2/16/2016 | 11:01:29 AM
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@Susan: I have a Verizon iPhone so everything is locked up like Fort Knox. Other phones will let you access the SIM card but I think there are other procedures that need to be done to allow the new SIM's to work. I doubt Verizon will ever change but now with people buying the phones outright at full price instead of getting them at subsidized prices, i would think you could have some say as to what goes inside your phone.
Susan Fourtané
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2/16/2016 | 10:13:15 AM
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tjgkg, I suppose it is only possible to have one SIM active at a time. I am not sure, though, what is possible in this case. I will have to find out. Just changing SIMs from settings would be great compared to what I have to do now. Disabling the Mail notifications should work for you. /Susan
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2/16/2016 | 9:33:31 AM
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@Susan: Yes it is never really practical to lug around two phones. Having that additiona SIM slot would eliminate that. I'm not sure if they would allow both SIM's to be active simultaneously or you could only have one "phone" active at a time with a switch in Settings. Thanks for the tip about the work mail. 
Susan Fourtané
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2/16/2016 | 6:08:23 AM
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tjgkg, the reason why I want a dusl SIM slot is because I have two SIMs, one Finnish and one English, and not using the phone function has become easier than changing the SIM as often I need to change it. Carrying two phones has never been practical. You can choose in your settings to not receive the mail notifications. Then they would be there sitting unless you open the application. /Susan
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2/16/2016 | 4:44:07 AM
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@Susan: I see you want that dual-SIM. That would be a good feature. Like having 2 phones in one. I hope they can do it. As for work emails, whether they come via Gmail or the Mail app, there are still lots of them and would seriously drive me crazy on my phone. The laptop is fine because i can always close it and leave it at home or the office. We all need (and should) get away from work once in a while. I am feeling stronger about that as i get older.
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2/16/2016 | 3:53:53 AM
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Brian, 

What about wireless changing? Have you heard something about it? 

-Susan 
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2/16/2016 | 3:49:33 AM
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Brian, 

Yes, I agree. The VR headset is a good marketing strategy and will influence pre-orders. I don't think after the pre-sales it would be a good idea businesswise.

Unless, the VR gear is very low quality and doesn't affect the revenue figures too much. After all, this VR thing is part of the sales strategy. 

By September Apple will have to think of something. I wish for a double SIM slot on the next gen iPhone. :) 

-Susan 
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2/16/2016 | 3:14:15 AM
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Daniel, were you planning on swimming with your iPhone, or going on an expedition to the Sahara? :D I can't really think of too many situations where a phone would normally be in touch with water. Well, except if it happens that you are in the rain, soaking, with no umbrella, in the middle of nowhere where where you could find any place for shelter, and you have to do something with your phone in the middle of the rain. What do you do with your phone that requitres the phone to be a rock? /Susan
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2/16/2016 | 2:15:03 AM
Quick Charge 3.0 -- Wall Charger
Another rumor is that the Galaxy S7/Edge will either have a 3,000mAh or 3,600mAh battery. 80% of 3,000mAh is 2,400mah and to deliver enough power to get a battery from 0mAh to 2,400mAh in 35 minutes will require a wall charger that is twice as powerful as a wall charger that is designed for Quick Charge 2.0. 
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2/16/2016 | 1:50:03 AM
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@Susan, the free VR gear is an appealing aspect for Samsung. If Samsung could extend the free offering throughout the life cycle of the Galaxy S7 then, the combo could be viewed as a revolutionary development. Google Cardboard is an alternative that any user can attach to their device. However, at the end of the day, cardboard is not durable.  
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