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impactnow
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impactnow,
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3/23/2016 | 11:20:30 PM
Phones. Without headphones
Bluetooth headphones are already the rage so eliminating the headphone jack is really not an issue if it makes the phone more streamlined and efficient I would support it. If Apple requires proprietary headphones it will only be a matter of time before the after market teams clone them!
David Wagner
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David Wagner,
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3/22/2016 | 11:31:40 AM
Re: Fewer Choices, Better Products
@jsmitty6436- Speaking of less than helpful, it is also less than helpful to be inpolite to your fellow community members. We pride ourselves on a polite, professional community here. Please contain your comments to talking about the topic and try not to get personal. Thank you.
jsmitty6436
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jsmitty6436,
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3/22/2016 | 10:53:17 AM
Re: Fewer Choices, Better Products
Now you are catching on. The sum total of your comments are less than helpful.

How about you point out how current phones are difficult to manage calls upon.

Addtionally what shape would you suggest for the phones that will be functional and easier to hold?  Perhaps a phone shaped like a suppository?

 

 
jastroff
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jastroff,
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3/22/2016 | 9:19:58 AM
Re: Fewer Choices, Better Products
Your comments overall aren't really helpful. These two are not at all helpful.

>>  Easier to make and mange phone calls

again is this a real issue?

-        A new shape, other than the "brick" which fits better in your hand and is comfortable to use

Hopw about a sphere?  (now you are just being a whiner)

 

 
jsmitty6436
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jsmitty6436,
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3/22/2016 | 7:32:30 AM
Re: Fewer Choices, Better Products
Not seeing either of your points:  1) We don't need new phones but . . . 

2) We need new phones with:

 

What consumers and businesses need are smartphones which:

-        Have long, long battery lives

Try adding a Nuclear reactor

-        Are not a black box – you know what's going on with them

So do th Hackers


-        Better protection against virus and malware

By an iPhone and use some common sense

-        More selective APPS  --  only those that work, those that don't harm

Try the currated App Store not some infested swamp like Google play

-        Less bloatware installed

Not talking about the iPhone here.  Switch to IOS

-        Lots of memory and storage

they have that today

-        Easier to manage contacts, and selective use of contacts

how much easier do you want it.  iPhone is totally and seamlessly integrated with the Mac and the PC.  Android uses your contacts to send them spam and malware.

-        Easier to make and mange phone calls

again is this a real issue?

-        A new shape, other than the "brick" which fits better in your hand and is comfortable to use

Hopw about a sphere?  (now you are just being a whiner)
Alex Pen
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3/22/2016 | 2:41:08 AM
No such thing
There is no such thing, S7 Mini is a big phone like 50 others on the market. It cannot be used with one hand,

So SE its the only one hand phone on the market, the only small phone which is not crap. Good job, Apple.
jastroff
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3/21/2016 | 10:13:21 AM
Fewer Choices, Better Products
There seems to be a never-ending race by Apple and Samsung et. al. to produce more and more new phones until every man, woman and child on the planet has had at least 3 at the same time, and upgraded a dozen times. They get richer, so do telcomms. We foot the bill for wanting bright and shiney things which can hold more pictures.

Neither company will gain hegemony in the mobile market. Any model in the last 2 years is fine – all the screens are good and sharp, controls are great, and it all works well.

What consumers and businesses need are smartphones which:

-        Have long, long battery lives

-        Are not a black box – you know what's going on with them

-        Better protection against virus and malware

-        More selective APPS  --  only those that work, those that don't harm

-        Less bloatware installed

-        Lots of memory and storage

-        Easier to manage contacts, and selective use of contacts

-        Easier to make and mange phone calls

-        A new shape, other than the "brick" which fits better in your hand and is comfortable to use

 That's just my little list. What's on your list?


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