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Offline Simon

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Apple unveils iPhone 5
« on: September 12, 2012, 19:47 »
Apple reveals the iPhone 5, revamping a line-up that accounted for more than half of its sales.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19572820

Can't honestly say I'm all that excited about it. :-\
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2012, 21:02 »
Me neither!  I've been thinking about a smartphone for the past year but I'm still quite happy with my Tesco phone which is quite simple.  Trouble is I'd be afraid to take a smartphone abroad because they download so much data which you don't want but have to pay for.  Even my son keeps his switched off when he goes abroad.
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2012, 21:55 »
You can 'tame' them by turning off mobile data when abroad (or, anywhere), but I've heard that using the internet on one while 'roaming', will cost an arm and a leg.  I remember Jeremy Vine coming back off holiday, and complaining that it had cost him 11 to watch a short clip on YouTube, while abroad. 
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2012, 21:59 »
My son always buys a local cheap pay as you go local phone when he goes abroad and gives it away before he gets on the plane home.
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2012, 22:24 »
Not a bad idea, I guess.
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2012, 00:29 »
  :rumad:   I'll stick with my nice Galaxy SIII, and Apple can once again stick their phone up their a*se.

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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2012, 08:11 »
Anyone in particular, Rod? ;D
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2012, 00:00 »
Eh?

Having said that, I'm finding it screamfully difficult to make this thing recognise QR's.  Any help would therefore be very much appreciated in that regard.
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2012, 07:14 »
Within Apple? What browser are you using?
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2012, 11:00 »
No, Samsung Galaxy SIII with Firefox.  Actually, I'm wondering whether I need to download an app for scanning QR's, although my old Nokia E71 did it automatically and I assumed this phone would too. 

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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2012, 11:12 »
I needed an app for the iPhone

Hope that helps.  ;)
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #11 on: September 30, 2012, 18:13 »
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #12 on: October 01, 2012, 09:28 »
This has all the feeling of Vista's release...
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #13 on: October 01, 2012, 09:37 »
I'm sticking to the 4S. 
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Re: Apple unveils iPhone 5
« Reply #14 on: October 01, 2012, 11:53 »
Don't blame you.
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