While I have always had good luck with AT&T as a phone service and with customer service, I haven’t been able to stand their upgrade page since 2007. Ever since the iPhone has been on AT&T they make it look like it is the only phone they have. You have to hunt around the page to figure out how to find the other phones that they offer.
This is what you get when you click to upgrade a device
Come on. I can’t believe how hard AT&T pushes the iPhone. They make it look to not tech savvy people that it is the only phone that you can upgrade too. Sorry for the little rant but this page annoys the crap out of me every time I see it. And I thought that after 5 years they might finally stop forcing it as the default device, but they have not. I think they made it even harder to try to find any other device actually. The iPhone 5 is great. One of the best phones but please just give people a chance.
One thing that makes it especially funny is that when they launched the first Lumia devices they said that it was going to be the biggest launch ever. Bigger than iPhone and promoted heavier. Yet we still have this page. 75% of the page is taken up by some form of iPhone and you have a couple of crappy other devices in the corner with one tiny link to get to more devices.
Disc Drivin’ Phantom Floor
You win some, you lose some. And sometimes Disc Drivin decides to give your opponents a leg up at your expense. This isn’t the first time I have seen this happen and I am sure it won’t be the last. Not sure yet the rhyme or reason of this ‘bug’ but it only seems to happen if you are landing and have used your speed boost.
Setting Up For Failure
Little does he know, that this swipe will not get him the edge on the competition. Instead it will drop him through the floor.
Boost And Jump – Looking Good
The turn is still looking good here for mister 1st place, however the DD gods are not happy with him.
Coming In For The Landing
Still looks like a perfectly fine turn but there is a certain evil lurking.
Wait What? Quicksand‽
Where’d he go?
Remember to never anger the DD gods or you might just fall through the floor.
Well maybe I am just being a bit cynical but, tablets do not bring anything to the table. Seriously think about it for a second. What does a tablet do that either the phone or laptop can’t do. Not only that they can’t do but that they can’t do better than a tablet does. Today’s “tablets” are less portable cell phones that generally don’t make calls and have crappy cameras. Or if you try to compare them to a laptop then yes they are more portable but with very limited functionality and a need for extra peripherals to perform tasks almost as efficiently as a laptop.
Today’s Tablet is Nothing More Than A Status Symbol
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To get you to buy an iPad.
It might sound a bit ridiculous but I honestly think this is a big part of the reason. Steve Jobs was absolutely insane and this is exactly the kind of thing that he would have done and completely forced everyone to agree with him. The small screen on the iPhone forces users to get something with a bigger screen. Personally I have no need for a tablet. I use my phone for general browsing and gaming, my desktop for work, gaming, research, and usually for blogging. Once in a while I might pull out my old Asus Eee netbook while sitting on the couch but not often.
Apple Users Need A Bigger Screen
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I first jumped in the iTrain when the iPhone 3gs came out. It’s funny to think that just about 2 years ago iOS finally got copy and paste, the ability to sync Facebook contacts, multi-tasking, and a slew of other improvements with iOS4. Despite iPhone’s constant lag in features it remains coveted by many. All of the above features I had on my Palm Treo 680 with PalmOS and on my Blackberry, which were 4 and 5 years older than the iPhone respectively.
iPhone 5 With DLNA and Micro USB
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Since A teenager I have been interested in technology. I bought my first computer when I was about 17 years old. It was a Windows 95 or 98 desktop with a Pentium II 333Mhz processor.
Now anyone would laugh at a processor speed like that in a phone. Bottom line is, technology has come a long way in the last 10 years. We went from desktops just starting to become big in the household to most households owning multiple smartphones which are more powerful than the computers from back then.
Why I Chose iPhone
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