I am done with the Droid experiment

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  1. ldopa

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    Screen quality is very nice. How are people like yourself getting 2 days on a charge? I've tried everything! Juice defender ultimate with undervolting, sync is off, my widgets are at a min, i calibrate the battery etc... I am a super heavy user though. I mean suuuuper heavy. I would like more than 8 hours though

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  2. czerdrill

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    They turn off sync, every radio and don't touch their phones...
     
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    For all of the good things that could be pointed out about Android over iOS, the last argument that I would use would be apps.

    Sure, Android Market might have MORE free apps, and be on track to have more apps period in the future. But, in this case iOS wins the "quality vs. quantity" argument. Google seems to have absolutely no control over the Android market whatsoever, and it is completely overrun with "crap apps". I cannot even browse the "Games" section without having porn thrown in my face, seeing hundreds of "apps" that are simply pirated versions of J2ME games running on an emulator, and even apps that are a blatant ripoff of another developers work.

    If I had children, I wouldn't even let them touch an Android phone, since they might get into the Android market and be allowed access to pornographic apps (again, in the "Games" section) that include full frontal nudity in the screenshots section.

    Android may have alot of advantages, however the apps market is not one of them. Just my humble opinion. I am one of the biggest Android supporters you will ever meet, and even I switched to the iPhone 4 simply because of the quality of apps/games that are available.
     
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    This is the absolute best post in this entire thread.

    There is no such thing as a perfect OS. There is no such thing as a perfect GUI. There probably never will be. Each OS has its advantages, and each OS has its disadvantages. Why? Because everyone is different, and we all have our own idea of what 'works'. And add to that, the actual program code for the OS will never be perfect, as anything as complex as an OS will always have some sort of bug that is overlooked.

    In the end, the 'perfect' OS for you is the one that works best for you.

    This goes for smartphones, PCs, DVD players, Set-top boxes, TVs, and anything else you can think of that has an OS and an interface.
     
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    He was referring to another post where someone was talking about their friend who bought a JB phone off thetime Internet.
     
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    iPhone has Starfront. :-(
     
  7. djp

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    Out of the box, the iphone supports over the air downloads of music only from the itunes store. However, there is no limitation on where your music must come from which you put on your phone via syncing with itunes. So whether you download from amazon or bittorrent or usenet all these files can be synced onto the iphone.
     
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    having said that, can you download music from your phone and play it like android?

    i hope my tone doesnt come off as rude, i was asking since i dont own an iphone.
     
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    Not rude at all... I think you're asking if you download stuff from iTunes can you then play it on other devices (computers, other phones etc)? The answer to that is yes. Anything you buy in the itunes store you have access to on all other devices signed into itunes on the same account. I don't buy much from the itunes store (i prefer the usenet route) but I do know that if you downloaded a track on your iphone you can transfer it to your computer, or just re-download from itunes for free. Did that answer the question? I don't really download any music with directly to my phone, instead I do everything through my laptop or desktop and later move stuff over to the phone... so I'm not sure if I'm thinking about this the way you are...
     
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    I thought at first you were being sarcastic about battery life, but after reading through the entire thread, I can't help but believe you are serious. Maybe I'm the only one that noticed but that picture shows your battery at 63% after 24 MINUTES. I guess your idea of good battery life is different from everyone else's.

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  11. czerdrill

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    lol I thought he was being sarcastic too, but was confused with his subsequent posts...an almost 40% drop after 24 minutes is pretty awesome only because of how horrifically bad it is.
     
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    I can only hope it wasn't fully charged before he unplugged it.

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