Prepping to move on?

Discussion in 'HTC ThunderBolt' started by razor2006, Mar 8, 2011.

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    Anyone else preparing yourself to move on past the TB? I have a DINC now, and I love Sense, but I've actually sat here tonight contemplating buying LauncherPro and forcing myself to get used to/like it in anticipation of having to buy a non-HTC Android phone. I've been die hard looking forward to the TB, but anymore, I just don't know... :icon_evil:
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    The news that came out today has everyone thinking the worst. We really can't say for sure if there are any true "show-stopper" type issues. Everything in the WorldofJohnBoy thread makes me think there could be an issue with the 4G, but everything else is pretty solid.

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    I was set on the TB being my next phone as my OG Droid is on life-support at this point. What's worse is that there isn't any else on VZW's line up that I want-I feel that it would be a lateral move as far as technology etc. I would always want an improvement on tech and not just a different looking phone.
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    I'll make my decision in about 9 days.
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    Heard that. However, I'm basically just sitting on my thumb waiting on next gen hardware. I have a DINC now, which is cool and what not, but I'm craving some cutting edge. Thunderbolt has been my obsession thus far. Dual-core or not, I'm still leaning away from the Bionic, for obvious reasons. Black_man_x speaks rather highly of the Samsung Stealth, or whatever it ends up being called. Who knows. dancedroid
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    me too. I was looking forward to the TB being my first droid but it is looking dim. So now I dont know what to get.
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    I was waiting for the TB also preordered from BB.my droid felt old & sluggish.I gave up on feb. 28th I purchased the iPhone & honestly could not be happier.never thought I would even consider anything other than android,but went into Verizon just to fix a problem w/ my wifes phone.I played w/ the enemy & fell under it's spell almost immediately.the smoothness is amazing & the apps......well they speak for themselves ( far more superior ).once I looked past the android vs apple bs I realized the iPhone was perfect for me.I was tired of constantly tweaking my phone for it to work right. Also I was fed up w/ d/l Roms & reading about my rom is better than yours. Now I pick up my phone use it & put it away.just that simple.my battery is measured in days now instead of hours.I don't hear my wife saying get off that phone anymore & my daughter is also happy to not see my Phone unless we are playing a game together.overall I'm happy to own the iPhone, but I'll always be grateful to the droid forum community.I don't hesitate to tell my friends how good android is & will get.so if your still waiting on the TB pick up the iPhone for a few minutes & see if you like it.
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    When iPhone came out for Verizon I picked it up for the first time...played with it a little...just doesn't feel right to me. I have fat fingers and need a bigger screen if I'm going to be using a virtual keyboard. I'm waiting for the TB no matter what.
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    Apple is what has delayed the whole thing. So many Iphones they cant sell. Ipad2 now just further proves who is running Verizon now
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    yep with the ipad2 coming out march 11. but still waiting for my TB:heart:
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    I marked part of your post in bold because that is the most important part about your statement. If you love Sense UI on your DInc, then I have zero doubt that you will love the TBolt. I've had the DX since it came out last summer, and though it has served me reletively well, I would probably have purchased the DInc if I had to do it all over again, even with a smaller screen and older/slower HW.

    It is apparent to me now that if there are any issues, it has everything to do with 4G LTE and is not a result of any phone issues. I believe VZW said this would be the first LTE phone released and I think it still will be... my guess is that the Bionic, Samsung, etc. will be released AFTER the TBolt, just so that this phone can have an exclusive window. Remember, there are no 4G LTE phones released yet, and when the first phone(s) are released on the new network, one will definitely be the TBolt.
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    Believe me, I've been close to making the plunge to the dark side, but if I'm ever going to do it, no way I'll do it on an 9 month old device.
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    March 17th is the day my freinds :)
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    I fell victim to it as well. Just needed something new to play with. Although if something new comes out within the next week before my lock in date ill probably return it then but I'm startin to kinda have a feel for it. :)
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    Ugh, patience really is a virtue. HTC Sense UI on the TBolt is as smooth as any iOS I have used.
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    I believe that as much as I believe Charlie Sheen is a Warlock with Tiger Blood:)
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    This is really, really, really great to hear.
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    Although there is no hard evidence it's difficult to argue that Apple had no role in the delay of the Thunderbolt. I love my MacBook Pro and my 24" iMac desktop and will upgrade each when needed but I'll have a hard time buying another iPhone. I had the first one but didn't like it and of course hated AT&T. My wife loves her 3GS and of course wants a new one.

    If the T-Bolt launches with restrictions a-la Xoom (no 4G), I'll pass and reconsider VZW altogether. I'll be able to escape with no ETF by the end of the year.

    They really dropped the ball by bowing down to Apple and forgoing all else for the iPhone. Too many eggs in one basket. They forgot one of the key rules of investing: "diversification".
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    From my perspective, the timing of the crApple product releases are just unfortunate to those wanting the TBolt. My belief is still that there are issues with the LTE network and Verizon is just trying to make those issue right before releasing the TBolt. I believe VZW knows how many people are waiting for the TBolt and the Bionic, and really want to ensure that there isn't a huge backlash if they release an LTE device that is flawed in many ways.

    Of course, all the LTE issues occuring around the release of the iPhoney 4 and maxiPad 2 makes it appear as though VZW is focusing on crApple, I just refuse to believe that they would be so narrow-sighted.
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    If the Thunderbolt doesn't come out by the end of March I'm going to wait for something else. It seems like there is something wrong worth the phone. I like the phone but I'm not going to wait forever for it.

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