Screen just shattered!

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    FML! Phone just slipped out of my hand about belly high and landed on my tile floor face down and its all cracked! Now I need to decided if I should just go threw my insurance and get one or dish out the $ for a different phone since HTC & Verizon could give two *cents about the TB... Hmmm

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    That sucks dude. Sorry.
     
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    Well I'm able to up grade. But I went ahead and did the $100 insurance claim. Once I get the phone in the mail I'm just going to sell it for like $200 and then use that for part of my coat to upgrade to the bionic.

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    Before you jump the gun and get the Bionic which I am sure is a great phone... Give some thought to getting the new Galaxy Nexus that will be coming out soon. It is going to be a Google stock "Ice Cream Sandwich" from launch.

    Sorry about your phone, and whatever you decide... good luck!
     
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    I dropped mine on my carpeted floor about 2 weeks ago. It must have hit just right because I now have 2 nice cracks on my screen. :icon_evil: Anyway, you can buy a 'Verizon' replacement screen and do it yourself for about 30 compared to the $100 for an insurance claim.


    And I don't know if you have had any hands on time with the bionic, and maybe I'm the rare input here. But I'm not thrilled with it. It was a lot more laggier, is that word? than my TB. But just personal input there.
     
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    Yeah I already did the claim. But I played with the Bionic in the store and its nothing that great. So for now I think I'm going to hold off on my upgrade. It's not going anywhere. I know more phones are coming out soon like the nexus and the vigor. So maybe around xmas I'll use my upgrade

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    Well I'm going to get the Bionic. My phone is to messed up and if I wait for the claim I won't have a phone for a min of 6 business days

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    I'm sure that will be a fine phone, but make sure before you are stuck. There are a couple amazing phones coming out in only a couple weeks that will blow it away. If you had an old phone just to get you through it might not be bad....

    I understand you in a tough spot... just hate to see you get stuck with the Bionic.
     
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    Well I have it now. I mean I do have 14 days. But honestly I will never buy a HTC phone again so the Vigor is out. And that Nexus phone they are now saying it wont be out till late in Q1 of 2012

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    If something happens to the screen on your bionic you could always get a replacement screen and install it yourself. Some replacement screens come with the digitizer also. Anyway hope you enjoy the bionic and if you have questions feel free to ask

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    The Verizon Galaxy Nexus is going to be out in the first week of November. It's not going to be an HTC phone, it is going to be a Samsung. Go over to Droid Life and read all of todays articles starting from this morning. It talks about the Verizon phone and one that may be for another carrier.
     
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    Yeah. Well I hate HTC phones. I love all the Motorola Droids I have had over HTC. I don't like the Sense UI personally. But hey to each his own.

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    Its not HTC nor does it have Sense. What are you talking about?

    Samsung with stock Ice Cream Sandwich with no skin.
     
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    I know. I was just saying I don't like that UI.

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    Oh... :) . Strangely I've come to like Sense and might even miss it a bit. As far as skins go I like it the best. But the new blur is OK also.
     
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