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Why I Returned My iPhone 5s
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CodyW052
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10/20/2013 | 4:06:12 AM
re: Why I Returned My iPhone 5s
you sound like one of the cool kids that hate apple... (before you rush to a cool-kid comment, I use Android)
CodyW052
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10/20/2013 | 4:03:41 AM
re: Why I Returned My iPhone 5s
sounds like someone likes change for the simple fact of change... he also woulnd't be happy with the s4 like some people suggested, its the same as the s3...
anon0879225698
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10/20/2013 | 4:01:10 AM
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I think he meant nefarious data as in something that only the user can recognize and understand. For instance much like what widgets do on android homescreens. A good example would be the waze widget. It will tell you how long it takes you to get to work or home from your current position. A prying eye however would not actually see the actual address for home and work. This could probably also be done much like how moto x uses alerts and also using benign data as well. All without ever unlocking the phone giving the user more peace of mind. And in some ways i can actually agree with all of that.
Getting apple to actually implement something like that however would probably be far from reality.

At this point seeing they have already pretty much tied down the touchid system to only unlocking the phone and apples own payment system. Unfortunately.

edit: obviously the waze widget is just one example. many more things could probably go along with that. weather, weather for the route you're taking and destination, navigation assistance etc etc etc..
I also like the idea of using the length of time your finger is depressed on the sensor as a type of security measure. THAT is something i never thought of. And i could even envision a nice gui for that as well. Again, much like moto x's design.
Hell you could probably even assign different fingers to do different things. eg: send a sms to the wife (or loved one ;) ) letting them know you will be late using your ring finger.
Things like that.
JasonH418
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10/20/2013 | 3:53:58 AM
re: Why I Returned My iPhone 5s
I can't even believe people still buy the iphone. If i have a choice between 5+inch screen, quad core phones with 2 gigs of ram vs 1 gig of ram dual core, with a small screen... at the same price? I think I will go with the first choice. I am pretty happy with the note 2. I do not think i could live with a phone with such a small screen.
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10/20/2013 | 2:14:07 AM
re: Why I Returned My iPhone 5s
IOS 7 runs smoothly on my iPhone 5s; no random reboots or glitches as reported by this author. Also, we're now in a time where all manufacturers (including Samsung) will be doing incremental upgrades for their new releases. So, it's a moot point to say that Apple is being "lazy" when the entire smartphone industry is headed in that direction. But, to Apple's credit, they did get the ball rolling in 64 bit mobile processing with the 5s.
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10/20/2013 | 1:48:24 AM
re: Why I Returned My iPhone 5s
Hi Tim Cook (aka Robert T901),

How are you doing? Imagine meeting you here. Not every iPhone owner is as pleased with your latest iPhone as you are!

michael
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10/20/2013 | 1:42:17 AM
re: Why I Returned My iPhone 5s
The author of the article had a legitimate reason for returning it. I don't believe he is a shill for another company. He is not the only iPhone owner disappointed with Apple.
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10/20/2013 | 1:39:27 AM
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uh.. the first half of you post sounds a whole lot like insane ramblings... 'more nefarious data' - I'm a wee bit confused by what you're getting at.
XiroMisho
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10/20/2013 | 1:37:44 AM
re: Why I Returned My iPhone 5s
Probably pretty good. Also enjoying the internet service that makes every ISP in the US (Sans Google Fiber) seem slow.
XiroMisho
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10/20/2013 | 1:35:10 AM
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So the iPhone made a software implementation that follows your eyes and keeps the screen on, without touching, if it sees you reading it? Also the page moves down when your eyes glance to the bottom of the page? Because that's what came to the SG4 last year, the software was also put into the SG3 upon release (though that doesn't scroll with eye movement). Also does the iPhone allow the sharing of Pictures, Video, and other media by pressing two buttons, and tapping the back of the phone to another phone to send that data?

Nothing innovative, you don't use those devices, therefore you don't know what innovation is, since you have an Apple.

Finger print reader? There are more useless features, but I cannot think of one atm. Rule for any hardware security: Once it is physically in the hands of someone that isn't you, the data is compromised. I'm sure someone will circumvent the fingerprint reader within an hour of having it in their hands. In the mean time I can unlock my phone by looking at it. That's another feature the SG4 has: I can stare at my phone, and it will unlock for me, as it has facial recognition.

Now if the iPhone has those three features: Eye tracking to enable the screen on, eye tracking to scroll the screen, and facial recognition for screen unlocking, then by all means tell me I'm wrong.

If not, perhaps yu can think twice before saying Samsung doesn't innovate.
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