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iPhone 6s: Will Sales Fall Short Of Expectations?
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jagibbons
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jagibbons,
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9/9/2015 | 10:11:25 AM
Re: Not too concerned
Wow, that's a pretty drastic move. Ironically, iOS has a rather large number of vulnerabilities as well.

That's the problem with device-specific security. What's more important is security over the data coming to the device and access to company resources.
Li Tan
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Li Tan,
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9/3/2015 | 11:46:37 AM
Re: Not too concerned
I will get a iPhone 6s anyway when it's available since due to the recent Android OS security problem, my company prevented Android phone from accessing cooperate email.
rrodriguez327
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rrodriguez327,
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9/3/2015 | 9:50:30 AM
Why Apple?
Why Apple Anyway? We all know the proprietary issues with witch iPhones are fraught; moreover, they're simply not business machines. Until relatively recently, users weren't able to do simple things like organize their "desktops" using folders for their shortcuts and most of all, you still can’t snooze on your reminders using customizable intervals! I didn’t make the move to Android (from Windows Mobile 6.5) until the reminder issue was resolved; granted, it wasn’t resolved by Android themselves, but they’re still the only OS who’s allowed access for app developers to create solutions like the Calendar Event Reminder I am using. Being able to snooze on my events in the intervals of my choosing just like I do within my desktop MS Outlook application is simply an essential component to any business person on the go. It also keeps my personal life in balance and on track as well. Windows Phone only just recently allowed more defaults, but still not the full list of intervals Outlook has, and they're not customizable?? Android is truly superior for this functionality alone, let alone all the other reasons a google search would certainly provide insight to.
jagibbons
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jagibbons,
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9/3/2015 | 6:56:27 AM
Re: Not too concerned
I have not chosen to make that switch, at least not yet. There are still some software shortcomings in key business apps that I don't suffer with on the Android platform. I'll be watching online to see how folks say the battery performs.
danielcawrey
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danielcawrey,
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9/3/2015 | 2:04:44 AM
Re: Not too concerned
I'm due for an upgrade soon and I must admit after reading this I am a bit underwhelmed by what this iPhone refresh might entail. The combination of an upgraded processor and a less powerful battery would suggest issues with the length of time between charges. 

However, I'm still probably going to switch over from the Android phone I currently have. 
jagibbons
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jagibbons,
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9/2/2015 | 3:36:46 PM
Not too concerned
While the big jump that Apple is used to seeing with each phone launch may not happen, I'm sure there will still be a lot of new iPhones sold. Some will get the new one just because it is out. Many are still on older generations and are ready for replacements. Either way, I agree that if the changes listed represent the bulk of new features, it is fairly underwhelming.

The possible or projected decrease in battery life is dismaying. My organization support both Samsung and Apple phones. The majority of our Apple phone users need external battery packs that add weight and bulk to their bags. Sounds like that problem may get worse with this next generation of the iPhone 6 family.


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