1. anon(6038817)'s Avatar
    I've owned Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone devices in the past. But my first ever taste of "mobile computing" was when I bought my third generation iPod touch back in 2009. Since then, the iPhone has been the "gold standard" by which I measured all my mobile devices.

    I finally came to the realization that if I've held the iPhone in such high regard all this time, I should probably just get one!

    So tonight, I came home with a Verizon iPhone 5. I am extremely pleased with it already and am admiring the build quality, app selection, and tried and tested OS. I'm looking forward to OS 7, and I am committed to keeping this thing for the long-haul (2 years).
    07-23-2013 09:48 PM
  2. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore and congratulations on your new iPhone 5. It is a very strong device and I'm sure you'll love every minute of it the next two years.
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    07-23-2013 10:00 PM
  3. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore and thank you for choosing to be a part of this community. We're glad to have you and hope you will become an active member. In the meantime, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the Community Rules & Guidelines. Thanks again for joining and again, welcome to iMore:
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    07-23-2013 10:06 PM
  4. Peligro911's Avatar
    Welcome glad to have you hope you enjoy !


    Sent from my iPhone 5 from a galaxy far far away (in the USA ) using Tapatalk !
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    07-23-2013 10:37 PM
  5. taz323's Avatar
    Welcome and enjoy
    anon(6038817) likes this.
    07-23-2013 10:52 PM
  6. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    Thank you very much for coming to the iMore forums as we appreciate you being here. Please feel free to browse around the different forums and if you need any help please ask us. Again thank you.
    Last edited by Jaguarr40; 07-25-2013 at 05:57 PM.
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    07-24-2013 07:35 AM
  7. Eileen89's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore. Hope you enjoy this great community and good luck with your new iPhone.
    anon(6038817) likes this.
    07-24-2013 07:40 AM
  8. John Yester's Avatar
    Awesome choice on the iPhone 5!

    Any questions, just ask
    anon(6038817) likes this.
    07-24-2013 07:41 AM
  9. bamf-hacker's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore NewFangled,

    If you need help use the search tool found here: Search iMore

    If you can't find what you are looking for just ask. That's why we are here.

    Again Welcome to iMore and enjoy your stay!
    anon(6038817) likes this.
    07-24-2013 07:43 AM
  10. anon(6038817)'s Avatar
    Thanks, everyone! It feels like I've come home.
    07-24-2013 03:28 PM
  11. pr1nce's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore. Great choice with the iPhone 5. Enjoy it!
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    07-24-2013 04:59 PM
  12. BB fan forever's Avatar
    What phone did you have last before you switched?
    Ipheuria likes this.
    07-24-2013 05:50 PM
  13. li2327's Avatar
    Welcome to the forum. This a great place to hangout. Have fun.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk 2
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    07-24-2013 07:16 PM
  14. anon(6038817)'s Avatar
    What phone did you have last before you switched?
    I wanted to give Windows Phone a try before committing to anything long-term. I was using a Nokia Lumia 521 for about 2 months as my daily driver. It was good, but not good enough to hook me.

    I looked at the Lumia 925 and honestly, I wasn't impressed with the hardware quality.

    Before trying Windows Phone I had a factory-unlocked Galaxy Nexus for a year. It was a very good phone in many ways, but I actually prefer Microsoft's cloud services (Outlook.com, SkyDrive, OneNote, calendar, etc.) over Google's, and I never purchased a single Android app, so I wasn't invested in their ecosystem.

    I also found Android to be a bit too buggy for my liking. There were times when I'd hit the home button and saw no icons. I'd have to wait 15-30 seconds for the icons to reappear. I also didn't like having to constantly monitor battery life and disable features, kill processes, and close apps to prolong battery life.

    I'm on day 2 with my I5 and I'm loving it. I think it will keep me happy for a good while.



    Sent from my iPhone using iMore Forums mobile app
    07-25-2013 10:30 AM
  15. John Yester's Avatar
    Would love to hear how things are a few months from now.. I hope it works out well for you.
    07-25-2013 10:36 AM
  16. Ipheuria's Avatar
    I've owned Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone devices in the past. But my first ever taste of "mobile computing" was when I bought my third generation iPod touch back in 2009. Since then, the iPhone has been the "gold standard" by which I measured all my mobile devices.

    I finally came to the realization that if I've held the iPhone in such high regard all this time, I should probably just get one!

    So tonight, I came home with a Verizon iPhone 5. I am extremely pleased with it already and am admiring the build quality, app selection, and tried and tested OS. I'm looking forward to OS 7, and I am committed to keeping this thing for the long-haul (2 years).
    Welcome OP been here a couple of years and it's a great place to be. There are so many friendly people to answer your questions, help you out and just chat in general. There are great sections like the Wallpaper, Ringtones and photography just to name a few so check them out and hook up your iPhone 5. As a beta tester I think so many people are going to be in love with their iPhones all over again once iOS 7 drops. Though I do think it's good that you've tried all the platforms. There's so many great devices now I wish I could try all the platforms not that I would leave iOS but just to see what's new and how they work. I've tried Android way back I knew I would never use anything other than iOS I knew that a long time ago but it's always fun to see how the other platforms are progressing.
    anon(6038817) likes this.
    07-25-2013 10:55 AM
  17. wendybeee's Avatar
    Welcome to the iMore community Newfangled I'm sure you will find this a friendly and nice place to be !
    anon(6038817) likes this.
    07-25-2013 06:53 PM

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