- 09-14-2016, 01:26 PM #301
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- 09-16-2016, 06:06 PM #307
- 09-16-2016, 06:15 PM #308
If by only removing the jack from the iPhone has made Apple fit more in it, which we all by now know it did, than there is no need for anybody to complain about leaving the DAC in the iPhone, for now. And like I said, it's not clear yet if there is a DAC in the iPhone 7 or not.
- 09-16-2016, 07:33 PM #309
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- 09-16-2016, 08:03 PM #311
We were like 3/4 to picking up a 7+ this morning in correct madera. I compared the iPhone 7+ to my s7 edge, which I chose to buy on the 9th after abandoning my 7+ online... But my girlfriend still wanted hers, so we got it. Anywho, the 7+ is bigger than the edge.
I don't think it was courageous or bold... It think it was greedy and the marketing has swayed the sheep to believe it is is a great thing... They did not replace the jack with some nice like another lightning port... They did not decrease the size of the phone as it is the bezel is still huge. Since they are cutting cords, where is wireless charging? I love the idea of their new wireless technology, but the phone still has Bluetooth and could have still had the headphone jack.
I have been using wireless headphones for almost a decade. I still use wired ones still... why? Just cause i can. Analog sound is here for the time being cause i do not see all companies adopting the lightning port... Apple is just fragmenting the accessories again...
Dang look at thrnwatxh, finally it has gps... But still needs the phone to fully funtion... Which is why I used my ms band for the past couple years... I thought I would get the watch with the 7+, but I bought the edge and gear s2... Samsung's last models are still better than apples new gear... At least for me.
The only boldness Apple has is that they constantly sell you stuff with about 60% or more profit and brag about the billions they have in the bank... Which most Apple fans regurgitate like it is their bank account. Apple sells you limited hardware which next year's software update almost always cripples and imore has to to help people save power or so.
It is their way or no way... Which is why I am happy we all have a choice. I opted out after see the new year buds marketed as magical. But other opted in. That is great... But Apple being bold to remove a jack is not bold. They created an issue that did not need a fix. This issue will only line their pockets... The real thing is most people don't have a sound for music and would never, ever tell a difference in the so-called sound advantage.. the jack was not replaced with more batter or functionality so it could have stayed... It gave them more attention and buzz... Now will have people buying new accessories, lol.
Count how many dongles you have to carry for your Apple devices... Well most Mac users never have them so I have to save the day at the office for the special Mac/ipad visitors who still fumble around... Never any productive benefit. Yet you gotta love your Apple and Starbucks . Please ignore my sarcasm. I buy buy and own crap from all companies... I just disagree with the removal of the jack being bold... I'm fine with it being gone, but did it need to leave?!
- 09-16-2016, 08:13 PM #312
Here's something I've been tracking. Sellout of IPhone 7 Plus. 48 hours. Sellout of iPhone 6s Plus. 8 hours (or less depending on what news agency you trust most...). Seems Apple made a mistake here folks. Deal with it. I hope Apple will.
- 09-17-2016, 11:50 PM #314
Apple needs to STOP the "tower" mentality and realize it's in the same market as all other smartphone. Small changes, not drastic moves to bolster sales. Don't diss the users.
- 09-18-2016, 10:12 AM #317
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- 09-18-2016, 11:05 AM #319
This is why I always like to have an exit strategy:
I do love Apple devices, but I am always very conscious of the fact that this may not last. When IOS7 was released, my phone and iPad (at the time an iPhone 5 and iPad 4) were bricked... in the middle of final exams, everything was on there and I couldn't access my Apple ID to retrieve anything.
I left Apple.
Of course I made the mistake of choosing Samsung and that cluster#### left me with a bricked Note 3 and a broken Note Pro... which had me run back to Apple with the release of the iPhone 6.
Now I know very little about the 7 Plus, I haven't received mine yet.
But I have an iPad Pro and Pencil, and on that level, all is well on the Apple-Evilguppy honeymoon.
But the third wheel in that relationship is Apple's pissed poor performance when it comes to launch day.
I am not amused.
I mean, sure, at the moment, I can hardly complain, Apple has been running around like a headless chicken so fast and furious that they managed to push up my delivery date twice and I am now getting my phone Wednesday, so I have no complaints.
But, for ME, my head, my stress management and my basic inner peace, I have decided this is the last launch day upgrade I every try.
I will never buy another Apple device during their launch period ever again.
I will get my iPads in the fall and my iPhones in the spring, this way I will never again have to deal with the disappointment of not getting my device on launch day and I will never again have to run around adjusting my schedule for a date that keeps moving.
That was my issue so I came up with a solution that works for me.
Now if the technology itself was a problem, I'd have a few options but here's what I would do:
If I decide I don't like the 7 Plus I will exchange it for a 6S Plus, because it will give me better performance than the 6 Plus I currently have and it will give me a good 2-3 years to plan and decide if I just want to skip and wait for future devices to be more to my liking.
Or, if it's really that bad and I have to rethink my affiliation with Apple products, then I have a couple of years to try, test and decide on other brands and get reacquainted with meting outside of the Apple ecosystem.
But make no mistake: Apple is Apple and they make their products with a certain idea in mind.
That appeals to many, hence Apple' ridiculous success.
But sometimes what appeals to most doesn't work for us personally and that's why it's important to always have a plan B.
I do not believe for o e second that Apple is making a mistake, hell, even IOS10 is a tweaked descendant of the hated and reviled IOS7.
Of the few freedoms we still have in this world, choosing our tech products and not be tied down to one company is still one of them, so use it.
But if you go Android, please avoid Samsung like the proverbial cooties, because THEY know how to screw customers better than anyone else in the tech world... except for Blackberry, of course.
- 09-18-2016, 11:43 AM #320
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- 09-18-2016, 01:58 PM #323
-where is the hole?
-Abandoned by its noodley appendage
-Indecent dongle exposure
-If you find a dongle in your apple...
-There's a Tampax in my ear... good god what have I done with my Airpods?!
Mods, forgive me: Waiting for my new phone seems to have turned my brains into a mixture of snark and sophomoric humor. We totally need to notify Apple of this side effect, I cannot possibly be the only one.
- 09-19-2016, 12:35 AM #324
- 09-19-2016, 04:52 AM #325
Just bought a pair of Bose Qc35 Bluetooth headphones, mainly for my iPad use and my TV, but will be good with my 7 when it arrives, I use a pair of Bose oei2 when walking my dogs can't stand the apple ear plugs don't stay in my ears and the new btooth ones look the same, so will use the adapter, wish it was black though lol, guess I am covered.
I use Bluetooth in my car.