1. Closingracer's Avatar
    I definitely use my phone more than my MBP because it's always with me and more portable. There are a few things I just can't do enjoyably on my phone though. Forums is one. I've yet to have a good experience using forums on a phone, whether it be iOS or Android. I've used both browsers and apps, but I find it cumbersome to use the smaller display. Replying to quoted posts is one thing, but to browse random threads is another story. The format is plain better on a larger screen.
    Eh I love Tapatalk IMHO. Has all the forums in one place
    06-02-2018 10:23 AM
  2. msm0511's Avatar
    Eh I love Tapatalk IMHO. Has all the forums in one place
    I have and use Tapatalk for quick replies, but exploring and reading long threads is still a pain for me. I feel like I need to be able to see more than a small mobile display can offer. Of course, that's just my opinion. I'm not discounting yours. I know people who rarely if ever use anything other than their phones for anything.
    06-02-2018 10:28 AM
  3. LCW's Avatar
    Came very close to getting an S9 today. But I didn't. I think the impulse is over... maybe...

    At least WWDC is around the corner. iOS12 beta could be refreshing enough to smash any notion of "cheating"...
    06-02-2018 04:29 PM
  4. Mr Segundus's Avatar
    I took the SIM out of my X and put in it my S9+ about a week ago. I'm kinda furious that my X's battery is down to 97% capacity only after owning it for 3 months. A battery should never degrade that quickly. Samsung's battery's degrade only 5% after two years!

    If Apple doesn't figure out the battery technology in this year's iPhone, I won't be getting one. I can't imagine how terrible the battery capacity will be after a year of use if they don't change it.
    Shahzad Ghani One likes this.
    06-09-2018 05:50 PM
  5. msm0511's Avatar
    I took the SIM out of my X and put in it my S9+ about a week ago. I'm kinda furious that my X's battery is down to 97% capacity only after owning it for 3 months. A battery should never degrade that quickly. Samsung's battery's degrade only 5% after two years!

    If Apple doesn't figure out the battery technology in this year's iPhone, I won't be getting one. I can't imagine how terrible the battery capacity will be after a year of use if they don't change it.
    I got my X on launch day, and it's still at 100% capacity after 7 months.
    06-10-2018 10:58 AM
  6. Garz's Avatar
    I got my X on launch day, and it's still at 100% capacity after 7 months.
    My wife’s X was purchased a few week after launch and is at 96%. Kind of disappointing if you ask me that it’s degrading that fast.
    06-10-2018 01:04 PM
  7. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I got my X on launch day, and it's still at 100% capacity after 7 months.
    Awesome. Mine is at 99%....

    Are you going to run out and get a Samsung S9?-img_0019.jpg
    TripleOne likes this.
    06-10-2018 01:36 PM
  8. TgeekB's Avatar
    My SE still says 100%. Hard to believe.
    06-10-2018 02:28 PM
  9. calebt's Avatar

    My X only a few months
    06-10-2018 02:32 PM
  10. doogald's Avatar
    FYI, we all know that battery health is in beta and may not be 100% correct, right?

    (I so wish that instead of a number, Apple put an indicator with three states: your battery is fine, your battery may need servicing soon, your battery needs servicing.)
    06-10-2018 02:33 PM
  11. Mr Segundus's Avatar
    FYI, we all know that battery health is in beta and may not be 100% correct, right?

    (I so wish that instead of a number, Apple put an indicator with three states: your battery is fine, your battery may need servicing soon, your battery needs servicing.)
    If it's not 100% correct then it shouldn't even be there in the first place.
    ladyc0524 likes this.
    06-10-2018 07:20 PM
  12. Mr Segundus's Avatar
    Mine too. But I stopped charging it with the cable and started using wireless charging. I've heard others complain that their batteries are degrading at a much faster rate using wireless charging than with the lightning cable. Either way, it's infuriating. A battery shouldn't degrade that much after a few months.
    06-10-2018 07:22 PM
  13. Garz's Avatar
    Mine too. But I stopped charging it with the cable and started using wireless charging. I've heard others complain that their batteries are degrading at a much faster rate using wireless charging than with the lightning cable. Either way, it's infuriating. A battery shouldn't degrade that much after a few months.
    Maybe they aren't using apple certified wireless chargers. I use the Belkin sold by Apple for a reason. It supports the 7.5 watt charging and I know they tested it and back it. My X is still at 100% capacity.
    06-10-2018 08:29 PM
  14. calebt's Avatar
    Maybe they aren't using apple certified wireless chargers. I use the Belkin sold by Apple for a reason. It supports the 7.5 watt charging and I know they tested it and back it. My X is still at 100% capacity.
    You might have something there, I'm guilty good thing I've AC plus.
    06-11-2018 03:21 AM
  15. Mr Segundus's Avatar
    Maybe they aren't using apple certified wireless chargers. I use the Belkin sold by Apple for a reason. It supports the 7.5 watt charging and I know they tested it and back it. My X is still at 100% capacity.
    It would've been nice if Apple told us that the Belkin wireless charger would specifically work for the X without contributing to battery degradation with use.
    06-11-2018 02:03 PM
  16. Garz's Avatar
    It would've been nice if Apple told us that the Belkin wireless charger would specifically work for the X without contributing to battery degradation with use.
    That would take months of testing to know. I’m sure Apple has bigger and better things to do to test a 3rd party accessory. Considering they sell it in store, I’m sure it’s safe.
    06-11-2018 09:57 PM
  17. Speedygi's Avatar
    Samsung phones for some reason have the worst battery for me. This is in every way the deal breaker.
    06-12-2018 09:18 AM
  18. msm0511's Avatar
    Samsung phones for some reason have the worst battery for me. This is in every way the deal breaker.
    For me it’s the standby on Samsung phones that’s so bad. They’re terrible compared to other phones. Battery life while in use is actually pretty good on Samsung’s newer phones though.
    06-12-2018 10:33 AM
  19. Garz's Avatar
    Samsung phones for some reason have the worst battery for me. This is in every way the deal breaker.
    What phone are you referencing too?
    06-12-2018 12:01 PM
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