Dancers Anonymous > Looking for a cell phone

Discussion in 'Dancers Anonymous' started by pygmalion, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    To be honest, I like DS's Windows Phone interface better than anything I've seen. Very, very easy. Not intuitive as much as familiar, if you've ever used a Windows-based product, which pretty much everybody has. And the tiles are really cool looking. *grin* My $0.02.

    The least user-friendly phone I've ever had was my Blackberry. It came with a 72-page instruction manual and you need every single one of those pages.
  2. Lioness

    Lioness Well-Known Member

    The main reason I'm looking to switch is an app availability thing. The impression I get is that iPhone apps are more, better, and less buggy than Android apps, due to the standardized operating system.
    So...that pretty much rules out a Windows phone. My other option is a high-end Android, but BF has one, and it's still buggy.
  3. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    I'm not sure what you mean by buggy, since I 'm not big on cell phone apps, period. If I can dial the phone and occasionally listen to my music, I'm good, thanks.

    But I do agree when it comes to the availability of apps. DS's Windows phone has a lot fewer apps than his old Android did. I'm operating under the (perhaps false) assumption that Microsoft will increase its offerings of apps, kind of the way they did with XBOX 360 software. (I can't remember when XBOX was introduced or whether you'd have been old enough to be aware of it at the time, but the initial software offerings for XBOX were LAME compared to the other gaming consoles. Not so much anymore.)
  4. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

  5. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    It only applies to phones under contract. If your contract has expired you are free to do with it as you please.
  6. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    Thanks. I guess I misunderstood.
  7. Mr 4 styles

    Mr 4 styles Well-Known Member

    iphone 5 or galaxy s3 i have both and love them equally
  8. chachachacat

    chachachacat Well-Known Member

    I love my iphone! Easy.
  9. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    I am looking to replace my LG phone with a Smart phone. Any recommendations and if so what do you use yours for -apps other than phone/text/camera.
    Someone said a Nexus 4 is the thing to get. are they worth it?

  10. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    iPhone. If not, Samsung Galaxy S4!
  11. DL

    DL Well-Known Member

    The Nexus 4 is unlocked. I don't have that phone, but do have one like it; and having gone unlocked don't ever see myself going another way.
  12. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    so how do you pay for it?
  13. DL

    DL Well-Known Member

    You just buy it outright, up front.
  14. alexandrahweis

    alexandrahweis Active Member

    Just do not get a windows phone...I have one. It is awful.
  15. Lioness

    Lioness Well-Known Member

    I'm loving my iphone...have barely used my laptop a since I got it because I just don't need great.
  16. Sagitta

    Sagitta Well-Known Member

    Yup smart phones are great. But I don't like the idea of being in contact to that extent every instant of the day. That's why no smart phone, still, for me.
  17. Standarddancer

    Standarddancer Well-Known Member

    I love my iPhone, can't function properly without it, all my numbers / contacts there, I checked weather on it, rely on it for finding driving direction to comp venues( now the new iPhone iPad map even has a talking feature, so really works even better than traditional kind of GPS), use calculator from it to compute dress price if buy dress from foreign designer website. Use FB feature from it in idle time. Email, text work really great! The camera from 4GS has front and back lenses so I use the front camera as a mirror to apply makeup on the go without even need to bring a mirror! The camera comes with 4GS is good quality too, has both front and back camera, I use front camera for applying makeup on the go without even need a mirror! Also the calendar is handy!

    You can also download handy applications such as translators, tripadvisor on it, really nice!

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