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12. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 13, 2018, 12:29 Nullity
 
... iPhone ...
Apple definitely makes great hardware, but I find iOS atrocious. It'll never be a viable option as a smartphone for me.

Google kills Google Inbox
I'm pretty upset about this. I've used Inbox since it started the public beta, and have always liked it much better. Gmail does not have feature parity with Inbox - the email bundles are invaluable, and I use the notification feature fairly frequently.

They should instead kill the current Gmail, and just re-brand Inbox as the new Gmail.

Jivaro wrote on Sep 13, 2018, 10:33:
Is 9 to the tech industry like 13 is to architects or something?
Or like 3 to Valve.
 
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11. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 13, 2018, 12:26 CJ_Parker
 
Pr()ZaC wrote on Sep 13, 2018, 07:50:
CJ_Parker wrote on Sep 13, 2018, 02:38:
I don't get this shit... where is the iPhone 9? Are they skipping no. 9 in favor of X? WTF!?!
Just like Windows 9... Conspiracy theory mode ON.

Well, there was a good reason with Windows because the leading 9 would have made some (mostly older) software believe it was being installed on a Windows 9x OS. The valid reason was version checking.

Jivaro wrote on Sep 13, 2018, 10:33:
Is 9 to the tech industry like 13 is to architects or something?

AFAIK, the number 4 is the unlucky number in "tech" or at least in China where most tech is coming from. They try to avoid "4" like the plague since it is written similar to "death" in their sign language but "9" should be fine.

So... I DEMAND an iPhone 9. Not that I'd buy one... my ancient iPhone 4 still works like a charm but how the fuck am I s'posed to trust Apple if they can't even count right and just skip a number for shits and giggles?
 
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10. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 13, 2018, 10:33  Jivaro 
 
Is 9 to the tech industry like 13 is to architects or something?  
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9. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 13, 2018, 08:01  Beamer 
 
There was never an iPhone 2, either. iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 4. You can argue the 3G was the second, the 3GS the third, and the 4 the 4th, but that convention never stuck around, with the S never being an incremental number.  



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8. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 13, 2018, 07:50 Pr()ZaC
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Sep 13, 2018, 02:38:
I don't get this shit... where is the iPhone 9? Are they skipping no. 9 in favor of X? WTF!?!
Just like Windows 9... Conspiracy theory mode ON.
 
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7. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 13, 2018, 02:38 CJ_Parker
 
I don't get this shit... where is the iPhone 9? Are they skipping no. 9 in favor of X? WTF!?!  
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6. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 12, 2018, 23:28  Mr. Tact 
 
Have I mentioned recently how glad I am that I have never purchased an Apple product?  



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5. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 12, 2018, 22:05 Pigeon
 
New phones too expensive? Not to worry iServitude will get you that new phone, plus you'll get to work at your favorite company and it'll bring jobs back to the US!  
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4. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 12, 2018, 22:00  RedEye9 
 
jdreyer wrote on Sep 12, 2018, 19:44:
Apple's new iPhones: Xs, Xs Max, and Xr. Pre-orders start Friday.

I'm waiting for the iPhone XXX pre-order.
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The Vin Diesel edition
 
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3. New Gmail Design and removal of Inbox Sep 12, 2018, 21:15 eRe4s3r
 
Fucking sucks, there is just no sugar coating this, everything looks the same, readability is much worse, "mark as read" dosen't adhere to the fucking labels (instead it marks ALL as read all) etc.

And on my tablet they removed the weather/time/gmail/calendar combo app combo so that I now need 3 fucking widgets instead of 1. SO YEAHAAAAW.. google messing with GUI starts to become a bit of a nightmare.
 
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2. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 12, 2018, 19:44  jdreyer 
 
Apple's new iPhones: Xs, Xs Max, and Xr. Pre-orders start Friday.

I'm waiting for the iPhone XXX pre-order.
 
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1. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 12, 2018, 19:36 SpectralMeat
 
I am sure those new iPhones are great but holy fuck they're expensive!!!
Apple is definitely pushing the envelope when it comes to charging premium from the customers.
 
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