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Old 10-01-2012, 03:29 PM   #2201
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And the turn by turn directions are awesome. Assuming its sending you t the right destination
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:32 PM   #2202
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Im still not sold on the 5. The new features just doesn't blow my dress up. My 4 does everything i need. I guess I'll be like some 3/3gs owners did and wait for major improvements over the 4/5.
I've used my 5 for a week,,,, when I used my friend's 4 I got complete frustrated with how slow it was and YES, the screen on the 4 looks like a BABY screen now that I'm used to the 5.

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If you have an upgrade available, there is no point in not getting one... You could just buy it for $200, then sell it for $900 on CL....

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Just got lte for the first time down at school. This shits fast
Damn right it is! I was loading ESPN FFB app in less than 1 second. On my wifi, not as fast.

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And the turn by turn directions are awesome. Assuming its sending you t the right destination
It does work PERFECT.

The people complaining about maps are LOOKING for things to try and point out, just so they can say "HEY LOOK THAT'S EFFED UP", when really, they will NEVER EVER actually travel to that destination!
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:35 PM   #2203
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Anyone get a 30pin to lightning adaptor yet? Driving to work in the morning and having to listen to radio is excruciating...
I checked over the weekend and the Apple store near me still didn't have the adapter. For now though, I'm using a bluetooth 30pin adapter that works pretty well. It attaches to the 30 pin connector in my car and I use bluetooth from my iP5 (or any phone in fact) to play music.
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:37 PM   #2204
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Just got lte for the first time down at school. This shits fast
Yea it is.

Wifi at my school is pitiful. I constantly have to turn it off and run off LTE for a simple google search
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:42 PM   #2205
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Great when sending a text while driving
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Yeah? I'll try and give it a go at some point. Haven't played around with it at all. Is the recognition actually on? If I say "hey i'll be at the restaurant 5 minutes late", what are the odds the recipient gets a text saying "hey i'll pee on the fence lawn 5 million times"
It really is awesome for voice-to-text. I was going 75 on the interstate with all windows down and sunroof back, and it still got my full sentence correct. If you speak kinda monotone like Siri does, it does help a bit.
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Old 10-01-2012, 04:09 PM   #2206
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I checked over the weekend and the Apple store near me still didn't have the adapter. For now though, I'm using a bluetooth 30pin adapter that works pretty well. It attaches to the 30 pin connector in my car and I use bluetooth from my iP5 (or any phone in fact) to play music.
What model do you have? Does it allow for track control through the head unit?
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Old 10-01-2012, 04:55 PM   #2207
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What model do you have? Does it allow for track control through the head unit?
I am curious about what brand as well, and does your phone automatically connect to it?
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Old 10-01-2012, 05:02 PM   #2208
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any1 here tried funding a project in kickstarter?

kick starter.com/projects/1787686855/foundation-dock-the-new-home-for-your-iphone?ref=live




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Old 10-01-2012, 05:54 PM   #2209
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Here's a stupid question: why does it seem so difficult to get different "alert tones" for texts? EVERYONE uses this damn default "tri-tone." Every other one pretty much sucks. I searched iTunes and even found one that sounded good, but it DLd as a song and can't be applied as an alert tone, fvckers. [Before you tell me to JB my phone...I can't, it's a company phone]

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Old 10-01-2012, 06:00 PM   #2210
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Here's a stupid question: why does it seem so difficult to get different "alert tones" for texts? EVERYONE uses this damn default "tri-tone." Every other one pretty much sucks. I searched iTunes and even found one that sounded good, but it DLd as a song and can't be applied as an alert tone, fvckers. [Before you tell me to JB my phone...I can't, it's a company phone]
just go to audiko.net

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Old 10-01-2012, 06:23 PM   #2211
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I think CNET has an article on how to d/l or make your own music files to use as alerts.

I use an Army of Darkness quote for when my wife texts me, a Star Wars sound file for other texts. I made my own ring tone for regular calls, but when my dad calls, Darth Vader says "I am your father". I could have made more, but I was just messing around when I saw those directions and have been too busy to really create custom tones. Wasn't very hard to do. Hardest part was to decide what song/sound to use.
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:24 PM   #2212
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I checked over the weekend and the Apple store near me still didn't have the adapter. For now though, I'm using a bluetooth 30pin adapter that works pretty well. It attaches to the 30 pin connector in my car and I use bluetooth from my iP5 (or any phone in fact) to play music.
Link? Sounds pretty sweet
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:04 PM   #2213
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Link? Sounds pretty sweet
You can't change tracks using the headunit. It's basically like a wireless AUX port. Sound quality is pretty good, but you can hear a hiss once in a while. Also, my phone doesn't connect automatically, but once I start the car, the receiver is in pairing mode automatically and I just click it on my phone (no need to pair and enter passcode again). This is just temporary for me though because of the hissing, no control using the headunit/steering wheel, and fact that I would still need to plug in my phone through the car charger to charge.

I bought mine from ebay. It uses bluetooth 2.0 so it's not as efficient with battery.
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trks...at=0&_from=R40

There is a kickstarter version that uses BT 4.0. I can't seem to link to kickstarter though, so just google Auris kickstarter.
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:33 PM   #2214
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thanks - i found one for $10 shipped.
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Old 10-01-2012, 08:24 PM   #2215
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Why are they marketing things like panoramic pictures in their commercials? Its not really specific to the phone or really that big a deal. Haven't used one since 2007 but don't you think there are better, more unique things they should showcase in advertisements?
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Glow in the dark skin from Slickwraps came in today. Looks pretty cool. Wrap itself is blue, has a light glow in the dark. Nothing super bright, it's not like it would be attracting crazy attention sitting on a dim table in a restaurant or out on the street. Seriously have to be in pitch black darkness for it to be that noticeable.

Only huge issue is that this wrap is significantly thicker than their other wraps. Put the brushed gold skin on my sisters phone and it came out nearly flawless. Thinking about getting the copper one for mine or waiting for the black brushed skin to come out. I know it's only a matter of time until I get sick of a blue phone. Wish the fitment was better. Here's a pic of the gold one
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Old 10-01-2012, 10:36 PM   #2217
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Glow in the dark skin from Slickwraps came in today. Looks pretty cool. Wrap itself is blue, has a light glow in the dark. Nothing super bright, it's not like it would be attracting crazy attention sitting on a dim table in a restaurant or out on the street. Seriously have to be in pitch black darkness for it to be that noticeable.

Only huge issue is that this wrap is significantly thicker than their other wraps. Put the brushed gold skin on my sisters phone and it came out nearly flawless. Thinking about getting the copper one for mine or waiting for the black brushed skin to come out. I know it's only a matter of time until I get sick of a blue phone. Wish the fitment was better. Here's a pic of the gold one
That's sick, where did you get the brushed wrap?
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Old 10-01-2012, 10:57 PM   #2218
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It does work PERFECT.

The people complaining about maps are LOOKING for things to try and point out, just so they can say "HEY LOOK THAT'S EFFED UP", when really, they will NEVER EVER actually travel to that destination!
i've had a couple issues with it.
it doesn't recognize x50 addresses as being south and west. so essentially any address i enter is north or east of my city center.
this is obviously a problem.
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Old 10-01-2012, 11:08 PM   #2220
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I don't get it... seriously WTF!! I have 2 hours of usage and 50% battery left.
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