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Old 11-06-2012, 03:14 PM   #3101
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:35 PM   #3102
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Are there functional ones out there?
A friend of mine purchased some aftermarket copies on Ebay and had issues. I just decided to plop down the $19 at the Apple store for a lightning cable and I ordered an OEM USB power plug for $7.99 on Ebay from a reputable Apple seller. I keep one cord at home and one with me. The battery life is great on my iPhone5 thus far so I haven't really needed to charge it during a normal work day.

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Old 11-06-2012, 03:44 PM   #3103
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Belkin is going to be first official supplier for car charger and the dock. For $30. They start selling Nov. 15.
That's a rip off for a charger. Wait a bit and you'll get tons of chargers for $2 max.
Lightning interface requires an authentication chip inside the cable/adapter to support signals.
Charging is easy.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:47 PM   #3104
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That's a rip off for a charger. Wait a bit and you'll get tons of chargers for $2 max.
Lightning interface requires an authentication chip inside the cable/adapter to support signals.
Charging is easy.
I know. I was just putting out there for the one person who prefers oem stuff.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:50 PM   #3105
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There is a teardown of both the Apple cable and the clones. They are held together with masking tape and the strain relief on the cable is garbage. Just spend the $19 until better companies like Amazon, Griffin, Belkin etc. start selling cables.

Here's one teardown of the cheap cable:

http://gizmodo.com/5954542/china-fin...e-cheap-clones

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Old 11-06-2012, 03:53 PM   #3106
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Old 11-06-2012, 04:22 PM   #3107
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...And why on God's green Earth does Apple continue to refuse to provide native iOS bluetooth file sharing between devices/computers? This is something that Apple users have been complaining about for years. It's so stupid!
Don't know about file sharing, but at least you can do audio (pretty soon).
http://www******starter.com/projects...k?ref=category

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Old 11-06-2012, 04:38 PM   #3108
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Don't know about file sharing, but at least you can do audio (pretty soon).
http://www******starter.com/projects...k?ref=category

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Old 11-08-2012, 02:43 PM   #3109
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Finally got my Desmay case, it is more like a skin than a case, extremely thin and will protect well against scratches but not sure I trust it to protect against drops. It is extremely thin though and it is as if you dont have a case at all.

Also the fitment was a little tough, thought I was going to break it putting it on then taking it off.
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:51 PM   #3110
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Placed my order for the 64GB Black iPhone 5 at my local Verizon store on 10/20/12... was told I'd receive it around 11/16/12, but it actually arrived at my home on 11/6/12.

I'm loving the phone so far. My previous phone was the iPhone 4 so I definitely see a huge improvement going from the 4 to 5.

In regards to my case, on my iPhone 4 I had the Otterbox case but this time around for the iPhone 5 I went with the Griffin Reveal case which is basically like a bumper case but with a clear backing, and also went with the Zagg Invisible Shield Extreme film for front and rear. Very happy with my purchase.
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:45 PM   #3111
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Considering putting my 3 week old iphone 4s 64GB white and getting an iphone 5.... not sure yet..
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:49 PM   #3112
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:03 AM   #3113
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I couldn't stand this phone with a case
Same here.. I just zagged everything (including sides).. And don't use a case. I got used to the zagg feel already
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:11 AM   #3114
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who here has these problem on their Iphone 5?

Seem like its a hardware issue that apple is trying to deny, and saying a the ios6.0.1 will fix, but it didn't

1. Wifi bug, it drops and won't reconnect automatically. You would have to re enter the pw again.
2. Can't save photo when holding down a pics, press save, it does not save to photo.
3. Camera light goes off first, then take pics.
4. Yellow Screen
5. Dead pixels.

I have problem 1 2 and 3.
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:29 AM   #3115
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I've had the photo issue a couple of times, but thats about it

Oh, and sometimes the phone slows down a LOT, but only when I get a group text message. It practically freezes the phone.
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Old 11-09-2012, 06:58 AM   #3116
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:20 AM   #3117
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Which storage, which color and which carrier?
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:41 AM   #3118
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16GB, Black, AT&T/Unlocked
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:46 AM   #3119
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Picking one up today from the local Apple Store. How much can I sell it for?
If its got a full charge and you take it to New York, probably about eleventy billion dollars.
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