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Old 04-30-2013, 12:55 AM   #3821
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The refurb replacements are labeled as "remanufactured" by Apple's own terms.

Yes, they are SUPPOSED to have a new screen, case, and battery. Some components like the CPU are supposed to be recycled.

However, I have gone through 6 genius-bar replacements and they have all had problems in one way or another, from nicks/scratches to a camera that wouldn't focus, to a loose battery, to a phone that couldn't make/place calls, etc.

I am pretty sure the quality is lower than a brand-new phone. Why else would they bother with the refurbs unless they were cheaper to produce.
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What crappy phone company charges $600 for a phone upgrade that came out way past the 3G release date.
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Old 04-30-2013, 03:06 AM   #3823
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Old 05-08-2013, 03:28 PM   #3824
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Have you guys seen this? Case Machine has an ///M inspired case as well as a Stingray one and a few others...inspired by the car design. Expensive and impractical but sort of cool.

http://casemachine.com/wp-content/pl...ategory_id=272

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Have you guys seen this? Case Machine has an ///M inspired case as well as a Stingray one and a few others...inspired by the car design. Expensive and impractical but sort of cool.

http://casemachine.com/wp-content/pl...ategory_id=272

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Not a big fan. Probably not good for reception either.
my home button is a little crooked now.

time for a phone swap?
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they might not accept it as a manufacture's malfunction. If the home button is still functional and the only problem is aesthetics, they might not take it.
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Old 05-08-2013, 07:46 PM   #3829
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my home button is a little crooked now.

time for a phone swap?
if you are serious and want a replacement, look up the "home button" trick....thank me later
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if you are serious and want a replacement, look up the "home button" trick....thank me later
usually right before the 1 year runs out i take it in to get it replaced for a nice 'new' phone.

it's nearing that point.

so i have paint chips, crooked home button, shaky vibrating motor, and a small crack at the back glass (my doing).

unfortunately i will lose my jail break

i googled it - i dont see what you are talking about - thx
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Old 05-08-2013, 08:58 PM   #3832
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my home button is a little crooked now.

time for a phone swap?
Could be. You are going to have trouble with the cracked back glass. Be super duper nice to them, and if you have a cute girlfriend have her come with and bat her eyelids twice.
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usually right before the 1 year runs out i take it in to get it replaced for a nice 'new' phone.

it's nearing that point.

so i have paint chips, crooked home button, shaky vibrating motor, and a small crack at the back glass (my doing).

unfortunately i will lose my jail break

i googled it - i dont see what you are talking about - thx
i'm confused, you have apple care, or no?
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posting an aside in this thread because i dont want to start a new one for these questions:

1) is there some kind of swype variant available for ios?
2) are there any substantial changes coming to the ios gui update that are published from credible sources?
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posting an aside in this thread because i dont want to start a new one for these questions:

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2) are there any substantial changes coming to the ios gui update that are published from credible sources?
1) I'd imagine there is for jailbroken phones, but no keyboard witching without it and I don't jailbreak, so I don't know for sure. I'd like to see Swype on iOS.

2) Very flat redesign with a substantial overhaul but no new learning curve. Coming from someone who has seen iOS7 testing. It's substantial enough that OSXengineers have been pulled to work on iOS, which only happened once before- before the first iPhone was released.

It will be much more greyscale, much flatter and much simpler. Think Ive design on software. However, you really have to imagine as it could go many ways. They are also trying to incorporate more on demand information into the lock screen, etc. apparently- though I think that aspect holds less water from a source standpoint.
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1) I'd imagine there is for jailbroken phones, but no keyboard witching without it and I don't jailbreak, so I don't know for sure. I'd like to see Swype on iOS.

2) Very flat redesign with a substantial overhaul but no new learning curve. Coming from someone who has seen iOS7 testing. It's substantial enough that OSXengineers have been pulled to work on iOS, which only happened once before- before the first iPhone was released.

It will be much more greyscale, much flatter and much simpler. Think Ive design on software. However, you really have to imagine as it could go many ways. They are also trying to incorporate more on demand information into the lock screen, etc. apparently- though I think that aspect holds less water from a source standpoint.
1) damn it. dont think i could ever get used to two-handed texting again after using swype so long. wont jailbreak either
2) so are they keeping the same layout still....rows of icons with no app drawer? sounds like they want to incorporate widgets but i dont want to get ahead of whats likely to happen. man, i was hoping for some kind of latest blackberry scale redesign on the gui
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1) damn it. dont think i could ever get used to two-handed texting again after using swype so long. wont jailbreak either
2) so are they keeping the same layout still....rows of icons with no app drawer? sounds like they want to incorporate widgets but i dont want to get ahead of whats likely to happen. man, i was hoping for some kind of latest blackberry scale redesign on the gui
I don't know exactly man. It's supposed to quite quite a big overhaul. I'd imagine the basic layout will stay the same, but that's just logic speaking and not fact.

Ive is getting rid of stupid skeumorphics and moving the iOS into the "new age." It should be quite the change. I'd be surprised if it isn't at least as good as Blackberry 10.
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I don't know exactly man. It's supposed to quite quite a big overhaul. I'd imagine the basic layout will stay the same, but that's just logic speaking and not fact.

Ive is getting rid of stupid skeumorphics and moving the iOS into the "new age." It should be quite the change. I'd be surprised if it isn't at least as good as Blackberry 10.
where is the best place to get information on ios? i might ditch the wp and bb and switch between ios and android. ios is kicking androids ass on the apps/games i use most and it would be nice to have those on the phone/ipad
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where is the best place to get information on ios? i might ditch the wp and bb and switch between ios and android. ios is kicking androids ass on the apps/games i use most and it would be nice to have those on the phone/ipad


Wow. I do like my iPhone and after looking at the One I will not switch, but some Android phones are enticing. I think iOS 7 will help me to truly enjoy iOS again.

Macrumors- then look at the sources. They usually assess validity of sources in the last paragraph of their blurbs.

Some stuff is common sense and past knowledge of design preferences (Ive-> flat design) which when compounded by a leak by some Apple employee all but validates the claim/direction.

http://www.macrumors.com

On iOS7:

Very flat design:

http://www.macrumors.com/2013/04/29/...ign-for-ios-7/

Influences:

http://www.macrumors.com/2013/05/06/...han-skin-deep/

How do you like Windows Phone? The 5S is supposed to have fingerprint unlocking- which is a pretty cool feature if you're thinking about buying another iPhone, though gimmicky I know.

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1) damn it. dont think i could ever get used to two-handed texting again after using swype so long. wont jailbreak either
2) so are they keeping the same layout still....rows of icons with no app drawer? sounds like they want to incorporate widgets but i dont want to get ahead of whats likely to happen. man, i was hoping for some kind of latest blackberry scale redesign on the gui
App drawer?
Like in the Galaxy S4 where you pull the tab to reveal a menu of more apps?
In iOS just push the home button twice.
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