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Old 09-13-2012, 05:14 PM   #421
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The only thing I care about is: Will it work with iDrive and my Dice?

Probably not.
If I can't control it via iDrive that's gonna suck hard. I'm using this cable right now
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Old 09-13-2012, 05:14 PM   #422
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Thanks for the info! Regarding the talking/surfing at the same time, AT&T's iPhone 4 can already do this, and I see your point that the Verizon iPhone 4s didn't have LTE or dual modems... definitely a valid reason for me to go with the iPhone 5.

Question about what you said about transferring upgrades to other lines on my family share plan or to people not on my plan. If I transferred the upgrade to them in either of those 2 scenarios wouldn't they be required to have a new 2 year contract? Maybe I'm overthinking this but if I were to give the upgrade to my wife, she buys the iPhone 5 at the reduced price then gives me the phone... she gets a new 2 year contract but how will that affect my contract given that I'm the primary line on the family share plan? Also, would Verizon allow me to transfer the upgrade to my wife?
Yea, Verizon is a CDMA network, so you can't talk and surf at the same time on 3g. ATT and Tmobile are SIM network so a 3g device can do both.

The upgrade transfer would work by you giving your upgrade to your wife and renewing your contract for 2 years. You would retain all your current features, inlcuding unlimited data (if applicable) and she would continue her current contract but get a free upgrade mid contract. Verizon only cares about getting a 2 year renewal out of the deal.

You can do it all on the website. I'm in a similar situation with my family plan. I have 4 lines. 2 are on unlimited (grandfathered) data and 2 are on tiered data. When my unlmiited line comes up for renewal, I'll transfer my upgrade to another line on the family plan that has tiered data and they will get a new device. My line will renew and the 2nd line will get the device. When the phone comes I'll simply activate it on my account as if I had purchased it out of contract.

On July 19th Someone trying to get an upgrade to the SIII and maintain their current plan emailed Verizon to get clarification and this was the response:

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Thank you for contacting Verizon Wireless. My name is Bryce, and I would be happy to assist you with your text message inquiries. I understand exactly what you are doing. I transferred an upgrade from my mothers line to get the Galaxy SIII and keep my unlimited data.

When your sister upgrades her phone with your alternate upgrade from your line it will not affect your unlimited data at all. It will effect the data options she had but your unlimited data is safe and will not be affected. I am confident that this will ease your mind about your data plan.

Thank you for being the best part of Verizon Wireless, our customer! Have a great day.


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Old 09-13-2012, 05:17 PM   #423
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Old 09-13-2012, 05:25 PM   #424
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If I can't control it via iDrive that's gonna suck hard. I'm using this cable right now
You know I noticed the newer iDrives (MY2012+) forego the 1/8" cable and just use a straight USB to iPhone, maybe that's something the older iDrives could do as well with a software update.
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Old 09-13-2012, 05:35 PM   #425
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The newer ones have a totally different system unfortunately, but the new control is plug and play. The new system was implemented in MY09. They have a hard drive for storing music and a totally updated menu and control system.
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=277690

And a discussion on the new iPhone cable.
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=744437

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They can't.
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iPhone 5 won't do voice and data simultaneously on Verizon wireless network:

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1440402

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/0...-5-calls-data/
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http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1440402

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/0...-5-calls-data/
This sucks but I'm more sad that no US carrier does or will ever support HD voice. Need to wait for the iPhone 6 with VoLTE.
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iPhone 5 won't do voice and data simultaneously on Verizon wireless network:

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1440402

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/0...-5-calls-data/
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Old 09-13-2012, 05:59 PM   #432
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Good point about the microUSB.
ya, but i do like that the new cord is reversible.

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The only thing I care about is: Will it work with iDrive and my Dice?

Probably not.
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If I can't control it via iDrive that's gonna suck hard. I'm using this cable right now
That blows... I'm glad I didn't buy one of these earlier.


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Volume is not the only way you judge size either. Sounds like you have a 2 incher and trying to justify its thickness
How would you "judge" size for a cell phone then?
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Old 09-13-2012, 06:08 PM   #433
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CNN says "Apple unveils smaller and faster Iphone 5." Smaller? Thinner and lighter doesn't mean "smaller" you moron lol! They should stop hiring fresh graduates from the journalism school
Saying the phone is larger is equivalent to saying Napoleon is larger with his hat on than without. Not a very bold statement.

But smaller volume and smaller mass is bigger difference to me than just a few fractions of an inch taller.
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Old 09-13-2012, 06:13 PM   #434
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The newer ones have a totally different system unfortunately, but the new control is plug and play. The new system was implemented in MY09. They have a hard drive for storing music and a totally updated menu and control system.
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=277690

And a discussion on the new iPhone cable.
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=744437

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Well i'm driving a MY2011 335d, So it uses the newer style, but it still can't function with just the USB cable alone, it needs the same adaptor as yours.

edit:
Read the link, looks like we should be in the clear. And seeing as apple was even demoing that adaptor in an audi, I guess there shouldn't be any issues if I grab a b8 s4. Woo.
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So what time can west coast people start pre-ordering?
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Saying the phone is larger is equivalent to saying Napoleon is larger with his hat on than without. Not a very bold statement.

But smaller volume and smaller mass is bigger difference to me than just a few fractions of an inch taller.
I don't get your napoleon analogy, sorry.

Fixed math below. Screen is about %20 larger, phone itself is around %15 larger than Iphone 4/4s.
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I don't get your napoleon analogy, sorry.

Let's just do the math, OK? IPhone 5 has 1136 vertical pixels compared to 960 of the 4s. Surface area of the screen is proportional to the square of the ratio of these two:

(1136/960)^2 = 1.40.

That means iPhone 5 has a 40% bigger screen size. Not really just a fraction of an inch now, is it?

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