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What phone (platform) is better?
iPhone 23%  23%  [ 10 ]
Android 16%  16%  [ 7 ]
BlackBerry 14%  14%  [ 6 ]
Windows Mobile 5%  5%  [ 2 ]
WebOS/PalmOS 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
Other (post what it is if so) 41%  41%  [ 18 ]
Total votes : 44

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06 Sep 2010, 10:11 am

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I selected iPhone 4 on the poll because I fully intend to get one, but I'm waiting until next month to see what Apple does about the antenna issue.


Same here, I'm waiting to see if they end up fixing it like the rumours say. If not, I'm sticking to my 3GS.



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06 Sep 2010, 10:17 am

I hate phones, and I'd rather write eMails or texts, or better yet drive 50 miles to talk to someone in person, than to attempt a phone call. If I am forced by the business world to use one, it usually malfunctions and cuts off anyway.

When I was a little kid, I was terrified of the Operator, and I wouldn't get near a phone since she might suddenly come on the line and ask me a question. Now I'm not terrified of the Operator, but I can't speak any of the foreign languages which all telephone operators and switchboard receptionists speak, LOL.

To answer the original OP's question:

I have no phone in the house (no land line nor any internet-based phones). I have a Motorola Droid phone for when I absolutely have to use one, and it seldom works properly.



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08 Sep 2010, 1:53 am

i couldn't do your poll because it didn't have a button for dial phones.



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08 Sep 2010, 3:46 am

I picked up a used, 2 year old WinMob smartphone with no data plan to keep costs down. I use WiFi. I prefer a physical keyboard and touch screen to those that don't. I still carry and use a Palm TX PDA, but have heard bad things about quality control of most of their older smartphones. I might still pick one up, if I can find a bargain. I remember when Palm dominated PDA's and smartphones. Winmob used to be second.


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08 Sep 2010, 4:56 am

I don't use a phone, I find it hard to talk to any one on it.
Even my mum.

Don't use one.


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08 Sep 2010, 5:25 am

auntblabby wrote:
i couldn't do your poll because it didn't have a button for dial phones.


Is it a red phone like on Batman :lol: I know bad joke :roll: Seriously thou; we have a phone like that & it's the only phone that works after a hurricane here. The digital phones need to be plugged in to electricity to work & the cell phone towers can get damaged.


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08 Sep 2010, 11:46 am

LG Arena.



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08 Sep 2010, 11:48 am

Samsung Rogue. It is a good texting phone, with touch screen and web browser.

Probably I will upgrade to an Android when eligible.


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08 Sep 2010, 1:25 pm

I have a Samsung Galaxy S/Captivate and it runs on android. I love it :heart:


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08 Sep 2010, 2:56 pm

Iphone 3Gs. Not so much for the phone part of it but with all the aps it's more of a toy for me than anything.



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08 Sep 2010, 11:37 pm

nick007 wrote:
auntblabby wrote:
i couldn't do your poll because it didn't have a button for dial phones.


Is it a red phone like on Batman :lol: I know bad joke :roll: Seriously thou; we have a phone like that & it's the only phone that works after a hurricane here. The digital phones need to be plugged in to electricity to work & the cell phone towers can get damaged.


it's an old bakelite institutional [hospital] green phone.



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09 Sep 2010, 12:25 am

I have a BlackBerry but it was hijacked so I had it turned off last month. I bought a Tracfone to use temporarily but I haven't used it yet. I miss my BlackBerry but I haven't decided if I am going to buy a different phone or have the BlackBerry turned back on. :shrug:



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09 Sep 2010, 5:41 pm

I just noticed that the thread topic asks one question and the poll asks another. For the BEST, I would go with an Android phone because of the keyboard. The iPhone would be a close second because of the browser. Apple just announced that they will allow apps like Flash, so that makes the choice even harder. Really the main reason I haven't switched to one of these is the time it would take to transfer the data and to find equivalent apps.


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09 Sep 2010, 7:06 pm

Ooma for landline and tracfone for mobile. Looks like I will pay less than $50 to $75 for mobile service for the whole year (not a long talker). :D

I love the ooma for its free long distance, local calling, and I can use a real phone. I can actually hear/understand people and people can hear me clearly on it -- rather than most/all cell phones I've ever used.