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Taiwan approach iPhone 4S for sale:

http://www.tuaw.com/2011/11/04...4s-for-sale/

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  • 2011-11-04 18:15
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Digital Trends: Android failure rate higher than iPhone and Blackberries

http://www.digitaltrends.com/m...-blackberry/

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  • 2011-11-04 17:23
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> In reply to [deleted post]Can it do this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Nod69aTzsM

Didn't think so.

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  • 2011-11-04 17:03
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-11-04 13:02 from JJsi - click to readDid you buy it on a GSM contract or CDMA?

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  • 2011-11-04 16:54
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-11-03 21:33 from 3YbX - click to readi need a phone that can be contracted to a cdma system as well as gsm system....usa-mexico can i do this with the 4s phone. i see that it has a gsm chip allso?

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  • 2011-11-04 14:46
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-11-03 22:27 from 3YbX - click to readI am using it on both systems

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  • 2011-11-04 13:02
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An example of Apple's attention to detail. The phone speaker location decision:

http://www.idownloadblog.com/2...aker-bottom/

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  • 2011-11-04 08:22
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Veteran game developer Glenn Corpses says iPhone 4 to 4S leap is bigger than the iPhone 3 to 3GS

http://toucharcade.com/2011/11...e-3g-to-3gs/

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  • 2011-11-04 06:59
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-11-03 22:23 from JJt2 - click to readIf I am not mistaken, if you buy your iPhone 4S on a CDMA network, you are also able to use it on GSM.

The part I am not so sure about, is if you buy iPhone 4S on a GSM network, can you use it on a CDMA network. So far, in this second scenario the answer is no. I may be wrong of course, but I looked around a lot for this answer.

Again, this is not because of Apple, but CDMA networks, which are more strict about phones on their network.

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  • 2011-11-03 22:27
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-11-03 21:33 from 3YbX - click to readSo you can use it on both systems

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  • 2011-11-03 22:23
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-11-03 18:26 from JJt2 - click to readNo, you cannot. It is only posible if you activated the iPhone 4S as a CDMA phone. In Singapore it is activated as a GSM phone.

From Apple http://www.apple.com/iphone/compare-iphones/

CDMA available only if iPhone 4S is sold and activated for use on a CDMA network.

However, an iPhone 4S activated as a CDMA on the other hand, will be able to roam using the GSM networks using sim cards.

This limitation, as I said, is nothing to do with Apple, but it is to do with how CDMA operators operate.

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  • 2011-11-03 21:33
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-11-03 11:13 from 3YbX - click to readYes you can

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  • 2011-11-03 18:26
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Reporter's Notebook: iPhone 4S and iOS 5 worth the hype

http://www.mywesttexas.com/bus...c1ef089.html

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  • 2011-11-03 17:55
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Chip Design Magazine iPhone 4S Power Efficiency Analysis:

http://chipdesignmag.com/lpd/a...cy-analysis/

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  • 2011-11-03 17:28
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GarageBand for iPhone and iPod Touch on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDA-LTqpe4w

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  • 2011-11-03 15:56
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Lets see which phone comes to beat it . . .

. . . May be in a decade or so . . .

. . . Or never !!!

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  • 2011-11-03 14:05
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I had the iphone 4 now have the iphone 4s.
Camera is alot better, more crisp n clear
phone is def quicker when texting, opening app's etc
i use siri for texting & as long as you speak clearly it will write just what you say
i charge my battery every night after playing my games, i used to charge the 4 every night so no difference there
i went for the white as i had the black before so it looks newer to me
overall i am very happy with the 4s & glad i sold my 4 to purchase this one.

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  • 2011-11-03 13:58
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> In reply to anon @ 2011-11-03 05:09 from PM8Y - click to readNo you cannot switch fom GSM to CDMA like you mentioned, but it is nothing to do with your phone, it is to do with how CDMA operators operate, which is different from GSM which is interoperable worldwide.

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  • 2011-11-03 11:13
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> In reply to SS @ 2011-11-03 00:07 from jAf7 - click to readNo USD 649 is the contract-free price. With contract the price is USD199.

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  • 2011-11-03 11:10
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> In reply to SS @ 2011-11-03 00:07 from jAf7 - click to readno, factory unlocked totally free to use on any network

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  • 2011-11-03 10:51
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