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iPhones now available in Singapore without any cameras

20 January, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
iPhones now available in Singapore without any cameras - read the full textSometimes less really is more, but removing both the front and rear cameras from an iPhone 4S doesn't sound like the best way to attract new customers to your network. That is however, precisely what Singapore-based carrier M1 are offering to potential customers and before you call for the men...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-23 12:33 from mAM0 - click to readAgreed. An iPhones .... for military personel users ..... is this the easy-breaking iPhone that I know or ...... ?!?! They should consider the non camera SGS II ... which can withstand some level of crashes for this case though (-_-)a

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  • 2012-01-24 09:08
  • KLR9

I think as SONIM phone will be good. Tough and rugged. Just nice for military use. They can even ask them to manufacture the SONIM phones without camera

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  • 2012-01-23 14:58
  • tu6$

so the target of this product is young men in the army service texting home relatives .... i am curious how many they can sell ...

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  • 2012-01-23 12:33
  • mAM0

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-21 17:32 from PZR5 - click to readLMAO!! Best comment so far. Let SG do what they want, its their choice for their people. IM glad I live in Australia. If we went to war, even though im Greek/Aussie, id kill for my country.

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  • 2012-01-23 07:19
  • sy98

> In reply to toss @ 2012-01-22 14:03 from nmx1 - click to read'reminds me of rich high class authority persons with money to buy the most expensive phones that turn into apple fans and think that there is only one phone and it has an i and now it has no camera.Pathetic,still there are dozens of affordable and worthable solutions no care for the i.'

military appove my lady...

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  • 2012-01-23 05:04
  • PUBr

lol giving spy devices equipped with GPS to military individuals ... nice job

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  • 2012-01-23 01:06
  • fvIA

> In reply to theaffidavit @ 2012-01-21 12:07 from ut3k - click to readur comment is too long to read.. 'm skippin it.. next time post a short comment instead of an essay!!

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  • 2012-01-22 19:48
  • utdD

Damn! SG is not part of China? Couldn't tell when I walk around the street these days....

I think the 3rd party warranty @ $300+ is too expensive. Might consider getting it in the used phone market later on though...

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  • 2012-01-22 17:45
  • 2@Ue

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-21 20:07 from 3ZQE - click to readWhat a backward, ignorant guy you are... FYI Singapore is a just tiny city-state with FULL sovereignty with only 5 million inhabitants. So how do you expect we protect ourselves? Facepalm...

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  • 2012-01-22 15:22
  • IWQC

reminds me of rich high class authority persons with money to buy the most expensive phones that turn into apple fans and think that there is only one phone and it has an i and now it has no camera.Pathetic,still there are dozens of affordable and worthable solutions no care for the i.

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  • 2012-01-22 14:03
  • nmx1

:)) That's ridiculous...A guy like Kim Dotcom can watch live Full HD and 3D images from inside of a singaporean military base.Can even watch them sitting o their toilets :))

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  • 2012-01-22 11:50
  • 0Udq

Every country has a problem...
Y U NO make a perfect world?

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  • 2012-01-22 09:33
  • rJHx

For National Servicemen in Singapore I would recommend getting iNo Solo instead - http://asia.cnet.com/product/i...45544773.htm

It is supposedly more rugged and ready for military environment, also product from Singapore.

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  • 2012-01-22 08:17
  • ucu%

What a backwards country...conscription...

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  • 2012-01-21 20:07
  • 3ZQE

should keep to a Nokia 3310, more practical that way. at least you will be able to defend yourself should you run out of bullets.

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  • 2012-01-21 17:32
  • PZR5

i bet they will be cheaper!!\

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  • 2012-01-21 14:59
  • ITVD

> In reply to brynn @ 2012-01-20 20:28 from nGp@ - click to readUnfortunately still the best phone around.

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  • 2012-01-21 14:49
  • 3YiT

What a country...

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  • 2012-01-21 14:12
  • pdqg

glamorous army boys dont be silly theres this nokia x1-01 43days standby time with torchlight and strong like the rock.

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  • 2012-01-21 12:31
  • YTy3

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-21 01:13 from PG5b - click to readPeople are just cheated by this always.

There is difference between secured and unsecured connections.

For example , i bought a mac and had no antivirus and what happens ? if one virus enters , it destroys my entire system because i didnt defend computer with antivirus instead i was arrogant.

http://www.appleinsider.com/ar..._report.html

Closed platform is secured compared to open but doesnt mean we must not worry about it.
threats regarding software/OS is always there.

So if i had windows machine i would have used anti virus for sure and my PC dont get threats vs Mac situation. (lot safer too)

Many apps in iOS collect lot of data and stuff.

Some websites said ipad 2 is carrying retina display.
Did they go to apple campus and seen it ? NO.


They put software in the app along with some tools which track device including details of it.


Whenever they see someone carrying higher resolution screen or new Chip under device's ID , they make rumor that new ipad has "a6 chip or it has retina display" but actually those devices are meant for testing.

How can they access location services ?
iOS has geo tagging feature with photos and so they create a photo app and these websites or hacker put their tools and pay the developer for putting those tools in their own app and whenever someone uses app or takes photo , entire phone details come into hacker.


If u want to test phone camera , u take photos and also u use some apps and make sure camera works good with 3rd party apps and compatible to diff API's.

That way iOS or Android get threats or get tracked.

Android threats are mostly from SMS apps which take lot of data.

Steve jobs himself said in an interview how iPhone gets tracked he also quoted : (this happend just b4 iPhone 4 was released/unveiled around June 2010)
"a lot of people never asked us about this"


So i never agree iPhone is safe or something.

But i agree iOS is lot secured compared to android but again android has antivirus softwares which control phone entirely unlike iOS antivirus which have partial control over phone and 1 GB RAM phones can handle them.
iP4 or 4S have only 512 MB RAM and if i use Mcafee or something entire phone goes waste.
So at the end all platforms are equally vulnerable.

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  • 2012-01-21 12:07
  • ut3k

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