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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:59 pm



Don't go chasing waterfall displays
Please stick to the notches and the bezels you're used to

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Post by ian » Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:16 am

The trend of notches needs to stop.

Let’s make a bigger screen, and render it fucking useless as a DISPLAY, by putting cameras, speakers and shit in the way.

The worst fucking implementation of it is the galaxy S10.

You have a large black dot in the corner of the screen... may as well move it to the dead centre, because it’s fucking stupid either way.

Also, FUCK CURVY EDGED SCREENS!!! We had curves on screens in FUCKING 1897 FOR FUCKS SAKE, we went flat because it MADE FUCKING SENSE... Next phones will go black and white. AWESOME NEW FEATURE!!! MONOCHROME DISPLAY!!

GET FUCKED!

(I have been looking for a new phone, and no one can even get a screen, which I am forced to type on fucking right)
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Post by ian » Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:25 pm

In some bad news, my net has been getting shit lately.
As some will know I switched to using mobile data exclusively over a year ago because 4G is actually better than any wired connection available in my area.
But these last 2 months I've been having constant drop outs, fuck all signal strength, and often dropping to 3G for huge chunks of the day.
I am on the best mobile carrier for signal in the country already, so there's simply no other alternative. :olol:

So if I magically disappear one day, I have simply had enough of paying for the bullshit, and am living a simple life disconnected from the whole world.
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ian wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:25 pm
But these last 2 months I've been having constant drop outs, fuck all signal strength, and often dropping to 3G for huge chunks of the day.
Sounds shitty.

I was in Frankston the other week and picked up the 5G signal. Did the speedtest and I was getting 200Mbs download and 12Mbs upload. It was nice. No 5G around here though.

Speeds for everyone are about to go to shit, on mobile and on the NBN.

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Post by ian » Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:19 pm

I'd take 1 single bar of 4G constant and be happy to pay $65/month for 80GB of data.
but when it's dropping out CONSTANTLY (at least 10 drop outs a day) and spending a good 6-7 hours a day at 3G regardless of device and house area, it's just a little bullshit. So I'm gonna go back to gardening/agriculture and live off the land untill I die of old age.
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Post by Skynet » Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:32 pm

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:40 pm
ian wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:25 pm
But these last 2 months I've been having constant drop outs, fuck all signal strength, and often dropping to 3G for huge chunks of the day.
Sounds shitty.

I was in Frankston the other week and picked up the 5G signal. Did the speedtest and I was getting 200Mbs download and 12Mbs upload. It was nice. No 5G around here though.

Speeds for everyone are about to go to shit, on mobile and on the NBN.
I would have hoped faster. I get 130/30 on 4G in the CBD.

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I was about 4k from the tower, that might have slowed it a bit. It was still fast.

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Post by ian » Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:23 pm

isn't it great that we had better internet 12-13 years ago?
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Post by melancholy » Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:51 pm

Wow. Ya know, I’m really considering making that my next phone instead of an iPhone. I would need to know a couple more things (like Android Auto support and camera quality), but this seems like a perfect device for the way I use phones.

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Post by pixel » Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:57 am

melancholy wrote:
Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:51 pm
Wow. Ya know, I’m really considering making that my next phone instead of an iPhone.
You're right, this is really tempting. I like the form factor, it looks solid, and it's the first folding phone that looks right. I don't like the seamless folding screen that Samsung created, I'd rather just go with two dedicated screens.

My next phone upgrade is in November, so I'll consider the Duo. The price is a little eye-watering but that's an industry-wide thing :olol: I'm on a Note 9 right now, and really like having the stylus holder inside the phone. I can walk into a meeting with just my phone and take notes or even doodle like I would with a pad and pen. Looks like the Duo supports the Surface Pen, but it'll be easier to lose when it's always detached.

My number one must-have feature? Some Joycon-like joysticks to attach on the sides for some awesome DS (and maybe 3DS) emulation. :yep:

Edit: Microsoft will give up to $550 for my Note 9, but there's a nice scratch/dent on the screen. :dontknow"

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