Apple Ad "Two is better than one"

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  1. mikeinternet macrumors 6502a

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    Ok, I like the ad but I call fowl on Facetime being in the ad.

    AT&T does not allow Facetime on its network. It's total BS to show it in an ad that's about their network and to make it worse they show Facetime immediately before lowering the phone to show the AT&T logo behind the phone.

    That's not cool at all. I pretty much consider that part of the ad a lie. I mean, how else are you supposed to interpret that other than to think AT&T has Facetime? They don't.

    (And I'm only giving Verizon a pass here because they haven't announced yet if they'll allow Facetime. This will also apply to that half of the ad if they end up saying they don't support it.)
     
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    I'd be surprised if Verizon allows facetime over their network at launch, since Facetime is more reliant on network speed than coverage or reliability. That being said I agree the ad is misleading.
     
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    good call.
     
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    So true!
     
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    Wait, Verizon doesn't allow facetime over 3G either though?
     
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    They haven't said. We're assuming they won't, but since they haven't confirmed all the details I don't want to complain about them too much yet.
     
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    They should show what happens when a call comes in.
     
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    It's the internet. Why wait for something as trifling as facts or details? Rant away! ;)
     
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    And the parts where they only show ONE iPhone is the one that is on verizon because it probably would have been slower on the att one, so they didn't show them side by side for that moment.
     
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    Maybe it's on at&ts wifi network. :)
     
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    Yep, except the Verizon one may be the only one that receives it... ;)
     
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    LOL - You know what? You just found the exact loophole their lawyers probably did.

    I find it amusing that at&t considers those hotspots "part of their network," but you're right...they do think that!
     
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    The most boring iPhone commercial that I have ever seen...

    Please don´t kill me :p
     
  17. Mr. Chewbacca macrumors 6502a

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    Best to skip the add where you can check an email or look something up in safari while on a call :D
     
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    Brilliant.
     
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    Your probably right. Maybe it's a hint of things to come, although I doubt it.
     
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    At 8 seconds it's the AT&T iPhone. Nice try. It'd actually be slower on Verizon but more likely to load.
     
  21. Maverick1337 macrumors 65816

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    Boom, roasted.

    2 is definitely better than one. The facetime thing, let it go, it's just showing the capabilities of the phone. Honestly, a front facing camera was one of MacRumors biggest "I WANT IT NAU!!" cries and now that we have it, they better damn well show it off.
     
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    Two is better than one, but four is even better. Apple needs to get their head out of their butt and get it on the other 2 networks PRONTO. No more of this "but it's hard!" bs.
     
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    I'd like to see a real test and Apple better know it.

    There will be HUNDREDS of REAL Demo's of speed coming soon,so...

    Look out Verizon .

    I Dislike AT&T but hate lies more
     
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    im sure the iphones in the commercial were using simulated images. it didnt matter which one they showed speed was the same. and i dont see why one would be slower than the other. its not like they were showing how data works.
     
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    I liked it, but yeah, Verizon probably won't allow facetime over 3g either.
     

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