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rdowns

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Jul 11, 2003
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Normally, I'd yawn a this but since I got a new Acura TL, I want a BT phone. The car supports BT phones via a hands free controller on the steering wheel, heads up display on dash and sound through stereo.
 

centauratlas

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Jan 29, 2003
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Not Motorola again. I hope they do better with phones than with the PPC. Given their previous performance against Nokia, I hope they are turning things around or that Apple has significant design/engineering control. ;-)

It has a ton of potential, I just hope Apple ensures that Motorola gets it right!
 

jaw04005

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Aug 19, 2003
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Thats great, but I hope Apple & Motorola work with all the major players (Cingular/Verizon/T-Mobile/Sprint) to bring the phone to the market. When are cell phone companies going to realize that we don't want to sign a new contract everytime we get a new phone? :(
 

Wonder Boy

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Feb 18, 2003
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i dont care about itunes support. so far, ive probably downloaded 50 songs. ive never been in a situation where i needed to have a song or cd so badly i'd pull over on the side of the road or stop in my tracks on a walk and downloaded the newest hit.

i just want an apple quality cell phone with a elegant interface that makes syncing that much easier. oh ya, i wont buy anything over $250. and even that is pushing it.
 

autopilot

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Nov 25, 2004
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i hope that apple design really comes through on this project. a really clean, functional design will be a nice change from all the other ridiculous cell setups you have now.

stick to the basics, and do everything WELL. i won't mind paying a premium price if the phone is anything like what i would come to expect from apple.
 

thex

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Jul 1, 2004
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phone with iTunes compatibility and media card slots? maybe this is the "flash iPod" that we're hearing about...
 

Stella

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Apr 21, 2003
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Motorola phones suck.

Hopefully there will be a port to other more popular phones such as Nokia and supporting Symbian pretty soon. Symbian being the Number ONE smart phone OS in the world by far.. surpassing microsoft ***** by 50%.

SonyEricsson are pretty popular too.

In fact most European mobile phone companies are more popular than american ones.

However, Since these aren't american companies one can assume Apple aren't pairing with them.
 

MattG

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May 27, 2003
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I had a Motorola/Nextel phone before I got Sprint, and it was awful. I hated that thing. If Apple comes out with a phone made by Motorola, it better be a hell of a lot nicer than the Motorola I had.
 

Surreal

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Jun 18, 2004
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other than bluetooth...of what use would an iphone be?

syncing? really? yoiu would buy an apple phone SIMPLY for syncing?

this is not to say they wont do something..but what they will do should be the rumor..the special reason that you would buy the iphone...what will it be?


and if they do all this...but don't give me a @#$@#$#@ line in on the ipod...there will be no end to my dismay.
 

wHo_tHe

macrumors regular
Apple and Motorola can't seem to get the V600 to work with iCal, but they can invest millions in R&D to create a niche phone with a limited userbase in the face of oodles of sexy competition... Hmm. I've never liked Nokia much, but their lineup includes a phone for just about anybody, including several that don't look like phones at all. Always been more of a Sony/Ericsson man myself...
 

Stella

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Apr 21, 2003
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wHo_tHe said:
Apple and Motorola can't seem to get the V600 to work with iCal, but they can invest millions in R&D to create a niche phone with a limited userbase in the face of oodles of sexy competition... .
ROTFL.

You are SO spot on.
 

jimjiminyjim

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Feb 24, 2003
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To these first posts dissing motorola: Agreed. The phones I've experienced are utter crap. Yes. "Utter crap". Other than that, cool to see Apple anticipating the next move of the culture.
 

ThomasJefferson

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Jul 17, 2002
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Remember that time Steve tossed a digital camera across the stage. I would love to see him toss a motorola phone. It might be great therapy for him...
 

Porchland

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Apr 26, 2004
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joshuawaire said:
Thats great, but I hope Apple & Motorola work with all the major players (Cingular/Verizon/T-Mobile/Sprint) to bring the phone to the market. When are cell phone companies going to realize that we don't want to sign a new contract everytime we get a new phone? :(
When you realize that mobile carriers subsidize expensive phones with contracts.
 

Xtremehkr

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Jul 4, 2004
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I'm really interested to see what innovations Apple can bring to the old cell phone. There is no distinction between cell phones these days, the number of gadgets has increased exponentially but they are all the same.

How will Apple improve the old cell phone, other than providing a really nice design and high quality. Would it be fully intergrated allowing you to send pictures and to retrieve from iPhoto. As well as providing access to .Mac and Mail. Maybe a remote control for your Mac. Oh the possibilities.
 

noel4r

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Jul 17, 2002
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an Apple phone? this is gonna be cool. my contract w/ AT&T is about to expire. i think i'll wait for this one. hopefully it's a GSM phone.
 

narco

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Dec 9, 2003
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I've been considering the new Motorola Razr, but I'm not sure if I should wait or not. If it has iTunes support, I already have an iPod and I rarely purchase from the music store. It better be a hell of a lot more than just that.

I also don't think this would be the rumored Flash pod. That's an entirely different market; but they probably got a great deal on flash cards in bulk if both rumors are true.

Fishes,
narco.
 

Porchland

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Apr 26, 2004
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Isn't it going to be the RAZR?

I assumed when I read about the new Motorola RAZR V3 and how much marketing strength Motorola is going to put behind it that this IS the iTunes phone. It has Bluetooth and MPEG4 playback capability, and I could swear I read on Motorola's web site that it would play MP3; now I can't find that anywhere.

Is the iPhone going to be the RAZR?