I was once one of them

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  1. Internal Fury macrumors 6502

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    So I am sitting at a friends house with my wife yesterday night around 830 pm or so, I whip my phone out and start using it since the food isnt ready. A girl across the table, maybe 6x 3 feet rectangular , was like "oh you use apple? I hate them they are so dumb." I, being like that 4 months ago, question her. "Can I ask why?" I said curious what her reasons were. "they are so cliche"

    I ask again how. and add"here's why I am curious about 4 months ago i hated macs. I used the iphone because my wife bought it for me but I blindly hated macs, now after using them I like them way more then PCs." After a few minutes of discussion and explaining what i like about my mac, like the track pad functions( and what they were) she responds of i wouldnt remember any of that its useless all I do is check email etc."

    then she changed it to how the iphone sucks and droid is better. I bring up faulty roms etc and how most cant send vids. then she just shut up. Kinda interesting to be on the other side of the fence. Im not a blind apple follower or a pc hater now I use both daily but when i bought a new computer I made it a Mac.
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  2. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6

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    Getting into arguments over which technology is better is stupid in my opinion. Use whatever fits your needs and let others do the same. Choice is a wonderful thing.
     
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  4. Internal Fury thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I wasnt arguing I wasn't even talking to that girl at all I was talking with my wife then she said it to me. I was curious what she didn't like.I said in my post I use both daily through work.
     
  5. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    I think you're missing the gist of the responses that your little bravado defense of Apple is meaningless at best.
     
  6. yg17 macrumors G5

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    Faulty ROMs? That's a risk you take when rooting and installing custom ROMs. That's not a fault of Android, that's the fault of the ROM developers. But I have played with custom ROMs on my Android phone and have yet to find a faulty one.

    Source? Being able to send pics and video is built into the Android OS. From my phone, I can send videos via email, MMS, or upload them to a number of places such as YouTube, Facebook and Flickr. I'd love to know where you got that completely bogus statement from.
     
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    blueroom macrumors 603

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    Three years ago I wouldn't touch an Apple product, now I love their stuff. I just like stuff that works.

    PS Finder sucks
     
  8. Internal Fury thread starter macrumors 6502

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    my buddy is a major droid lover and has told me certain roms that allow him to do completely what he likes for customization costs him usually vids. I think he uses chinese roms
     
  9. thejadedmonkey macrumors 604

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    I dunno, those sound like flak arguments to me.

    3 years ago I was an Apple lover and wouldn't have touched anything else. Now, I can't wait to get my Dell in the mail.
     
  10. yg17 macrumors G5

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    Well the ROMs he's using suck. That's not a fault of the Android platform. I have a custom ROM and can record and share vids.
     
  11. bruinsrme macrumors 601

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    I have installed apps or tweaks from cydia that forced a restore. Can we count that as a faulty rom / app?

    Can't send videos, my former iPhone friends now using the Streak don't seem to have any issues with sending or uploading videos.
     
  12. Internal Fury thread starter macrumors 6502

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    like ive stated i use both pc/apple just i pefer apple
     
  13. Huntn macrumors G5

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    Regarding the OP, you'll find people on both sides of the fence who are ill informed regarding Apple vs Android vs PC. People love Apple products for a reason but in some cases (not saying yours) it's just the aura of the product and Apple has max aura. :)

    I've used both MacOS and Windows 05,08,XP,Vista, and now 7. MacOS is always my preference. I just listened over lunch while a friend told me of 4 different programs she uses to keep her PC clean and the 3 hours she spent straightening out her PC. I told her, not a Mac issue and she got very animated trying to convince me it was a Mac issue. Lol. This just does not happen on Macs. At least I've never seen it. Regarding phones, I admit being attracted to the Droid X, but my concern is unvetted android apps. Right now I'm leaning towards iPhone.
     
  14. Internal Fury thread starter macrumors 6502

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    yeah I get theres people on both sides who hug either apples or windows nuts. more people around me are pc fanboys. Theres things I don't like about mac but it makes me the most happy. She just didn't get that and TRIED her best to change my mind then i found out she's a novice pc user to top it all of. Not a power user but someone who would be happy on either without even noticing since she checks her facebook on it thats it.
     
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    The problem with coolness is once the masses embrace a cool product its no longer cool.

    Apple has had a very good run at being a cool company making cool products. At some point folks will tire of this and move on to something else.
     
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    And then we stone them, like some religious freaks?? :confused:

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    see that's what I said :p
     

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