Why are we so limited??

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  1. iF34R macrumors 6502a

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    Every time I look at my stock phone, I wanna puke. Every time I try and download something from the app store and it tells me it's over 100MB can't get it without wifi, I wanna puke. Why is Apple so far behind with the limitations of the features people want/need?
     
  2. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    How is limiting impact to your data plan (which all suck and are nearly criminal in the USA) count as being "behind"?
     
  3. iF34R thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Well, I'm unlimited. Other than that, wouldn't it be nice to have the choice of how to use your data, instead of Apple telling me how I can use my data; even if it was limited?
     
  4. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    You remember the massive kerfuffle Apple was in before the data caps in the App Store were implemented?

    People and the media are too stupid to understand why their data caps are being hit.
     
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  7. iF34R thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Well, the choice should still be available. Default, the cap could be ON, so you can't download over 100MB via cellular. Then you have the option to turn that restriction OFF. Include the warning after you turn it off, "This will use data from your cellular plan, do you want to continue". Something to give us the choice. I can be away from wifi all day long and have to wait to download updates, apps, etc. I strongly dislike that. I've been keeping the faith that Apple will eventually give us that option, or have relied on jailbreak. I'd rather it be officially built into the iOS instead of me having to remove the restriction myself (j/b).
     
  8. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    I mean, that's great an all, but good luck explaining to grandma about data caps and the like. Jailbreak all you want, Apple clearly aims for a unified customer experience vs. customization, that's never going to change.
     
  9. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    I hear you, but we see all the time people "accidentally" enable the option to automatically update apps over cellular data and then they go over their data amount and act like Apple and their carrier are conspiring to rip them off and charge them extra.
    Hope we do get a JB soon though:)
     
  10. willmtaylor macrumors G3

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    It's been discussed ad nauseam for quite some time now:

    iOS 10 addresses 100mb app download limit workaround
    Still can't download 100mb + app over cellular? Really?
    100 MB Download Limit Removed?
    100 MB limit on cellular design non-sense
    iOS 9 Apple limiting 100mb so stupid
    Getting around the 100 mb download limit
    Flashback to 2013 - Why an Apple-Imposed 100mb App Limit?
    Why is there a 100MB download limit over cellular?
     
  11. iF34R thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    .. as was written in an older thread; can't download 101MB app, but can download and update unlimited 99MB apps. /shrugs

    I guess I'm carrying on about it. Just wanted to get it off my chest I guess.
     
  12. willmtaylor macrumors G3

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    My favorite thing: That folks think Apple is in bed with carriers to increase users' bills, but this limit is still imposed on users (in 2016).
     
  13. sethlution macrumors regular

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    I agree that this is very annoying. I can stream Full HD videos on my unlimited plan with no restriction, but I can't download this new app right now until I get home
     
  14. willmtaylor macrumors G3

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    Is one able to circumvent this restriction by setting up a hotspot with another mobile device and tethering?
     
  15. serglb macrumors newbie

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    I agree that there should be the choice. Especially with T-Mobile's One plan (which I am on). I don't have to worry about any overages, ever.
    Actually with VZW and ATT they have something like unlimited data too (throttles after monthly allotment) so apple should really consider adding a toggle or something.
     
  16. RadioGaGa1984 Suspended

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    If all of these things truly bother you that much, why do use iPhone? Why don't you move to something that suits your WANTS, because lets face it you don't NEED anything you've mention so far.
     
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    Netflix gave a warning, which one has to accept. If you go over your data it's on you not Netflix.
     
  18. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Yep, because then you are connected to wifi so you can download as many updates or as much MB's you want.
     
  19. C DM macrumors Westmere

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    You want to puke just by looking at your phone? Why do you have such a phone? :confused:
     
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    That's a lot of puking, to prevent nausea try drinking clear liquids and eat some crackers:D
     
  21. serglb macrumors newbie

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    It's really only one thing that bothers the OP. He shouldn't have to move to another OS just because one thing is annoying.
     
  22. C DM macrumors Westmere

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    Based on what's mentioned in the OP it seems like it's more than one thing, even though that might be the only thing that was directly called out.
     
  23. Knowlege Bomb macrumors 603

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    If something makes me nauseous, I refrain from doing it. Maybe that's just me though.
     
  24. willmtaylor, Nov 21, 2016
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    I apologize beforehand, as I really can't help myself.

    Since you are knowledge bomb, I wanted to drop some English knowledge:

    • Nauseous is actually an adjective which describes the cause of the sick feelings.
    • Nauseated is the adjective which describes one who is suffering from the feelings.

    "@iF34R 's phone was nauseous to him. Every time he thought about the 100mb limit, he became nauseated."
    [​IMG]
     
  25. Armen, Nov 21, 2016
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    Apple's user base ranges from grandparents to people who are not tech savvy. Apple just tries its best to idiot-proof it's products and services.
     
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