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  1. EvilMonkey's Avatar
    Then maybe read my posts more carefully. As mentioned earlier, I am using Email 4.1 (jb).

    Quoted text is NOT editable. The outgoing account is NOT editable. The app and account that is used when using the cool voice command to "send an email to Bob Jones" is NOT editable!
    I'm using ICS, and quoted text and the outgoing account is DEFINITELY editable. I do it every day.

    You don't have to be condescending. I read your freaking post and I volunteered to help, but forget it.
    10-15-2012 09:08 AM
  2. minnieusa's Avatar
    I went with the galaxy 111 for two reasons. I hate iTunes and the fees. I wanted navigation and free music thru gtunes. That's it. I had the droid x. Never rooted and won't on this one.

    Sent from my AT100 using Android Central Forums
    10-15-2012 09:19 AM
  3. Bond32's Avatar
    This thread is going to get locked. Too many people pointing fingers and calling names.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2
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    10-15-2012 09:20 AM
  4. funkylogik's Avatar
    I went with the galaxy 111 for two reasons. I hate iTunes and the fees. I wanted navigation and free music thru gtunes. That's it. I had the droid x. Never rooted and won't on this one.

    Sent from my AT100 using Android Central Forums
    try n find a youtube downloader that downloads as mp3 and youll have a wealth of free music mate.
    i use Tubemate but dont think its in play store so you have to search elsewhere

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-15-2012 09:24 AM
  5. blitzen89's Avatar
    Let me start by saying that I do not own either phone. I'm actually still rocking a Galaxy SII (rooting running JB)...

    SGSIII and IP5 are both awesome phones in terms of hardware, and both are running awesome software, though very different...

    My biggest problem with Apple (for me, a relatively tech savvy person) is how they limit what you can do. Be it not being able to change a hard drive on certain macbooks without first taking it in to an apple store, being forced to use Itunes to sync with my phone, and having to use proprietary cables/accessories.

    I get that some people want a device that works, and nothing more. I get that some people don't have time to mess with,customize, or personalize a device, and will pay a premium for hardware that might not really be the best available (not bad by any means, but good luck upgrading the specs on any apple device).

    To put it simply, on principle, I'd keep my GSII and my freedom, up against pretty much anything apple puts out, regardless how great the hardware is.
    I wouldn't buy a car, if I couldn't change the brand of tire, use different oil, add an intake if I want (not saying I would, just want to be able to).... SOOOOOO... Why would I buy a phone from a company that decides everything for me...

    Btw this isn't neccessarily pro-Android, but pro- do what I want with what I buy... which Android lets me do the most of... for now anyway
    10-15-2012 10:31 AM
  6. badbrad17's Avatar
    It's not being a fan boy to point out that the flare is caused by a rookie photographic mistake. I can replicate purple flare on any digital camera if I want to. One of the first rules of photography (right after check the battery and before make sure the lens cap is off) is "don't point the camera directly at a bright light source".

    Apple effed up the maps but the camera flare was user error being pawned off as an excuse to rag on Apple.

    I've got blisters on me fingers!!! from using Tapatalk 2
    So all these people that went from the 4S to the 5 were delusional when they started seeing the purple hue? I have shot my SGS2 into sunlight and I can certainly get a lens flare, but I don't get a purple tone at all.

    Sent from my SGH-T989D using Android Central Forums
    10-15-2012 10:37 AM
  7. badbrad17's Avatar
    I don't even understand this post. He was saying something that's actually true. I'm gonna guess you quoted the wrong post.
    If you read his last 400 posts like i have you would know what I am saying. I appreciate quality comments but he is a iphone defender at all costs. Just saying.

    The iphone 5 camera is great but the purple hue is a problem.

    Sent from my SGH-T989D using Android Central Forums
    10-15-2012 10:41 AM
  8. xlDeMoNiClx's Avatar
    If you read his last 400 posts like i have you would know what I am saying. I appreciate quality comments but he is a iphone defender at all costs. Just saying.

    The iphone 5 camera is great but the purple hue is a problem.

    Sent from my SGH-T989D using Android Central Forums
    I can relate to the first part so can alot of other people. But at least he isn't the only one.
    10-15-2012 10:44 AM
  9. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    The 4S has purple flare too. Most phones do when you take a photo of a strong light source. Super expensive DSLRs do too. It's user error, which is why they responded the way they did. (Should be common sense not to take a picture of a really strong light source in-frame or just out of frame, but apparently it's not.)
    Well they compared the 4S to the 5 camera, taking the same photo and the 4S did not have a purple flare but the 5 did
    Please tell me why the S3 is better than an iPhone.-121002030313-iphone-5-purple-story-top.jpg
    10-15-2012 11:22 AM
  10. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    Even tho I have read and seen where the purple flare can be common, doesnt explain this:

    Camera comparison: Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 vs HTC One X vs Nokia Lumia 900 - Night Shots, Macro, Ease of use and speed

    2nd n 3rd row of shots. Or this:



    Starting at the 2: 56 mark, shows the iPhone 5 with purple halo issue while the GS3 doesnt have it.

    And this:

    Annoyed by the iPhone 5 purple lens flare issue? This case can fix it

    The case says it all. Visual evidence says it all. Its common, not an issue, but there's a case that can fix the non issue. Someone did post a site that showed purple on the 4S, but it was plain to see the 4S wasnt as purple as the 5. Thats part of the point. If whatever lens or material Apple used causes it, I just lump it in with the black splotches of Amoled screens. If its software related, so be it. Btw.....when I tried to duplicate the purple on my RAZR pointed at a light bulb, I saw white or yellow...not purple...like in that first link I posted. Thats also part of the point. Every camera phone doesnt have this issue. Maybe the RAZR back gets rid of it. I see a lil raised ring around the lens
    Lol why would u need a case to fix something that should be working out of the box? especially to fix a camera flaw
    10-15-2012 11:25 AM
  11. GrooveRite's Avatar
    Let me start by saying that I do not own either phone. I'm actually still rocking a Galaxy SII (rooting running JB)...

    SGSIII and IP5 are both awesome phones in terms of hardware, and both are running awesome software, though very different...

    My biggest problem with Apple (for me, a relatively tech savvy person) is how they limit what you can do. Be it not being able to change a hard drive on certain macbooks without first taking it in to an apple store, being forced to use Itunes to sync with my phone, and having to use proprietary cables/accessories.

    I get that some people want a device that works, and nothing more. I get that some people don't have time to mess with,customize, or personalize a device, and will pay a premium for hardware that might not really be the best available (not bad by any means, but good luck upgrading the specs on any apple device).

    To put it simply, on principle, I'd keep my GSII and my freedom, up against pretty much anything apple puts out, regardless how great the hardware is.
    I wouldn't buy a car, if I couldn't change the brand of tire, use different oil, add an intake if I want (not saying I would, just want to be able to).... SOOOOOO... Why would I buy a phone from a company that decides everything for me...

    Btw this isn't neccessarily pro-Android, but pro- do what I want with what I buy... which Android lets me do the most of... for now anyway
    The majority of the populace here on planet earth prefer to be in the Matrix. There are only a few Neos (tech savy/adventurous people) out there compared to the masses. And be careful....there are a few Agents here that fight HARD when you talk bad about the Matrix!
    funkylogik, blitzen89 and evq.003 like this.
    10-15-2012 11:27 AM
  12. htabbach's Avatar
    Coming from someone who used Android for years before I moved to my first iPhone this year, iPhone 4S, I can tell you that iOS is a better OS than Android, hands down. iOS is more stable, much faster and smoother no matter what each phone specs say, in fact, specs are irrelevant when you compare an Android phone to the iPhone. I used Android phones with monster specs and they were laggy and unstable when compared to the iPhone regardless of the iPhone device or iOS version.

    Fragmentation is also a major reason why I dumped Android for iOS, I got tired of waiting for an update while other Android devices get the update. And finally the quality of the product, when you use an iPhone you feel that you are using a quality product, quality built product. You cannot say the same thing about the GS3.

    Just my personal opinion!
    10-15-2012 11:36 AM
  13. GrooveRite's Avatar
    Coming from someone who used Android for years before I moved to my first iPhone this year, iPhone 4S, I can tell you that iOS is a better OS than Android, hands down. iOS is more stable, much faster and smoother no matter what each phone specs say, in fact, specs are irrelevant when you compare an Android phone to the iPhone. I used Android phones with monster specs and they were laggy and unstable when compared to the iPhone regardless of the iPhone device or iOS version.

    Fragmentation is also a major reason why I dumped Android for iOS, I got tired of waiting for an update while other Android devices get the update. And finally the quality of the product, when you use an iPhone you feel that you are using a quality product, quality built product. You cannot say the same thing about the GS3.

    Just my personal opinion!
    I hate to tell you this but just last night, I was with my good buddy in his brand spankin new Honda CRV and he had his i-phone 4s linked up via bluetooth and when he was looking for a particular song on his phone, it lagged and froze on him. Any idea why so I can help him out with the problem?
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    10-15-2012 11:42 AM
  14. worwig's Avatar
    iOS is more stable,
    Not sure why so many people fall for that line.

    Do iOS Apps Crash More Than Android Apps? A Data Dive - Forbes
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    10-15-2012 11:44 AM
  15. htabbach's Avatar
    I hate to tell you this but just last night, I was with my good buddy in his brand spankin new Honda CRV and he had his i-phone 4s linked up via bluetooth and when he was looking for a particular song on his phone, it lagged and froze on him. Any idea why so I can help him out with the problem?
    I can only speak out of experience and what I said in my post was my experience, in fact, after I got my iPhone I dumped my $400 android tablet and got an iPad and gave my tablet to my 4 years old son so he can watch Netflix on it. Every time I have to help him with something on that Android tablet I flinch because of how laggy and slow his tablet is.
    10-15-2012 11:48 AM
  16. GrooveRite's Avatar
    I can only speak out of experience and what I said in my post was my experience, in fact, after I got my iPhone I dumped my $400 android tablet and got an iPad and gave my tablet to my 4 years old. Every time I have to help him with something on that Android tablet I flinch because of how laggy and slow his tablet is.
    I asked for your help with my friends lagging and freezing iphone with bluetooth enabled....not your inability to fix Android devices. Any idea?? Serious question!
    10-15-2012 11:54 AM
  17. htabbach's Avatar
    Not sure why so many people fall for that line.

    Do iOS Apps Crash More Than Android Apps? A Data Dive - Forbes
    My experience has taught me that, not a study or a link you post. I used to have to reset my Android phone so often. I have been using my iPhone for months and not once I have had to reset or restart it, true story!
    10-15-2012 11:56 AM
  18. htabbach's Avatar
    I asked for your help with my friends lagging and freezing iphone with bluetooth enabled....not your inability to fix Android devices. Any idea?? Serious question!
    No, no idea because I have never experienced that, truly!
    10-15-2012 11:57 AM
  19. GrooveRite's Avatar
    No, no idea because I have never experienced that, truly!
    Thanks anyhow!

    Any former iphone users experience problems with bluetooth and lagging/freezing on their iphone 4s?? I guess I'm asking in the wrong forum. Will I be able to get help on this is my next question, lol!
    10-15-2012 12:03 PM
  20. Bond32's Avatar
    And here we are, just like every other claim of saying "X Os always outperforms Y Os, hands down!" I seriously am waiting to know specific examples of why... One guy says iOS is "smoother" and "faster", I want to know specifically how? I mean I have used both and I don't think either os outperforms one another in the sense of being faster or smoother.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2
    10-15-2012 12:04 PM
  21. funkylogik's Avatar
    ive never had to reset or even do a battery pull on my s3 in what... 5months if we'r talkin about phones and not o/s, the s3 is the most stable phone (not just smartphone) ive ever owned i think.... maybe equal with the Nokia 3210

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-15-2012 12:07 PM
  22. GrooveRite's Avatar
    ive never had to reset or even do a battery pull on my s3 in what... 5months if we'r talkin about phones and not o/s, the s3 is the most stable phone (not just smartphone) ive ever owned i think.... maybe equal with the Nokia 3210

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    I haven't done a battery pull yet either but I do from time to time have to reboot(restart) it. Things like ringtones will go out of whack or something small so thats why I do it.
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    10-15-2012 12:10 PM
  23. funkylogik's Avatar
    i havent HAD to reboot i dont think but i like to do it every few days just because... just because lol

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-15-2012 12:29 PM
  24. DallasFlier's Avatar
    True HD is 1080p...so no phone does True HD. Also you wouldn't be able to tell the difference between the iphone 5s resolution and the S3 resolution and anyone that knows about displays will tell you this. Now you'll see the difference in the display since the SG3 is pentile and uses AMOLED display and the iphone 5 uses IPS LCD screen. Test have shown the iphone 5 display is better and so has other benchmarks test.
    Just to correct some misstatements... First, HD can be 1080p, 1080i or 720p. All formats are included within the 16x9 HDTV format and HD broadcast specifications. The S3 is 1280 x 720 pixels, and most definitely qualifies as a "True HD" device at 720p and 16x9 format. The iPhone 5 resolution is less at 1136 x 640 and since that's NOT a defined HD format, it can't directly display ANY HD content without scaling/interpolation - which takes significant processor power and results in a loss of image clarity.

    Also, as for the iPhone 5 screen being better, the verdict on that is far from universal. Here's one review I read recently:

    Screen

    The Retina display on the iPhone 5 has now been increased to 4 inches with a 1136 x 640 pixel resolution. For the first time, Apple has included a widescreen display so there is no letter-boxing when watching movies. The IPS screen does display richer colors. However, when looking at a Super AMOLED screen on a Samsung device, the iPhone screen feels reductive.

    The Galaxy S3 delivers a brilliant 4.8-inch display with a 720p pixel resolution that might be less than the other smartphones, but really undetectable with the human eye. The Galaxy S3 has a Super AMOLED display in which the screen looks at you more than you look at the screen. It is simply beautiful.

    The winner: Galaxy S3
    Samsung Galaxy S3 beats the iPhone 5 - Los Angeles Gadgets | Examiner.com
    10-15-2012 12:55 PM
  25. c_hack's Avatar
    I use both a Galaxy Nexus and iPhone 4S and like switching back and forth. I've used Android since 2009 and iOS since 2011.

    The bigger screen on the SIII is certainly a plus if you use it as a dash mounted GPS. I also like integrating quick menus into the notification drop down - very quick to switch on airplane mode, turn off GPS, bluetooth, etc. I really like using Beautiful's weather widget and live wallpaper to show me the weather - there's nothing like it on the iPhone. However, I've found some widgets have made some of my phones unstable - like the Droid X and X2. The Nexus with jellybean is relatively stable and has recovered from several misbehaving apps nicely - ones that would have crashed my DXs.

    I like the fact that certain tasks will continue to run in the background on Android - podcasts will update periodically, RSS newsreaders will update in the background. iOS can't do that.

    However, like you, I always miss the one handed use of my iPhone - you just can't do it even with the Nexus (and I have XL hands). The iPhone is much more comfortable to hold. I also like the icon tags on iPhone telling me how many messages, emails, tasks I have (I know there are Android ad ons to add tags - but they only work for a few apps). Many of the apps I use on the iPhone are either not available on Android, or lower quality - make sure to compare how your must-have apps compare on both devices. If you have an AppleTV, Airplay is also a great way to use your TV to show pictures, videos, apps and its incredibly easy to use.

    I really like having one of each Android and iPhone so when I get sick of one I can switch. When one phone gets an update (iOS6 or JellyBean) you can try out all the cool new features.
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    10-15-2012 01:05 PM
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