I fly internationally and nationally quite a bit, and I work for a major cell co in the US. The majority of the people I see on planes using their phones are young kids and entitled soccer moms.
You are either lying are did not go to an official AT&T store. http://www.att.com/shop/wirele...
Really? In Colombia Blackberries are going the way of the dodo. Cheap androids, iphones, and windows mobiles are the norm. The only people you really see with blackberries are people who have bought them off of Mercado Libre. A big clue in all of latin america is that I would say 80 percent of the people who have a blackberry have it for show and do not have a data plan, and just use them for plain text. I would also say this goes for Peru, Ecuador, Chile, and Argentina. Even when I was working between those countries in 2010-2011 blackberries were dropping in share. You also have to realize that people in Latin America will keep an iphone or an android in one pocket, and a blackberry or cheap phone in the other. They only haul out the expensive one when they are relatively safe.
Beats is a marginal product sold at an inflated price because it was lauded by Dr. Dre and people think it will make them seem cooler by wearing large gaudy headphones with Beats inscribed on them, when the same quality can be had for 20 bucks. As for as streaming, Beats is about 5 years late to the game.
revionist history, check phonescoop.com. that nokia has been smaller and lighter than all the iphones released.
I carry a almost three year old Samsung Galaxy S2, with an extra large battery. I can 3 days out of it, and also use it as a mobile hotspot, and even do most of my internet stuff I need to from the phone. I like not having three devices when one does all.
You are giing misinformation. 1. A large number of Verizons phones do not have sim cards due to them being CDMA in nature. 2. When a GSM, CDMA phone hits the network can request the IMEI and match the make and model on the phone automagically and most networks(especially where I work) will then place a data plan on device and then text the customer what has happened. I was recently using an unlocked HTC phone in Colombia, and it quit working and advised me to go by the local Claro office. I went in and they looked up my account and because the network had identified the phone as a model it did not support, it stopped all services. I put the sim card in an unlocked S2 and all was fine. At my employer when you call in, I can tell exactly what phone you are on, even though the one registered in the system is completely different.
You have some pretty shitty logic working for ya bub. US carriers have had a blacklist for almost 2 years. And if a phone is stolen, people are not expected to get a replacement? If a phone is stolen, whether it works or not, the owner should not replace it? You have also not lived in the rest of the world. I am a citizen of spain, the us, Colombia, and Panama, I can drag a stolen phone to the other countries I am a citizien of, and have it work, or buy a stolen phone and it will not be blacklisted.
I work for one of the largest cell carriers in the US as a tech manager. So when I am not managing my troops, I am taking escalated calls from angry customers who just have to speak to a manager. 99.9 percent of my stolen "you need to find my iphone calls" are people who have left it in a bar, in a cafe, in a cab, in starbucks, etc, so they consider it stolen... And when I ask if they had the find my iphone app, they say "arent you supposed to do that".
I am a natural born US citizen of Colombian heritage. My first degree was a double major of Information Systems/General Business and a minor in Philosophy. I got it in the US, at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana in 1992. My tuition, meal ticket, apartment, insurance, and spending money was 4,000 us a semester. 1500 hundred was covered by grants, and the rest was me waiting tables and bartending. My second degree was in economics in Colombia at a private university. 2000 was the year and my tuition was about 1200 USD a semester. Just for tuition. I worked for the university in the computer science department and was a sub ESL teacher, and so my tuition was waived. I also had a wild hair and studied law for a bit a public university but al fin no me llamo la atencion. I have worked in Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, and Mexico. The company I worked for specialized in letting computer science majors do their internships and then hired the best of the best. In the US students tend to work while in school. In Latin America some do, but the majority do not. It is almost a insult to suggest to a Latin American student that they have an after school job. Not too mention the 18-20 year old grown men not being able to cook, wash clothes, and basically take care of themselves without being under their mothers skirts. Sure some of the best unis in Latin America, are state run. In Colombia only the best of the best get into them. In the US many people can go to a community college, then to a public uni etc. But people like to get grants, loans, stay in school forever, live beyond their means, and accumulate debt. It is not the school systems fault but the individual students. You can go to an inexpensive school, work full or part time, or you can ride the government teat and run up huge loans. No one signs the papers but you.
I will say this on my public account. I work for AT&T for the last year all you have to do is call customer service, we can see the phone was originally on your account and we can blacklist it, 30 seconds. And company policy no rep would have told you it was on another account, be it pay as you go or post paid.
Really, I am Colombian citizen and Colombia is a country where people tend to steal your shoes if they are not tied tightly to your feet. Third world denizens tend to carry their expensive equipment in their hands as a show of wealth, and they get marked and the phones are easily stolen. I lived on and off in Colombia for years with expensive phones and never got them stolen. Why? I do not use them on the bus, the bar, or in the street. Stop using your smartphone as a status symbol in public.
I agree with the analogy fail, but if the Ipad is not removed from the mothers account, reset or not, then it is useless even if it is reset, because without being removed they cannot link it to another account to buy apps/content/ or use all of Apples whizbang features.
That is like saying my mother passed and while she bequeathed me her possessions she didnt explicitly say what I was left in her safety deposit box, so I only get the box and the bank gets the rest. Even if they do reset it that IPAD is going to be linked to their mothers
.me/Icloud account and and so any imessages or Apple specific services that the heirs want to use, will be linked to their mothers account, and therefore not usable. Because unless it is removed from the moms account, they cannot link it with their own.
So, they cannot have full use of it without access to the account/device.
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