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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7320 on: January 24, 2010, 11:46:39 AM »
If its just the glass screen thats shattered (the touch screen still works fine) then you can do one of 3 things

If its still in warrenty then You could try and talk your local apple store into doing a repair. Definatly the more expensive option if the store wont cover it under their warrenty. But it'll look brand new

If your pretty handy with a screwdriver and doing the fiddly stuff then you can pick up a replacement off ebay for £30

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Digitizer-iPhone-3G-LCD-Glass-Touch-Screen-Replacement_W0QQitemZ170435198721QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_MobilePhones_MobilePhoneAccessories_MobilePhoneBatteries?hash=item27aebabf01

Cheaper. But it means you have to replace it yourself and thats a fiddly job and you really need to know what your doing

Or you can see if your local market has a phone shop and see if they can do it. That might cost you around £40-50 though but you get a quality job because if they mess up you dont pay.
Thanks for your help mate, think i'm gonna go with the third option as i don't have the money Apple are asking me for to replace it! Robbing c*nts.
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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7321 on: January 24, 2010, 11:55:25 AM »
Google it!  Loads of info there.....

What is this Google of which you doth speak? Pray tell sirrah... 

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7322 on: January 24, 2010, 12:15:38 PM »
What is this Google of which you doth speak? Pray tell sirrah... 

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7323 on: January 24, 2010, 12:16:38 PM »
yay, verily, tis a wonder, etc. Give it a whirl roy ;)

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7324 on: January 24, 2010, 04:03:57 PM »
Ah the f_cking joys of iphone and techy geek threads. Must remember to post a link to google the next time anybody asks any question about anything anywhere else on the site. ;D

Cheers lads. Should have known better.

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7325 on: January 24, 2010, 04:05:43 PM »
Actually you know what? I'm gonna go and practice that now.

Edit: felt quite good actually. ;)
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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7326 on: January 24, 2010, 04:20:25 PM »
i always feel smug telling people to use google knowing full well i'm capable of finding out the answers to 99% of my iphone issues myself

hey roy, USE FUCKING GOOGLE WOULD YA
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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7327 on: January 24, 2010, 06:29:27 PM »
Actually you know what? I'm gonna go and practice that now.

Edit: felt quite good actually. ;)

Hey Roy, we can google together at the Emirates ;D ;D ;D

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7328 on: January 25, 2010, 02:08:34 PM »
posted this on the "What mobile phone?" thread

Just been offered 16gb 3gs iphone refurb for free on 18month contract, i quite fancied an android handset but o2 dont really do them.

I dont have itunes or a mac, ipod etc. Not really sure what to do?

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7329 on: January 25, 2010, 02:17:11 PM »
posted this on the "What mobile phone?" thread

Just been offered 16gb 3gs iphone refurb for free on 18month contract, i quite fancied an android handset but o2 dont really do them.

I dont have itunes or a mac, ipod etc. Not really sure what to do?

well itunes isn't hard to get, you also don't need a mac as i'm assuming you're posting from a pc
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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7330 on: January 25, 2010, 06:18:16 PM »
WHA?  :o


You don't ?


Wait til I bump into that Bob a Steve Jobs again.


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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7331 on: January 26, 2010, 01:15:24 PM »
It's tomorrow right?
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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7332 on: January 26, 2010, 02:12:22 PM »
It's tomorrow right?

yep tomorrow at around 6pm i think rumors of iphone 4.0 hardware and software update being announced

i just ditched the iphone 3G for a HTC HD2 and loving it atm but will keep my eye on iphone developments as i feel it still needs a lot of work to catch up to other phones, for functions out of the box.
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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7333 on: January 26, 2010, 03:55:58 PM »
yep tomorrow at around 6pm i think rumors of iphone 4.0 hardware and software update being announced

i just ditched the iphone 3G for a HTC HD2 and loving it atm but will keep my eye on iphone developments as i feel it still needs a lot of work to catch up to other phones, for functions out of the box.

what you think of the hd2 ive heard a few different things about it being either really good or really bad, i was thinking of getting one but thought id hold out see what this 4g is like

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7334 on: January 26, 2010, 06:38:21 PM »
what you think of the hd2 ive heard a few different things about it being either really good or really bad, i was thinking of getting one but thought id hold out see what this 4g is like

Have to say i like it and i havent even started messing around with cooked ROM's

the phone itself works very fast, htc sense UI is very clean and easy to use and it will get an update to WM7 whenever that drops

but personally would say wait for the HTC bravo if you can as that will have the latest andriod with HTC sense UI running, the apps are all in one place like iphone, rather than searching google for most WM apps.
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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7335 on: January 27, 2010, 09:40:01 AM »
What time is the speculated unveiling today?
I want to see whether it's worth buying the 3gs next week or waiting for the new phone...

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7336 on: January 27, 2010, 10:41:29 AM »
What time is the speculated unveiling today?
I want to see whether it's worth buying the 3gs next week or waiting for the new phone...

Kicks off at 18:00 GMT. Unlikely to here announcements on a new phone you know. Tablet and possible OS 4.0 I would guess.

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7337 on: January 27, 2010, 09:21:48 PM »
Going to Ameirca next week, Do i have to ring up my network to use it over there? My GF is also on same network and they just told her shes gotta manually find a specific network, im guessin i do the same or will the iphone pick it up anyway?

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7338 on: January 27, 2010, 09:32:45 PM »
Gotta say I am really missing my iPhone. :(

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7339 on: January 27, 2010, 09:38:09 PM »
Going to Ameirca next week, Do i have to ring up my network to use it over there? My GF is also on same network and they just told her shes gotta manually find a specific network, im guessin i do the same or will the iphone pick it up anyway?

You'll need to get the network first. Lots of PAYG options.

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7340 on: January 27, 2010, 09:39:09 PM »
Not unbricked yet, Roy?

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7341 on: January 27, 2010, 10:48:49 PM »
You'll need to get the network first. Lots of PAYG options.
Yes but if im on vodafone and my GF is, then surely whatever network theyve told her to search for will be the same one i need?

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7342 on: January 27, 2010, 11:32:26 PM »
your phone should just work in the USA, it will auto connect to their partner network or preferred network first or you can manually choose, it shouldn't require anything on your part other than to pay the whopping phone bill :)
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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7343 on: January 28, 2010, 09:14:40 AM »
your phone should just work in the USA, it will auto connect to their partner network or preferred network first or you can manually choose, it shouldn't require anything on your part other than to pay the whopping phone bill :)
I dont plan on using it alot, my family know all there getting off me is txts lol

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7344 on: January 28, 2010, 11:06:04 AM »
So... are these mini iPads any good then?  :wave

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7345 on: January 28, 2010, 03:49:30 PM »
So... are these mini iPads any good then?  :wave

Dunno, can they be download from 'the usual places' ?
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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7346 on: January 29, 2010, 03:39:34 PM »
Want to boost your iphone signal without buying those crappy signal booster stickers?

Take your SIM card out of the slot. Get some sellotape and cut out a SIM card shaped piece. Stick it onto the card on the side without the chip on. Now slot your SIM card back in the slot. The increased pressure against the contacts boosts your signal.

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7347 on: January 29, 2010, 03:59:42 PM »
Want to boost your iphone signal without buying those crappy signal booster stickers?

Take your SIM card out of the slot. Get some sellotape and cut out a SIM card shaped piece. Stick it onto the card on the side without the chip on. Now slot your SIM card back in the slot. The increased pressure against the contacts boosts your signal.

This is truly wonderful.

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7348 on: January 29, 2010, 04:01:08 PM »
So... are these mini iPads any good then?  :wave

They are good, but the bigger one would be far better as I would not keep losing it down the back of the sofa

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7349 on: January 29, 2010, 04:08:02 PM »
This is truly wonderful.

Solution in search of a problem?

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7350 on: January 29, 2010, 11:49:54 PM »
Had a problem with my phone took it to apple got a new one

thing is I'm bored of my iPhone. So to spice it up I'm thinking of trying to make changes to it

how different can you go and how easy is it

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7351 on: February 1, 2010, 12:42:26 PM »
Can anyone help??

im on o2 and ill be due an early upgrade this week, looking into getting the iphone, £35 24month contract etc etc. Ive been with o2 for 8/9 years now and im wondering if anyone knows whether iphone deals are negotiable? Ive heard friends of friends say they rang up threatened to leave and got really good deals but have also heard that the deals are set by apple so o2 cant adjust them?

Anyone done something like this?!

Thanks
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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7352 on: February 1, 2010, 12:44:58 PM »
Can anyone help??

im on o2 and ill be due an early upgrade this week, looking into getting the iphone, £35 24month contract etc etc. Ive been with o2 for 8/9 years now and im wondering if anyone knows whether iphone deals are negotiable? Ive heard friends of friends say they rang up threatened to leave and got really good deals but have also heard that the deals are set by apple so o2 cant adjust them?

Anyone done something like this?!

Thanks

O2 will give you a fantastic deal on other handsets but when it comes to the iphone there is little or no negotiation as they know that they are competitively priced with the other networks when it comes to the iphone and that you would not be able to get a deal with them either.

You may be able to get some kind of accesory thrown in, but a reduction in the line rental is pretty much impossible.

Get a better phone instead and you will end up with a better deal too

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7353 on: February 1, 2010, 12:48:13 PM »
Can anyone help??

im on o2 and ill be due an early upgrade this week, looking into getting the iphone, £35 24month contract etc etc. Ive been with o2 for 8/9 years now and im wondering if anyone knows whether iphone deals are negotiable? Ive heard friends of friends say they rang up threatened to leave and got really good deals but have also heard that the deals are set by apple so o2 cant adjust them?

Anyone done something like this?!

Thanks

I rang up earlier than my date (so this is only provisional) but they said if I dont drop to the £20p/m deal and stay at £35 they'll give me a new phone for nowt. Last week my mum got a refurbed (apparently someones return in 14day cool off period) for free and on a £30?!? contract.

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7354 on: February 1, 2010, 12:51:02 PM »
ffs
STFU and agree with me.

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7355 on: February 1, 2010, 12:57:16 PM »
ffs

wrong section? if so, i do apolagise!

I rang up earlier than my date (so this is only provisional) but they said if I dont drop to the £20p/m deal and stay at £35 they'll give me a new phone for nowt. Last week my mum got a refurbed (apparently someones return in 14day cool off period) for free and on a £30?!? contract.

was that just a standard o2 person you spoke to or was that after threatening to cancel? Also, is the down grade after 9 months on all contracts ?

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7356 on: February 1, 2010, 12:59:21 PM »
wrong section? if so, i do apolagise!

was that just a standard o2 person you spoke to or was that after threatening to cancel? Also, is the down grade after 9 months on all contracts ?

Sorry if this is repeating old questions!

Yes you can downgrade, as for what offers you can get, no one on an internet forum can help you, those on the phones can help you

remember, if you ring up and threaten to leave you have the best chance of a good deal, if they offer you a good one, then take it, if you dont then ask to leave.

If they still wont, then still ask to leave, and push your luck, you can always ring up a few hours later and say you have decided to stay

However ringing up and saying I want an offer my mate got, or an offer i heard a lad on a forum got is unlikely to work.

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7357 on: February 1, 2010, 01:04:00 PM »
Yes you can downgrade, as for what offers you can get, no one on an internet forum can help you, those on the phones can help you

remember, if you ring up and threaten to leave you have the best chance of a good deal, if they offer you a good one, then take it, if you dont then ask to leave.

If they still wont, then still ask to leave, and push your luck, you can always ring up a few hours later and say you have decided to stay

However ringing up and saying I want an offer my mate got, or an offer i heard a lad on a forum got is unlikely to work.

yea thats what i was planning on doing, ringing up and saying i was thinking of leaving and see what they say, obviously deals my mate got or deal i heard of on a forum wouldnt bear any weight in negotiations, but was just trying to get a idea to see how far i could push!

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7358 on: February 1, 2010, 01:06:46 PM »
yea thats what i was planning on doing, ringing up and saying i was thinking of leaving and see what they say, obviously deals my mate got or deal i heard of on a forum wouldnt bear any weight in negotiations, but was just trying to get a idea to see how far i could push!

Thanks S-E

You can push as far as you want, as at the end of the day you can walk away, or you can ring back up

If you want to get a good deal, the best thing to do is ring round other companies and see what they can do for you, but with the iphone you are pretty much set to get what is advertised

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Re: The iPhone
« Reply #7359 on: February 1, 2010, 02:22:43 PM »
ffs

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