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JT

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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2008 12:14:06 AM

Do you use a regular cell phone or a Smartphone?
Regular cell phone
Smartphone - Blackberry
Smartphone - Android
Smartphone - Iphone
Smartphone - Windows Mobile
Smartphone - Symbian
Smartphone - Other

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 12:28:23 AM

Smartphone - Android
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jPnam68
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 10:13:23 PM

Smartphone - Android... Has Bluetooth so that it connects to the car for safe usage.
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SallijaneG
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 3:57:47 PM

Until Superstorm Sandy, I had a dumb TracFone. Working with Occupy Sandy N.J., while other communications were so spotty, I upgraded to their version of unlimited service, Net10, with a drugstore-purchased LG phone. The Internet service was so bad—NJ Transit and Google Web pages were “too big”, and the phone apparently had no idea of how to find the mobile versions—that I dropped the browser capability and saved $12/month—as I am almost always with my laptop, I can surely use that $144 annually myself!
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gassaver1948
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 1:04:57 PM

Smart phone is too smart for me. May go back to a flip phone.
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ministorage
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 8:02:56 AM

I always thought it odd JT didn't include Palm (the original smartphones) in his poll question (Palm was a viable company at the time this thread began).

I had two Palm devices - a Centro and a Treo. I almost went with a Pre, but doubted Palm's viability going forward, so I switched to Android when it was time for an upgrade. A year after that, Palm was out of the smartphone market.

Now I'm on my third Android - it is a buttery-smooth Samsung Galaxy with KitKat 4.4. I sometimes turn on the old Treo. Wow - the improvements since those days are incredible.

[Edited by: ministorage at 9/7/2014 8:05:59 AM EST]
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symptoms
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 8:33:50 AM

I carry an older flip phone, but it is usually off and, I only put time on it when it gets close to expiring. Unless there is a reason to have it on I haven't much use for one. I have a land line, and it rings enough as it is.
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 12:43:28 AM

Smartphone - Android
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TwiKan
Sophomore Author Wichita

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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 8:12:49 PM

Regular cell phone. Cannot afford a smartphone on disability. Also rather like "not being able to afford champagne on a beer budget."
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hemidogg
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 6:15:24 AM

Smartphone - Android
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 12:19:50 AM

Smartphone - Android
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HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 8:27:56 AM

i.ph.
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HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: May 7, 2014 9:30:47 AM

smart ph.
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iwannavet
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Message Posted: May 7, 2014 9:14:41 AM

regular cell phone
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iwannavet
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Message Posted: May 6, 2014 9:57:35 AM

Regular
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2WW5
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 3:39:39 PM

Smartphone - Android
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Patriot6940
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 2:37:34 PM

regular
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OldMan322
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 8:14:45 AM

regular phone
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HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 12:16:41 PM

i ph.
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iwannavet
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 10:58:20 AM

regular phone
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kegga_99
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 12:32:34 AM

NO
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HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 8:23:05 PM

smart
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awillisant
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2014 6:54:07 PM

smartphone
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jPnam68
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2014 11:32:10 AM

"GoDroid" !!
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cardjim
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2013 12:49:28 PM

android
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sdslim
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2013 3:06:57 PM

I use regular phone. Wife has smart android phone.
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puljujarvi
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2013 9:55:46 AM

Smartphone Android but mainly use it as a gps for my taxi and to post gasprices more up to date then I previously did on my laptop or desktop.
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dre596
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2013 9:28:21 AM

iphone
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0848Marine
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2013 12:26:51 PM

Andriod and backup regular cell phone.
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dongo50
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2013 8:20:25 PM

tracfone
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123Bucks
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2013 8:16:21 PM

A regular cell phone.
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Dulaya
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2013 2:45:35 AM

Well, smartphones have become regular phones...
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Mikew501
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2013 3:52:23 PM

Regular cell phone
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0848Marine
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 7:22:34 AM

Android and regular
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2013 2:53:45 AM

android
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kegga_99
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2013 2:16:46 AM

Tracfone Barely
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2013 12:20:47 AM

Smartphone - Android
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dongo50
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2013 10:54:09 PM

tracfone ocassionally...
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fourdezzzz
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2013 10:42:22 PM

Droid!
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cardjim
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2013 12:29:53 PM

android
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HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2013 6:14:37 AM

droin
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2013 1:25:13 AM

Smartphone - Android
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kerberalt
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2013 12:01:08 AM

Smartphone - Android
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 1:26:48 AM

Smartphone - Android
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brillo54
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 10:33:54 AM

Regular
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iwannavet
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2013 10:51:42 AM

Regular Phone
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5w30
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2013 6:57:17 AM

Smart and cell phone.
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 2:41:17 PM

Smartphone - Android
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GenChick
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 10:47:49 AM

I use regular cell phone. I think anything above regular cell phone are “mutants”, invented to suck money from your pockets!
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cardjim
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2013 8:19:24 PM

android
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nyuknyuk49
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2013 6:57:52 AM

regular
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