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Old 03-12-2009, 01:12 PM   #76
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DW has stolen my phone to play Wedding Dash!
She's is finally starting to realise that her phone is useless

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Old 03-12-2009, 04:56 PM   #77
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Does anyone else have trouble with reception? I had like ZERO trouble with my Verizon and dropped maybe 5 calls in about ten years.

I've dropped more calls than that in one week on this thing. And conversations are full of people breaking up.

I'm totally thrilled to have a phone and an ipod all in one thingy. Even if there isn't a lot of storage on it, it is still awesome. And I'm loving the MobileMe.

But the phone isn't working very well. I'm afraid that when the thrill of having this thing wears off I'm going to be getting very pissed about that.

Friend of mine had AT&T and said that's why she has Verizon now - it was always dropping calls. Her phone worked very well at Disney, though. She said I should move there...lol, just one more reason.
Dropped calls are a known issue with iPhone and it is software related. Basically what happens is if you are say, on WiFi and talking on the phone and walk out of that WiFi area, it will drop your call when it tries to move to 3G. Same between 3G and EDGE. Apple hasn't figured out a way to make the transition for DATA not interfere with your VOICE call Always make sure you plug in to iTunes and check for updates every once and a while. It has gotten a lot better with some of the software updates.

I hope this made sense to some of those less technical folks out there. Moral of the story: Check for software updates often!
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Old 03-12-2009, 05:07 PM   #78
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I've never had a problem with dropped calls, but I think the 3g infrastructure in the uk is slightly better.
Also I don't regularly update my software as I'd lose some of the cool stuff I have

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Old 03-12-2009, 05:36 PM   #79
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Dropped calls are a known issue with iPhone and it is software related. Basically what happens is if you are say, on WiFi and talking on the phone and walk out of that WiFi area, it will drop your call when it tries to move to 3G. Same between 3G and EDGE. Apple hasn't figured out a way to make the transition for DATA not interfere with your VOICE call Always make sure you plug in to iTunes and check for updates every once and a while. It has gotten a lot better with some of the software updates.

I hope this made sense to some of those less technical folks out there. Moral of the story: Check for software updates often!
I never have an issue with dropped calls, but now that I see this, it makes sense. I never have the WiFi turned on.
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Old 03-13-2009, 04:56 PM   #80
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I've not had a dropped call problem since two OS releases ago.
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Old 03-13-2009, 05:23 PM   #81
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this is my first post using my iPhone.

An I reading right did someone say the iphone works as a voip phone while on wifi?
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Old 03-13-2009, 06:36 PM   #82
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I just ordered my new iphone tonight, I can't wait to try out some of theses apps.

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Old 03-13-2009, 08:48 PM   #83
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you will love your new iphone. god its a great phone.
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Old 03-14-2009, 04:31 PM   #84
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Old 03-15-2009, 12:13 AM   #85
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I never had dropped calls until they put out the new software versions.. go figure.

With 3.0 right around the corner, and hopefully TETHERING... this already incredible device could get even better...

article about 3.0 possible features:

http://www.appleinsider.com/articles...p_enroute.html
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Old 03-15-2009, 07:21 AM   #86
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Wow tethering would make me so happy I use tethering with my lap top 3 or 4 times a year. Now that I have an iphone I have to use my wife's phone and the battery life is way too short so using the iphone would be great
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Old 03-15-2009, 09:44 AM   #87
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I already have tethering on my iPhone but rarely use it

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Old 03-15-2009, 09:58 AM   #88
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someone explain 'tethering' to me please
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Old 03-15-2009, 10:06 AM   #89
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Basically it's just using your phone as a moden so you can get the internet on your computer when you're away from your network

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Old 03-16-2009, 03:56 PM   #90
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Really enjoying 2Across now, can download crosswords from loads of newspapers from across the world, with all their archives too

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