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Mon Aug 31

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 2:08 PM

Re: iphone for life

"I don't see anyone advertising "Android for life" or "Samsumg for life"

Well, I don't know if they are advertising that in the media - but they certainly are doing so with current customers - I've gotten promotional [more]

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 1:59 PM

Re: iphone for life

I wouldn't say it's a gimmick in the sense you are using it. Sprint is going towards a "leased phone" model - where you pay for service and equipment "separately," always with an option for you to either buy the phone outright, [more]

Tue Aug 25

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 11:16 AM

Re: Windows 10 and Cortana

whafa said:

"Basically, I would have to cut and paste every single word.


I'll have to take your word for it, but that sucks. Specialized software is always last to get any attention."

Can't think of any [more]

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 9:17 AM

Re: PANIC!!! AHHHHHHHHH!!!! DOOM! GLOOM!

First, it's been widely reported that ANY projection of economic activity coming from China is more smoke and mirrors.

Second, it isn't the "number" so much as the direction. Going from double digits to single digits means a slow [more]

Wed Aug 12

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 9:29 AM

Re: Dear Apple

"Given that iOS devices easily connect wirelessly to printers and keyboards and even wireless NAS devices, what purpose would a USB port serve? The only thing that comes to my mind is the ability to use flash drives. Is that [more]

Fri Jul 17

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 9:48 AM

Re: New A8 iPod Touch models

"Cell phone and data service "only where there is wifi" is one that not only doesn't make the grade, it is laughably outside the realm of practical consideration - at least for me - and based on the amount of money being spent by [more]

Thu Jul 16

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 4:25 PM

Re: New A8 iPod Touch models

My previous post was meant as a reply to PSU - and I misscopied the quote.

I wish the Fool will implement an edit button.....

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 4:22 PM

Re: New A8 iPod Touch models

"Sure, I have no problems adjusting to change. That's why I jumped on the iPhone and away from the PDA+dumb phone combination in the first place. IMO, the time for me to jump on yet another platform hasn't come yet."

Well, bully [more]

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 3:50 PM

Re: New A8 iPod Touch models

"...the time for me to jump on yet another platform hasn't come yet."

It will. In some form or another. Indeed, I just remembers that my phone (an LG G3 with Sprint) has a "wifi" calling system built in. It was meant for [more]

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 3:44 PM

Re: New A8 iPod Touch models

"What I was looking for was a chance to combine two devices -- three, it turns out, with the camera -- into one."

And that is a valid reason for the "combined" approach. I used to carry a personal phone, a corporate phone [more]

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 2:47 PM

Re: New A8 iPod Touch models

awlabrador says:

How you value that availability is up to you. I'd mock and dismiss anyone who'd try to tell me how much I should value it.

True, but how many times has your wife gone into labor during a lifetime? I recall people [more]

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 2:34 PM

Re: New A8 iPod Touch models

PSU says:

"I would further estimate that actual phone calls represent less than 5% of my usage. The rest is apps and internet. So a dumb phone would not suffice since I rarely use my cellphone as a phone."


Sorry PSU, [more]

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 9:59 AM

Re: New A8 iPod Touch models

"I pay $250 a month for cable, but only watch a handful of channels, and then only for a couple hours a night. it isn't about the 80-90%, it's about whether the 10% has enough value in it to make it worthwhile."

Hence the reason [more]

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 9:53 AM

Re: New A8 iPod Touch models

Interesting question raised. Perhaps the question should be rephrased as "since you are connected to WIFI 80% of the time, is it worth it to pay $100 a month for SMARTPHONE - or would a "dumb phone" (or even a "TRAC" phone) [more]

Wed Jul 15

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mjolah replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 9:42 AM

Re: 401K System

I couldn't agree more with Joe, especially when he said:

"I think a larger problem is that a lot of people ignore their 401K plans - sort of like how most people ignore (or make a mess of) their finances. You have to stick your head in [more]

Mon Jul 6

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mjolah replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 9:18 AM

Re: Greek government is delusional

I suggest you research the genesis of the debt that Greece has - as it began with commercial banks primarily in France and Germany lending money to CORPORATIONS in Greece that defaulted in the recession. The debt was "transferred" to the [more]

Thu Jul 2

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mjolah replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 8:28 AM

Re: 401k fees

"What does the .5% include?"

BINGO! I wish I could rec you more than once.

The fee disclosure required under the DOL regs (under ERISA 404(a)(5)) INCLUDED the underlying investment fund overall expense ratio [more]

Wed Jul 1

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 1:50 PM

Re: Rob Enderle on why the Apple Watch failed

"Well, no. He has been so serially wrong across the years that he deserves to be viewed with EXTREME skepticism. When someone is wrong time after time after time, it is incumbent on THEM to prove their case, not on me to treat it with [more]

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 1:37 PM

Re: Rob Enderle on why the Apple Watch failed

“The biggest long-term problem with moving to an Apple platform is that the company is in decline." — Rob Enderle, in October 2003."

And how is that germane to the points I raise?

Whether I give them any weight or not is [more]

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 12:08 PM

Re: Rob Enderle on why the Apple Watch failed

"Sorry, the entire canon of Rob Enderle has been debunked so many times that he's good for nothing but humor."

Debunked? No. Conclusions have been drawn that he is wrong, without the analysis to actually prove it. Besides, he [more]

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