Motorola makes fun of getting #iLost
0. phoneArena 22 Sep 2012, 12:52 posted on
Back in 2010 after the release of the Apple iPhone 4 revealed a flawed antenna design and introduced Abtennagate and the Left-handed death grip to the cellular world, Motorola was quick to poke fun at Apple; the manufacturer is once again quick to respond to the problems with Apple's new mapping application...
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43. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 5954; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
#lockedbootloader or #losttomicrosoft
Motorola has little room to make fun of anyone.
44. Hemlocke (unregistered)
Yes, funny from a company that is on financial life support. Their phones stink, their policies stink, and they keep dropping flops.
64. jroc74 (Posts: 5271; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
Their phones are among the best for reception. I would hardly call that stinking.
Flops? Their phones on Verizon are always among the best sellers.
68. techsavvy.jaz (Posts: 143; Member since: 07 Feb 2012)
Totally agree, their policies are what stink not their mobiles, Atrix 2 and love it but not the locked bootloader though.
55. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Half-Baked iOs. Restricted prison iOs. out-dated iOs. Less feautred iOs.
63. jroc74 (Posts: 5271; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
Whats a bootloader? Now....whats a Maps app?
Thanks for playing.
65. g2a5b0e (Posts: 3341; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
Mxyzptlk, you never cease to crack me up. Seriously. I respect the hell outta you. You state your opinion no matter how unpopular you know it's gonna be. I'm not sure that I've ever seen you get more thumbs up than down, yet you persist. I rarely agree with you, but I love that about you. Keep doin' what ya do.
67. 305Bucko (Posts: 506; Member since: 07 Aug 2011)
lockedbootloader? I suppose the iPhone has an "unlocked bootloader"?
hmm still waiting for the iOS untethered jailbreak. Let me know when that happens
70. jroc74 (Posts: 5271; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
Another things thats getting lost in this.....thats Google Maps thats on the RAZR M....lol.
And remember Google bought Motorola...so I can see folks at Google HQ going....zing!!
47. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
bullies... bullies are the lamest!
51. Dj21o (Posts: 437; Member since: 19 May 2011)
This is seriously getting annoying phone arena. Don't use the apple maps. Its that simple. There are plenty of alternatives in the app store. We all know they suck, just move on and write something about the 200 plus new features lol. Its funny one of my buddies has iOS 6 on his 4S (I kept 5.1.1) and I can't even tell the difference LOL.
69. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
Every new feature from iOS6 or iOS5 is stolen from Android except for the new maps ;) just make a research
Once you can open an email link in Opera or use your iPhone as an external drive in a few years.....but I doubt that...... Deal with that iOS is and will always be an inferior product
80. Dj21o (Posts: 437; Member since: 19 May 2011)
Actually iOS is much nicer, zero lag, and quality applications. Android is a turd that can't keep up with software updates or even successfully run a simple operating system without having a quad core processor. Even then, Androids have TERRIBLE BATTERY LIFE and don't even last throughout the day. I'm a power user, and I never had an Android last an entire day. With iOS, I generally have 55% left. Not to even mention Siri DESTROYS Google NOW, and I can do everything and more when I jailbreak the iPhone. I can see system files, I can get apps for free, even the in-app-purchases (for free). Facetime also kills every video chat application in the play store, and the iPhones camera kills every new Android camera at the moment. Not to go overboard, but my GPS lock is less than a second on an iPhone, where as I can watch a full length TV episode before it locks on an Android. And to be quite honest, I get way better signal with the iPhone than any android phone.
Sorry, but your mistaken and Android phones suck. Have fun being a Guinea pig and never having anything go right on your phone. :D
81. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
You see how f**l And brainwashed are you.... you have to compare the same price level, not all the Androids ;)
82. Dj21o (Posts: 437; Member since: 19 May 2011)
Fail? All of my facts are legit. You're probably a step slower than everyone here, so its ok. But anyways, I'm not brainwashed, I just like to use stuff that works. Not stuff that everyone claims is "sooooo much better," when its not at all. Seriously you cant even bring up one of my arguments, you just say I fail and say I'm brainwashed? Lol, I'll take that from a butt hurt Android fan any day. And maybe android should make a better perating system, because an iPhone 3gs runs smoother than over half of the Android phones and gets all of the updates, have fun buying 3 phones every year to get the greatest/worst software to date. You make me laugh.
89. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
yes, youre brainwashed.....if you buy Nexus, all the problems you said with Android are just lies ;)
87. CRICKETownz (Posts: 980; Member since: 24 Oct 2009)
Well technically, we are all brainwashed then if we like using something according to your logic. I wouldn't go as far as to call android trash but I agree w/the performance of iOS over android. Android may offer more 007-like features but the common uses iPhone does what it does more efficiently & all while not needing the latest chipsets. I realize this pill is as hard for android fans to swallow as it is to swallow a watermelon whole...but it's been my experience.
90. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
talk about eg Nexus which easily tops iPhone in every level ;)
what is hard to swallow? that iPhone is an iferior product witch even doesnt know hot to open an email link in Opera and stuck in 1990 with icons? :-D
or Apple is all the time stealing? :-D
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goo [dot] gl/KzymS
deal with the fact not with your opinions :)
93. Dj21o (Posts: 437; Member since: 19 May 2011)
LOL I TRADED MY NEXUS FOR THE 4S. Pretty sad you need a project butter to make your phone smooth. And the battery life still sucked. But nice try though. No Android will ever live up to my standards or the millions of people who buy iPhones everyday. Android is a half baked os that can do more, but fails to do so in almost every aspect. iOS has everything down to perfection. Meanwhile, you guys bash them and expect everyone to just get an Android??? LOL GET REAL. FailDroids.
95. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
So explain me why iOS steals from Android? :)
94. Dj21o (Posts: 437; Member since: 19 May 2011)
I like you, you still defend Android, but actually agree with me to a certain aspect. Android is awesome if you want to constantly tweak your phone with custom ROMs, kernels and root applications; but, I do that when I jail break the iPhone and set it up one time, until the next iOS is out. Granted, the S3 and the Nexus have bigger displays, but the retina is really beautiful and I type just as fast with one hand on the iPhone (which has better spell correction) than an Android. Not to mention speech to text is flawless on the iPhone, whereas you say something and it doesn't register until 5-10 seconds later on an Android. Every simple task you can throw at an iPhone it can perform almost effortlessly. If Google made a MIUI phone for the US, I'd be all over it, but I don't want to constantly mess with custom ROMs anymore.
96. BattleBrat (Posts: 1251; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
I had a 4s, and infact just bought another one to replace my ipod touch that had it's bluetooth FAIL. My first 4s wouldn't last 12 hours JUST SITTING THERE. My RAZR gets me 2 full days (48 hours) and I don't even have a MAXX!. It runs ICS PERFECTLY. I think I've only had 5 force closes and that was before I got ICS. Now it's perfect!
100. Dj21o (Posts: 437; Member since: 19 May 2011)
Yeah the difference is that I can sync my Facebook, my emails and iCloud and still get over 6 hours of display time. I know for a fact from multiple phones that you cant do that on an android... C'mon. Stop lying lol.
53. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Every1 will take the Liberty on Apple, they deserve it....!
3. smallworld (Posts: 454; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)
I notice more and more that the only one not making fun of Apple is...... Sony.
7. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)
we stay to our self........as a mature company should
8. Insignificant (Posts: 192; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)
After following this site for months, I've only now bothered to make an account after reading your comment.
I love Sony, and think that Sony has the potential to make the MOST fun out of Apple. And should. Why? Because now people are going for the SG3, lumia 920 and Razr M - and Sony is not on that list. Sadly.
11. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)
I agree, Sony is a good company and makes great devices, but for Sony smartphones need quad-core CPU and better marketing.
+1 for you and welcome to phonearena.com :)
39. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)
those games they're playing are childish and filled with pride Sony is good enough where they are
66. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)
apple is having cheating and stealing and lying problems man......
98. Peter27 (Posts: 233; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)
You changing your profile pictures more often than I am changing my socks :)
Are you running away from someone?
Then you need to change your whole identity. But I feel your posts are fine I agree with them. Apart from once when I thumbed you down :)
Are the iFans going after you? Then you don't need to worry as they won't find you with their maps anyway :)
26. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3135; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Like Sony too...they have class. But sadly, i have to say that they should give customers more juice in their battery to enjoy longer phone play...otherwise, it's all good and sexy.
About Motorola here... Teaching Apple how to MotoFIND...they shouldn't hide. They should face Apple like Nokia and Samsung... But welcome to the iDissin' club Moto :)
97. BattleBrat (Posts: 1251; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
+1 for sony, I'm using the Android based Walkman Z right now, if they would only release ICS for it...
34. smallworld (Posts: 454; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)
I even suspect some complicity between them. No suing, no bad words...
5. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4166; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
Put Apple down, Moto; so then they will be more motivated to fix it. This is what Apple needs, a knock down to be able to try stepping up.
30. Aeires (unregistered)
Meh, they are too busy counting their money. What Apple needs is to do something innovative, not rushing out half backed applications just to try and stay competitive because everyone else has passed them up in features and options.
46. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)
i dont think the maps app is bad… i bet almost everyone who cites it has not used it because at least in my area it shows everything perfectly… it is by far better than the old google maps were-- whether that be apple or googles fault i do not know
the data seems to be perfect as far as location, while the traffic data is more of an issue for me...
48. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4166; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
It might be ok in your area, but in others it's very bad. Some cities are located 20 miles away from where they actually are, or just don't exist. Some areas looks like a mixed color patched quilt because of different resolution images and different colors, just look at the 10 fails of Apple Maps article on here.
49. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)
"It might be ok in your area..."
For him everything is ok not because of his area but because of his passion for Apple. ;)
56. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)
Yes, it is only my assumption and opinion which through long time was based on current person's pro Apple comments.
85. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)
oh please… i just used a one x for about 3 months…
I like apple products, but i am not a "blind apple user"
and I agree maps are not perfect, but they are better than what we had before… apple really needs to get in gear and fix the issues
71. jroc74 (Posts: 5271; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
Ppl said the same thing about the iPhone 4 antenna. That Apple gave away free runner bumpers for ...and adjusted the antenna for the iPhone 4 for Verizon, the iPhone 4S and the other new iPhones going forward.
72. jroc74 (Posts: 5271; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
I agree with this.
Apple didnt adjust the design of the iPhone 4 antenna for nothing. Or give away fre bumpers just for the fun. If enough ppl complain and they get enough bad press, they will fix it.
Some some ppl might can thank Motorola if a fast fix comes soon.
6. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)
lolol since Samsung started it, now every competitor is after iPhone 5. That's good, people need to realize that there're better options than the iPhone, for example SG3 or Nokia Lumia 920.
10. Savage (unregistered)
Everyone's taking jabs at iPhone 5. Wonder if Apple will be offended and press charges regarding product defamation.
12. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
Habitual camper at court. So don't be surprised if they do ... after all they do get awarded Juicy Dough in courts of Lucy Koh :D
13. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
Defamation requires lie(s) to be told to be actionable. Where is the lie in what Moto is advertising?
The truth will set you free....
14. rasinhussy (Posts: 87; Member since: 28 Dec 2008)
iPhone 5. No daily rebooting required. Can't say the same for any Android Motorola I've had, and the iPhone 5 camera beats any Moto hands down.