Verizon website promotes Apple iPhone 5S and Apple iPhone 5C
0. phoneArena 11 Sep 2013, 11:46 posted on
If you're a Verizon customer, you might remember when the Apple iPhone was not offered by Big Red; those were the days when a variety of feature phones like the LG Voyager, Samsung Glyde and LG Dare were the closest thing to the iPhone. Now, of course, Verizon customers can walk into their local Verizon retail outlet and pick up the Apple iPhone 5...
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1. roldefol (Posts: 3338; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
They'd better not completely bury the G2 tomorrow. I want to see that phone take off like the rocket it is.
7. darkkjedii (Posts: 16208; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
If they do u gonna report them too? Lol troll.
8. roldefol (Posts: 3338; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
Very mature, beefcake. As a Verizon customer, what they do to their website and which devices they choose to promote over other is relevant.
15. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1705; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
HAAA he's really some skinny ass cracka tryin to act all hard with that gay avatar. Who does that? LOL
12. LordDavon (Posts: 119; Member since: 19 Sep 2011)
Nothing wrong with Verizon posting a "guess what we got coming" all over their web page. They are going to do it with all of the hottest sellers.
24. iampayne (Posts: 321; Member since: 12 Aug 2013)
If its not part of the Droid line or have a i in front of it I doubt any real advertising.
2. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)
Not related but if you're a criminal (or no gooder) would you buy a phone with a finger print scanner? What stops the government from telling Apple to break into your phone to tie your finger print to incriminating evidence? This might back fire on Apple. Privacy awareness is at a all time high.
I personally love the idea but I'm a angel.
3. good2great (Posts: 1042; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
did you have this same thought when the finger print scanner was introduced on the atrix?
or your fanboyism keeps you from looking on your side of the fence?
4. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)
Atrix was not on Verizon. And that was before this NSA crap. Times have changed.
5. Ninetysix (Posts: 1964; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)
Make sure you post the same thing when Samsung adds a fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S5.
17. Long1 (banned) (Posts: 399; Member since: 18 May 2013)
If Samsung adds a fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S5 most of the ppl will deactivate it.
22. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)
I really don't see it happening because of all the negative publicity in the news. And I don't think Google has a uniform way of controlling this and I don't like the idea of 5 Android OEM's coming up with their own solution. You either do it right for every Android device (near impossible) or don't do it at all.
Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe that Apple bought that fingerprint company before all the NSA leaks happened. Bet they didn't expect the backlash over the collection and monitoring of our electrical devices.
14. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)
The NSA was started in 1952.
18. Long1 (banned) (Posts: 399; Member since: 18 May 2013)
Yes, but this thinks and leaks, happen lately.
Don't play more stupid , than you are.
23. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)
Long1, you clearly have issues.
I am just stting a fact.
6. timepilot84 (Posts: 112; Member since: 16 Aug 2012)
That's not how fingerprint scanners work. They create a hash from your fingerprint that is stored locally. It never leaves your device. It's a hash, so your fingerprint can not be gleaned even if the hash was made public.
10. terabyteRouser (Posts: 457; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
that sounds hard to believe. hash algorithms are very sensitive to changes in data. 1 byte change equates to a large change in hash value.
images (essentially the thumbprint scan) will not produce identical data each scan. so how can apple produce identical input (images) that would match the pre-stored hash.
consequently there would need to be some sort of approximation work going on to make deductions based on probability and standard deviation from a training value.
19. Long1 (banned) (Posts: 399; Member since: 18 May 2013)
keep believing this. LOL. Fingerprints will be collected in the same place where your bank info is collected.
13. 1113douglas (Posts: 193; Member since: 04 Jul 2013)
almost every smartphone beats the iphone. people just assume the iphone is the best.
16. 9thWonderful (Posts: 232; Member since: 24 Jan 2013)
you should beat your head against the wall for that comment...