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Re: The advancement of Mobile phones

Postby kurupetos » Mon Aug 29, 2016 10:57 pm

Sotos wrote:My first mobile was a Nokia 3330... an improvement of the very popular 3310. I still have it! Now I am using a mid-range Samsung smartphone I bought 3 years ago for €350 ... I still don't have a good enough reason to change it. My current one does what I need (calls, sms, gps, some occasional web browsing, taking photos/videos) just fine. I never cared for playing games on a phone. And all these crazy high resolutions make sense only if you use your phone for VR. Otherwise they are just wasting CPU power (and hence battery) for no good reason! Also I personally don't like the trend for bigger screens. For me around 4.5" is ideal. I have better fitting devices for things like gaming (PC), reading books (tablet), and watching movies (projector), so I don't need a smartphone to do those things.

I had one of these too... the most reliable mobile I ever had (and I had many over the years). Probably because it was just a phone! :lol:

It had a lame game too... something with a snake I think. :?
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Re: The advancement of Mobile phones

Postby Pyrpolizer » Tue Aug 30, 2016 12:07 am

Mine was a Philips about 17cm long +another ~8cm for the antenna. Bought for 800 CY pounds!! Well I just started business back in the 90s and it sure worth it considering I did not need to hire a telephone operator to take the calls.all my profit was dependent on calls..There were 2 options back then, this one and the motorolla in 2 versions, hand held and "suitcase" type. There were even bigger ones for about 1500 CY pounds that one of my clients bought and carried to Lebanon. The whole of Lebanon (at war back then) would only communicate with the world using mobile phones bought from Cyprus and operating via Cyta. To get a signal they 've put transmitters on the mountains in Lebanon...
They were not GSM. They would not get a signal in villages or a couple of Km away from the highway. And they would eat batteries like hell.
Then the GSMs came and I bought a Nokia 3310 for CY pounds 300. Huuuuge improvement.

i came to the point of hating having a mobile phone as it made me feel I was at work 24/7. Then came the modern ones with which you could assign a NOT tone (ringing but not hearing anything) to anyone but family members. I solved the problem of having clients calling me even on Sundays, but the hate feeling is still there. I changed the ringing tones to make them more pleasant, nothing changed my feelings. I need to see Paphitis' Shrink :wink:
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Re: The advancement of Mobile phones

Postby miltiades » Tue Aug 30, 2016 4:58 am

Pyrpolizer wrote: I need to see Paphitis' Shrink :wink:


Why go all the way to Australia, ask ...GR to introduce you to his :lol: :lol:
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Re: The advancement of Mobile phones

Postby Get Real! » Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:23 am

miltiades wrote:
Pyrpolizer wrote: I need to see Paphitis' Shrink :wink:


Why go all the way to Australia, ask ...GR to introduce you to his :lol: :lol:

I don't know how to break the news without you having another episode but... I *am* the shrink!
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Re: The advancement of Mobile phones

Postby miltiades » Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:11 am

Get Real! wrote:
miltiades wrote:
Pyrpolizer wrote: I need to see Paphitis' Shrink :wink:


Why go all the way to Australia, ask ...GR to introduce you to his :lol: :lol:

I don't know how to break the news without you having another episode but... I *am* the shrink!

Delusional AS WELL ??? :lol: :lol:
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