++ ATOT official NEF thread part IV ++

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Barfo

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meh...Android has not launched any new features since 4.1 that make it worth the upgrade. Every time a new Android version comes out I put it on my phone and I'm always disappointed and end up going back to stock.

Hopefully the Note 3 will have Kitkat goodness. And hopefully Kitkat has something new.

Otherwise...I'm going to invent a flying toaster to ride to work.
Well, I went from 4.1 to 4.3 so I'm digging all the 4.2 + 4.3 changes plus some added snappiness from optimizations.
 

Barfo

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Actually, I don't think I'm using any new features yet...I'm probably just digging the extra speed.
 

rudeguy

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Ask for iPhone 5, sell it, buy Note 3, pocket the rest.
naaah...its not worth all the hassle.

As soon as I can, I'm going to pick up the Note 3/Gear combo. Unless someone confirms the Gear works on the Note 2 before then. If I can keep my phone and use the Gear, I'll do that.
 

Barfo

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naaah...its not worth all the hassle.

As soon as I can, I'm going to pick up the Note 3/Gear combo. Unless someone confirms the Gear works on the Note 2 before then. If I can keep my phone and use the Gear, I'll do that.
Sweet!
 

rudeguy

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Butter was already there in 4.1 right?
don't quote me...but I thought that was the big jump from ICS to JB. And I really haven't paid attention to versions. I know the latest is 4.3 and I'm pretty sure the previous version was 4.2.1 but I am not sure at all.
 

Barfo

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don't quote me...but I thought that was the big jump from ICS to JB. And I really haven't paid attention to versions. I know the latest is 4.3 and I'm pretty sure the previous version was 4.2.1 but I am not sure at all.
Yeah, 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3 were "3 different flavors of Jellybean", hence the minimal changes between them.
 

rudeguy

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Do you have a Note 2? it will get 4.3 eventually
Yep. I love this damn phone.

Besides the bigger screen, the photo snipping with the stylus is huge. Plus I have to work on spreadsheets on the go sometimes and this works great.

True story:
I'm standing in line at Qdoba and one of our reps calls. He needs some information off a spreadsheet I had sent him like a month back, and he needs it right now. No biggy. I pull up my email, search his name, find the email that I sent and open the spreadsheet. I get him to info he needs (I had my BT headset like always) and then resend him the email so he will have it for the future. Total of maybe 2 minute call but it showed how awesome technology is now.
 

Barfo

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I love my phone too...I even do productive stuff with it sometimes, but mostly I just dick around...

I use the shitty blackberry they gave me for work stuff.
 

rudeguy

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My phone does a lot more than work.

At home, its basically a tablet. I surf the net, surf AT, check twitter. And I love tower defense games, so I always spend some time at nights playing those. I just bought Humble Bundle 2 (paid $14) and have been playing Bloons TD a lot. Its a really fun game that is actually pretty challenging.

Plus it has monkey pirates. MONKEY PIRATES!!!
 

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