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8121. arkymalarky - 11/12/2014 8:12:43 PM

Ha! thought you'd like it!

8122. judithathome - 11/12/2014 10:16:44 PM

This is absolutely fascinating to me: Gizmo Makes Water Out Of Hot Air...No Word On When It Will Be Installed In Congress

8123. iiibbb - 11/27/2014 7:34:10 PM

Well, it's been 5 years. I bought a new phone. Things certainly have changed.

8124. arkymalarky - 11/27/2014 7:56:36 PM

What you get what you get what you get

8125. iiibbb - 11/28/2014 9:16:21 PM

Motorola Turbo because of the battery. It is pretty keen. With the Tasker app I can get 1 1/2 days of heavy use out of it. Everything except the navigation app is better than before. .

8126. arkymalarky - 11/28/2014 11:44:18 PM

oohh yeah. that's a nice one. are you using google navigation? I like it. I did apple nav and it was awful. one reason I just didn't bond with the iPhone.

8127. iiibbb - 11/29/2014 12:25:23 AM

The older nav had a feature that I miss. When you were on a route and you put it in traffic view it would zoom out and show the next 100 miles or so. On long trips I could see upcoming traffic jams and sometime plan alternate routes or stop and eat rather than suffer. The new one doesn't automatically zoom and it puts a blue route line over the traffic info so you can't see what's going to affect you.

Tasker does more, and power toggles is better than what I was using before. Another app worth getting is easytether

8128. arkymalarky - 11/29/2014 12:35:27 AM

I'm embarrassed to say how many apps I have on my phone. I'm kind of an app enthusiast. I'll say something to stan about easytether. That's something he'll use and he's a lot more careful about how many apps he puts on his phone.

8129. iiibbb - 11/29/2014 1:02:42 AM

Easy tether is better than logging into a public network. Or where there is no network at all. Better than 20/mo for hotspotting too

8130. iiibbb - 11/29/2014 1:03:29 AM

Do you have shush!

8131. arkymalarky - 11/29/2014 1:11:34 AM

haha! no, but I figure I'm about to....

8132. arkymalarky - 11/29/2014 1:15:40 AM

There are two, and both sound neat, but the first is already done by moto assist. If you put it in meeting mode or set timers for yourself it will silence your phone when it doesn't need to ring.

8133. iiibbb - 11/29/2014 1:17:38 AM

Widgets > iphone. The only iPhone envy I have is bettery life

8134. arkymalarky - 11/29/2014 1:18:06 AM

Stan uses tasker a lot by the way.

8136. arkymalarky - 11/29/2014 1:19:35 AM

My iphone battery sucked. So did Stan's. I've also heard that the newest iPhone battery is not that good, though the six plus is supposed to be really good.

8137. arkymalarky - 11/29/2014 1:24:41 AM

Stan luvs him some widgets as a former iPhone addict. The newest iPhone has widgets, but it's not what android has been for a long time. It's like folders, iPhone came to them way later. I also like to have the option of using another launcher in adjusting my icon sizes and look and feel of my phone and whatever else I want to adjust.

8138. arkymalarky - 11/29/2014 1:25:31 AM

And damn, the iPhone was more expensive. At least off contract, which is what he's doing because he's grandfathered into unlimited data.

8139. iiibbb - 11/29/2014 1:26:10 AM

Tasker functionality should just be part of stock Android

8140. arkymalarky - 11/29/2014 2:11:34 AM

they added that to the l update to a large degree.

8141. iiibbb - 11/29/2014 4:27:42 AM

My wife likes iPhone, but she would rather adopt someone else's system than tweak it.

It is a moral imperative that I tweak.

Not sure if it was worth the money, but I've never owned a top-tier phone before. I bought an Incredible 2 and it lasted me 5 years. This one should go at least that long.

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