Do NOT buy this smartphone

Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by RAMA, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. RAMA

    RAMA Admiral Admiral

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    So 2 of the 5 top smartphone manufacturers are normally lower end makers Huawei and ZTE. Huawei recently unveiling the superphone in the article. But both companies incorporate backdoors into their product's software. So while they are expanding and spreading smartphone technology to the poor around the world, they are also gaining access to governments and corporations.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/09/u...onal-security-threat.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

    RAMA

     
  2. Saturn0660

    Saturn0660 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Thats okay, i have an iPhone5
     
  3. Haggis and tatties

    Haggis and tatties Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I got a Huawei(I dont know how you say that. lol) phone, the only problem is the screen keyboard is to small and when you hit one letter it always hits the letter next to it, typing on the move is almost impossible, although the mp3 player on it is very good, they certainly wont be taking over the world if they use their phones to coordinate that take over via texts.:lol:
     
  4. Retu

    Retu Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I don't like screen keyboards. They usually are too small unless the phone has a big screen. And since I grew up using Nokia's logs, I don't want a phone with big display. That's why I bought Sony Xperia Mini Pro:
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  5. Venardhi

    Venardhi Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I've mostly heard "Who-ahh-Way"
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  6. YellowSubmarine

    YellowSubmarine Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Chinese backdoors bad. American backdoors good.
     
  7. Collingwood Nick

    Collingwood Nick Vice Admiral Admiral

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    All backdoors are good, provided I know about them and nobody else does.
     
  8. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    The Droid Charge has a good on-screen keyboard, especially when you rotate it on it's side.
     
  9. Into Darkness

    Into Darkness Captain Captain

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    I recently bought a Galaxy S3 Mini and its an amazing phone and very fast for what it is, can't moan about it at all.
    I looked into those Huaweis though and I read that the fears about the company are unfounded because they were investigated and nothing untoward was found in their phones or software.
     
  10. Tiberius

    Tiberius Commodore Commodore

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    I just got the Galaxy Note II and I'm loving it.
     
  11. Haggis and tatties

    Haggis and tatties Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I have been pronouncing it Hugh-AHHH-Wieee. :lol:


    Now i like the look of that.