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  1. phandroid

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    A Wired.com article titled “Top 5 Cell Phone Busts of 2008” is the target of this rant-filled post for naming the T-Mobile G1 as one of the biggest busts of the year. Actually, they called it the Google G1 - their first mistake.First of all, if you’re going to name a cell phone that hasn’t [...]

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  2. sleebus.jones

    sleebus.jones Well-Known Member

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    I don't get it either. A wise man once told me "in the end the only review that counts is my own." These fools (yes fools!) who are busy slamming a device that, in all likelihood, they haven't even touched yet, are going to look even more foolish when it does finally launch.

    This combined with all the logical fallacies in their article:

    1. Loaded language:
    "Updates to Google's Android OS could salvage the device"
    "laundry list of hardware letdowns"
    "saddled with yet another proprietary headphone jack."

    2. Broad generalizations "a long, awkward presentation that left a lot of people confused and/or disappointed." 45 mins is long? Lot of people were disappointed? They had hands-on demonstrations afterwards with product specialists. If you're confused at that point, you probably shouldn't even get out of bed in the morning.

    3. Guilt by association: "
     
  3. Absolute

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    That whole article screams BS...I'm not an iPhone fan but for it to even be on the list shows the BS that article spews forth.
     

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