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  1. HanSolo

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    Ok, let me knock your socks off.

    Motorola has announced that they will add a feature to the Bionic in November that will allow it to transform into a jet pack. But you'll have to send it in for a week, so they can install it. It's up to you if you want to go through the hassle. I'm thinking about it.
     

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    No no no, you have it all wrong. They upgrade it to print money and make breakfast. And the Samsung Galaxy SII will only work on 1XRTT. Book it!
     
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    I mean, I get what you are saying... I am taking the hints, and my socks are still inside of my slippers.

    Bottom line is, the things that Yoda is saying actually sound somewhat official. So making a joke comparison about jet packs doesn't exactly come across as understanding. Sure any of us could do the same thing, but let's be honest.. This guy could be named "THEREALMOTO" and still give no sources with his facts and people would give him the same responses.

    All i'm saying is it's nice to actually have the feeling that someone from "the other side" or whatever you want to fill those quotations with, is delivering some solid info about the phone that COULD actually be true.

    I also get that the comments posted may also be obtrusive, because of how much devoted confidence he puts into his posts, it seems like he is just trying to be the almighty one. I don't see it that way though... and I'm a natural skeptic.
     
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    You are hoping that this guy is real, but you missed his troll thread where he posted a random video and said it was of the Bionic. Do you really think a representative that works at Motorola is going to do that?
     
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    Lighten up. Have a sense of humor.

    The bionic will be the best android phone that motorola has made to date. Will motorola release better ones, absolutely. But the bionic is much ahead of any of the other motorola phones that have been released to date. (see reviews for Photon 4G to get a taste of how the bionic will look).

    There are also some proprietary motorola apps that will be included on the phone. If you want to guess what they are, just look at Motorola acquisitions over the past 2 years. They work quite nicely too.
     
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    People need to learn the internetz and take things with a grain of salt.

    It is highly possible that Yoda is connected at a high level. It is also possible that he is a troll. I use common sense and deduce what I believe, rather than spouting off. If you believe he is a troll, then don't read his posts, or snicker to yourself when you do. If you believe he is an insider, use the grain of salt method.

    Either way, no point in flaming him yet. If he turns out to be trolling and a liar, then by all means flame away (though that might get you into trouble here as it's against the TOS as far as I know.)

    I came from an Droid 1 to an X2 and as of now am planning on purchasing the Bionic. I got to play with it some at CES (though much as changed) and have been waiting ever since.

    @Yoda...Very interesting comments about custom apps involving recent acquisitions! ;)
     
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    Yup, I love reading all this "Stuff"!

    Like Arthur said, "Isn't fun the best thing to have?" (From the movie by the same name)

    Edit: What's wrong with the Dinara info?
     
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    The problem is that Yoda is simply reiterating the same damn things the news outlets have been saying, he is saying what we THINK is going to happen...

    He is giving us no new information.
     
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    The only official information we have is that the original Bionic was to be released "early Q2" which we knew everything about and Sanjay now saying the revised Bionic is due in September. All I can say is this phone better blow everyone's socks off or Motorola is going to look like the biggest donkey in the tech world. IMHO, their entire future will ride on whether this phone rocks or sucks.

    Hint for Yoda *if* he his connected to Moto: you better change the camera software from what is shipped with the D3 because the photos I've been seeing off of that thing downright blow! Go hire someone from Kodak if it is that friggin hard to make a phone that takes good pics. Samsung can do it. Apple can do it. My D1 failed miserably at it. And the D3 looks to have the blues.
     
  10. Vehtemas

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    No, the CEO of Motorola announced it will be released in September and also gave much more solid specs for it. It is in pretty much every thread and also on its own dedicated thread on this forum...

    Yoda just reiterated it...
     
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    You should post this in the Motorola users forums.

    Are you taking indoor / outdoor photos? Do you have a reference phone that you're comparing photos against (in same settings)?

    In general, CCD sensors on phones are nowhere near the size of CCD sensors on real digital cameras. This makes low light photos very difficult. Also, what are your top features that you really look for in a phone? What else is going right / wrong with your droid 3?
     
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    Here's an example Look at the D3 vs the SGS2 in the same identical environment.

    Motorola DROID3 Review – Verizon - Droid Life: A Droid Community Blog

    I'm not going to lie and say that the iPhone doesn't take great pictures either. It too is a slim phone unlike a full dedicated camera.

    One of the specs you see touted from every manufacturer (Moto included) is the camera specs. With the D1 I owned, the pictures were passable outside but nearly all indoor pictures turned out dull, grainy even with flash. It was rather disappointing after seeing pictures taken on other phones.

    Granted, pictures are not everything when it comes to smart phones. But if I could point out one area for Moto to improve on, the camera (more likely its software) would be at the top of my list. Right above getting rid of those lips on the phone. I really *did* like the design of the original Bionic...
     
  13. YodaDroid

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    Interesting points.

    I would suggest posting this on the motorola owners forums. It's a good comparison.

    I don't work for motorola (sorry, it was assumed because I knew stuff about them) so I can't influence the phone design. But the forums are actively monitored. Just make sure to email the moderator.
     
  14. HanSolo

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    Hmmm, Yoda, worry not, you must. Assumed you worked anywhere, we did not.

    :D
     
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    The Bionic will be released within the 1st 3 weeks of September. That will keep them within the Summer release time frame.
     
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    So you're the next yoda? :rolleyes:
     
  17. YodaDroid

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    There can be only one Yoda.


    Else, there is a duel. (no pun intended)
     
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    Statistically speaking, I know three people on here who work for VZW - and not in a street store, in the corporate HQ. I promise you these people know what they are doing - and it's one of the reasons Phandroid (and other sites) get leaks like they do.

    I don't know Yoda and cannot verify his authenticity, but that does not matter. If you don't agree / think what he posts is rubbish, fine, say so. However,

    I said can the personal attacks *NOW*!!!

    Next personal attack gets reported to MODs and then you'll be sorry you're *not* a mod. Capiche?
     
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    I was not attacking him I was saying statistically speaking that he isn't anyone of significance and that he is simply repeating everything we see on the forums...

    Is it not important to determine who is reliable and who is simply blowing smoke?

    Also, 3 people out of hundreds of thousands that visit this forum is significantly insignificant.

    Again, not attacking anyone, just trying to clarify my point...
     
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    While I don't think insiders should have to reveal their source, I do think blowing smoke should be heavily punished. :mad: It's safe to say that a large amount of people in the Bionic forums are a little bit on edge, and the last thing we need is someone stirring the pot out of boredom...
     
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    Heavily punished!

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    Why would people be on edge? At the end of the day, it's just a phone. Life goes on.

    I find it amusing when people want proof of a tip. What would satisfy you guys, an email or something? Are you more important than someone's career? Get real.

    As far as Bionic goes, the reason you aren't getting anything different is because all the info has been leaked by others. What else do people want to hear about it that's not already known?

    The Sept. date isn't fully locked in (even though there's a target date). Regardless, we've seen these targets move in the past, so what's the use of getting your hopes up on a certain date when there's a good chance it could move by a day or two.


    (and keep in mind that products specs can change up until right before launch if absolutely necessary. Doesn't mean you were being mislead)
     
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    I'm shocked. This post was actually well thought out and convincing.
    Way to go! Seriously, this is like the first time. No weird announcements like "The Bionic will download at 51mps" or "the battery will last forever, book it!"

    Congratulations, Yoda!

    [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah, actually I've mostly come around on Yoda. The occasional smugness doesn't come across well in a forum, but s/he's written a number of posts by now that are well informed and insightful.

    Yoda gets a +1, at least until the next rickroll. :D
     

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