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  1. McLabia

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    Nielsen Data Shows Android Users Still the Most Hungry For Data

    Just read over this and had a bit of a chuckle. The thing I thought was interesting was that while every other OS is rising, iOS is the ONLY one thats declined in data used. Even windows blows it out of the water. Ive personally never used an iphone, but do they really just naturally use that little amount of data?
     

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    Those numbers seem kind of low...I've had 22+ GB months since the second one of those I just stopped paying attention.
     
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    I dont think it shows the highest users. I think its just the average of what users of each os uses.
     
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    Id really like to see how high I could get mine in a month before I head back to school and have no more 4g. The only apps I can think of is Pandora, and my video streaming apps like Cnet, NFL M., Youtube. The only thing about these is I really do not watch long video's. I might watch an ep. of "The 404" on cnet but thats only around 20m.

    Any other ways I can run my data up haha?

    *Also tried to stream the U.S. Open today off there ESPN.go.com but It was pretty choppy

    If only I had Netflix!
     
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    Podcasts eat up my data, 40+ hours of podcasts a week will chew up data. And yeah I figured this was an average of all users but that means for every user like me there are 40+ users who use little to no data.
     
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    You could try transferring music and video from your cpu to your phone via dropbox, buy spectral souls and download the 1+GB sd file over 4G, get gameloft games you can download SD files with...just download podcast archives where each show is 1 hour or more
     
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    Have you considered Podcasts Anonymous?
     
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    You can always dl some videos, over 4g you should be able to eat tons of data
     
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    This thread is the reason tiered data is coming LOL
     
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    Tiered data is actually a cash grab.
    The ISPs and cell carriers do not want to do usage based billing.
    They can charge $50 a month for 2 gigs of data to a customer that uses 200 megabytes - and hence they made a load of cash.
    If they had to charge, say $2 per gigabyte or even $10 they lose money.

    ISPs and cell carriers do NOT want this... the double standard makes them far more cash than the market rate per gigabyte - which is quite low.

    What should happen is the government should stop sleeping with ISPs, cell carriers and media companies and make them open the pipe and charge by the gigabyte - not x gigs for n dollars at y megabits/second.

    That would mean my $60 a month bill would probably go to $3 a month - which is why they really do not want this to happen, ever....

    iPhones consume less data IMHO because a majority are on carriers that have caps in place, so the end users stay on wifi more.
     
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    Well I got Pocket Casts app from the free paid app amazon store and can download the actual pod casts instead of just streaming them which is great because the quality is so much better. My question is is where exactly am I d/l it to? Is it going to my phone memory or sd card? Or is it just temporary?
     

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