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  1. rushmore

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    What gives here? Seems all other carriers are leap frogging VZW now, while we probably wait until the end of summer and just in time for tiered data.

    Cartman level lame.
     

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    Agreed. Definitely lame. VZW is perpetually behind in technology, though. This is nothing new. Too bad their coverage is so good, I get a corporate discount, and have a FiOS discount package, or I would've left long ago.

    I'm just hoping we get an unlocked Bionic or an SGS2 some time in July. I'm under a lot of pressure to get a new phone. My girlfriend and I are on a family plan and she's getting my Incredible when I get a new phone. Her Eris is on its last leg, and doesn't support a lot of the new high end games/apps that she wants.

    I really don't want to settle for the Charge, even though it does look like a decent phone. I'm too much of a technophile to settle for less than (close to) cutting edge technology.
     
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    My post errors bugged me, so used Dolphin to correct. Still, VZW seems to suck butt lately.
     
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    True. I wonder if they prefer jelly or syrup?
     
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    For the most part you are probably right but this isn't entirely true.

    The Incredible was the one of the best phones on the market in the end of April and it is part of the reason I chose Verizon.

    It is just now that they are lagging behind because they are waiting to tier data.

    Definitely a cartman move. Verizon is complete scum but I can't resist their great coverage.
     
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    To me Photon4G looks like just refreshed Atrix with 3GSM radio swapped with CDMA/WiMax radio, a little larger qHD screen. Their Tegra2 phones/tablet in first half of this year don't impress us that much, though not so bad. They really don't have much margin of error for getting Bionic right, I think.
     
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    I prefer syrup!

    lol I couldn't resist.
     
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    The sad thing is yes you may say they are lagging but their 4g phones keep up with pretty much every other high end phones. I wish they would release some more phones yes but crying and moaning isn't going to make Verizon release them any sooner.
     
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    I thought that's what you're supposed to do in a pre-release forum. :D
     
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    Apathy and complacency will certainly not speed things up.
     
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    + 1
     
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    I usually post a link to the most eloquent complaint in a thread and tweet it to Verizon with appropriate tags =P
     

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