1. OCAU Merchandise now available! Check out our 20th Anniversary Mugs, Classic Logo Shirts and much more! Discussion here.
    Dismiss Notice

iPhone 8/8+/X

Discussion in 'Apple iOS (OS & Devices)' started by MR CHILLED, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. Zee

    Zee Member

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2002
    Messages:
    11,499
    Location:
    SYD/MNL/SIN/SFO
    "New" to Apple...

    Context! Sheesh...

    Z...
     
  2. Hater

    Hater Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2012
    Messages:
    5,092
    Location:
    Canberra
    I know this is a bit old man yells at clowns, but I liked the internet and phones better before every man and his dog was using them. It is being dumbed down to appeal to the dumb masses.
     
  3. OP
    OP
    MR CHILLED

    MR CHILLED D'oh!

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2002
    Messages:
    154,068
    Location:
    Omicron Persei 8
    I thought it was some facebook thing where you upload your face and it adds animal features. Didn't know it had permeated to emojii's :Paranoid:
     
  4. petal666

    petal666 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2001
    Messages:
    4,634
    Location:
    Red Hill, QLD
    Was just going to post that. Quoted straight from Apple media people maybe.
     
  5. ~Spyne~

    ~Spyne~ Member

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2007
    Messages:
    1,408
    So Apple rolls out another new, innovative, ground-breaking iPhone in the 8 and 8+....
    And then announces an iPhone X ("ten") at the same time to be available just a month or two later.
    Remind me again what the point of the iP8 is?

    I'm no fan of Apple, having never owned an iPhone or Mac, but surely the X is the only phone that should have been released (and called the 8).
    It's finally got a decent screen, modern design, wireless and fast charging, biometric security (but no fingerprint scanner, really?) and excellent camera (although Apple has generally always had very competitive phone cams).
     
  6. ipv6ready

    ipv6ready Member

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2014
    Messages:
    2,715
    Location:
    North Sydney
    You know it's true that compliments and fawning over animal pictures exponentially increases the chances of a blowjob.

    On another first public demo of face ID fails on release

    https://youtu.be/qMfc1YZjDFQ
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2017
  7. supasaiyan

    supasaiyan Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2006
    Messages:
    5,011
    Location:
    3000
    Augmented reality was on my Sony Z1 years ago. The Spiderman app was a crowd pleaser
     
  8. power

    power Member

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2002
    Messages:
    64,244
    Location:
    brisbane
    when Samsung revealed face unlock I hated it then and I still hate it now - every time you use it you feel like you are taking a passport or license photo and no-one likes that feeling where you have to hold your face a certain way.
     
  9. Sankari

    Sankari Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2009
    Messages:
    31,204
    Location:
    Adelaide, SA
    Yet another case of Apple finally catching up to Android... and still managing to screw it up.

    :lol:
     
  10. OP
    OP
    MR CHILLED

    MR CHILLED D'oh!

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2002
    Messages:
    154,068
    Location:
    Omicron Persei 8
    Yes indeed, innovation galore.
     
  11. Matthew kane

    Matthew kane Member

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2014
    Messages:
    2,834
    Location:
    Melbourne
    Pricing for the X is disappointing. Another cash grab for Apple by selling to sheep. Think I'll hold onto my G6 and 7+ a little longer.
     
  12. connico

    connico Member

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2004
    Messages:
    4,307
    Location:
    Sydney
    Hate it so much I don't use it lol :p
     
  13. ipv6ready

    ipv6ready Member

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2014
    Messages:
    2,715
    Location:
    North Sydney
    To me it seems like for long time that both Apple and Samsung been refining the phone, rather then innovating or "Wowing" us

    What surprises me more is my recent experience with mid range android phone around $400, and how good they were.

    Remember just the speed alone, one generation to next re: original to iphone5 made upgrading a real consideration.
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2017
  14. holdennutta

    holdennutta Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2002
    Messages:
    7,781
    Location:
    Brisbane
    It's not really a cash grab. It's sort of the phone equivalent of a Merc SLR or the way Bugatti is to Volkswagen.

    Obnoxious price and not expected to sell in huge numbers but is a purchasable tech demo for those with the means and inclination for such things.
     
  15. connico

    connico Member

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2004
    Messages:
    4,307
    Location:
    Sydney
    wtf is with that pricing..

     
  16. OP
    OP
    MR CHILLED

    MR CHILLED D'oh!

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2002
    Messages:
    154,068
    Location:
    Omicron Persei 8
    Yup, farking insane :wired:
     
  17. petal666

    petal666 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2001
    Messages:
    4,634
    Location:
    Red Hill, QLD
    Isn't that why people start a business, to make money?
     
  18. power

    power Member

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2002
    Messages:
    64,244
    Location:
    brisbane
    not always, sometimes they just like stuff and want to share it with others.

    it's why some products are new and exciting and others are homogenised copies of things that have come before.
     
  19. connico

    connico Member

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2004
    Messages:
    4,307
    Location:
    Sydney
    I can see it now, samsung's next top of the line phone is going to be $3k just because we want it to be more exxy than the iPhone X

    its going to be made of some space material... and made in limited numbers...

    Fuck...
     
  20. Gonadman2

    Gonadman2 Member

    Joined:
    May 15, 2006
    Messages:
    1,246
    Location:
    Perth
    100% Agree. Hopefully the LG V30 floats my boat.
     

Share This Page

Advertisement: