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RE: When will WHF get a Nexus 5 in for review?

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Language, Timothy – and they're spines, not EDITEDs

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if you don't like the reviews on here do one!

I'm not sure they'd let me do a review, Dave...

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Its not made by Apple - so although it has a much better screen and is half the price, and runs a configurable OS it will only get 4/5

 

Its not shiny enough.

No evidence for that, the HTC ONE got 5 stars. That is quite shiny though.

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gel wrote:
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Language, Timothy – and they're spines, not EDITEDs

gel wrote:
if you don't like the reviews on here do one!

I'm not sure they'd let me do a review, Dave...

To be fair to Gel (I've no idea what he said though) it wasn't the smartest thing you've ever said...

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To be fair to Gel (I've no idea what he said though) it wasn't the smartest thing you've ever said...

Sorry: some of us can only aspire to your perfect antagonism, I guess

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The_Lhc wrote:
To be fair to Gel (I've no idea what he said though) it wasn't the smartest thing you've ever said...

Sorry: some of us can only aspire to your perfect antagonism, I guess

You won't find me commenting on things I'm not interested in, I don't see the point of being negative purely for the sake of it.

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You won't find me commenting on things I'm not interested in

Nor me.

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I don't see the point of being negative purely for the sake of it.

Nor me.

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The_Lhc wrote:
You won't find me commenting on things I'm not interested in

Nor me.

The_Lhc wrote:
I don't see the point of being negative purely for the sake of it.

Nor me.

But you'd still vote for them not to bother doing a review. Doesn't exactly sound like the dictionary definition of "interested".

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But you'd still vote for them not to bother doing a review.

Only if they can't do it as well, as comprehensively and in as timely a fashion as all the other sources of such reviews out there.

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But you'd still vote for them not to bother doing a review.

Only if they can't do it as well, as comprehensively and in as timely a fashion as all the other sources of such reviews out there.

If you are slating WHFS&V, why are you here ???

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spiny norman wrote:

gel wrote:
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Language, Timothy – and they're spines, not EDITEDs

gel wrote:
if you don't like the reviews on here do one!

I'm not sure they'd let me do a review, Dave...

To be fair to Gel (I've no idea what he said though) it wasn't the smartest thing you've ever said...

 

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spiny norman wrote:

The_Lhc wrote:
But you'd still vote for them not to bother doing a review.

Only if they can't do it as well, as comprehensively and in as timely a fashion as all the other sources of such reviews out there.

If you are slating WHFS&V, why are you here ???

 

Well said mate.   :clap:

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If you are slating WHFS&V, why are you here ???

It's hardly a slating; rather it's a criticism, borne out of many years of reading the magazine, and seeing the standard of the reviews slip almost as fast as the magazine has endeavoured to reinvent itself from a hi-fi (and latterly home cinema) title to the self-proclaimed arbiter of all things 'tech' (whatever TF that means).

I'm just making the point that the world has changed, and we all expect reviews to be available as soon as the product is launched, and to be comprehensive, in-depth and well-informed, rather than short and driven by a monthly timetable. If WHSV can't deliver that, there are plenty of other sources, both professional and enthusiast-run, able to.

Why am I here? I find the forums enjoyable, challenging, sometimes infuriating and often thought-provoking. The rest of the website should be to the same standard, IMNSHO

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simonlewis wrote:
If you are slating WHFS&V, why are you here ???

It's hardly a slating; rather it's a criticism, borne out of many years of reading the magazine, and seeing the standard of the reviews slip almost as fast as the magazine has endeavoured to reinvent itself from a hi-fi (and latterly home cinema) title to the self-proclaimed arbiter of all things 'tech' (whatever TF that means).

I don't think they're quite that bad, they wouldn't be allowed to be that bad as they'd then be overlapping with their sister title, Stuff, which is a "tech" magazine. I stopped reading Stuff when they started reviewing football boots. That's not "tech", it's sportswear. I've not seen an equivalent happen in WHF.

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I don't think they're quite that bad, they wouldn't be allowed to be that bad as they'd then be overlapping with their sister title, Stuff, which is a "tech" magazine. I stopped reading Stuff when they started reviewing football boots. That's not "tech", it's sportswear. I've not seen an equivalent happen in WHF.

Are you sure? The two seem to be growing ever closer to the point where one might wonder when they are going to merge. And I think the cover of the Awards issue (or the January 2014 issue as this site would have it) sort of says it all about where WHSV sees itself now, doesn't it?

 

 

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Yes but WHF still only review stuff that has an AV connection (and phones are included, I listen to more music through my phone than anything else and even at home I'm using the phone to control my other systems, so I consider that relevant). Stuff's brief is much, much wider than that.

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