NFC is also missing so you would have to use rubbish like Barclays Paytag where you have to GLUE a credit card to your shiny phone.
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It's always the same with narrow minded people, if they have a problem with something everyone else has to have the same issues too.
Sorry i can't edit and i think its a little harsh for me to say that, it seems that i have the narrow mindness now
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It's the same way with the iPhone and many other Phones, they can do so much that alot of things just get over looked
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You need to get rid of Flash from your own website though!
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- Take photos whilst simultaneously recording a video.
- Take photos from playing back a video.
- Play games on the apple using an Xbox/ps3 controller.
- Support multiple displays - eg play a movie from the phone on the tv whilst browsing the internet on the phone screen
There has been some good points on this thread, (If there are phones that can take photos without a pause in video thats impressive, my 7D and 5D2 can't do that) but I think we are in the relms of straw clutching now. Play games on a phone with a PS3 controller? Why? Play games on your PS3 if your at home, are you planning on carrying the controller around with you?
Why would you want to browse the internet on the phone whilst watching the tv form your phone? Do the sources plugged in to your tv not serve better?
Not sure what you mean about "taking photos from playing back a video". I can screen grab from a video if thats what you mean? If you are veiwing the photosteam via the camera app, you are only ever one button away from the camera. Taking photos whilst watching a video? what need would you have to do that to a poor difensless little arm processor?
Definitely down to the last gasps, but I know exactly what he means. I recently got a nice shiny new HTC One X. When you do a video, you can press the shutter button without interupting the video and if you play it back later you can press the shutter button whilst playing back and it saves the current frame as a photo albeit at only 1080p resolution.
It's a pretty neat feature, but I wouldn't have put it in this thread myself
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Play games on a phone with a PS3 controller? Why? Play games on your PS3 if your at home, are you planning on carrying the controller around with you?
Or, if gaming is that important to you that you might think of wanting to do that, you should really buy a PS Vita - it will have better games for your needs and it's easier to carry than the controller!
what need would you have to do that to a poor difensless little arm processor?
But I dont have a defensless arm (or even 2) processor limping along at 800Mhz like in iphone - I have 4 of them charging along at 1.5Ghz)
IOS/Android are being touted as game platforms. This is not very realistic with the 100ms lag you get when using touchscreens, or even worse when using accelerometer.
With android you can get round this by using a PS3 wireless controller, which is also excellent when playing old emulators like snes, mame etc that allow keymapping. So plugged into a tv it can act like a console.
I have droidtv with loads of episodes of my fav ustv shows downloaded. I will be able to wirelessly stream these from the phone to the tv, and while I'm doing that I can still use the phone for other things.
Maybe not the be-all-and-end-all, but still things you can't do on Iphone.
I think phones are being targeted as casual gaming platforms, yes. Do people play serious games on them though?
I still think my old Motorola A1000 with the Sega Megadrive emulator was the greatest thing in the world for gaming on the move. The phone had a mini joystick and A B buttons, was awesome until the motorola build quality kicked in and the joystick fell off Was plenty powerful enough for emulator games but not much else.
Sigh - we've been through this before. Very few people who use their phone for gaming (be it an iPhone, an HTC or whatever) share your belief that lagging in gaming is an issue. This is because they're playing Angry Birds / Words with Friends rather than the latest multiplayer FPS Call of Duty / Battlefield 3 where lag might be important.
The fact you don't consider this to be "proper" gaming doesn't detract from the fact that it's what most people are playing.
My phone is two years old, yours a week, I would say lets see what happens in July, but I doubt I will change mine when it goes quad core. Since I dont need a console in my pocket dont think I have a need to upgrade. Can't remember the last time I had a two year old anything and had no desire to change it!
Here is an interesting set of video comparisions of android/ios on xda
(Select page 1)
I think we have a very different definition of what interesting is
(in all seriousness I did try watching them, and it was pretty dry)
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