quote: With new smartphones coming out at a furious pace, customers are often eager to upgrade to the latest and greatest well before they're eligible for a device that is subsidized by the carrier. AT&T has announced that it is changing its upgrade policy to coincide with its 24-month wireless contracts. The new 24-month upgrade policy (which is an increase from the current 20-month period )
quote: I don't have a smartphone myself, but I've had two iPod touch's which is basically a smartphone without the cellular modem
quote: I was just pointing out that if that is how you manage your tech, then you shouldn't be surprised if your 2 year old phone doesnt operate as perfectly as it did when it was new. In other words, if you dont take responsibility for its operation, then dont complain about it...
quote: it should work as good 2 years later as it did day one... Unless there is a hardware issue. They don't just "wear out".
quote: Where did you bring "update" into this? Your phone isnt crashing because of lack of updates.
quote: Clearly you dont understand the tech.
quote: If you aren't going to take responsibility for the phone running well, then you may keep having these issue. Do you change the oil in your car and do all of the routine maintenance to keep it running well? Not alot different, you need to be responsible for it.
quote: I didnt say its the users fault..
quote: You are full of crap
quote: Every phone I've ever used burn up as soon as you run any resource heavy apps like navigation or even common games like angry bird.
quote: Exactly what components do you believe to deteriorate on a smartphone that do not on other mobile phones, or on an iPod touch?