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Thread: Which new "smart" phone to get ?

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    Terminator Products Kiwi Greg's Avatar
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    Which new "smart" phone to get ?

    I need some help please.

    I want/need to get a new phone for work etc.

    I want to be able to make calls, txt & most importantly I need to load "Shooter" or equivilent

    I need a new ballistic program as I currently use Exbal but its stops just under 2000 yards

    Which one do I get ????

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    Motorola Defy and Samsung Galaxy Xcover are both claimed waterproof and shock resistant, running Android.
    I've got no experience of them as yet but they are talked about on the "other" forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottrods View Post
    Motorola Defy and Samsung Galaxy Xcover are both claimed waterproof and shock resistant, running Android.
    I've got no experience of them as yet but they are talked about on the "other" forum.
    Everyone i know with these have had trouble..........ask adam an 3 guys at work to have all pooed an i have had my work one replaced 3times to, wouldnt touch them personally

    The wife got iPhone - Mobile - Telecom NZ Ltd yestaday an seams mint alot of coin for a phone tho, His new one is mint dont ask me what it is tho. They dont even make the one i have anymore but works fine for me an never had a problem with it an has been on many trips an thrashed at work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottrods View Post
    Motorola Defy and Samsung Galaxy Xcover are both claimed waterproof and shock resistant, running Android.
    I've got no experience of them as yet but they are talked about on the "other" forum.
    My Brother Inlaw just got one of these and it seems pretty good. The Samsung Galaxy's get a good wrap.
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    Iphones are good, but definitely not the sort of phone that you want to take into the bush.

    What is your budget?

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    Get a Ipod touch a separate normal phone

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanners View Post
    Get a Ipod touch a separate normal phone
    That makes heaps of sense....... who thought of that ???

    I use my phone way more than my PDA.

    So I could load "shooter" on to that ?

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    Yep, can get shooter for apple now and also ballistic fte. I use an iPod touch in a waterproof/crush proof case (pelican or otter box)
    If it's not a first round hit you need to practice more

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Claw View Post
    Yep, can get shooter for apple now and also ballistic fte. I use an iPod touch in a waterproof/crush proof case (pelican or otter box)
    Thanks.
    I just walked down to Dick Smiths & got an ipod touch, got some radios yesterday thay will love me

    I have grabbed the case off my Palm at this stage, will look at a better cash soonish.

    Now I'm in the middle of loading all the crap........I'm almost too old for this shit, just as well I have some young help

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    I currently use my iphone, but loosing an ipod touch would make me cry far less.

    But being able to check my emails 2000m up the macauley is quite useful!

    If only a rino had shooter, and an anemometer, we'd be away

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    Well I can tell you what doesn't work - anything using windows mobile! I need a phone with it to run a farm app but can't get any ballistics program.

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    I had the defy which was great apart from the glitches and freezing... then the so called water resistant episode that finally killed it...
    AKA phones in the jetboat dont mix...

    Got a moterola atrix now and let me just say OMFG amazing.... UNBELEIVABLE piece of technology...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwi Greg View Post
    Thanks.
    I just walked down to Dick Smiths & got an ipod touch, got some radios yesterday thay will love me

    I have grabbed the case off my Palm at this stage, will look at a better cash soonish.

    Now I'm in the middle of loading all the crap........I'm almost too old for this shit, just as well I have some young help
    Get your daughter to help you Greg. She'll be an ace with the Ipod. She can probably teach you how to use it too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rich007 View Post
    Well I can tell you what doesn't work - anything using windows mobile! I need a phone with it to run a farm app but can't get any ballistics program.
    I have nightforces exbal program for windows phone round somewhere... Been a couple years since I have used it but seems to be as accurate as shooter etc...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Josh View Post
    Iphones are good, but definitely not the sort of phone that you want to take into the bush.
    I'll ad that to my list of "all the things I do wrong" ...Its getting quite long now.
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    and the guidance of wise men” Sir Douglas Bader.

 

 

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