The iPhone Is Gone

Admin: Today I swapped from the iPhone to a flip phone. You can still call and text, but my texting response will be a little slower. Nothing else has changed.

About Ed Hurst

Disabled Veteran, prophet of God's Laws, Bible History teacher, wannabe writer, volunteer computer technician, cyclist, Social Science researcher
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2 Responses to The iPhone Is Gone

  1. Jay DiNitto says:

    It had a good run…


  2. Ed Hurst says:

    Excellent humor, Jay.

    But frankly it’s retiring, not dying. I’m looking into repurposing the hardware. For example, it’s good a good GPS signal and makes for a better locater than most purpose-made GPS handhelds. I think I can use wifi to download an app with maps I can keep. But I will never forget how it frequently panicked at incoming calls, often refusing to let me answer, freezing the whole phone for long seconds, and sometimes flat out crashing and requiring a reboot. It frequently dropped calls even when I was line-of-sight with a cell tower just a couple hundred meters away. It’s replacement is the phone I should have gotten in the first place.


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