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    Ordered my HTC Desire today :)

    So need advice on what the best screen protector out there is!

    Plus could anybody show me the link to that massive HTC Desire thread on here, can't find it anywhere!

    37 Comments

    Original Poster

    kewldeals;8938209

    http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/642362/htc-desire-owners-thread-impression?



    thanks :thumbsup:

    Original Poster

    just need to know what the best screen protector out there is!

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    Oh... could you not afford an iPhone?

    roryk83;8938229

    just need to know what the best screen protector out there is!



    many people seem to rate this combination...

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    vibeone;8938313

    Oh... could you not afford an iPhone?



    Here we go again :roll: you do like to fish lol

    Not a case of being able to afford one, its more a matter of vfm. I bought a Desire, O2, factory sealed with upgrade receipt for £250.00 (1 x iP4 or 2 x Desires) mmm let me think ?

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    vibeone;8938313

    Oh... could you not afford an iPhone?



    I'm sure he mentioned he needed a phone that worked properly.

    inb4 missed calls and receptions problems are stories made by apple haters.

    Desire destroys the iPhone in most aspects - who really cares that the iPhone has more pixels - I'd much rather have the 30% extra battery life tyvm:

    engadget.com/201…ed/

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    zermattbusby;8938376

    Here we go again :roll: you do like to fish lolNot a case of being able … Here we go again :roll: you do like to fish lolNot a case of being able to afford one, its more a matter of vfm. I bought a Desire, O2, factory sealed with upgrade receipt for £250.00 (1 x iP4 or 2 x Desires) mmm let me think ?



    Where from?

    Banned

    zermattbusby;8938376

    Here we go again :roll: you do like to fish lolNot a case of being able … Here we go again :roll: you do like to fish lolNot a case of being able to afford one, its more a matter of vfm. I bought a Desire, O2, factory sealed with upgrade receipt for £250.00 (1 x iP4 or 2 x Desires) mmm let me think ?



    guv;8938399

    I'm sure he mentioned he needed a phone that worked properly.inb4 missed … I'm sure he mentioned he needed a phone that worked properly.inb4 missed calls and receptions problems are stories made by apple haters.



    2 bites!

    Lost Symphonies;8938537

    Desire destroys the iPhone in most aspects - who really cares that the … Desire destroys the iPhone in most aspects - who really cares that the iPhone has more pixels - I'd much rather have the 30% extra battery life tyvm:engadget.com/2010/06/09/samsung-iphone-4s-retina-display-is-nice-but-its-no-amoled/



    That's just not true - don't make me rip the desires battery life apart again. Apart from that, its a grea tphone - I just like to annoy the apple haters

    what pros and cons are there between the HTC Desire and the iphone?

    vibeone;8938665

    That's just not true - don't make me rip the desires battery life apart … That's just not true - don't make me rip the desires battery life apart again. Apart from that, its a grea tphone - I just like to annoy the apple haters



    You never ripped apart the HTC Desires battery life - you made some uninformed comments.. You were put straight by not just myself, but others.. Then never replied again.

    Stop being such a tool. Just for once.

    master_chief;8938601

    Where from?



    Ebay... look for a seller who's local to you, then PM them with an offer, cash collected :thumbsup:

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    spritey;8938697

    You never ripped apart the HTC Desires battery life - you made some … You never ripped apart the HTC Desires battery life - you made some uninformed comments.. You were put straight by not just myself, but others.. Then never replied again.Stop being such a tool. Just for once.



    I replied every time - and you, being the real fool, then came back with information that suggested that the Desire's battery life was nearly as good as the 3GS. I disputed that too, but it didn't really matter - you ended up backing the argument.

    Spritey how many more times? Every time you post, I rip you to pieces. Seriously, if you don't know what you are talking about (tip: you don't), don't post.

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    spritey;8938697

    You never ripped apart the HTC Desires battery life - you made some … You never ripped apart the HTC Desires battery life - you made some uninformed comments.. You were put straight by not just myself, but others.. Then never replied again.Stop being such a tool. Just for once.



    Desire does have a poor battery life, can't compare it to the iPhone but it's significantly lower than my Hero.

    vibeone;8938857

    I replied every time - and you, being the real fool, then came back with … I replied every time - and you, being the real fool, then came back with information that suggested that the Desire's battery life was nearly as good as the 3GS. I disputed that too, but it didn't really matter - you ended up backing the argument.Spritey how many more times? Every time you post, I rip you to pieces. Seriously, if you don't know what you are talking about (tip: you don't), don't post.



    You really live on another planet don't you

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    vibeone;8891107

    Absolute rubbish. Remember I've used one for a couple of weeks. Please … Absolute rubbish. Remember I've used one for a couple of weeks. Please don't lie to me because you phone isn't as good as another in certain areas.I've not said the Desire is a bad phone, but the battery life is much, much, MUCH worse than the 3GS, and you know full well it is.



    You started your dispute with someone else - not me sunshine.

    You replies with so misinformed - you thought i was talking about a task manager app..

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    ^ Still waiting for a reply - obviously i doubt that's going to come along.. Since you really have no clue about this sort of stuff.

    master_chief;8938904

    Desire does have a poor battery life, can't compare it to the iPhone but … Desire does have a poor battery life, can't compare it to the iPhone but it's significantly lower than my Hero.



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    I'll just refer you to my other posts, rather than wasting time..

    hotukdeals.com/ite…=46

    I may have an iPhone 4 - but even i get sick of how bias and idiotic you Apple fanboys become..

    The iPhone 3GS battery life is on par with the HTC Desire.. The specification standby time and 3G talk time are essentially the same. If anything, the HTC Desire is rated slightly above.

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    spritey;8938970

    The iPhone 3GS battery life is on par with the HTC Desire.. The … The iPhone 3GS battery life is on par with the HTC Desire.. The specification standby time and 3G talk time are essentially the same. If anything, the HTC Desire is rated slightly above.



    Wrong. The Desire and the 3GS are generally close, but the 3GS is very slightly better. However, thats irelavant - you've claimed here there and everywhere that the Desire's battery life was much better. You were wrong, again. You can post random stuff trying to cloud the issue, but your "moron" comment/rant really made it clear you haven't got a clue. You just resort to insults when it becomes clear your distorted reality isn't washing with anyone else.

    Peace.

    master_chief;8939007

    Woah no need for the insults. I thought we buried the hatchet a while … Woah no need for the insults. I thought we buried the hatchet a while back. I was just confirming my findings on the Desire having a less than stellar battery lifetime to my Hero.



    I'm just getting tired of repeating myself mate :x

    So many Apple hand idiots on here trying to bash the HTC Desire, similarlly it's tiresome when you get the morons who go on and on about the iPhone 4 reception issue (which is blatently a software exacerbated issue).. No facts.. Just mis informed statements.

    The facts:

    HTC Desire / iPhone 3GS battery ratings are pretty much level.

    If you configure the HTC Desire correctly, use an app like juice defending to control you 3G connection intervals so it doesn't try and download the entire internet every 10 minutes.. You'll see similar performance you get from a 3GS..

    The above isn't a bad thing, it's actually a good thing.. Allowing the owner to either have a social network, media brimming internet phone will keeps you connected every minute (if you want).. Or sporadically connected for just your important stuff like emails.

    It would be nice if Apple put that kind of control in the hands of it's iPhone users

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    spritey;8939098

    HTC Desire / iPhone 3GS battery ratings are pretty much level.



    FACT: Thats not what you said originally, yet become insulting and aggressive when I point that out.

    In the other thread, I also used the phrase "out of the box" - to point out that out of the box, the 3GS has a much better battery life. Personally I think push notifications are a lot better for me personally vs always connected social networking/weather apps.

    If you actually bothered to read my posts, rather than the constantly pathetic rants about made up arguments, you would know that I like phones. Smartphones. All phones. Well - good phones anyway. The iPhone is a good phone. The Desire is a good phone.

    vibeone;8939089

    Wrong. The Desire and the 3GS are generally close, but the 3GS is very … Wrong. The Desire and the 3GS are generally close, but the 3GS is very slightly better. However, thats irelavant - you've claimed here there and everywhere that the Desire's battery life was much better. You were wrong, again. You can post random stuff trying to cloud the issue, but your "moron" comment/rant really made it clear you haven't got a clue. You just resort to insults when it becomes clear your distorted reality isn't washing with anyone else.Peace.



    Wrong again

    HTC Desire:
    Stand by time: up to 360 hours
    3G talk time: 6.5 hours

    iPhone 3GS:
    Stand by time: up to 300 hours
    3G talk time: 5 hours

    The only thing the iPhone 3GS beats the HTC Desire in terms of battery specification, is 2G talk time.

    Fact remains, it's an issue of the user configuring their phone how they want it.. I've gotten just as much battery life out of the HTC Desire i had, than i did out of the iPhone 3GS 32GB.

    And i've not once claimed it was better, in my original comparison i actually point out that fact.. But hey, why argument semantics.. When i can just quote exactly what i said:

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    spritey;8891194

    Having an iPhone 3GS 32GB and a HTC Desire - i can say that once the HTC … Having an iPhone 3GS 32GB and a HTC Desire - i can say that once the HTC Desire is configured properly to manage data connections at reasonable intervals, the battery life is about the same as iPhone 3GS.

    [SIZE="7"][COLOR="Magenta"]IT'S ONLY A PHONE[/COLOR][/SIZE]

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    spritey;8939128

    Wrong againHTC Desire:Stand by time: up to 360 hours3G talk time: 6.5 … Wrong againHTC Desire:Stand by time: up to 360 hours3G talk time: 6.5 hoursiPhone 3GS:Stand by time: up to 300 hours3G talk time: 5 hoursThe only thing the iPhone 3GS beats the HTC Desire in terms of battery specification, is 2G talk time.Fact remains, it's an issue of the user configuring their phone how they want it.. I've gotten just as much battery life out of the HTC Desire i had, than i did out of the iPhone 3GS 32GB i did.



    Not wrong, again, LISTEN and read before posting. The HTC Desire, out of the box, achieves nowhere even close to those figures. The iPhone figures are within a zone I would consider accurate. The Desire, out of the box, will, in my OWN EXPERIENCE be out of juice by 5pm ish.

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    baffledsalmon;8939144

    [SIZE="7"][COLOR="Magenta"]IT'S ONLY A PHONE[/COLOR][/SIZE]



    Nah, the Desire might be just a phone....

    ]Jesus Phone

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    vibeone;8938665

    2 bites!




    I'm sure its far more. :thumbsup:


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    vibeone;8939153

    Not wrong, again, LISTEN and read before posting. The HTC Desire, out of … Not wrong, again, LISTEN and read before posting. The HTC Desire, out of the box, achieves nowhere even close to those figures. The iPhone figures are within a zone I would consider accurate. The Desire, out of the box, will, in my OWN EXPERIENCE be out of juice by 5pm ish.



    God - it's like talking to a brick wall...

    Have you ever used a HTC Desire?

    When you take it out of the box... You have to configure it before you can even access the phone, it comes up with a little step by step guide. So it's highly dependant on what you do with that..

    When you take it out of the box and you configure it properly (which is the first thing you are required to do).. Battery performance is spot on, because you simply got hardly anything on it.

    I'll ask again.. Have you at least used a HTC Desire? Because if you had - you'd of known this..

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    spritey;8939098

    I'm just getting tired of repeating myself mate :xSo many Apple hand … I'm just getting tired of repeating myself mate :xSo many Apple hand idiots on here trying to bash the HTC Desire, similarlly it's tiresome when you get the morons who go on and on about the iPhone 4 reception issue (which is blatently a software exacerbated issue).. No facts.. Just mis informed statements.The facts:HTC Desire / iPhone 3GS battery ratings are pretty much level.If you configure the HTC Desire correctly, use an app like juice defending to control you 3G connection intervals so it doesn't try and download the entire internet every 10 minutes.. You'll see similar performance you get from a 3GS..The above isn't a bad thing, it's actually a good thing.. Allowing the owner to either have a social network, media brimming internet phone will keeps you connected every minute (if you want).. Or sporadically connected for just your important stuff like emails.It would be nice if Apple put that kind of control in the hands of it's iPhone users



    Seems a mod came and cleaned up.

    I like both platforms too and it is annoying when misinformation is banded around. VB1 is on the wind up over this in the same way the iPhone bashers try and wind up the iPhone users, two wrongs don't make a right but the anti-apple brigade are certainly more vocal on here than any other anti-"product" brigade.

    Incidentally my friend, whom I'm basing the Desire's poor battery life on as well as online reports, keeps his 3g turned off at all times bar when he wants to use it for an hour or so a day and he still claims he gets a lot less battery life than his iPhone 3G he had previously. He's also annoyed the audio quality is vastly inferior than the iPhone, it's the last time he'll listen to me when I recommend something...

    Banned

    spritey;8939188

    God - it's like talking to a brick wall...Have you ever used a HTC … God - it's like talking to a brick wall...Have you ever used a HTC Desire?When you take it out of the box... You have to configure it before you can even access the phone, it comes up with a little step by step guide. So it's highly dependant on what you do with that..



    Yes, as stated multiple times, I have used a HTC Desire. I also reviewed it for a tech website. (Two seperate phones, obviously looking at them in different ways each time as well).

    Anyway, I'm gonna say this ONCE more, but I doubt it'll go in.

    If I get both phones out of the box, the iPhone gives me the quoted battery life times. The Desire does not. You can argue that its a good or bad thing, as you have, but what you cannot argue with are the facts.

    The Desire, by your own admission needs configuring (And lets be honest, what you really mean is you need to turn everything off or down). The iPhone achieves its battery life without any "configuration" needed.

    Before you reply, read this post again, as it has all the information you need to accept, again, I am right.

    master_chief;8939191

    Seems a mod came and cleaned up.I like both platforms too and it is … Seems a mod came and cleaned up.I like both platforms too and it is annoying when misinformation is banded around. VB1 is on the wind up over this in the same way the iPhone bashers try and wind up the iPhone users, two wrongs don't make a right but the anti-apple brigade are certainly more vocal on here than any other anti-"product" brigade.Incidentally my friend, whom I'm basing the Desire's poor battery life on as well as online reports, keeps his 3g turned off at all times bar when he wants to use it for an hour or so a day and he still claims he gets a lot less battery life than his iPhone 3G he had previously. He's also annoyed the audio quality is vastly inferior than the iPhone, it's the last time he'll listen to me when I recommend something...



    Have to agree, it just gets silly.. Android / iOS 4 - both have their good points, both have their bad. Depends which ones you prefer living with.

    Tell your mate to check out "JuiceDefender".. Not sure why he's getting that level of performance with 3G turned off, seems weird.. He may have a faulty battery.. Has been known from looking at the Desire thread.. But at least with juice defender he is able to manage the 3G connection without thinking about it.

    Banned

    master_chief;8939191

    Seems a mod came and cleaned up.I like both platforms too and it is … Seems a mod came and cleaned up.I like both platforms too and it is annoying when misinformation is banded around. VB1 is on the wind up over this in the same way the iPhone bashers try and wind up the iPhone users, two wrongs don't make a right but the anti-apple brigade are certainly more vocal on here than any other anti-"product" brigade.Incidentally my friend, whom I'm basing the Desire's poor battery life on as well as online reports, keeps his 3g turned off at all times bar when he wants to use it for an hour or so a day and he still claims he gets a lot less battery life than his iPhone 3G he had previously. He's also annoyed the audio quality is vastly inferior than the iPhone, it's the last time he'll listen to me when I recommend something...



    The first post was obviously a wind up - zermatt and guv took it as intended - a bit of banter each way, then the numpty came along.

    You basically sum up what I am trying to say, without being offensive, so fair play to you for that. I concur.

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    vibeone;8939238

    The first post was obviously a wind up - zermatt and guv took it as … The first post was obviously a wind up - zermatt and guv took it as intended - a bit of banter each way, then the numpty came along.



    I'm disgusted. You mean you came into this HTC thread just to troll?:oops:

    That's just terrible. (Pass the popcorn.)

    if only members would use their powers for good instead of evil:)

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    guv;8939258

    I'm disgusted. You mean you came into this HTC thread just to … I'm disgusted. You mean you came into this HTC thread just to troll?:oops:That's just terrible. (Pass the popcorn.)



    I can't admit to that - its like admitting fault at the scene of a car accident. Actually, this thread is indeed a bit of a car accident, and that was my fault. Hmm.

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    vibeone;8939290

    I can't admit to that - its like admitting fault at the scene of a car … I can't admit to that - its like admitting fault at the scene of a car accident. Actually, this thread is indeed a bit of a car accident, and that was my fault. Hmm.



    maybe, but you wont get away with it. My car was parked whilst I was responsibly using my Desire. You on the other hand were trying to make a phone cal lon your iPhone, but couldnt get any reception and smashed into me breaking the speed limit.

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    spritey;8939307

    As some reviews have pointed out:



    Rewrite your post without the pathetic insults you resort to when losing, and I will reply to you.

    guv;8939318

    maybe, but you wont get away with it. My car was parked whilst I was … maybe, but you wont get away with it. My car was parked whilst I was responsibly using my Desire. You on the other hand were trying to make a phone cal lon your iPhone, but couldnt get any reception and smashed into me breaking the speed limit.



    Haha.. I'm right handed... except when illegally using my phone when driving :P

    vibeone;8939337

    Rewrite your post without the pathetic insults you resort to when losing, … Rewrite your post without the pathetic insults you resort to when losing, and I will reply to you.



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    Original Poster

    all I wanted was a tip on a good screen protector......jeez
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