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    News - HTC Hero handset available SIM-free

    £400 and it's all yours.
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    Re: News - HTC Hero handset available SIM-free

    Same price as a HTC Diamond 2 and SE Xperia X1, but I doubt its better than any of them.

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    Re: News - HTC Hero handset available SIM-free

    why do you doubt it? because its running a better OS

    its a bargain compared to this http://www.expansys.com/d.aspx?i=183742

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    Re: News - HTC Hero handset available SIM-free

    Cheaper than the N97 which is £500 ... The iPhone is about £480 an Pay n Go?

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    Re: News - HTC Hero handset available SIM-free

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    why do you doubt it? because its running a better OS

    its a bargain compared to this http://www.expansys.com/d.aspx?i=183742
    In terms of productivity, Win Mobile > Everything else, of course this comes down to a matter of opinion, as always.

    iPhone doesn’t come close to the Touch Diamond 2 or the Xperia X1 in terms of productivity, yes we all know the iPhone beats everything else in terms of sales and newspaper column inches, and it has a lot of gimmicky apps to please its customers for about 5 minutes, but for people who actually work from their mobile phones, its useless.

    Android has yet to mature, but straight away we know the HTC Hero has no Keyboard, so it’s not for productivity, so because of that, I’m out.

    (Also I have very large fingers and cant type on touchscreen keyboards, this may or may not be the reason I am looking forward to the Palm Pre)
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    is that a new version of Touch flo
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    Quote Originally Posted by alsenior View Post
    is that a new version of Touch flo
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    Re: News - HTC Hero handset available SIM-free

    on o2 eh... thats my next upgrade me thinks

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    Re: News - HTC Hero handset available SIM-free

    dodgy

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    Re: News - HTC Hero handset available SIM-free

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    why do you doubt it? because its running a better OS
    Not unless it does everything we need it to, and in my case it certainly doesn't. No native ActiveSync? Fail. And the first person to even dream of mentioning that abortion that is IMAP gets a

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    its a bargain compared to this http://www.expansys.com/d.aspx?i=183742
    So's any Windows Mobile handset, with the notable difference that the WinMo solution'll be more functional than either as well as cheaper than the Apple tat. Also, Expansys? Hardly the most competitive supplier of mobile devices. Prefer Handtec myself.

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    Re: News - HTC Hero handset available SIM-free

    Whats wrong with the imap on the hero? its working great for me :S

    I am loving mine, had it over a week now and its the best phone I`ve used for a long time

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    Re: News - HTC Hero handset available SIM-free

    Quote Originally Posted by nichomach View Post
    Not unless it does everything we need it to, and in my case it certainly doesn't. No native ActiveSync? Fail. And the first person to even dream of mentioning that abortion that is IMAP gets a



    So's any Windows Mobile handset, with the notable difference that the WinMo solution'll be more functional than either as well as cheaper than the Apple tat. Also, Expansys? Hardly the most competitive supplier of mobile devices. Prefer Handtec myself.
    It's an Android handset, not a Windows Mobile handset.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DannyM View Post
    It's an Android handset, not a Windows Mobile handset.
    Hence my noting its lack of ActiveSync. My point was that any WinMo handset is also a bargain and has got ActiveSync ("...the notable difference that the WinMo solution'll be more functional than either...") - italics added for clarity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kopite View Post
    Whats wrong with the imap on the hero? its working great for me :S

    I am loving mine, had it over a week now and its the best phone I`ve used for a long time
    OK, I'm glad you like IMAP, but it's the castrated version of ActiveSync. Nice to here the Hero's a good phone - if it had Active Sync I'd probably be raiding my piggy bank for it. I know there're third-party solutions, but they're either VERY beta or costly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nichomach View Post
    Hence my noting its lack of ActiveSync. My point was that any WinMo handset is also a bargain and has got ActiveSync ("...the notable difference that the WinMo solution'll be more functional than either...") - italics added for clarity.
    i personally don't give a **** about activSyn and neither some people. So besides activeSync and IMAP what else you wanna bash this phone on?

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    Re: News - HTC Hero handset available SIM-free

    Im using windows mobile now but i cant wait to move to android. Loss of active sync will not be something il cry over.

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