I personally would rather pay full price for a phone and not have to deal with the "contract tax" every month.  As much as I despise T-mobile, I think they give their customers alot more choices as to how they can "purchase" their phones. <div>
<br></div><div>-AW</div><div><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 11:33 AM, Lynn Dixon <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:boodaddy@gmail.com" target="_blank">boodaddy@gmail.com</a>></span> wrote:<br>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="ltr">I think it might be important to note that rooting is not the same as unlocking.  I am not sure to be honest, if the Library of Congress knows how to make this distinction.  Unlocking a phone means giving it the ability to work on other carriers (ATT phone on another GSM network, Spring phones on Verizon, etc.)</div>
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<div class="gmail_extra"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 11:29 AM, William Wade <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:willm.wade@gmail.com" target="_blank">willm.wade@gmail.com</a>></span> wrote:<br>


<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="ltr">I finally (about 2 weeks ago) got around to rooting my wife's phone. Cleaning off the bloatware that was preinstalled doubled the battery life. (Not to mention gave it space again. Stupid apps keep getting bigger and bigger.)</div>


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<div class="gmail_extra"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 8:13 AM, Aaron welch <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:n2nightfall@gmail.com" target="_blank">n2nightfall@gmail.com</a>></span> wrote:<br>




<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">This will directly affect my choice in wireless devices and carriers.<div><br></div><div>-AW</div><div><br></div><div>



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</div><div><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div><div>On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 11:08 AM, David White <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:dwrudy@gmail.com" target="_blank">dwrudy@gmail.com</a>></span> wrote:<br>
</div></div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div><div><div dir="ltr">Wow, I had no idea.<div><br></div><div><a href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57565730-1/unauthorized-unlocking-of-smartphones-becomes-illegal-saturday/" target="_blank">http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57565730-1/unauthorized-unlocking-of-smartphones-becomes-illegal-saturday/</a><span><font color="#888888"><br clear="all">






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