Knowledge of Wireless Networking fail

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  1. Parker618

    Parker618 Member

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    Here is an interesting story. I got into an argument with a kid today. The reason? He clamed that the iPhone works with verizon. I laughed and asked how this was possible, he said "I'm buying a stelth sim." I asked what it did, he responded " It takes a Verizon SIM and makes the iPhone think its an ATT SIM." I proceeded to ask if he has ever in his life seen a verizon SIM. He said yes. I said that's impossible. So he pulls out his phone, takes the battery out and pulls some card out of his phone. Guess what it was? A microsd card. He thought it was a SIM card. He clamed it was the new Mini SIM ATT was using, but for verzion. I then went into an explanation that the iPhone runs on a GSM network and verizon uses a CDMA network. He still doesn't understand and is going to try and buy a "stealth sim" and make it work with a microsd card in a iPhone 4.
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    I feel bad...It makes you wonder what schools are teaching kids these days.
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    qaiz Active Member

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    lmfao Oh man he must be nuts.

    Feel bad for him, he's getting ripped off, and he doesn't know it.

    stealth SIM lol
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    exit1010 Well-Known Member

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    Why feel bad! I say he deserve it! They will learn the hard way. Beside the best way to learn is by making the mistake the first time.
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    If I were you I'd be like *Facepalm* then walk away.
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    iBricked Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't say anything, he will learn his lesson..
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    nasra1n New Member

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    What.. an... idiot!
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    Epic fail? I think so.
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    nasra1n New Member

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    But dude, how old was the kid? His dad probably told him a microSD card was the SIM lol. Dads teach kids some bad stuff!
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    n00b here ... can't the new iPhones run on a CDMA network?

    bah! Not CDMA, but HSPA

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