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Smart Phone Geeks

Post by TomFurman » Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:13 pm

What type of phone is Liam Neeson using with a keyboard? Just wondering. I'm aware of props being built for films,.. I used to do it. Often product placement will give the Prop Master products that aren't for sale yet..
This is the trailer for "Non Stop".
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Post by j-cubed » Sun Dec 01, 2013 12:42 am

The phone buttons (versus a home button) looks dated for it to be a product placement.

Could be an old LG Versa

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Post by TomFurman » Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:00 am

I think it's a Droid.
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Post by j-cubed » Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:05 am

Droid keyboards slide, the one in the trailer definitely flipped.

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Post by TomFurman » Sun Dec 01, 2013 3:48 pm

Obviously a movie prop. I just hate 'touch' screens.
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Post by Pinky » Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:58 pm

TomFurman wrote:Obviously a movie prop. I just hate 'touch' screens.
Try SwiftKey.
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Post by j-cubed » Mon Dec 02, 2013 2:30 pm

Last three phones had keyboards (Samsung Moment and Epic on Sprint and Droid 3 on Verizon). I really liked being able to type on the phone while being able to see the whole screen, meaning there was not a kweyboard on the touch screen.

Since then, I upgraded to a Galaxy S4, which does not have a keyboard. I have to admit, I'm faster with the touch screen, but also make more typos (or more screwy autocorrects)

Since none of the current crop of cell phones have both a large screen (about 5") and a keyboard, the larger screen wins out with me. If I really want a keyboard, there are actually several 3rd party bluetooth keyboards I could get that are made for the phone.

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Post by seeahill » Sat Dec 07, 2013 7:10 pm

And I'll add a +1 to Pinky's suggestion of Swift Key. Works great on the galaxy. Good word prediction...
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