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Re: IPhone 4S for chess....

Post by S.Taylor » Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:06 am

Zagalo wrote:Samsung Galaxy S III specs leak:
1.8 GHz dual core processor
2GBs of RAM
4.6 inch Super AMOLED HD display
12MP camera
Comming 2012
Check it out

And this will make it really beyond iphone 4s?

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Re: IPhone 4S for chess....

Post by M ANSARI » Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:38 am

I have both the Samsung and the Iphone 4, and for me the biggest advantage of the Iphone is that I can get a case that doubles as an extra built in battery pack. When travelling, I find that the Samsung battery runs out of juice very quickly, especially if you use it for navigation and internet ... and of course chess. With the Iphone that extra juice makes such a huge difference and really the case is almost the same size as a normal protection case. I looked all over Amazon for something similar for the Samsung, but couldn't find anything that conveniently fits.

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Re: IPhone 4S for chess....

Post by georgerifkin » Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:22 am

Zagalo wrote:Samsung Galaxy S III specs leak:
1.8 GHz dual core processor
2GBs of RAM
4.6 inch Super AMOLED HD display
12MP camera
Comming 2012
Check it out
4.6 inch screen? it's ridiculous, too big, why not buying a tablet then..
I think the best screen size is 4 inch

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Re: IPhone 4S for chess....

Post by Zagalo » Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:20 pm

M ANSARI wrote:I have both the Samsung and the Iphone 4, and for me the biggest advantage of the Iphone is that I can get a case that doubles as an extra built in battery pack. When travelling, I find that the Samsung battery runs out of juice very quickly, especially if you use it for navigation and internet ... and of course chess. With the Iphone that extra juice makes such a huge difference and really the case is almost the same size as a normal protection case. I looked all over Amazon for something similar for the Samsung, but couldn't find anything that conveniently fits.
Check out Samsung GS2 Batteries:
http://mobilefun.co.uk/cat/Galaxy-S2-Batteries.htm
Extended battery and replacement back cover 3200 mAh:
http://mobilefun.co.uk/30564-Mugen-Batt ... eviews.htm

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Re: IPhone 4S for chess....

Post by Zagalo » Thu Oct 13, 2011 4:37 am

The most powerful portable battery on the market, 6000mAh ! Can charge most devices:
http://mobilefun.co.uk/zaggsparq-2-0-po ... escription

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Re: IPhone 4S for chess....

Post by JuLieN » Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:20 pm

I received my new 4S today. Stockfish and Tiger crush me even faster than before :D

But what a gorgeous device! I played with it for a few hours and can yet sum up what stroke me the most:

- it is really beautiful and looks of a very very high quality. It fits well in the hand, is quite heavy, which concur to this quality sensation. it has like a sexual touch in your hand, actually...
- when you come from an iPhone 3GS the 4S's retina display is very impressive, and just absolutely gorgeous.
- even if I'm used to the turbo speed of the A5 cpu in my iPad, having it in the iPhone is like night and day compared with the 3GS. The phone is so snappy that most of what I do looks like instantaneous.
- Siri is of course really cool, and works as well in french as in english. Sadly several services are not yet available in french and german. (Eh, this is still beta software). Apple promise them (and more) for 2012. Otherwise, everything I said was understood. Impressive.
- The phone becomes slightly warm in the hand, compared with the 3GS. Maybe because the materials are different and conduct heat better?
- all network operations are very VERY fast. Webpages load nearly instantly, and it took less than 10 minutes to restore the iPhone to my usual content (>30mn with the 3GS...).
- watching a HD movie on this baby is a real pleasure, so gorgeous and detailed the screen is! :)

Hopefully I'll soon bring my own contribution to chess on the iPhone........ ;)
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Re: IPhone 4S for chess....

Post by S.Taylor » Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:30 pm

S.Taylor wrote:
Zagalo wrote:Samsung Galaxy S III specs leak:
1.8 GHz dual core processor
2GBs of RAM
4.6 inch Super AMOLED HD display
12MP camera
Comming 2012
Check it out

And this will make it really beyond iphone 4s?

Please let us know how it would compare to a) iphone 4 b) iphone 5 c) iphone 5s d) the best upcoming androids etc. [or any of the above, that you can estimate].

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Re: IPhone 4S for chess....

Post by Ralph Stoesser » Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:01 am

Ralph: "Beam me up, Scotty!"
Siri: "3G or Wifi?"
Ralph: "Bluetooth 4.0!"
Siri: "Sorry, I don't understand Bluetooth"
:(

Hiarcs shows ELO 2925 on the iPhone 4s.

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Re: IPhone 4S for chess....

Post by JuLieN » Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:48 am

Ralph Stoesser wrote:Ralph: "Beam me up, Scotty!"
Siri: "3G or Wifi?"
Ralph: "Bluetooth 4.0!"
Siri: "Sorry, I don't understand Bluetooth"
:(

Hiarcs shows ELO 2925 on the iPhone 4s.
:lol:

Actually, someone tried it yet (of course!) :

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Here are some random more:

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(pervo iPhone users! :D )

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(I guess this one really surprised the user ;) )

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I read that the Siri division is now the one with the most engineers, in the software division at Apple. This thing is going to be huge. :)
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Re: IPhone 4S for chess....

Post by Cubeman » Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:37 pm

What are some of the kn/s results from start position for various chess apps?

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