Skip Nav
Geek Culture
Here's Another Harry Potter Detail We Can't Believe We Never Noticed Before
Geek Culture
17 Pokémon Go Memes That Perfectly Sum Up the Different Teams
Geek Culture
Whoa, This Harry Potter Theory Will Change Your Entire Perspective on Slytherins

Cult Of Mac Speaks: Sprint’s Missing iPhone Rebuttal

What do you do if you are a company like Sprint and your competitor is about the launch a product that has inspired shirtless camping efforts, tribute videos and lots and lots of talk? The devoted Mac heads over at Cult of Mac have put together a list of Sprint’s Top 5 Missing Talking Points About the iPhone following Sprint's response to the iPhone launch. The list, which was apparently compiled through "research technique we can only describe as 'a couple of beers with friends' and 'making stuff up,'" is nearly as entertaining as iPhone boy himself. Highlights include:

Phoning it in
Picture this: A curious but fairly clueless non-techy interested in the iPhone wanders into a Sprint store, and asks about the mystical device. The Sprint team springs into action! After all, Sprint’s strategy of trying to make any phone technically capable of playing music sound like the same thing as a multi-touch driven multiplayer like the iPhone.

Customer: Can I have an Apple Phone (sic), please?
Sprint Rep: Oh, so you’re interested in being able to place a call, eh? The iPhone is an impressive device, but do you really want to spend all that money? What you might not know is that Sprint offers lots of phones that are capable of making phone calls. Apple would have you believe that you need a $500 device to make a phone call. Nothing could be further from the truth!
Customer: I’m going home.
Sprint Rep: You just do that, little man.

For the full list, visit Cult of Mac.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
c0rkie c0rkie 8 years
hmm interesting
c0rkie c0rkie 8 years
hmm interesting
Karla-Sugar Karla-Sugar 9 years
Sprint was fine... until you had a problem and needed to talk to someone. To be honest though, I switched to T-Mobile for my slider phone.
woodycakes woodycakes 9 years
rawr sprint. rawr.
woodycakes woodycakes 9 years
rawr sprint. rawr.
ikitty13 ikitty13 9 years
I have Sprint too. lol
ikitty13 ikitty13 9 years
I have Sprint too. lol
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
:rotfl: I have Sprint and they're dead on.
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
:rotfl: I have Sprint and they're dead on.
redsugar redsugar 9 years
I cannot express my hate for Sprint. Their customer service is terrible. We are all to happy to leave them.
brenda-9 brenda-9 9 years
I have the Samsung Upstage w/ Sprint. It's pretty rad and it was still very expensive (thanks, daddy!). Not that I won't be a little bit envious when I see one of my friends w/ the iPhone.
rbex rbex 9 years
I hate Sprint!
rbex rbex 9 years
I hate Sprint!
Useful iPhone Cases
iPhone 7 Rumors
Best iPhone Tips in iOS 8
Ways the iPhone Can Save Your Life
Is Apple Buying Tidal?
Free Ebook Credit From Apple Lawsuit Settlement
Ask Siri About Game of Thrones

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
X