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iphone 4s 16gb shows 13.6gb why?????

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  • iamjeremie Level 4 Level 4 (1,310 points)
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    Feb 18, 2012 6:26 AM (in response to pagel)

    Seriously, how can people take you seriously when you write messages like this?

     

    First, your information is wrong. The website clearly says: 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less

    That means: 16,000,000,000 bytes. That makes 14.9 GB. NOT 15.6. Learn to use a computer.

     

    Second, it has been mentionned that there is some space used by the OS.

     

    If you can't still do the math, i'd suggest you just go whine somewhere else. And if you can do it, I'd suggest the same.

  • paulcb Level 6 Level 6 (18,670 points)
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    Feb 18, 2012 6:33 AM (in response to pagel)

    You've uncovered the mystery 2GB that Apple steals from each iPhone and then sells to Android users (they secretly have 18GB on their 16GB phones).  Clearly you're too smart for Apple... go buy an Android and get your 2GB back.  That will show Apple who the real mental giant is.

  • stedman1 Level 8 Level 8 (49,815 points)
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    Feb 18, 2012 6:38 AM (in response to pagel)

    With your lack of basic knowledge about such a common issue, I really do hope your other IT skills compensate.

     

    Stedman

  • iamjeremie Level 4 Level 4 (1,310 points)
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    Feb 18, 2012 6:54 AM (in response to pagel)

    1. Learn to read

    2. Read people's answers

    3. I can't believe that you work in IT if you can't do a basic bytes to gigabytes conversion

  • stedman1 Level 8 Level 8 (49,815 points)
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    Feb 18, 2012 7:01 AM (in response to pagel)

    OK, let's try this. The 14.9gB are really there, which makes it correct by even your logic. The other "missing" portion is the Operating System. And being an IT guy, surely you realize that any computer needs an operating system. To confirm this theory, please go check your computer's hard drive for stated size and available space.

     

    Stedman

  • stedman1 Level 8 Level 8 (49,815 points)
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    Feb 18, 2012 7:06 AM (in response to pagel)

    pagel wrote:

     

    what ur an idiot......????!!!!!! there is no byte to gigabyte conversion at issue here even if i put my commas on the wrong place my conclusion still stands it shuld show 15.6gb not 13.6gb

    All I can say is Wow!

  • iamjeremie Level 4 Level 4 (1,310 points)
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    Feb 18, 2012 7:10 AM (in response to stedman1)

    Same here. Might print this thread and frame it. It's a collector.

  • iamjeremie Level 4 Level 4 (1,310 points)
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    Feb 18, 2012 7:17 AM (in response to pagel)

    First the correct number is 14.9 and NOT 15.6

    Second apple is not Nokia. If Nokia includes the space used by the os, good for them.

  • Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (39,335 points)
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    Feb 18, 2012 7:23 AM (in response to paulcb)

    Don't feed the troll

     

    Allan

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