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But enough from us, let's let Steve do the talking.
So, tell us a little about yourself?
Hy my name is Steve. California native currently living in the Midwest, I miss the beach. I am an estimator for a disaster restoration/construction co. so our fortune is due to someone else’s misfortune. I like mountain biking, sports, concerts, listening to music and hanging with the family. I hope to move back to Cali in the next year or two, so fingers crossed for that!
How long have you been an iPhone or iPad user?
I have been an iphone user for about 3 years now. Previously was a BlackBerry user and never thought I would leave. My first iDevice was the iPhone 3G
What brought you to iOS?
At the time I had an upgrade coming due so naturally I was testing the waters to see if there actually was anything better than my BlackBerry. After reading forums and comments about the iPhone the consensus was it was more of a gimmicky device but I went ahead and made the jump anyways. Very glad I did!
What brought you to iMore?
Coming from CrackBerry.com I was looking for another reputable site/forum to join and at the time TiPb -- now iMore -- was the perfect fit for me, still is. I have made a lot of friends and there are a lot of helpful members here. All the things what a forum/community should be, plus excellent and up to date news. Thanks to all that make this work.
What are your favorite apps?
Typically I jailbreak my device so I have a lot of favorites from Cydia but assuming we’re talking App store I would have to say some of my most used would be:
What are your favorite accessories?
I am not a big fan of cases so I am “naked” for the most part. In regards to other accessories I guess I have not really taken the time to dabble like most.
What are you most looking forward to from Apple in the future?
I am really looking forward to the next iPhone since I skipped the iPhone 4S in hopes of a design change. Also, I will be buying my first iPad this year (iPad 3) so I am pretty stoked about that and if everything goes well a MacBook also. Then the ecosystem will be complete!
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