T-Mobile USA CEO tweets ‘I don’t know what I’d do without my Samsung Note 3’ – from his Apple iPhone 5s

“T-Mobile chief executive John Legere intended to use Twitter to direct attention to Samsung Mobile’s latest Note 3 phablet, but inadvertently did so via his new iPhone 5s, joining a list of major figures who have made the same mistake,” Daniel Eran Dilger reports for AppleInsider.

Legere tweeted ‘Glad @SamsungMobile decided to bring phablets to the states. I don’t know what I’d do without my #Note3!’ The tweet attached a link to a story explaining how Samsung ‘conquered the ‘phablet’ market,'” Dilger reports. “It also noted that it had been sent via Twitter for iPhone, metadata that is attached automatically. Notified of that, Legere responded within minutes, ‘oops. I carry both as you may know! That was funny.'”

Dilger reports, “He then followed up with a photo (below) of a gold iPhone 5s alongside a Note 3 and a Galaxy Gear watch, indicating that Samsung’s big screen phablet isn’t a suitable replacement for a standard sized phone, even when paired with the company’s new wrist-attached $299 Bluetooth headset.”

MacDailyNews Take: Oh, look, Johnny claims to wear the world’s most horribly reviewed stupidwatch. How fitting.

Dilger reports, “Sending promotional tweets about other products from Apple’s iOS devices seems to be quite popular. Last year, Oprah Winfrey used an iPad to send out tweets endorsing Microsoft’s Surface, using the hashtag ‘#FavoriteThings’ to say she had bought a dozen of them for Christmas gifts. After BlackBerry paid Alicia Keys to serve as its Creative Director, she sent a personal tweet from her iPhone in February, then removed it and claimed her account had been “hacked.””

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: People who promote convicted patent infringer and Apple knockoff peddler Samsung’s poorly assembled plastic junk using their Apple products are missing the irony gene, among others.

Hey, John, if you can get this data through one of the 12 operational towers you have in the USA: By allowing you to carry iPhones, Apple saved your failing outfit thereby keeping your stupid ass employed.

Don’t ever forget it, ingrate.

Related articles:
Apple iPhone may have kept T-Mobile USA from losing nearly half a million customers last quarter – August 2, 2013
Powered by Apple’s iPhone T-Mobile USA eyes first postpaid subscriber gain in years – June 28, 2013
iPhone stops the bleeding at T-Mobile USA; 500,000 iPhones sold in first month – May 8, 2013
Apple iPhone have-nots: T-Mobile USA customer losses continue to mount – May 10, 2012
Not having Apple’s revolutionary iPhone caused 1,900 layoffs at T-Mobile USA – March 23, 2012
Without Apple’s iPhone, T-Mobile USA continues to shed customers – February 23, 2012
How Apple’s iPhone crippled T-Mobile USA, a dying company – September 2, 2011

Jim Cramer: ‘The curtain has closed’ on Samsung’s stupidwatch – October 3, 2013
David Pogue reviews Samsung’s Galaxy Gear stupidwatch: A human-interface train wreck – October 3, 2013
The Verge reviews Samsung’s Galaxy Gear stupidwatch: Orwellian, unintuitive, oversized, and overpriced – October 2, 2013
Jean-Louis Gassée: I hope Tim Cook had fun goading Samsung to make their Galaxy stupidwatch – September 9, 2013
Stupidwatch: Why Samsung’s Galaxy Gear is a flop – September 5, 2013
Samsung Galaxy Gear watch looks rushed, misses the mark – September 4, 2013
The Galaxy Gear stupidwatch: Without Apple to copy, Samsung is clueless – September 4, 2013
Samsung announces ‘Galaxy Gear’ watch accessory for Galaxy Android devices – September 4, 2013

Samsung announces plastic Galaxy S4 ‘Gold Edition’ phone – September 25, 2013
Dyson sues Samsung for ripping off its patented vacuum steering mechanism – September 10, 2013
Apple asks U.S. appeals court to halt Samsung’s slavish copying – August 9, 2013
Samsung slavishly copies Apple’s iPad mini with Galaxy Tab 3 (with photo) – July 23, 2013
9 ways Samsung has slavishly copied Apple over the years – July 14, 2013
Now Samsung copies Apple product rumors, said to be working on wristwatch device – March 19, 2013
Samsung’s new ‘Wallet’ bears striking resemblance to Apple’s Passbook – February 27, 2013
Korea JoongAng Daily: Samsung must stop slavishly copying Apple – September 3, 2012
South Korea reassesses its great imitator, Samsung – September 2, 2012
Convicted patent infringer Samsung acuses Apple of trying to limit consumer choice – September 1, 2012
Is Samsung copying Apple’s patented earphones? It sure looks like it – September 8, 2012
Samsung mimics Apple product videos in Galaxy S III promo (with video) – August 24, 2012
Now slavish copycat Samsung attempts to knockoff Apple’s retail stores (with video) – August 23, 2012
Samsung: Shameless slavish copiers – August 13, 2012
Apple attorney: Instead of innovating, Samsung chose to copy iPhone and iPad – July 31, 2012
Apple: Google warned Samsung against slavishly copying our products – July 25, 2012
Now Samsung slavishly copies Apple’s Mac mini – June 1, 2012
Samsung Mobile chief ‘designer’ denies that Samsung’s instinct is to slavishly copy Apple – March 23, 2012
Slavish copier Samsung shamelessly steals Apple’s iPhone 3G design – again – January 3, 2012
Slavish copier Samsung uses girl actress from iPhone 4S ad for Galaxy Tab 8.9 spot (with video) – January 2, 2012
Now Samsung’s slavishly copying Apple’s iPad television ads (with videos) – December 30, 2011
Judge: Can you tell me which is iPad and which is yours? Samsung lawyer: ‘Not at this distance your honor’ – October 14, 2011
Why are Apple’s icons on the wall of Samsung’s store? – September 24, 2011
Apple to Samsung: ‘Blatant copying is wrong’ – April 18, 2011
Apple sues Samsung for attempting to copy look and feel of iPhone, iPad – April 18, 2011
Samsung’s ‘Instinct’ is obviously to make Apple iPhone knockoffs – April 1, 2008

49 Comments

    1. What’s great about these incidents is that it exposes how phony celebrity endorsements are, as if these super wealthy people use the crap products that they go on TV and shill. I’m talking to you, Oprah et al.

          1. Chris!!!
            Retract your words!
            Imagine how much better the country would be with the outstanding personality of botvijerk in charge!
            botvijerk messiah for President!

      1. I’d like to think they all just say to themselves, “Sure I’ll take Samsung’s cash and tweet some unctuous praise for one of their pos products ‘from my iPhone’ and … Oh, oops… sorry! Sad Face emoji.”

  1. I’ve never really looked at the Note 3 before, but wonder if that metal band around the glass serves any purpose, I.e, do SameSung use that as an antenna?
    But let’s be fair to John, he may have been in a public place when he needed to tweet. He may have been enbarrassed if some member of the Public asked, “is that a phablet in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?”.

  2. gawd almighty could you imagine having that plank in your pocket? Usability includes unobtrusiveness don’t it? Not to mention all the other experiential shortcomings: screen quality, build quality / materials, garbage ecosystem. my ever-ready iPhone vanishes in my pocket until needed

  3. Cook is running scared of Android and Samsung TouchWiz. He is so scared of Android’s absolute 85% dominance and Apple’s 10%, and falling, sliver of the smartphone market that he instructed Ive to design iOS 7 to copy features and looks from Android. That’s how scared Cook is.

    It looks like Steve Jobs’ prediction of Apple owning 1% of the smartphone market share is coming true. At the rate of decline, I expect single digit share in 2014 and less than 5% share in 2015. Sad but true.

    1. Cook is scared of TouchWiz? LOL!!! Your post is so full of cluelessness, I wouldn’t know where to start. You must be just another Android troll, because nobody could possibly be as clueless as you appear.

    2. Just because you declare something to be “true” does not make it so. That is a common mistake. Even if iPhone adoption were to flatten out or begin a decline (and the 9 million 5s/5c units sold in only three days indicates that the reverse is true), it would never roll off as fast as your asinine 2015 “expectation.”

      Most of us on this forum welcome well-reasoned debate and contrarian views. But your kind of anonymous tripe is a waste of everyone’s time.

    3. I’m scared because there are people like you prowling the streets. But then again, you’re so stupid you’ll probably step in front of a bus before you can do any real harm to someone else.

    4. Scared Cock, you, like all the other stupid trolls, continue to spout rubbish about Apple’s diminishing market share and dominance, but nothing you say has any connection with the real world. Market share is meaningless, as I’m no doubt you’re actually aware, because the comparison is between Apples and Oranges; one is a manufacturer of high technology devices, which share a common operating system, the other is an operating system that is given away free, for any manufacturer to adopt and modify as they see fit, which can appear on any type of device, often not even a phone or tablet. Only the ignorant, or congenitally stupid, would try to compare any market involving these products.
      And my own personal observations of what people actually use in the street shows me that 80-90% of people using mobile phones and tablets are using iPhones. Fact. I was watching people in London, one of the world’s busiest and most cosmopolitan cities, and of every ten or so people I personally watched in the British Museum, on the Underground, and at a Peter Gabriel concert at the O2 Arena, 8 or 9 had an iPhone in their hands, and occasionally an iPad. Those who weren’t were using Blackberry phones, old Nokia’s, or other generic Android smartphone, Samsung, LG, Nokia, or whatever. Can’t say I saw a single Windows Phone in use at all.
      Carry on living in your funny little fantasy world, if it makes you happy, though.

Reader Feedback

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.