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4-03-2009 @ 9:17AM
I'm still using my key fob Authenticator, and most likely will be until I quit playing WoW. (read: never)As cool and easy as it would be to have an authentication application on an iPhone, I feel at ease knowing that I do not have to worry about forgetting my iPhone, my iPhone being stolen, my iPhone being broken, etc.The tiny key fob Authenticator though, I don't have to worry about much besides losing it. And since it's attached to my keys, I do not think I'll misplace it any time soon.Oh, and I don't have an iPhone, so I guess I really don't have to worry about it.My BlackBerry > your iPhone
4-03-2009 @ 9:32AM
I may look at it if it would come up in the Backberry app store. That would be nice.
4-03-2009 @ 9:37AM
So basically you're just jealous that you don't have a device that you can run this application on.What if you forget your keys? What if your keys are stolen? What if your physical authenticator breaks? What if the batteries run out?As you can see, the issue you mentioned are not unique to the iPhone in any way. In fact, you can even set your iPhone to require a password to 'unlock it' (use it) that would prevent anyone from getting to your Mobile Authenticator or anything else on the phone without knowing the code. You can't do the same with your keys.I can't wait to see your comments on the article announcing the BlackBerry version of this, if or when Blizzard decides to release something like this. I can imagine it will contain the words "awesome" and "very convenient."
4-03-2009 @ 9:41AM
@MsingletaryI'm not jealous of the iPhone or of its applications in any way.I find it much more likely that an iPhone would be stolen quicker than a set of keys. I'm sure I could come up with plenty of examples to support my point of view. I'm sure you could come up with plenty of examples to support yours.I'm sure if I had an iPhone I would be tooting on your horn, but alas, I do not have one.
4-03-2009 @ 11:10AM
I agree with the OP of this branch. I have an iPhone, but I'll be keeping my authenticator.If I go on vacation, or even just out for the night, I kinda have to take my phone, but I leave my keyfob at home. I only take my keyfob with me if I'm going somewhere I might be playing WoW.There's much more chance of losing my phone than the keyfob, as it's in my coat pocket everwhere I go.
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