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Re: Sprint finally catching up to T-mobile.
Jul 22, 2014, 12:35 PM
in the Article: Sprint Adds Wi-Fi Calling to HTC One (M8) forum

Does this mean no more need for Airave?

Kids can manage with grown-up phones, seniors need help
Apr 11, 2014, 10:28 AM
in the Article: Sprint Announces WeGo Phone for Kids forum

Even a 4-year-old can manage an Android device, often better than a grown-up. I think this phone should be marketed to seniors instead. Impaired vision and hearing, arthritis, etc., seniors need easy to use phones. Not to mention, today's seniors did not grow up with computers.

Re: Intercarrier
Mar 26, 2014, 11:32 AM
in the Article: Sprint to Launch HD Voice Nationwide by July forum

In Europe and Asia the cell phone voice quality is crystal clear. In the US voice is muffled due to the carriers compressing the sound down to 8k. We've put up with and came to accept this inferior sound. We need quality voice on our cell phones.

Re: MicroCells/MacroCells
Feb 20, 2014, 5:00 PM
in the Article: FCC Wants Better Indoor Location for Wireless 911 Calls forum

e911 is not new, but it is very welcome to cellular technilogy. Hopefully this will also imply better service in dwellings, and not a new way of spying on citizens.

Hope
Feb 19, 2014, 12:22 PM
in the Article: FCC to Rewrite Open Internet Rules forum

There is hope that common sense and the benefit of the community will win over monopoly (duopoly) and corporate greed.

Re: Hmmm
Feb 14, 2014, 11:01 AM
in the Article: Senators Propose Federal 'Kill Switch' Bill forum

I guess phones would come with a secret and unique reactivation code and/or a title, like a vehicle.

Surprised and Clueless
Feb 10, 2014, 10:53 AM
in the Article: Sprint No Longer Sure About T-Mobile Bid forum

"... they were surprised by the level of skepticism for the deal." This shows how clueless they are about their own field.

Re: At home
Feb 9, 2014, 5:17 PM
in the Article: Lights from LA Building Interfere with Verizon's Network forum

It is just one type of ballast GE made at one factory for a short time. All others are OK. If they weren't OK, the carriers would complain they cannot receive cell phone signals with their site antennas.

Re: Hydrogen on top of buildings?
Jan 28, 2014, 3:49 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Install Hydrogen-Based Fuel Cells in Base Stations forum

Verizon Wireless uses natural gas for their rooftop generators. How is Sprint hoping to re-fuel their generators, whether they are diesel or fuel-cell? What if the outage lasts days or weeks, roads are inaccessable, or no fuel available, like a year ago in New York City after Hurricane Sandy?

Re: Hydrogen on top of buildings?
Jan 28, 2014, 3:43 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Install Hydrogen-Based Fuel Cells in Base Stations forum

I whole-heartedly agree, my friend, you summed them up beautifully!

Re: Why Huawei?
Jan 23, 2014, 3:43 PM
in the Article: Rockstar Drops Suit Against Huawei forum

Huawei was accused of spying, and not allowed to sell cards for US cellular sites to my best knowledge. I doubt they would be allowed to be a tech operator like Ericsson.

Re: Ugh.
Jan 14, 2014, 12:38 PM
in the Article: U.S. Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC's Net Neutrality Push forum

That's right. Who is going to look out for the consumers and smaller companies? Now Verizon has the green light to split the Internet. There could be a faster more expensive internet with some companies on it, and a slower less expensive internet with other companies on it. If you want to get to the premium internet, have to pay Verizon a fee. This is wrong, the courts are wrong, and it seems the ...

Re: No thanks
Dec 14, 2013, 10:02 PM
in the Article: Sprint Weighing 2014 Bid for T-Mobile forum

T-Mobile is as incompetent as Sprint, if not more. Verizon Wireless is the only competent wireless network, but they nickel you for their service, they are overpriced, and hit you with wrong billing that you will dispute until the end of your natural life. Sprint is once again thinking to buy another carrier with incompatible technology. Nextel 2014. Why not invest in proper LTE instead, with proper fiber backhaul instead of microwave, natural gas generators for power ...

Both GS4?
Dec 10, 2013, 4:36 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Sell New Spark-Compatible Galaxy S4 forum

How do you tell apart the old GS4 from the new?

Re: What an innovative phone
Dec 2, 2013, 8:37 PM
in the Article: Oppo to Sell N1 Smartphone In US for $599 forum

Oppo has been making some of the best Blu-ray players for some time. They are not unknown.

Re: Petty
Aug 15, 2013, 3:00 PM
in the Article: Google Again Finds Fault with Microsoft's YouTube App forum

This shows how MS is a marketing company, and is pretty incompetent when it comes to software.

Re: Apparently
Apr 30, 2013, 2:31 PM
in the Article: AT&T Offering $100 Credit for Device Trade-Ins forum

Actually, the linked article states "at least $100", so it may be a great deal for consumers.

Sorry to see him go
Mar 25, 2013, 7:48 AM
in the Article: FCC Chair Genachowski to Step Down forum

Chair Genachowski has been the best the agency ever had. He made many excellent decisions and had a superb vision for the future. His smartness and judgement will be missed.

Re: About time
Nov 19, 2012, 12:37 PM
in the Article: Cell Service to Expand to 30 NYC Subway Stations Next Year forum

Works in Stockholm too. NYC is way behind.

About time
Nov 19, 2012, 12:10 PM
in the Article: Cell Service to Expand to 30 NYC Subway Stations Next Year forum

Washington DC and the rest of the World's civilization has had subway mobile service for decades.

Re: The Apple Copyright Enforcement Task Force scores again
Nov 12, 2012, 11:17 AM
in the Article: HTC Agreed to Pay Apple Patent Fees After Courtroom Losses forum

It may be good for HTC also, not having to spend time, money, and energy for possible lawsuits. This way they can focus on technology and business.

Best article ever!
Aug 10, 2012, 5:38 PM
in the Article: How a Sprint Phone Is Born forum

Everything I was always afraid to ask -- right here. Kudos Eric Zeman!

Re: Ahem!
Jul 31, 2012, 4:23 PM
in the Article: FCC Forces Verizon To Allow Tethering Apps forum

I think they don't have enough competition or regulation. Why should they be allowed to sell the same service multiple times? Once when you get "unlimited" data, and the second time when you want to use that data for tethering.

Re: How does it work?
Jul 31, 2012, 11:05 AM
in the Article: Facebook Rolls Out "Save For Later" forum

I don't know how this works, nor do I care, because I don't think this change on FB is NEWSWORTHY.

Re: "With Sprint, Anyone Can Launch an MVNO"
Jul 17, 2012, 2:15 PM
in the Article: With Sprint, Anyone Can Launch an MVNO forum

Why would anyone want to rebrand this, and offer it to a customer as brand-x, when it can be sold as Sprint, a brand name that everyone is familiar with?

Re: Patients were made to protect property and ideas...
Jul 12, 2012, 7:52 AM
in the Article: Sprint Confirms Samsung GS3 Update Disables Search forum

They should not issue patents for stupid stuff like searching in two places, instead of one. How come the car companies are not suing each other, yet the cars look more and more like each other. The phones, like the cars, should benefit from what works, the wisdom of the community. And then the consumers and manufacturers benefit too.

Re: Your secret data...
Jun 18, 2012, 5:57 PM
in the Article: Samsung to Offer Secure Galaxy S III to Businesses forum

Why not just write it on a paper, or better yet, keep it in your mind and don't tell anyone. http://www.phonescoop.com/articles/d iscuss.php?fm=m&ff=10625&fi=3140588#

I guess radiation decreased
Jun 15, 2012, 10:22 AM
in the Article: FCC to Review Radiation Guidelines for Cell Phones forum

In 1996 there were more powerful cellphones, up to 3 watts of transmitting power. Today I think it's 0.5 Watts. So my guess is that the radiation decreased over time. I am curious what facts the FCC will find.

Re: Apple is the worst abuser
Jun 7, 2012, 4:46 PM
in the Article: FTC to ITC: Limit Use of Import Bans, Please forum

Thank you for clarifying this.

Apple is the worst abuser
Jun 7, 2012, 2:48 PM
in the Article: FTC to ITC: Limit Use of Import Bans, Please forum

If they just limited Apple's use of import ban, it would have the same effect. Apple to import ban is what Ed McMahon was to junkmail.

Lee Kun-hee's son, Jay Y. Lee
Jun 7, 2012, 8:40 AM
in the Article: Samsung Shuffles Executives, Names New CEO forum

What is it, a family owned and operated business? :lol:

Re: SIM card?
Jun 5, 2012, 4:03 PM
in the Article: Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S III to Support Global Roaming forum

It will definitely have to have a sim card slot for this to work. Hopefully the Sprint version will have GSM support as well. These might be the first top-of-the-line Android phones on CDMA that also support global GSM, meaning global roaming. A huge deal.

Re: No 64GB version?
Jun 4, 2012, 2:17 PM
in the Article: Galaxy S III Hits Sprint and T-Mobile USA June 21 forum

What's wrong with 16GB, it's a lot isn't it?

Re: "The company recently revealed
May 29, 2012, 6:36 PM
in the Article: RIM Hires Bankers to Explore Options forum

Not all of retail cost goes back to RIM. So it must be the price they get from their distributors.

Sprint seems to have the money
May 29, 2012, 9:48 AM
in the Article: Sprint Secures Another $1 Billion in Financing forum

I'm beginning to think they can actually catch up with LTE. Great news.

Re: Wonder what
May 28, 2012, 9:25 AM
in the Article: LG Shows Off 5-Inch 1080p Full HD Mobile Display forum

It may go into a tablet. LG may also produce a larger or smaller version in the future. I guess most people cannot tell the pixels apart at those sizes, as they are too small. So what is the point of making a display so small with such high resolution?

Re: certain 2G technology
May 25, 2012, 11:08 AM
in the Article: FCC Greenlights LTE Use in 800MHz Band forum

VZW and Sprint use similar technologies, so I bet it will benefit both. Hooray for in-building 4G!

Re: I think you misunderstood Andras888
May 22, 2012, 10:32 AM
in the Article: Sprint to Deliver First Wave of EVO 4G LTEs May 24 forum

Thank you for the link. It's mindbogling to have this crazyness for one little feature or patent out of thousands that go into each smartphone. And the problem wasn't even there. There needs to be a better way.

Nearly twice the cost?
May 22, 2012, 10:01 AM
in the Article: Sprint Sunsetting 5GB Mobile Hotspot Plan, Intros New Ones forum

Mobile Hotspot should be free to those who already pay for unlimited data, but Sprint almost doubled the price. I am disappointed. Luckily, I don't need it.

Re: I think you misunderstood Andras888
May 22, 2012, 7:31 AM
in the Article: Sprint to Deliver First Wave of EVO 4G LTEs May 24 forum

Jellz, where did you find this delicious detail? I had no idea what the actual issue was (or issues were), but I was pleasantly surprised how quickly the ITC made a decision.

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