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Rich Brome

Jun 11, 2004, 2:19 AM

NEW: Print & Email links

New feature on the site: "Print" and "Email" links for most pages throughout the site. They're located on the left, and also on the front page, for each news item.

"Email" works for almost all pages. Share the love - tell your friends about Phone Scoop! Wink

"Print" only appears on specific pages where I thought it made sense. And for each type of page you can print, I've tweaked the content so you only get the parts that make sense to print, and tweaked the layout to better fit a letter-size page.

Give both features a whirl, and let me know what you think! Smile
Rich Brome

Jun 11, 2004, 1:54 AM

New Server!

I just finished moving phonescoop.com to a new server setup. In fact, it's a set of six shiny new servers! Shocked Very Happy

It may not look much different, but there have been some pretty dramatic changes behind the scenes.

So if you spot any problem or glitches, please let me know immediately! Don't assume I know about it.

Thanks! Smile
-_SHARD_-

May 30, 2004, 8:41 PM

A question

I have seen all the america carriers listed on this site and do realize that it is an american run site, but would it be posible for you to include a few canadian carriers in here as well. Like rodgers
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rexyblue

Jun 2, 2004, 12:15 PM

Request for User Review Guideline

When a phone is offered by multiple carriers, it often differs from carrier to carrier, sometimes markedly; yet they are lumped together for users to review. I'm suggesting including a reviewer guideline that will ask the writer to specify the carrier when reviewing a phone sold by more than one U.S. company. As an example, the earpiece volume levels on the Nokia 6200 (Cingular) are too low; the volume levels on the 6200 (AT&T Wireless) are exceptionally good. This might help distinguish the differences and give the reader more accurate information.
theDMan

May 15, 2004, 12:49 PM

An Idea for the forums

I had the idea that perhaps its time that a forum is created for reps. I have noticed over the last 6 month's that it seems to be very rare that an actual wireless customer asks a question in the forums anymore. At least in the AWS forum this sems to be the case. All it seems to be is either reps having a collective B!^#$ session or reps asking questions to each other, perhaps its time we set aside a section for this. Maybe everyoe else likes it the way it is and that's fine too but it just seems like the whole purpose of the forums has changed and it might be nice to have a little of that back.
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tdog

May 17, 2004, 3:23 PM

A place for Macromedia?

I am starting to develop flash shockwave apps for mobile devices. Would it be apropriate to include a macromedia section in the forum simmilar to Brew and Java, as well as a field in the database for phones with flash capabilty?
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Dson

May 18, 2004, 9:01 PM

Motorola V600

Does anyone know how to set up the situational lighting for specific phone book entries?
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Big Poppa

Dec 26, 2003, 5:26 PM

Moderator progress?

Hey Rich hows the progress going on programming in moderators for the forums??
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jtwireless

May 17, 2004, 3:53 PM

LG 4010

Anyone have the unlock code to Cingular Lg?
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rpmphone

May 10, 2004, 11:18 AM

Need phone that will sync well to Outlook....

I've been using the old StarTac with a ClipOn organizer and love it. I can sync all the information from Outlook, including that note section in contacts, and dial right from the Organizer.

So, I need a new phone and it looks like maybe the V600 or the MPX200 or something like that. I don't want a huge PDA phone.

What phone out there will sync really well to Outlook? Motorola gives me conflicting information. I really need the 'notes' section of my 'contacts' to come over.

Thanks for any help.
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aviduzer

May 15, 2004, 11:48 AM

just out of curiosity

What are some of the new things you are going to add to this site that are "higher" on your to do list? A new look to it? More features?...I'm just wonderin, cuz I come to this site all the time.

Maybe you could personalize it and have different templates and backrounds! That would be cool.
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ecraw76

May 7, 2004, 11:22 AM

phone search - can you return more than 20 results?

I really appreciate how comprehensive this site is, so many thanks for that.

I am doing some research and would like to find all handsets that support mono/polyphonic ringtones but find that my search results with that criteria only return 20 results. Is it possible to get the full list?

Eric
ericcrawford@comcast.net
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Rich Brome

May 6, 2004, 2:33 PM

Server Speed

Sorry for the site being so sluggish today. We've been Slashdotted Surprised, although speed hasn't been all that great lately anyway.

Rest assured I am working on a number of things to remedy the situation.
moobak

Apr 27, 2004, 12:27 AM

To Rich:

Heya Richy, I just felt the urge to give a warm hearted, and much needed thanks for the website. You don't know HOW much AWS Care reps I see around me use Phonescoop.com instead of their internal database to find information due to its convenience (and availability for pictures ALONG with reviews and what phones offer!). Although this is far from official, just a little lowly rep giving a kudos, I hope it means something! Very Happy
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Rich Brome

Apr 25, 2004, 10:28 PM

NEW forum feature: Preview

There's now a "Preview" button when you post messages. This is so you can make sure quoting, HTML, links, line breaks, etc. will display the way you expect.

This isn't a huge new feature, but hopefully it will come in handy once in a while. Smile

Oh, and I also fixed it so that it won't send you a notification e-mail if you reply to yourself. Wink
Rich Brome

Apr 5, 2004, 1:38 PM

Daylight Savings Time

It's that time of year again, and unfortunately, I still haven't gotten around to making the site smart about daylight savings time. Embarassed

It's easy to fix, though - just log in, go to "Your Account", and update your time setting at the bottom. Sorry for the hassle!
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Natalia.W

Apr 25, 2004, 10:44 AM

Help setup Speed Dial on SCH-530s, plz!

Read the manual...followed the steps...still can't set it upSad

Anyone ran into a similar problem and solved it?
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gangrelated

Apr 17, 2004, 1:24 PM

att rich

first off sorry about posting in the wrong forum, but i wanted an answer from you, and not the rest of the world.

could you please explain the difference between cdma and wcdma. its an ongoing argument in several forums. it is my understanding that the two are similar. however wcdma is an actual 3g format, whereas cdma is actually a 2.5g format. people seem to think that because verizon currenty usses cdma that they can do a simple upgrade to wcdma. if you wouldnt mind a clarification on this would appreciated.

ps again sory for the post in here. if you would like to post your response in general i'll lool there for it
thanks
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Starr06

Apr 16, 2004, 10:34 AM

A tiny little suggestion :-)

Rich:

This site is such a great source of information and news within the wireless industry...

I was thinking maybe adding a "coming soon" type page for phones that are coming out for each carrier.

Example: T-Mobile (Nokia 6600, Treo 600, etc)
Verizon (Moto V710, etc)

It would be an easier way for customers to see whats on the horizon for their respective wireless carrier.

Just a thought...

Smile
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carl8727

Apr 14, 2004, 2:14 PM

AUDIOVOX CDM8900 or LGVX6000

Any opinions would be helpful... I like the 8900 but it just isnt loud enough. My g/f has the LG and hers is blasting I love it.. ring wise... but LG has no speakerphone I heard. I like the camera on both but the 8900 has a much crisp and clearer screen. I know the 8900 has 128 Flash memory which I dont know what the LG6000 has. Which phone has more memory for storing ringtones and pictures. I hear the 8900 has better reception... but then i hear the LG has better.. but more dropped calls. Just wondering if anyone can list some really really good things about each phone... and some really really really bad things about each phone.. its important.. i only have 10 days left to return the AUdiovox 8900. thanks
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