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Jul 13, 2012, 11:11 PM


So I have had my phone just over 2 years and yesterday the front (main) screen has begun "jumping"..I have pulled the battery for a few minutes, shut it down and back on and also have turned it off over night, can anyone tell me what is going on all of a sudden

Thank you in advance!
2 replies

Jul 5, 2012, 3:19 PM

Carrier IQ Question


So I recall there being a brouhaha in the tech world earlier this year about Carrier IQ but in all the articles, blog posts, etc. I do not recall what the final word was on the issue and what, if anything, device owners can do.

I just got a new smartphone and downloaded an app which detected Carrier IQ was on my phone. What can I do about this and should I worry about it?

BTW, I have a Samsung Galaxy SII (T-Mobile).
1 reply

Jun 5, 2012, 4:13 PM

Dual sim phone

Hey I need help on choosing a Dual sim phone I know they are Chinese and they are not the best phones out there but I'm tired of carrying 2 phones with me all the time
I use two phones because on is for me and my wife ONLY nobody else has that #
second one is for the rest of the family, work etc
1 reply

May 17, 2012, 2:33 PM

Is it time to get a 3D phone? is it worth it?

I am considering making a purchase of a 3D phones, and i realize that my options are very limited. Its not something unusual to me, whenever i decide to make a purchase i always find myself with limited choice.

Here are my choices which i need to finalize before i make my purchase.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i Android 3D Touch Screen 8MP Camera GPS WiFi Bluetooth Unlocked Quad Band (Silver)


LG P940 PRADA 3.0 K2 Android 3D Quad Band Unlocked Phone (Black)


HTC EVO x515M 3D Unlocked Quad Band with 3D without Glasses Touch Screen phone (Black)

My concerns are on the following areas:

1. battery life,
2. eye strain
3. cost
4. viewing angle
5. where is the best place to buy it
6. will it record in 3D
7. fin...
10 replies

Apr 30, 2012, 11:52 AM

How to recover photos from casio G`zOne TYPE-S

Hello people I recently upgraded from my old gz one to a droid spectrum. My problem is getting the pictures off of the gz one. I went to verizon , they couldnt do it. Just wondering if anyone out there has any tricks. thanks.
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Feb 29, 2012, 9:24 AM

Syncing iPhone

My new iphone wont sync with my macbook?

I backed up the old one before I traded it in and now I can't get the new one to add my stuff back.

Any suggestions?
2 replies

Feb 21, 2012, 7:04 PM

Galaxy s2

Is there actually a program that will allow me to open my faxes come in as tiff files, tiff viewer does not work fast image does not work, nothing on the android market works any suggestions?
1 reply

Jan 5, 2012, 10:31 PM

What is wrong with flip phones?

Right now, there isn't a single flip smartphone available from the majors: Blackberry Style has been discontinued by Sprint.

Does everybody really need a 4" brick? Is there no more hope for a flip form-factor?
8 replies

Jan 2, 2011, 1:56 AM

AMOLED Screens

I'm not sure if I'm the only one who thinks this, but personally I'm not a huge fan of the new AMOLED screens. I've briefly played with a few Samsungs that have them [one running Android, the other running Windows] and I think they look awful. There's a noticeable "screen door" effect and they look very low-res or like there's pixels missing v.s an LCD with the same resolution. Does anyone else feel the same way, or know why? Confused
25 replies

Dec 27, 2011, 8:42 PM

Surf web and talk on Verizons network

Ok so let me get some details out before I start asking questions. I currently have a Droid 2(Rooted) and I use Wifi Tether as my Internet at home. It works just fine for what I need on most days, with some exceptions. When I'm on a conference call, and I need to pull up an email on my computer, I obviously wont be able to. Ive found a few other reasons why I want to be able to browse the web and make a call at the same time but I wont bore you with the minor details.

I have Verizon service, and I live in a 3G area, no 4G availability yet. Montana is a little behind the curve. I've seen the HTC Thunderbolt browse the web and talk at the same time in my area, but are there any other phones that has that capability? Also, what makes the Th...

Nov 25, 2011, 12:12 PM

Cisco has a 120gbps network. . .absolutly mind blowing!!!

They say a movie can be downloaded in 47 thousands of a second. Absolutely mind blowing!!!!!! ... »

Oct 17, 2011, 6:53 PM

Samsung galaxy 2 typing problem

I somehow have my typing locked in underlining every thing, such as in text messaging. how do I get this un locked? thanks
3 replies

Oct 26, 2011, 8:36 AM

Android Security

For the seasoned Android users, how do you keep your device secure? I was recently asked to reconsider my plan to get a BB and thus started looking at Android devices but one of my concerns is that the Android platform is so easily hacked given its open nature.
6 replies

Oct 10, 2011, 2:41 PM

Best Display Outdoors

I have the worst time with phones in outdoor light... sometimes even shading the phone does no good... what is the best display (and on what phone) out there today on the Verizon Network or upcoming phone... from what I have found out so far searching the web is that the Bionic looks like it might hold the edge for outdoor visibility... how about the HTC Vigor with it's 720 HD display... any help appreciated.
2 replies

Sep 13, 2011, 11:42 AM

uh oh

I was trying to catch my husband cheating so i bought this software to spy on his cell from I Installed it and now i found out i can get into trouble for it. Theres no uninstall feature and dont know where to go to take it off my phone. Can anyone help? Paranoid
2 replies

Apr 26, 2011, 2:24 PM

10 resons u will or you did pick an android over iphone & vice versa

now this is a touchy sunj especially since bothe appl and google have a big following but in your opinion not asking why ones better but what made you want an android or iphone?

heres mine

i know its 2011 now really late but im bored at work so here it goes...

i wont buy an iphone because

1) custimazation sucks there isnt a whole lot you can do other than what wall papers and ringers? compared to android? for sum ppl great for me uh no

2)iphone 4 doesnt suit my needs i like choice i like being able to decide screen size and if i want a keyboard or not and stay within the os im using

3) removeable storage i like being able to expand and swap out memory cards like nothing

4)removeable battery its fact that cell phone bat...
7 replies

Jul 27, 2011, 7:29 PM

USB connection with new phone...suggestions?

We are looking for a cellphone from a major carrier that has a built in USB 2.0 MALE part, not the FEMALE PART It can just be so very frustrating getting halfway to school and realizing that yeah, you have your phone, it has your data, but without the cord it's useless. If I can find him a cell (we barely care about the carrier) with a built-in USB 2.0 male part he'd be all set.

let me know!
4 replies

Sep 6, 2011, 10:59 PM

Techs and Trends


Aug 23, 2011, 9:38 PM


I ran across this statement:

A better and/or faster processor allows apps to run faster. Raw processor speed is measured in MHz or GHz. (1 GHz = 1,000 MHz.) However some processors are more powerful than others, so even if two different processors both run at 1 GHz, if one is more powerful, it may run software apps much faster.

Rolling Eyes
So what makes one 1 GHZ processor "more powerful" than another 1 GHZ processor, and how can I tell one from the other?
4 replies

Aug 15, 2011, 5:38 PM

Embedded SIM - what's currently available or coming soon?

In April 2009 on this board I saw this article: 9 regarding "T-Mobile Crafts New Embedded SIM".

I've googled around to see if T-Mobile, or any of the carriers, were marketing embedded SIMS today, but didn't find much new info. All the info goes back to 2009.

I'd like to incorporate an embedded SIM in a security product I am developing that's based on Ubuntu OS. Is there currently any way to incorporate a carrier's SIM and have text and data services available that a custom app could communicate with - hopefully via USB?


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