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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

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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?



Jul 30, 2011, 6:22 PM

Pantech c740 adding to or editting groups??

The booklet is weak regarding how you add a contact to a group or assigning a contact to a group. Neither option is available under "options." So right now there is now way to generate a group. Anyone that can help with this?

Thank you.

Jun 23, 2011, 9:11 PM

Ubuntu 11.04

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 running off a 4gb pen drive because my hard drive crashed. Cool

Is anybody impressed? Eh?
12 replies

Jul 14, 2011, 1:42 PM

Bluetooth Voice announcement?

I just got the Gravity Smart and previously was using the Tmobile Shadow with Windows. My Motorola H500 BT would announce incoming calls from my address book or the phone number if not in the AB... the Smart only announces it thru the phone speaker while the BT only rings. I downloaded the suggested apps and voice callerID but can't get to announce thru my BT...Samsung said the phone is not capable of this feature which I find hard to believe... any suggestions or help to resolve is MUCH appreciated.

Jun 26, 2011, 8:09 PM

BEST Android with Tmobile

I'm switching to Tmobile for cost reasons. I currently have Sprint and I LOVE the service, but I can save $90 a month and not be locked into a contract if I go to T Mobile. I currently have an Android and am not interested in anything that's not Android. I've been eyeing the Samsung Galaxy S 4G but is it the BEST? I want quality, experience, durability and reliability.

My husband also needs a phone but he hates full touchscreens and refuses to get one. Not sure how to help him. lol.
3 replies

Jun 11, 2011, 11:13 PM

looking for help and information.

Just a couple of moments of background.
I have had a HTC touch pro (I understand what a s*&^ phone it is) I am busy and my phone takes a beating. I have had it replaced 4 times (paying the 100 deductable) and it continues to be problematic.

I totally detest the fact that the apparent cartel of service providers and phone makers coerce people into contracts and upgrades etc. I simply feel that communication is so important and I will resist all attempts to control it.

I understand that I could have just signed new contracts, cancelled them and would have been better off and gotten a new phone. However, I would be supporting a system I do not agree with .

My question is this, in a perfect world. I would like to have a phone that at ...
3 replies

Jun 12, 2011, 3:10 PM

Better WiFi compatibility?

I've had issues with several Android devices not working well with my current wireless router. Apps time out, won't connect at all, or move incredibly slowly. I didn't suspect my router until a recent experience I had in which I connected one of my Android devices to the wifi in a restaurant I was patronizing. Quite simply, the device just flew. It worked faster and better than I had ever seen it do before when connected to my wifi network.

So my question to all of you is, have any of you had better experiences with one type of router over another with Android handsets? If so, which one or ones?

I'd appreciate any info you could provide.

1 reply

Jun 9, 2011, 11:40 AM

hdmi MHL vs regular hdmi vs DNLA

What are all the differences? MHL you can only watch multi-media files vs hdmi where you can see everything that you do on your phone, on a hdmi screen? As for DNLA i personally havent seen a tv with this feature, is it still something too new?

May 31, 2011, 6:30 PM

Samsung Captivate

Does anyone have an idea when the 2.3 update will be coming to At&t's Samsung Captivate? I know the 2.3 update has been released in May, but I'm not quite sure if it is even in the US yet.
2 replies

May 26, 2011, 3:43 PM

my droid x

is stuck on the logo screen in the power up process what do i do?
Ive already taken the battery out multiple times and hit the power button when it the battery was out of it now i am just playing the waiting game for it to turn on. it wasn't acting up when i turned it off other then the back button was stuck on it?

any suggestions?
7 replies
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