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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

May 21, 2011, 3:12 AM

Cells with built in USB 2.0?

(My brother is not so very into tech toys, and wouldn't think to look in a forum like this, so I am asking for him.)

We are looking for a cellphone from a major carrier that has a built in USB 2.0 MALE part (like on a thumb drive), not the FEMALE PART (like how most phones get their power, thru 'female' micro and mini USB ports. 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.

I'm not getting my hopes up, but if anybody knows of one I beg of you to let me know!
5 replies

Feb 23, 2011, 4:47 PM

What is a cloud?

I always hear it, but I don't know what it is...
21 replies

May 16, 2011, 7:48 PM


I have the above Tracfone phone but I find the ring volume not very loud the volume is on full,is there any other adjustment.Thanks Roy

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May 8, 2011, 3:15 AM

CSCE Call for Papers

2011 International Conference on Computer Science and Communication Engineering (CSCE2011) will be held in Xuchang,China on Dec 2-4,2011. All papers accepted will be published by ELSEVIER journal: Physics Procedia(ISSN:1875-3892) and indexed by Ei Compendex, Conference Proceedings Citation Index(ISTP),Engineering Index and Scopus. For more information, please contact or visit: Thanks.

Apr 28, 2011, 10:08 PM

Android ePad Tablet Reviewed. Verdict: Junk

Onto the OS. Andi declares this round a tie, despite admitting that “Each time I have used an Android device [...] I’m always left underwhelmed,” and that iOS is “is very simple and quick to use/learn to use.”[url=]ne tbook[/url] He even works in another dig at that awful screen.

What about the rest of the hardware, the 1GHz ARM A8 that powers the ePad?[url= /102-Epad-Android-22-1GHz-4GB-WIFI-Tablet-zt- 180-New-laptop-72.html]10.2" Epad Android 2.2 1GHz 4GB WIFI Tablet zt 180 New[/url] It managed to surf the web but after that it would “play choppy video clips and crash when we attempted to open a racing game that looked like it had come from a ...
3 replies

Apr 19, 2011, 4:16 PM

What do you think of the

New Kyocera Echo
4 replies

Apr 23, 2011, 7:45 PM

Bluetooth Keyboard

What do you guys know of bluetooth keyboards? Are they legit? ... »

Mar 19, 2011, 4:42 PM

Audible Texting in car

Does anyone know how to use CDMA Phones and have the phone read and reply
3 replies

Jan 28, 2011, 3:17 AM

Wireless-N Ethernet Bridge

I need a solution where I can plug in a device which requires a wired Ethernet into my wireless network. Does anyone have knowledge of the Wireless-N Ethernet Bridge?
9 replies

Jul 4, 2007, 3:57 PM

Why I Won't Buy an iPhone...

Ok I'm a die hard Sanyo fan, turned die hard Palm fan, HOWEVER... I'm tired of all these user reviews and opinions about the iPhone that are so completely biast.

I am willing to admit the iPhone HAS INDEED changed the way we think about phones, and I think it also has set a new bar for quality in a phone. So I'm not going to sit here and say 'I'm not buying it because its only EDGE or because it doesn't have a physical keyboard.' Fact is it has been designed so well that it needs neither.
Think about it... most users say that its not much slower than an EVDO phone when browsing the web. That's called PROCESSING POWER people. Its proving that there is a LOT of room for improvement in the Windows Mobile, Blackberry and yes EVEN THE PALM os...
23 replies

Jan 6, 2011, 4:31 PM

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Nov 9, 2010, 2:37 AM

battery life

I have had a MyTouch 4g for 3 days now. My battery seems to drain after about 6 hours of normal use (apps, web, phone calls, SMS, etc). Is this normal for MyTouch 4g? for all Android phones? for all smartphones? Just keep plugging in to my computer, car charger, etc? My previous phones (BB Bold 9000, Treo 650) lasted 1-2 days on a charge. Is the iPhone any better?
3 replies

Dec 8, 2010, 4:06 PM

lg optimus setup a washout

So other than wasting a lot of time and sending the customer to tech, has anyone figured out why the phone loses it at the Sprint Id screen.

Most reps here have given up and just send to tech. Have tried to be patient and yet am only getting at best 1 in 3 to go through the activation process.

This is burning up the call handling time.
Is getting to be worse than the 8350i issues we are getting all the time.
5 replies

Jan 1, 2011, 11:59 AM

Future Phones for Verizon Network

Anyone know of new phones that will be heading the Verizon way in the next year? Really looking for info on smartphone development.

Other than the iPhone...

Dec 24, 2010, 2:23 AM

smart phone

I wish to buy new smart phone for my mom this year on her 45th birthday. But, my budget is not high. Please recommend me any portal which can offer me new smart phone at discounted rates???
3 replies

Dec 15, 2010, 1:12 PM

Android phones with 640x960 screens?

Hey all,

I am trying to decide if I want to drop money on an Evo or a Galaxy phone now or hold off for a bit until newer, cooler stuff comes out.

Mainly, I was wondering if any models will be coming out with similar dimensions, but higher res screens (e.g., 640x960). Yes, there are iphones, but I refuse to buy those for religious reasons Smile. Any news from manufacturers as to when such a high-res android phone would be on the market?

Also, since phone size is one of my bigger concerns, I was thinking of holding off until stores are stocking some of the folding display techs that are emerging: ... »

Anyone care to hazard a guess as to how long th...
2 replies

Dec 16, 2010, 11:36 PM

Apple knock-off 3-in-1-camera does it better

The Chinese have done it again, rolling out the iPad 3-in-1 camera connection kit that comes in the form of a single dongle, merging the functionality of Apple's two-piece iPad Camera Connection Kit alongside a USB port and a SD/microSD memory card slot. It isn't an official peripheral by the fruity company, but is actually manufactured by a Chinese "knock-off" manufacturer. Available in black or white, it is a wee bit more expensive compared to Apple's offerings at $30 a pop sans shipping. Would you take a chance with this with your iPad?- via UberGizmo ... »
ATT Wireless

Jan 12, 2007, 12:54 PM

Unlocking question.

Hi everyone,

I have a Nokia 6030b with T-Mobile. I always unlock my nokia phones when I get them using codes from

Well when I got my Nokia 6030b I accidentally put in the wrong codes 5 times and now it won't unlock. This is the first time in history where I have goofed like this. (I usually always get the codes right) I read on their site that I need a cable to unlock my phone.

My question is what is this cable and where do I go to get it and how can I use it to reset my phone so that I can unlock it?

Thank you for your help.
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