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Menno

Jul 4, 2009, 3:03 PM

ASCAP sues AT&T seeking royalties on ringtones heard in public

From 'the other guys'
http://www.phonearena.com/htmls/ASCAP-sues-AT-T-seek ... »

ASCAP, the group that collects royalties for singers, songwriters and performers, has filed suit against AT&T claiming that the carrier should pay a royalty each time a ringtone, composed or performed by one of its' 350,000 members, is heard in public. The group says that a ringtone is a public performance.

Not so fast says the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The EFF claims that a ringtone heard in a restaurant "without any purpose of direct or indirect commercial advantage," is exempt from copyright law. The EFF goes on to complain that a court ruling in favor of ASCAP could raise consum
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dtpocket38

Sep 22, 2009, 10:04 AM

pcd text8026????

jw how the pcd txt8026 just got it into our stores and i am a little doubtful the are using it to replace the moto qa hint. does any one have any experence with the pcd or heard any feed back, like the browsers speed
jackfs

Sep 21, 2009, 2:29 PM

Mobile TV Video Out

I just ordered a HTC Pro 2 with Sprint. The HTC Pro 2 has a video out feature which with the right cable you can hook into a TV set, however according to the tech support from Sprint the video signal from Sprint TV will not output even though there is that feature on the HTC Pro 2. This is an important feature for me so that I can output tv into my DVD monitors in my car. Does anyone other cell phone company offer Mobil TV and I could get the video out to work? I can get out my contract as it has been established yet.

Any other options would be great as I just want live TV in my car, like website link for internet TV as I ordered the unlimited data package and could link up that way.

Thanks much

Thanks for the help?
ikissgirls

Sep 12, 2009, 4:07 PM

Phones w/ VOICE caller ID

Does anyone know of any current Tmo phones that have the voice caller id... where it will audibly announce the incoming caller's name and/or #?
6 replies
burhan4321

Sep 10, 2009, 6:22 AM

Elegant feature of Black Berry Bold 9000

Overture:
The company at the back of the BlackBerry is Research in Motion (RIM). In 1999, The first BlackBerry phone was launched and since then, several pleasant models have been appeared in the market. The current BlackBerry product portfolio now endeavors at a broader target group of regular consumers. The BlackBerry Bold 9000 smartphone has obviously taken more than one thing into account.

Impression:
IThe BlackBerry Bold 9000 smart phone appears in a simple black box with the BlackBerry logo as the only enrichment on the outside. The included accessories are a headset, a data cable and a battery charger. Unfortunately, there is no software CD included; the software is available for download on the BlackBerry Internet site. The Bla...
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Connielong68

Sep 5, 2009, 3:50 PM

SAMSUNG SCH i830

does anyone know how to get the samsung sch i830 in spanish? Help!!!!!
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CellStudent

Aug 30, 2009, 11:42 PM

CableCo ruling could have big impact on other telecom

http://www.law.com/jsp/article.jsp?id=1202433439993 »

D.C. Circuit Tosses FCC Rule Capping Cable Subscribers

A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday took a shot at the Federal Communications Commission when it tossed a rule that barred any single cable television operator from serving more than 30 percent of all subscribers. Cable operators, including Comcast Corp., had argued that the restriction blocked their ability to make efficient acquisitions.

In the closely watched case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that the FCC had not shown that allowing a cable operator to serve more than 30 percent of subscribers risked reducing "either competition or diversity in programming." The judges noted in
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saisriorl

Jul 26, 2009, 2:42 PM

Which OS has better Market share and consumer advantage

Hi

We are trying to review
Blackberry
Symbian
Android

Which has more market share

where is the future?

Is there a place or website we can check or do compare study

Has anyone done comparative study on
Mobile field

thanks again
sri
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Jayshmay

Aug 18, 2009, 3:07 AM

What does everyone think of this "augmented reality concept app"?

This looks very, very interesting. Some technology called Augmented Reality (AR).

Check it out:

http://www.engadgetmobile.com/2009/07/09/video-tats- ... »
edsullivan111

Nov 1, 2006, 10:30 PM

Cell Phone that connects to a projector for PowerPoint?

I saw a commercial where someone connected their phone equipped with PowerPoint to a projector. Does anyone know what phone does this? Do i need some type of Hardware in order to connect the phone to a projector? Thanks!
5 replies
bvan1119

Aug 8, 2009, 6:57 PM

PLEASE HELP!!!!1

HTC myTouch 3G / Magic -VS- Sharp Sidekick LX 2009

Shocked I like both but have been reading the reviews and still can't decide... Iv'e compared side by side and still not been able to decide... please help and give me some more insight to these two phones which I really like.... they are both their own...
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me321

Aug 5, 2009, 1:50 PM

Motorola rokr Z6m not working

It started yesterday. The phone was working fine the day before that, woke up to check my text messages tried to open the message, and it brought me back to the home screen. Did that 2 times and it shut off by its self. I try and turn the power on and it does nothing but bring up the M logo and stays that way. Wont turn off or anything... I don't know what is wrong with my phone. I still have about 5-6 months left on my warranty from Motorola...
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Squareman

Aug 2, 2009, 6:32 PM

LG EnV "Touch" - who is the culprit ?

Is Verizon still up to their old tricks (from 2005) where they are blocking any kind of attachment ( music/sounds) sent to my LG "Touch" phone? Shocked

I received a self-sent text message with a 456 KB MP3 file attached. The text message arrived with notation "attachment removed". Evil or Very Mad

Is this Verizon (again) or Earthlink? Both are pointing fingers.

Thanks, The Squareman
Jayshmay

Jul 16, 2009, 11:59 PM

Multi-Touch on a resistive touchscreen,...hmm very, very interesting tech! ! !

And it supports Symbian, isn't that niCe! I wonder if this new Symbian OS will have this tech.

But anyway, watch this video people, this is some very, very interestimg tech.

http://www.engadget.com/2009/02/19/stantums-mind-blo ... »
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ollywolf

Jun 22, 2009, 2:49 PM

Is this normal

I have a SDK 3 that I had for just over a year and the back button is no longer working. How can I fix that?
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SouthernComfort

May 22, 2009, 8:26 PM

Want external antenna port

Many of us living in the rural and sparsely populated western states need an external antenna to get reliable service.

An alarming trend seems to be the elimination of the external antenna port on new phones.

I hope the manufacturers read this forum.

HELP
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chillyH2O

May 15, 2009, 9:00 AM

Selling my old phone on ebay, what can i do to erase it's #

what must i do to delete my # and mobile id # off of this phone before selling it? thx-

lg8700
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pdilustro

Jul 1, 2009, 11:10 PM

VZ HTC Ozone vs BB Tour

I'm not sure if this is the right forum but my question is I'm looking to purchase my first smartphone, I'm between the htc and waiting a couple of weeks for the tour. I'm looking to use it to check personal email(gmail and aol), sports scores, stock quotes and browse and search the internet. I'm sure once I start playing with it I'll be using all sorts of apps and other stuff. I'm not really sure what the difference between WinMo and the BB platform are, I have no bias either way but the VZ reps keep telling me to wait for the tour but couldn't give me the pros and cons of each. I'm wondering if anyone had any insight on these and if its worth the extra 150 for the tour
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Gambleress

Jul 1, 2009, 10:21 PM

I Phone VS ?

Can anyone suggest another phone that has the exact same internet capability, with a touch screen and access to a large amount of applications. My current contract is up with Sprint. Sprint, AT&T and Alltel are in my area.
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devil

Jun 22, 2009, 11:07 AM

Problem with a cell phone

Hello everyone, well I need some help, a frnd of mine has the sony ericsson C905 which he bought couple of weeks ago, actually it has been only 3 weeks.... The phone is giving some trouble, some of the keys in the pad is not working properly, i mean some times it works and some times it totally doesn't work.... He needs to restart the phone all the time to make the keys to respond, did any of you guys ever face this problem?

Anyways right now he desperately needs some help, he called sony ericsson customer support & they told him to send the phone to them.. What you think guys, is the problem gonna be fixed if he does so???
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