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Jan 2, 2005, 8:22 PM

Bluetooth for Sprint

Ok I know about the LG PM-325 but according to some of the people at Sprints' stores there are two other bluetooth enabled phones being released in the coming months. What I know so far is that one is by Samsung and is supposed to be out by the end of the month and the other is another LG, this time a flip phone, will be out soon after. Does anyone know anything about these phones or any other bluetooth phones in the works for sprint? I want a bluetooth phone but with the PM-325 being their first step I want to see whats coming before I run out and buy the first phone I see.

Thanks for any info

Jan 1, 2005, 12:16 PM

Samsung or Audiovox on VZW??

Just switched over to VZW from t-mobile due to my company. Went out right away and purchased a Samsung a650, what a disapointment compared to my moto v300 on t-mobile.

Bought thru Costco and the only other VZW phones they carry in my price range is the Samsung a670 or the Audiovox 8910.

My current a650 is going to get returned, about 18 hours stand-by and about 20 mins of talk and the battery needs recharging...ridiculous, had a similar problem with VZW several years ago....chewing up the phones battery.

Does a tri-mode phone (a650) chew up more battery than a fully digital phone a670 or 8910?

Whats the better choice here Audiovox or Samsung?
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Jan 1, 2005, 5:52 PM

Is the extended life battery worth it?

Purchasing a Samsung a-670 and the only downside I can see about the phone is that it could use a better battery. Should I upgrade now or wear out the stock battery?
1 reply

Jan 1, 2005, 1:37 PM

HELP! copy from phone to sim....

Ok! I dropped my phone and now the face is blank. So, now i can't see any of my numbers and what makes it worse is i didn't save any of them to my sim. Can anyone tell me the steps to copy them?? Is there a button to copy them all at once??

Dec 31, 2004, 2:13 AM

e317 cases??

I had the LG1400 but through mishap had to claim insurance on it and they replaced it with a Samsung e317 which is fine I think this is a great phone so far. however the problem lies in the cases that are available. They have this really cool service light on it and all the cases seem to cover it. I know there is the option of the holsters that either leave the front completely open or the clear ones that cover it but the light still shows but these are not comfortable to me and actually quite tacky looking. Does anyone know of any cases out that that will keep my new phone looking good AND show the service light? Please help.

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Dec 30, 2004, 8:39 PM

Samsung A-670

I have a Samsung A-670 the antenna isn't removelable like other antennas are. I want to know is there anyway I can change that so I can buy a light up antenna?

Oct 12, 2004, 11:27 PM

Why doen't samsung pull the a650

Mad Verizon continues to sell the samsung a650 as if there is no problem with the phone. Samsung knows that all of the phones forget downloaded ringtone assignments and Verizon denies it even if you return it over and over for a new one. These should be removed from the shelf until Samsung provides a fix. When you get frustrated they try to talk you into a digital phone (not another Samsung phone). They keep selling the a650 hoping that you won't notice the ringtone problem. Well it is a good phone but they don't work as advertised. They use to call that false advertisement. Now they use amnesia (the Clinton trick) as an excuse and play dumb. Samsung if you are concerned at all about the customer tell Verizon the phone is faulty and pull them...
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Dec 6, 2004, 11:28 AM

Tri-mode, PDA phone with Verizon Wireless

This is my first time using this forum. I have been waiting for a tri-mode, PDA, hopefully with Palm and bluetooth phone with Verizon Wireless. I know I am asking for alot but I travel alot of analog areas in MN, IA, WI. The Trio 650 is not tri mode and the Samsung i500 is not out yet. Should I give up and buy a Moto v710? I have read that this phone hasn't been the greatest.

Please help!!
3 replies

Dec 7, 2004, 11:59 AM

Should I wait around for the Samsung I550?

Going a little nuts waiting for this phone and am tempted to jump to the Treo650, but really don't like the fact that it's screen is wide open and not "flip".

Whatchya think? Anyone know where this phone is up to being released?


Nov 22, 2004, 12:41 AM


The samsung site shows the D500 available in Europe & CIS. any idea when we may be able to get a hold of one?
5 replies

Nov 27, 2004, 1:22 AM

Samsung i730 Keyboard pics

I was just looking around the net and found some picks of the i730 slide out keyboard! ME LIKEY! ... »

Its got bluetooth, speakerphone, sd card slot (expanded memory, WiFi card...etc.) Windows 2003 mobile... and EV-DO! I just hope it isn't "cripple-bluetooth" as it is so called from Verizon. This is def my next buy!
Organized Confusion

Nov 26, 2004, 10:52 PM

Lotus Notes syncronization

Hey all,

Is there any way for the Samsung i600, or any other Verizon phone to synchronize with the Lotus Notes calendar? has a software to purchase that supposedly allows sync'ing for any Windows Based and Palm PDA. Does anyone have experience with this, or any other software that allows the feature I'm looking for?

Thanks a lot!

Oct 26, 2004, 7:48 PM


When will samsung get it together and put out a speaker phone Sad
3 replies

Nov 1, 2004, 8:48 AM

SPH-A680 reviews

I am looking at upgrading 4 phones and would like them to be identical (for options and features.) Although I don't need/want the camera features, the carrier is offering the A680.

Could those using this phone post a current review? I've read the on-line reviews but most were posted shortly after purchasing.

Thank you,
2 replies

Nov 17, 2004, 10:12 PM

Can I upload my text messages to an email with a Samsung SGH-C100 ?

Can I upload my text messages to an email with a Samsung SGH-C100 ?

Any help with this would be much appreciated!

Thanks in advance!


Nov 17, 2004, 6:12 PM

E315 using SunCom???

Is it possible to use a SunCom chip in the Samsung E315?

I've read that SunCom is TDMA GSM, but that doesn't make it incompatible with this Samsung model does it?

Nov 17, 2004, 1:17 AM

Samsung P735 thru T-Mobile...

Does anyone have this phone yet? If so, what do you think? I'm in the market to buy one and want to make sure it's a good phone first. All feedback is appreciated!

Nov 12, 2004, 3:18 AM

Uploading my own Ringtones?


I'm having some problems uploading ringtones to my phone (SGH-E315), and I was wondering if someone could help me. I'm using PSMPlay to convert midi files to mmf, but I can't seem to e-mail them to myself successfully. The attachment never comes across in the e-mail. When I send it as an mmf file, I get a message saying "attachment dropped". I even tried renaming it as a jpg file, but then I get an error saying "unsupported content type". Am I doing it wrong, or is T-Mobile restricting me from uploading my own ringtones? The files I'm creating are only around 10k in size too. Do I need to spring for the data cable?


Nov 11, 2004, 8:14 PM

D500 supports EDGE?

when you check the EDGE fact sheet on, you find D500 and Z105 supports EDGE, however P730 is wrong! it don't support EDGE (see the phone spec here)

Nov 5, 2004, 9:18 AM

Whisper Mode (A310)?

What happened to the Whisper Mode on the Samsung A310? Why hasn't Samsung included this in their lastest phones? It's often pretty hard to hear on my E715 even with the volume on max, in a noisy area. However, the A310 I had with Verizon about 1 year ago was able to automatically adjust the volume to compensate for the surround noise and you could "whisper" in a quiet setting and still be heard, hence the name of the feature.

I've read up on the E800 that claims to use some new technology that is basically the same as the former Whisper mode. I just wanted to know if Samsung has used this feature on any other phones after the A310? Crying or Very sad ... »

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