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Back to past!
Jan 10, 2018, 9:42 AM
in the Article: Hands On with the Livermorium Keyboard Slider Moto Mod forum

When I saw the photo I was thinking, "Why is the Nokia E7 back being a topic?" This is the first mod that I've seen that would make me consider using an Android based device. After reading the review I think I'll pass.

2006 Called, It Wants Its Pop-Port Back!
Dec 8, 2017, 10:56 AM
in the Article: Qualcomm Hopes USB-C DAC Dongle Will Alleviate Headphone Woes forum

This silliness was part of what I was glad to see go when phones began to come with separate headphone jacks. The Nokia Pop-Port was an example of what needed to go away. Sony-Ericsson had their own proprietary multi-purpose port. Now we see the audio output and electrical input recombined. It didn't make sense in 2006, it doesn't make sense now.

Re: Bring back SMS delivery confirmation??
Nov 15, 2016, 1:29 PM
in the Article: Samsung Buys RCS Messaging Provider forum

In WP 10 it is available from Messaging|Settings|More Settings|Your Carrier|SMS/MMS|SMS delivery confirmation. It is a toggle in the third level of messaging settings.

Phone For Disabled?
Oct 24, 2016, 9:03 AM
in the Article: ZTE's Project CSX Picks Eyeball-Controlled, Sticky Phone forum

Using eye movement to operate the device, having a self sticking feature appears to make this a choice device for those with limited physical abilities. I hope the eye control is up to the task of opening the world of personal communication for those who need that adaptation.

Still Drops Calls
Sep 7, 2016, 6:54 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Debuts 4x4 MIMO, 256 QAM to Double Speed forum

I don't know if any of this new-fangled stuff is live in Oklahoma City but as of yesterday, and since late June, I continue to see incoming calls routed directly to voicemail and to have calls fail to connect when I make them on their 4G network even with a cell amplifier properly deployed (three bars on window unit; 9 on house unit). If I absolutely HAVE to make a call I use a Samsung Katalyst, on UMA WiFi. ...

Re: LeEco
Jun 19, 2016, 8:05 PM
in the Article: LeEco Planning Big Fall Launch in U.S. forum

The Taiwanese will be shocked, the name of the nation is Republic of China.

Server Overloaded
Jun 8, 2016, 12:13 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Uncarrier 11 Is All About Giving Thanks forum

Must have been an attractive promotion, or one they were completely unprepared to handle. Server issues all day long.

Re: Might as well not even report on this...
Apr 25, 2016, 5:26 PM
in the Article: Gold Wires and Electrolyte Gel Improve Battery Longevity forum

You mean like this article from 18 months ago? http://io9.gizmodo.com/this-revolutiona ry-new-battery-charges-to-70-in-just-t-164607 8957 or this from five years ago?\ http://newenergyandfuel.com/http:/ne wenergyandfuel/com/2011/03/22/a-new-battery-s tructure-revolution-for-better-performance/

Good Work
Apr 8, 2016, 2:07 PM
in the Article: FCC Fines Total Call Mobile $51M for Lifeline Violations forum

I'm glad to see this Reagan era program is being policed to limit fraud.

Re: Netflix Is for Home
Mar 25, 2016, 5:58 PM
in the Article: Netflix Says It Throttles Video on AT&T and Verizon forum

I recall when the ISP (Cox Communication) had a charge for having a network in the home. I never told them, they never asked, eventually that stopped being a part of their plan and a home network is assumed. They rolled the network charge, and a much more, into their ever-increasing monthly fee. I have a 350GB "cap" but usually exceed it by less than 10% each month and haven't seen any upcharges or throttling beyond the crappy ...

Sorry To Here Go
Mar 16, 2016, 4:22 PM
in the Article: Here Maps to Ditch Windows Platforms forum

Here maps was one of the outstanding parts of Windows Phone devices. The WP 10 map replacement is lack luster and had no way of incorporating Here favorites, something I'd been accumulating since 2008. I was missing it on my WP 10 device and dread the next time I have to restore my WP 8.1 device.

Re: First?
Feb 24, 2016, 2:08 PM
in the Article: Jolla Finds Licensing Partners for Sailfish OS forum

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Feb 24, 2016, 2:06 PM
in the Article: Jolla Finds Licensing Partners for Sailfish OS forum

Turing Phone has listed for several weeks its devices would run Sailfish OS 2.0 https://turingphone.com/ It was covered by Phonescoop.com https://www.phonescoop.com/ articles/article.php?a=17186

Re: Not really about the encryption argument, but...
Feb 15, 2016, 2:28 PM
in the Article: ENCRYPT Act Aims to Stop States from Banning Encryption forum

The idea of producers having to create 51 different devices to sell in the 50 states and DC based on each state having its own laws about encryption is ludicrous.

Re: Jolla link needs fixing
Dec 20, 2015, 2:19 AM
in the Article: Jolla Rises from the Ashes With New Focus forum

Try this one: https://blog.jolla.com/jolla-back-busin ess/

The Price?
Nov 18, 2015, 4:58 PM
in the Microsoft Lumia 950 forum

Today 18 November I spotted an ad choice ad from the Microsoft Store offering this for $549.00US. I browsed over to the Microsoft Store and they did not have a price listed. I did see something load, briefly, that indicated a lower price but it vanished and I could not get it to reappear. Must be getting close to launch. I saw the Lumia 950XL is already discounted at the store.

Older Phones Had It
Aug 15, 2015, 3:38 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Embraces FM Radio In Phones forum

Most of my Nokia (non-Lumia) phones from eight or less years ago not only had an FM receiver some had FM transmitters. I used the FM receiver on my 6301 more than with most models I had. When Internet Radio was included on the N78-3 I used the FM receiver a lot less and used the transmitter to stream to my sound system. I haven't looked to see if it is a feature on Lumia phones, to give a ...

Re: $800 and what?
Jul 2, 2015, 7:13 PM
in the Article: Turing Phone Available for Preorder Starting July 31 forum

Is it required that both ends of the conversation be on a Turing phone? I believe that is how Blackphone works.

Re: Here we go
Jul 1, 2015, 11:38 AM
in the Article: NSA Given Permission to Spy On Calls Again forum

Congress gave that 180 day window because they thought they'd be able to take another shot at the legislation to make it all legal again. We all know Congress can't find its way to the restroom and back in 180 days. However, do not discount the possibility of Congress voting an extension. TURN THE RASCALS OUT!

Re: Speed dial???
Jun 18, 2015, 9:20 AM
in the Nokia Lumia 1020 forum

From start screen tap the phone icon. Scroll to the left to speed dial. Add who you want. From then on tapping the phone icon brings you to the list. It isn't press a number speed dial. Since you have to take another tap to bring up the keypad this seems to be quicker. Also, the contact photos are helpful. (Lumia 1020 ATT&T Lumia Denim Firmware 3051.50009.1451.1001 OS version 8.10.14226.359)

4th / 5th Amendment Protection?
Jan 30, 2015, 11:54 AM
in the Article: Delaware Exploring Digital Driver's Licenses for Phones forum

As long as: ‡ the law is clear that showing the digital license does not imply consent to a search of the device or vehicle, ‡no information other than what would be gleaned from a physical license is admissible in court, ‡a statutory requirement to immediately return the device to the driver after looking at the license this might work. I'd be for a program that sends the digital license to the officer's device via Bluetooth or whatever supersedes Bluetooth eliminating ...

Quick and Nimble
Jan 19, 2015, 11:12 AM
in the Article: Republicans Attempt to Defang the FCC forum

In order to ensure the public's airwaves are used appropriately in the rapidly changing economic and technologic landscape in which we live the party that sees no legitimate use for government, other than to keep the war machine well oiled, decided to "restrict the FCC from expanding its authority over broadband companies beyond enforcing existing rules." That ought to help when something new comes up.

Re: Yawn
Dec 16, 2014, 11:15 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Intros Rollover Data, Called Data Stash forum

This means if you purchased it you can keep it for a year. This is good. Some months are light data months and other months I use the whole 6GB. Perhaps this mean I won't have to worry about throttling any longer.

Dec 12, 2014, 8:30 AM
in the Article: Iowa May Offer Smartphone-Based Driver's License In 2015 forum

I'm going to be in a big hurry to hand over my phone at a traffic stop - NOT.

Re: Windows 9?
Oct 1, 2014, 11:13 AM
in the Article: Microsoft Announces Windows 10 for Varied Devices forum

Perhaps they went to Windows 10 because they are porting the successor to Nokia Belle to all those platforms and wanted a clear numeric break to go with the "new" OS ;). They bought out the Nokia handset business for a reason and it wasn't for the cool clasping hands splash screen.

Re: Nice gesture but..... What?
Apr 8, 2014, 10:09 AM
in the Article: Nokia Intros Pocket Magnifier for Visually Impaired forum

Unless you carry a separate calculator, a separate phone, a separate camera, a separate address book with you do not begrudge someone with vision issues a built-in magnifier, especially one that does the tricks this one does. With the larger screened Lumias this is a huge help to those with vision issues. I downloaded it yesterday for use in my special education classroom. When the district's vision specialist comes around I'll show her so she can add it to ...

Re: 512MB RAM
Mar 24, 2014, 10:04 AM
in the Article: Nokia Makes Refocus Available to More Lumias forum

Someone with a Lumia 620 will have to wander over to the store and see if it will download and post back the result.

Re: This patent IS essential and important
Feb 5, 2014, 3:18 PM
in the Article: Patent Holding Firm Files $2B Lawsuit Against Apple forum

My understanding is they patented the precise chamfer plus the addition of a small quantity of "go grease" to allow it move more quickly. No doubt their method for removing traces of the go grease from the atmosphere is also patented and they are waiting to have their legal team file suit against God, at the Vatican Courts, the next time it rains. :wink:

Re: Nice.
Jan 29, 2014, 10:57 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Intros Mobile Money Service forum

Sometimes free does not mean without cost. Here it will cost privacy rather than ducats. Unless you pay cash the bank also can, if it feels the desire, "know its customer". There are some, on the far end of the control freak spectrum, who might propose that a bank not tracking client purchases was negligent in the war on terror. :paranoid:

Re: Different?
Jan 23, 2014, 11:46 AM
in the Article: Supreme Court Will Weigh In On Police Cell Phone Searches forum

Classic Centralized State behavior. Patriot Act and all it has, along with the NSA, all predate the incumbent. There is enough blame to go around. Limiting your revulsion on this issue to the current president is myopic, at best.

Re: Nice.
Jan 23, 2014, 11:41 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Intros Mobile Money Service forum

This could be a real help to the "unbanked" folks among us. Being able to keep an entire paycheck instead of having to pay to get it cashed will be significant for those on minimum wage or near minimum wage incomes. Good way to build customer loyalty.

Re: Different?
Jan 21, 2014, 10:24 AM
in the Article: Supreme Court Will Weigh In On Police Cell Phone Searches forum

A better question to ask is "How is a cell phone different from a dairy, day planner and travel log? Are warrants required for searches of those paper item? If so why would their electronic equivalents not require a warrant?

Re: can anyone point out..
Jan 7, 2014, 12:05 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Will Sell Sony Xperia Z1S Flagship Phone forum

"Rockstar is jointly owned by Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Ericsson and Sony." http://www.forbes.com/sites/timwors tall/2013/11/01/this-is-serious-googles-being -sued-over-search-patents-not-just-android-or -smartphone-ones/ Perhaps since Sony is one of the owners of Rockstar using the patent on Sony devices might not present the infringement issue that using the patent on a Motorola device presents.

Jan 7, 2014, 11:56 AM
in the Article: Asus PadFone X to Reach U.S. Consumers Thanks to AT&T forum

I like the concept. Mating something that is handable, like 4 - 5 inch screen mobile, to a larger tablet makes much sense. My experience with Android is it places too much wear and tear on the battery cover to be useable.

Dec 13, 2013, 1:45 PM
in the Article: Carriers Agree to Make Unlocking Phones Easier, Eventually forum

If only that were how it works now. Now it is, "I need a SIM restriction removal code." "What is that" "I need to unlock my phone." "That is handled exclusively through the unlock portal on the web site. Is there anything else I can handle for you today?" "No." The portal always returns an error message.

Re: A Solution in Search of a Problem
Dec 13, 2013, 1:37 PM
in the Article: Carriers Agree to Make Unlocking Phones Easier, Eventually forum

AT&T is refusing to unlock a paid full price for device. I've used my longstanding and always active GoPhone account and I've used my fully up to date and long standing business account. This device is not available unocked. To pretend this is a solution without a problem is showing a understanding at some distance from the facts.

Re: Another Point Made.
Nov 25, 2013, 11:16 AM
in the Article: Samsung Debuts Grand 2 Mid-Range Phablet forum

The Nokia Lumia 1520 appears to be a somewhat high end device. It has microSD capability but no removable battery. The Jolla device has "The Other Half" to allow for mating to the device anything from an additional battery to a Cuisinart, as long as it has the same I2C interface. It also has a microSD slot and a user replaceable battery.The Jolla device appears to be somewhat high end. The market is moving and, if looking, one can find a ...

Wireless charging
Nov 21, 2013, 11:59 AM
in the Article: Review: Nokia Lumia 1520 for AT&T forum

The review mentions this device will charge wirelessly. Does it do that out of the box? What standard does it support? My 1020 and my son's Nokia 810 both have Qi charging backs. I'm hoping I do not have to buy an additional non-Qi charge plate to charge this when it arrives.

Re: Its a Shame
Nov 20, 2013, 1:34 PM
in the Article: Nokia Shareholders Approve Microsoft Buyout forum

Owning an Android phone is not on the top of this Nokia phone buyer's list. People hold up Samsung as what made Android. Most of the people I know with Samsung devices running Android are pulling the battery once, twice or more a day simply to be able to make and take phone calls. I have a Windows phone by Nokia and have had to reset it exactly once since September, and that was at the request of a ...

Re: Lumia 620
Oct 14, 2013, 10:51 AM
in the Article: Microsoft Brings 1080p HD Support to Windows Phone forum

The improved support for 1080p displays will apply to devices released with displays that support that resolution. It will not take a 640 x 800 display and magically make it able to display more pixels. :o I mention this in case the person with the Lumia 620 was hoping to get a better display on their device when they updated.

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