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Nov 10, 2005, 2:59 PM

Need to connect to a MAC

Need to know if there is anyway to connect a Samsung a570 to a Macintosh to use as a modem, VZW mobile office kit does not support mac, anyone know what I can do
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Oct 13, 2005, 2:38 PM

streaming audio

could someone please explain to me how stream internet radio with a pocket pc phone. I currently have a Samsung I-700 on Verizon service and I am looking to stream BreaksFM.com or any similar site. Thanx
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Nov 5, 2005, 3:06 PM

IHF1000 BT car kit interface with Verizon TRE650

Using a BT Motorola IHF1000 with a Verizon Treo650 and its not working with outgoing calls.

Car Kit installed and verified OK (with other phones), My Treo650 is using Verizon 1.04vzw, BT1.0, Palmphone 1.0 and Handsfree2.0. Is this the most current?

Using the BT car kit, Incomming calls are all OK but outgoing calls drop after a few seconds connected or ringing.
THe car kit wont allow outgoing calls after the first call without a restart (ignition switch cycle on / off). If using the Treo pad out going calls are dropped if the BT is active and the BT picks up the line in the car.

The Verizon-Palm sites refer to the IHF1000 as a compatible device and sell them on line for the TREO 650. The local Verizon stores are zero help. They la...

Oct 31, 2005, 10:07 PM

Bell Mobility FINALLY Launches EVDO in CANADA!!!!!!

http://www.geckobeachforums.com/modules.php?name=For ... »

We are the first to break the news in CANADA.. ENJOY!!!! 😁

Oct 20, 2005, 8:57 PM

LG 4015 phone for modem on pc use

I have an LG 4015 phone and a usb data cable for it, as well as internet service up and running on the phone. What I need is software to open a link between the phone and the pc, in order to let me use my phone as a modem. I know of several you can buy, but does anyone know of ones that are free out there? this is really frustrating, especially as I have seen people do this before, and very easily at that. thanks

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Oct 9, 2005, 10:41 PM

Nokia 3220 usb

my sister bought a usb ... but now, we format the computer and she can't find the cd to install it so the computer didnt recognize the usb... something like that...
so she dl the program from the internet... but when she connects the phone to the computer, it doesnt work anymore

does anyone know what she can do?? ...
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Oct 4, 2005, 3:16 AM

Latency on EDGE

Most people seem to be excited by the throughput of EDGE but I use ssh over my phone. With GPRS I got 500-2000 ms ping times. Can I expect much improvement with EDGE?

I'm currently a T-Mobile user, mostly between Palo Alto to San Jose. I'd expect silicon valley to get EDGE before the last 10% of their network but haven't noticed any improvement in throughput or latency in the past month, in spite of their announcement at https://www.phonescoop.com/news/item.php?n=13 57
Would I expect any better performance with Cingular's EDGE than I am getting with T-Mobile now?

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Oct 10, 2005, 1:31 PM

640x480 PDA EVDO possibilities?

Any idea if there will be an SDIO version of an EVDO card from any of the carriers? My ideal setup would be to have a PDA with 640x480 res (i.e. Dell Axim X51v) plus a high speed EVDO connection.

Conversely, has anyone heard of any EVDO capable PDA phones coming out that have 640x480 res?

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Oct 16, 2005, 7:59 PM

Moto H700 - volume any better than HS850?

I have the HS850 (after an HS820) and still find the volume way too soft to hear, especially in a car. I know the new H700 isn't out yet but was wondering if anyone has heard anything about whether the volume would be better? I cannot believe when they design those at Moto a committee listens to it, tests it, and then says, "Oh ya, that volume is plenty loud". I have good hearing and I have to strain to hear what the other person is saying! Thanks, Cory

Oct 14, 2005, 2:21 PM

WAP in Germany


I'm traveling to Germany in a few weeks. I'm planning to buy an unlocked 900/1800 phone on eBay (I'm leaning toward the SE K300i) then buying a SIM either from telestial or when I get to Germany. Will I be able to use the WAP browser without problems or am I going to have to go through hoops to get this to work? This is to access a HDML email system (GroupWise WebAccess)

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Oct 13, 2005, 12:26 PM

Dell X1/no PCMCI slot/ WAN solutons?


I have a Dell X1 laptop, great machine with one exception, no pcmci slot. This is important because I can not get Verizons WAN because pcmci is the only format they offer the card in.

Does anyone know of a Fire Wire or USB adapter that I could plug the pcmci card into? Would it work well?

I also own the Treo 650 with the data plan, VZN does not offer a mobile office kit. Any way to hook the laptop up to the Treo and in effect get the WAN that way?

Any other slots or solutions would be greatly appreciated, thank in advance


Oct 13, 2005, 9:28 AM

Connection Manager applications for the PDA

Hello--I would like to speak with somebody regarding PDA's and its usage in connecting to the internet. Why are applications like Pocket Connection Manager are important and are they necessary.

Oct 2, 2005, 12:01 PM

MMC Card Right-Protected?

My MMC card from my phone is giving me a write-protecction error when I insertit into my built-in PC card reader on my notebook. I can obtain data from it, but I can't write data to the card. This is the MMC card that came with my phone, with software pre-installed. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Here are my computer's specs:
PC Card & Multiple Card Reader TI PC1410 (PC Card), Genesis GL817E (Card
Single Slot TYPE II, Hot insertion and removal
Multimedia Card (MMC), Secure Digital Card (SD),
Memory Stick (MS), and MS Pro Card
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Oct 3, 2005, 6:16 PM

Bluetooth Internet

Is it possible to receive Internet to a V3 razr via bluetooth? I'm hoping to be able to avoid buying a data plan for my phone if I just use the Internet on it around my house. Thank You in advance
2 replies

Oct 4, 2005, 3:40 PM

The New Sony Ericsson GC89??? Does anyone know ETA!?!?!

When is T-Mobile going to release it?


Feb 7, 2005, 3:34 PM


is there a way to trick the carriers and use a phone as a modem for a laptop or pda and circumvent the exuberant charges for net access, specifically GSM EDGE, or how do they know whether any net connection is tethered or just plain WAP directly from the phone??/ basically cingular offers unlimited Internet express access for $20- yet unlimited data access is $80, there must be a way people... there must be a way....
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Sep 29, 2005, 9:39 PM

Someone PLEASE explain to me...

Okay, I just ordered an unlocked Nokia 6681 for my service with Cingular. It has PTT capability, but I've been told it won't work with CIngular's PTT service in NOv.? Why not? Also, I read this somewhere: These phones are good for AT&T, T-Mobile and Cingular 1900/900/1800 MHz GSM users and NOT Cingular 850 MHz band. What does this mean?? And how do I know which user I am??? HEEELLLPPP!!
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Sep 28, 2005, 11:02 PM

edfe capable Sony

i have the new Sony with built-in EDGE....my question is this; will this laptop be able to pick up the faster HSDPA as it(the laptop) is presently configured or will i have to get ANOTHER wireless card.....
BTW.....after one week's use....EDGE is pretty slow. ☹️
thanks in advance.
2 replies

Sep 21, 2005, 8:54 AM

Bluetooth tethering data capacity

I have been using a bluetooth phone to allow my PDA and laptop to access the internet for a few a years now. As the data rates have been slowly increasing, I have begun to wonder when my bluetooth connection will become the limiting factor in data trasmission. Is a bluetooth connection in Windows XP limited to serial port speeds of 115K? If so, that seems like a very artificial limitation on actual bluetooth capacity. Are there any ways around this speed limitation in XP?

thanks in advance
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Sep 27, 2005, 12:41 PM

Ev-DO vs umts/hsdpa.

http://www.airvananet.com/technology/technology_hsdp ... »

there is a nice link about the comparing of the two technologies...

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