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Nov 2, 2006, 8:44 PM

Text messages

Do the text messages always move slow as hell? Please let me know.

Jun 18, 2005, 8:28 AM

treo 650 or the vx 8100 Help me choose...

I am considering the the 8100 and the 650.

1. If money is no object.
2. My wife has the 650. (easier sched sharing and phonebook syncing ?)
3. I dont want dropped calls. DUH.
4. I want great pic quality.
5. which has better batterylife?
6. will either of them take a 1 gig and up memory card, not just 512?
7. we are on verizon.
8. I really want to hook up to the internet with either one through my router, is that impossible?
9. which has better movie taking anviewing abiliities? Like I want to play a ripped dvd on it.
10. sound quality (phone AND playback of mp3's?)
Phew, so many questions, please help this noob out... 😲)
6 replies

Oct 30, 2006, 1:12 PM

Overall, a good phone

Except for the 3-4 cons of this phone (see my review), I'm still pleased with this phone so far. I would, however, like to hear from people who have had this phone for a long time and get their opinions.

Oct 30, 2006, 1:01 PM

How to turn off service area alert

Anyone know how to turn off the service available/not-available alert? I get marginal service at my house and the thing dings and dongs every few minutes (or more) to let me know it has a signal or doesn't have a signal. Sometimes I might want to know when I am entering or leaving a service area, but not while I'm sitting still.

Oct 30, 2006, 12:54 PM

Video Messaging

Is there really no video messaging on this phone; or is it just my handset?

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Feb 21, 2006, 7:56 PM

Treo 650 and SD cards

Does anyone know if the Treo 650 will recognize 2GB SD cards? Mine is fine with 1GB or less, and I don't want to buy a 2GB if it's not going to work!
2 replies

Sep 4, 2006, 11:35 PM

Compatible or not?

I'm a new user, and understand some hardware/software may not be a good fit for the 650. Has anyone used the Patriot Extreme Performance 2GB Secure Digital (SD) Flash Media Model ? I'm looking for something that once in place won't require any upgrade in the near future. 🙂
1 reply

Jun 15, 2006, 10:45 AM

Data Usage

I was wondering if anyone has limited data with their Blackberry. I am looking to find out if it is worth going with a 10 MB data plan versus an unlimited data plan. Can someone give me an idea of what 10 MB will allow in a month without going over?
2 replies

Oct 21, 2006, 12:02 PM

Trading my Q in for a 650

Ignore my review on the Q. It turned out to be horrible for me (of course it would be after the 15 days when the the problems would happen. Go figure!). I traded the phone in for another Q (10/1😎 and it gave me worse problems the next day. I traded it w/ a coworker for a 650. Used phone? Yes, but it has to be better than the Q. I like it so far. I'll keep you posted and will do a review in a couple of weeks. 🙂

Oct 18, 2006, 5:28 PM

Treo 650 1.05A software update approved by VZW on 10/12/06


Sep 28, 2006, 10:23 PM

Sync Software that Lets User Resolve Conflicts

I am new to Palm ☚ī¸ My previous PDA phones were BB or MS OS. Both systems do a very good job syncing contacts and calendars.
It seems like Palm takes the easy way out and duplicate any conflicting items.

Does Palm have any syncing software that lets you make a decision to resolve conflicts between two versions of calendar events or contacts?

Sep 14, 2006, 9:05 PM

quick questions befor i buy

iam thinking about getting a treo 650 for my wife from ebay, but the auctions are going off soon , so let me ask a few questions
1= can you some how shut off the touch screen and use the just key board??
2= can you check email on the treos like you can with a windows base PDA, like SBC YAHOO
3= hows the camera??
4= can you also view websites like the windows based units??
i cant think of anything else right now but suggestion are welcome!!! thanks
4 replies

Jul 27, 2006, 2:42 PM

car reception

I have been trying to hook my Treo 650 to an antenna in my Jeep. Can't find one. Verizon doesn't support one. Anybody have any luck getting better reception in the car?


Jul 7, 2006, 12:17 PM

Zlauncher question

If anyone has Zlauncher, can you tell me if it's worth the download? Few of my friends rave about it and I'm just wondering what everyone else's opinion is about the application.

Also, will it show the contacts in first name, last name format (i.e. Jon Smith instead of Smith, Jon). That's the 1 thing that pisses me off about the Treo 650 and, to my understanding there's no other way with the standard software to change this. Thanks for the help.

Jun 23, 2006, 11:03 AM

Pairing Verizon Treo 650 with Toyota Camry 2007

I can't successfully pair these Bluetooth systems.

After entering the code on my Treo it says I'm successful.
After a long while spent trying my Camry says that it failed.

People with the Sprint Treo 650 and unlocked Treo 650s seem to pair without an issue. However, from everything I read, the Verizon Treo 650 won't pair.

Does anyone know a trick to complete pairing?

Many thanks in advance. Travis
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Jun 15, 2006, 10:40 AM


One of my co-workers expressed that her ringer is not very loud. She has everything set to the loudest and highest pitch in efforts to hear it better, but she is still missing calls because she doesn't hear it ring.
2 replies

Jun 8, 2006, 4:46 PM

Voicemail Icon

Have a Treo 650 cdma that the voicemail icon won't clear even when i have no messages.

Any ideas?
2 replies

Jun 16, 2006, 1:01 AM

Just purchased...have a quick question

I just ordered my Treo 650 tonight: 6-15-06. Do I need to download and install any updates, eg. Treo 650 Updater 1.04, via palm.com? Or should the phone have all of these updates? Thanks in advance for any advice.

Jun 5, 2006, 9:01 AM

need help picking pda phone

my friend is interested in getting a verizon phone with the following requirements:
1) scheduler/organizer - like in a pda
2) mp3 player
3) car navigation. i know most verizon phones now support GETITNOW NAVGATOR. the problem is that i think it only works if i have verizon service since all map data is stored on the verizon servers. i want to buy navigation software that will work with my pda phone, use the phones gps capabilities, and either uploead all mapping of the US or regional mapping via bluetooth/cable.
4) expandable memory splot incase she needs to install more memory for new software

she was looking at the TREO 650/700, 6700, and Q. which one would be best for her needs?
what NAV software do you recommend and how much...
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May 10, 2006, 10:32 AM

e-mail application for Treo 650

I am no longer going ot pay for Biz-Connect (free trial is over) and am wondering are there any applications to use for email that are similar to Biz-Connect? Should I just use Versa Mail or is there a better one out there? Thanks!
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