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Can I use WIFI on a no-service smartphone? by [email protected]
I am unable to get suitable internet service at my home, because of the rural location. I can only connect with a modem and all that is good for is email and newsgroups. Because I am retired I get a free Tracfone flip phone with 500 min per month. It's a government program for low income. This...
April 18th 18 01:45 AM
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Non-Removable Battery by [email protected]
I looked at this phone at a local store. $40. Same phone on Ebay $20. In another thread on here I recently posted I was just looking for a smartphone to use at Wifi spots. For phone service my flip phone with free service is fine. I was gonna buy a used smartphone from a neighbor kid, but he sold...
April 17th 18 07:40 AM
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T-Mobile to pay $40 million over false ring tones on rural US calls by Ragnusen Ultred
T-Mobile to pay $40 million over false ring tones on rural US calls https://www.reuters.com/article/us-t-mobile-us-fcc/t-mobile-to-pay-40-million-over-false-ring-tones-on-rural-u-s-calls-idUSKBN1HN2IV Apparently T-Mobile didn't actually connect to the recipient in hundreds of millions of phone...
April 16th 18 10:19 PM
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How does a Wi-Fi only tablet route on Google Maps when on the road? by Ragnusen Ultred
Recently, I noticed that, on a WiFi-only tablet, the Google Map App was "tracking" me while on the road, where the WiFi-only tablet definitely does not have a GPS chip nor does it have a cellular capability. http://i.cubeupload.com/jOw0fO.gif Since this was a surprise to me that a WiFi-only tablet...
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April 4th 18 08:33 PM
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Does anyone know what phone the now-dead Austin bomber (who was tracked by police) was using? by Ragnusen Ultred
Q: Does anyone know what phone the now-dead Austin bomber (who was tracked by police) was using? All the reports say the police tracked him to his final location using standard cell-phone geolocation signals, but none of the reports say what phone he was using. I'm curious what type of phone...
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April 1st 18 07:04 PM
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Philadelphia PA Area Data Options ? by (PeteCresswell)
Philadelphia PA (USA) area. Have been on tMob pre-paid for longer than I can remember. But now I'm older than dirt and need a data option so that, if things go South when I am on foot, I can summon Uber or Lyft. The options that come to what's left of my mind: 1) Convert from pre-paid to a...
March 21st 18 02:08 PM
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10 new types of attacks unveiled today for 4G LTE networks by ultred ragnusen
The weakest links for all consumer grade mobile phones are all the same. 10 new attacks on LTE released today: http://wp.internetsociety.org/ndss/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2018/02/ndss2018_02A-3_Hussain_paper.pdf That adds to the 9 others recently...
March 6th 18 12:58 AM
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T-Mobile is the fastest 4G LTE network in US (according to 6 billion OpenSignal reports) by Harold Newton
T-Mobile finally beats Verizon to become fastest 4G LTE network in U.S. http://mashable.com/2018/01/22/tmobile-rules-opensignal-report-2018/ "The OpenSignal "State of Mobile Networks" report took into account about 6 billion measurements from 237,213 U.S. smartphone users, sampled...
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January 31st 18 05:42 PM
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Does a free second phone number exist (like Sideline used to be?) by Harold Newton
Given a single-SIM phone with an existing service ... Does a free second phone number app exist (like Sideline used to be?) One that can do the three things you'd want: a. Make and receive phone calls to and from pots or mobile b. texts to and from mobile I used to use Sideline, which worked...
January 19th 18 02:09 AM
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[M] Yotaphone leaves Android for Sailfish by JAB
On Sun, 5 Jul 2015 16:55:46 +0000 (UTC), RS Wood wrote: Title: Yotaphone says bye-bye to Android, switches to Sailfish Author: Thom Holwerda Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2015 09:04:46 -0400 06.18.17 'YotaPhone 3' isn't the dual-screen powerhouse you were expecting
November 20th 17 06:59 PM
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I'm looking for a site that has shopping agnet to list cell phones by Yes
I'm a newbie in the market to find and buy a cheap (budget?) ($30) basic GSM cell phone, NOT a smartphone and NOT CDMA. I'm not interested, at least for now, in bells and whistles. T used my previous cell phone before it broke maybe 2 hours every three weeks to make phone calls only and...
November 18th 17 06:11 PM
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Technophobe needs new phone by OldCodger
Ok, so I'm in the UK and use a 10+ yr old Nokia E5 but have never connected it to the internet. The phone is getting old and battered and most callers tell me I sound very faint so I suppose it's time to get a new device. I want a simple, easy to understand and use, internet friendly phone so I can...
September 13th 17 09:25 PM
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Ringtone via Voice recorder by anon_private[_7_]
Ref. Samsumg SGH -E250 I am trying to record a ringtone using the voice recorder, but it is very tinny. Is it possible to make this recording at better quality? Thanks
August 20th 17 11:38 AM
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Blocking a number by anon_private[_6_]
How can I block a number in my Samsung SGH E-250 -- anon_private
July 18th 17 11:15 PM
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Boosting Signal Samsung SGH-E520 by anon_private[_5_]
Hello, Inside the house I get weak phone reception, the call is usually lost. Does anyone know how to boost the antenna signal. Looking at the inside of the phone, I see the battery and SIM and nothing else. There are three screws but non look like an antenna socket.
July 14th 17 06:04 PM
by Bob F Go to last post
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Phone Recommendations by anon_private[_3_]
Hello, I am having trouble with either my either my SIM or phone. If it is the phone, I will need to consider buying a decent one. My current phone is the very dated slide phone, and I want something modern. It must have an on screen keyboard and be unlocked.
July 6th 17 12:12 PM
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Unknown icon by anon_private[_2_]
Sorry: Accidental double post. Had a lot of trouble registering I have an icon next to the E (Edge) icon on my phone. I cannot identify it. I looks like a pair of headphones, but none are connected. Does anyone know what this icon signifies. Phone Samsung SGH-E520 Provider O2
July 3rd 17 09:50 AM
by Behne Go to last post
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icon on Samsumg SGH-E520 by anon_private
I have an icon next to the E (edge) icon that I don't understand It looks like a pair of headphones, but no headphones are attached. Any idea what this icon signifies? Thanks
June 30th 17 12:32 AM
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A NEW PIXEL Phone is coming from Google for 2017 by MummyChunk
Seems as if Google is ready to release another (NOT CHEAP) Pixel phone for 2017 From EG The Pixel represents Google's first proper foray into the smartphone market, allowing the search giant to directly compete with
May 23rd 17 07:19 PM
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Just a comment that root (so far) has been a lot of fun and functionality! by Stijn De Jong[_2_]
After rooting last week to test out Android backup as compared to iOS backup, I have been having a lot of fun adding functionality to Android! In fact, I installed so many root-only apps that I had to create a special folder for them on my one very well organized desktop (which I have...
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April 3rd 17 02:28 AM
by Anthony R. Gold Go to last post
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