How do children learn phone etiquette in a world with no landlines? [more inside]
This may be completely unanswerable, but can anyone remember the maximum number of voicemail messages someone with an average U.S. cellular plan could keep in their mailbox at one time... about 8-10 years ago?
My girlfriend is moving to Albuquerque this summer for at least a year. She's had her heart set on an iPhone for years, but is wondering how AT&T coverage is in the city. As this will be her only phone, it's important that her phone work well for talking (not just data). How's AT&T's service in Albuquerque? What provider has the best Albuquerque coverage? Her contract w/ Verizon will be up soon so she can move to any provider.
I'm looking for good mobile websites that are mainly text and update often, with individual content brief enough that I can finish reading by the time the bus comes. Despite what it might imply, texts from last night perfectly encapsulates what I want. I just want more of it. And maybe for it to be informative on top of entertaining. Just something internet-y that I can browse for 3-5 minutes at a time.
If a cell tower is down because of sever weather / power outage, would I still be able to get to a person's voice mail when I call their cell phone? [more inside]
I'm looking for a particular video clip of a CGI animation of a biochemical process. [more inside]
Commercial sized multi-cellphone charging station? [more inside]
I would like to create a 'text of the day' type mobile phone service. A service where the user sends a word to a cell #. They are then billed monthly for the service via their mobile phone bill. You see this kind of thing on TV all the time. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Are the free UK pay-as-you-go SIM cards that are offered on UK telcos' web sites also available from retail shopfronts, or only via the post (to UK addresses)? [more inside]
Consolidating landline, Skype, and headset(s) in to one neat system? [more inside]
I'm moving overseas for an indefinite amount of time and want to be contactable from various countries. Can I maintain local phone numbers which redirect voice calls and text messages to my iPhone, wherever I am? [more inside]
What's the going rate and terms for leasing your land for a cell tower site and is there any ability to negotiate? [more inside]
Picking a better Canadian mobile provider is driving me out of my wits. Please halp? [more inside]
What free services exist out there that automatically send a text message alerting you to something or another?
Ever since I was pointed towards Umbrella Today I've yet to be caught out in the rain without an umbrella. I'd quite like to find other free services that automatically send a text message alert. It can be about whatever, doesn't have to be weather related at all. I live in Providence, Rhode Island.
Can you point me to examples of innovative programs using cell phones in poor countries? [more inside]
Don't need much from a cell/smart phone, and trying to save $$ In NYC area, I need a simple phone for calls and some texting. MAC friendly. Would like internet access if affordable, but how much are you paying for it/how do they charge?? Unlocked smartphone w/ prepaid? Or just a good, solid cell?
What's the best option for prepaid cell minutes in the USA (Philadelphia) if I already own an unlocked GSM phone? [more inside]
Essential or interesting Droid apps since August 2009? [more inside]
I am going on a trip to Vietnam for three weeks this month and am wondering: what my best bet is in terms of carrier and coverage for a prepaid SIM for my unlocked iPhone 3G? [more inside]
I suspect my employer has installed a cell phone jamming device . How do I find it if they have? [more inside]
Pre-paid/pay-as-you-go cell phone solely for picture messaging? [more inside]
Can a phone used with AT&T as a service provider then be used with T-Mobile? What does unlocked even mean? [more inside]
I'd like your input on choosing a smartphone. The biggest priority is access to my email and calendar on Groupwise. I strongly prefer a physical keyboard, also. [more inside]
Please help me figure out what brand/type of cell phone to get. [more inside]
I would like to buy a nice new cell phone with a physical keyboard to replace a broken G1. Please help me with any knowledge about the Droid or the Cliq or any other suggestions you may have! [more inside]
Can I buy a mobile phone in Mexico and use it in Australia? [more inside]
My mom was diagnosed with Small-Cell Lung Cancer about a month ago. Her prognosis is not so good... her doctor is estimating one to two years with chemo. Last night, my mom and siblings got together to discuss her wishes, wills, money, etc. Unfortunately, there are still issues that were left unresolved. In fact, I feel like we left with more questions than answers. [more inside]
Hi, I will be living in Mumbai for 11 weeks next summer. I have an unlocked iPhone 3G. What is my best bet in terms of carrier and plan for the cheapest and most reliable data access? I plan to do local calls over the cell phone voice network and international calls via Skype on the iPhone. Thanks in advance!
Trying to flash a W595 Sony Ericsson (A2) based Phone but can't get it working [more inside]
Just finally got my Google Voice account! I have been using Skype for a long time, and now with google voice I am finally ready to get rid of the cell phone all together. BUT, can anyone recommend a good piece of hardware, (The iPod Touch comes to mind) that I can use "like" a cell phone, with minimal tweaking, where wifi is available. A netbook would work, but a little big, can you hook up a mic to any Palm or anything? Thanks everyone.
what cell phone service provider will have the best coverage in Portland, Oregon. [more inside]
I just bought a charger for my cellphone at Target. It's not the special manufacturer's brand, but an after market one that costs half of what the Sprint store chargers cost. When I plugged it into the wall, it started making a high pitched noise. I haven't plugged the other end of the charger into my phone for fear of ruining it. Is this normal? Is my charger bad? Thanks.
Looking for a cheap pay-as-you-go or pre-paid plan, to use until the end of December. I have a Motrola Razr (v3r, or something like it, as I recall), which I used to use with T-Mobile, although I'm not opposed to buying a cheap phone for the interim (although it'd have to very cheap). What are my options? [more inside]
How long of an SMS message can I send, if my phone is on Fido, and the recipient is on Bell? 140 characters? 160? [more inside]
I'm thinking about buying the Sonim XP3. Does anyone here own one or know someone that does? Asking primarily because I'll have to order it online; the only store carrying it is on back order and I can't futz with it before buying. [more inside]
So we now have 2 non-functioning Iphone 3Gs, both not working because of charging issues. What can we do with them? [more inside]
If someone calls my mobile, and instead of pressing a button to answer it I press the one that mutes/silence/stop their call (such as if it's vibrating or ringing, and I can't or don't want to answer it)... do they know that I've deliberately muted/silenced their call or will it keep on ringing along merrily for them until voicemail voice kicks in?
Excel: How can I decide which cell to apply to a formula, based on the runtime contents of another cell?
Excel: How can I decide which cell to apply to a formula, based on the runtime contents of another cell? [more inside]
Is there a good, free and reliable email-SMS client that allows two way communication via SMS? [more inside]
Questions about HTC Raphael phones... [more inside]
I'm about to start work in an electronics shop (mobile phones, hifis, computers etc) and would love some tips. [more inside]
My new apartment's buzzer works by dialing a phone number. My girlfriend and I both live in the apartment. We each have cell phones, no land line, and the buzzer will only accept one number. What should we do? [more inside]
What's a good quad-band, GSM, UMTS-compatible, QWERTY-keyboard phone to take to Europe? [more inside]
Please hope me! The Tracfone I just bought to replace a broken AT&T phone will only allow emergency calls. [more inside]
How can I make a DIY cell phone antenna on a broken phone? [more inside]
What demon has possessed my girlfriend's Verizon ENV2 (AKA LG VX9011) and reduced it to a mostly deaf and mute state? How do we exorcise this malevolent presence? [more inside]
Please help calm an over anxious first time mom. Is it dangerous for a baby to be around a cell phone constantly? [more inside]
I will be in the Bahamas for ten days for work. My wife will be back here in the States taking care of our two small children. I am worried that I won't be able to reach her. Will my cell phone work? Can I call her from the Bahamas, and can she call me? [more inside]
To cut down on connectivity bills should I pair a Novatel Mini-port with some sort of unlocked wifi-enable smart-phone/device, such as an Ipod Touch or a wifi Skype phone? [more inside]
I have two new iPhones. I also have a land line in my house. My cell signal in my house is poor at best. I like my land line so I'm going to keep it. I would like my cell phone to transfer to my land line when I'm home so I can get cell calls at home. I can't seem to find a product that will hand off my cell calls to my land line. Does such a thing exist?