Can I buy a used or unlocked phone for my plan with Verizon, or is this a right given only to those blessed with GSM carriers?
Can I buy a used or unlocked phone for my plan with Verizon, or is this a right given only to those blessed with GSM carriers? [more inside]
Cell phone filter: I’m looking for a really simple cell phone, nothing fancy, to use with my Verizon service. [more inside]
I have an old cell phone...a Samsung SCH-T300 to be exact...but it has one feature that I haven't seen on any other new phone...or maybe I just haven't been looking hard enough. It has a sort of built-in answering machine. That is, instead of going to voicemail (which is on Verizon's server), it goes to an "answering machine" that's *on* the phone itself. This lets me do two things: I can actually listen to people's messages *as* they leave them and answer the phone if I choose, and I can listen to voicemail even when I have no signal (since it's stored on the phone). Help me mefi! Are there any current phones that have this feature?
Is it safe to live directly underneath a large number of radio and/or cell towers? [more inside]
My cell phone is on the fritz (it spontaneously powers off half the time and only powers on with considerable effort--it's three years old) and I'm going traveling in a week and a half. I need a phone. Like now. Do I go ahead and pick up the Sony W810i today, or wait for an announcement from apple. There are a few Sony's available in my area today, though they tend to go quick.
Can I get a cellphone in Canada that will also work in SE Asia? [more inside]
Cell phone confusion: I need a good family plan with support for the Gmail java app. [more inside]
Where in Manhattan can I find a large selection of Blackberry Pearl accessories? [more inside]
CellPhoneFilter: Moving to Austria. What do I do about my cell phone? [more inside]
My (non-existent) ideal device is a Treo -- with wifi, GSM/GPRS, and either EDGE or HSDPA -- on a service plan that includes flat-rate unlimited data, flat-rate international data roaming, and a small amount of voice usage inside the U.S. (say 100 mins/month). So, in the real world, is a Blackberry 8800 on T-Mobile my best choice for a plan starting in spring 2007? [more inside]
Please help me find a PDA/phone combo that handles instant messaging decently. [more inside]
Help me find a Zach Morris 'brick' style cell phone that acts as a working headset when attached to your current cell. [more inside]
I am looking to replace my cell phone. I use T-Mobile. The want list: camera, bluetooth headset, email & DURABLE! (broke two already) What phone do I really want?
Verizon Wireless extended my contract without my knowledge or consent when I changed my service plan a few months ago. I explicity ask Verizon each time I make a change to my account whether or not the change would extend my contract, and the customer rep must have said no, or else I would not have agreed. What are my options?
I will be going to Thailand for most of the month of January and I was wondering if anyone could recomend a cell phone provider for the month that I could use to call back home to the states. I would like to be able to talk for roughly 10-20 hours and spend less than $100 (including the phone) if possible.
Silly question, but what is the cell phone / PDA that Veronica Mars uses throughout the first two seasons? [more inside]
How can I inform cell phone companies of my willingness to rent to them space for a cell phone tower? [more inside]
Where can I download ringtones that sound like actual "ring tones"? I don't want Black Eyed Peas or Justin Timberlake. A beeping or a ringing sound will do. I can't believe how difficult this has been to find. Thanks.
How do I reprogram my samsung phone's soft keys? [more inside]
I'm looking for a cheap reliable cell phone. [more inside]
I've assassinated two Blackberry 7105 devices, and it's obvious I can't get out of carrying one. But my boss graciously did not make me pay for them, and I'll actually feel bad if I break the new one. Can the MeFi digerati recommend a protective carrying case? [more inside]
I got a new job and it is quickly becoming apparent I need a PDA to get organized. At the same time, the last thing I want is something else to carry around as I need to keep a cell phone on me at work. Consequently, I went to the store to look at PDA/phone combinations. However, I didn't realize how many different types there are. So, instead of listening to somebody trying to sell me the newest version of x,y,z, I beseath thee for thy wisdom. [more inside]
Can an SMS be formatted/created in such a way that when it reaches the cell phone it looks like a fill-in form? [more inside]
I broke my brand new (Cingular) Razr and am going to have to buckle down and pay full retail to replace it. Everyone seems to complain about that phone (though I had no problems), so if I'm going to have to pay retail, I might as well get something better. Like what? [more inside]
What is the cheapest cell phone options that will be used only for SMS? [more inside]
Cingular has announced it will now charge all customers not using a GSM phone $5/month, beginning in September. How can I tell if my (several years old) phone is GSM? I'd ask the nice people at the Cingular store but suspect they will be too busy plying me with new fancy phones to give me an honest answer.
Help me choose the best cell phone plan in Japan. I'm moving to Tokyo next week so this will be a normal contract, not a rental. [more inside]
The pro's and con's of killing my land line phone service in favor or going purely cell phone.....Go! [more inside]
How can I save money sending hundreds of SMS messages (and making occasional phonecalls) from my UK mobile phone to a USA cell? [more inside]
I'm looking to take over someone's Verizon Family Plan cell contract (preferably one that has less than 6 months to go). Is there a popular/effective website where folks who want to get out of their cell contracts can meet folks who are interested in taking them over? This seems like a nobrainer to those who don't want to pay a cancellation fee due to circumstances in their life. And if anyone knows anyone who is trying to get out of a verizon family plan, send them my way! Thanks!
What awesome services are there for cell phones? [more inside]
Prepaid Mobile Phone roaming through the UK, France and Belgium recommendations... [more inside]
MacGyver Cell Phone Charger Hack: I'm on vacation and stuck in the middle of suburbia in SoCal with: no car or any store nearby, a working Nokia charger that's useless to me, a Motorola cell phone (t720 pic) that is about to go dead, and sadly, no Motorola charger. Badly in need of charging this guy. [more inside]
Looking for info on renting a cell phone. I want to be able to call home (U.S.) while hiking in Japan (Fuji, Japan Alps, Hokkaido). Any experience with with this? Advice? Thanks!
What is the best cell phone / provider for DATA / email services? [more inside]
ATTN TXT-AHOLICS! What carrier has the best text messaging plan? [more inside]
Is there an independent WAP or GPRS service provider in US esp NYC area? [more inside]
My cell phone is being bugged, I have changed my number several times. My corded landline phone is also bugged. My apartment has been bugged , don't know if it still is since I have moved. Don't know how they were able to bug my last apartment but it was. Can anyone help me
Can Plutor make his own cell phone repeater? [more inside]
Cell phones for elementary school kids? My kid wants one, I don't see the need. Am I missing something here? [more inside]
So I got a new Motorola SLVR L7, what are some cool things I can do with it? Bonus points for OSX-Friendly apps/solutions. [more inside]
Help! I love my Sidekick2, but it's broken. They don't sell them anymore, but the Sidekick3 won't be available for months, and I need a phone with similar features NOW. Should I abandon the Sidekick and get a new T-Mobile MDA? Anyone have one, and if so, do you like it? [more inside]
My Sony w600i jumped 2 feet off an aquarium and cracked it's screen and has bled through. The display is totally useless and now the phone is acting up (dropping calls, static, etc.) I finally found this phone after major trouble with Blackberry and Motorolas. It was definately my favorite phone in my cell phone tenure. I now need a phone and don't want to pay 200-300 dollars (again) for a phone. I'm locked in a contact to the upgrade with a rebate is out of the question. Are there any stores online that I can find good deals on cell phones? What durable, simple frills phone would you recommend? I'm tired of spending good money and then either ruining it myself or having the phone go schizo on its own.
I've never had a landline -- just a mobile for the past decade. I got married last year, and the little lady has a landline. We need one where we live, since there's no mobile service. So I forward my calls to the home line when I'm home. The problem is that if I don't answer the phone, the voice mail service doesn't work. How can I make these two work together? [more inside]
MS Word XP: How do I force text to wrap to the next cell in table? [more inside]
Can you solve my cell phone problem with an industrial-strength headset or other idea? [more inside]
CellPhoneFilter: I want to purchase a new PIM-capable phone to take on my trip around the world. [more inside]
Independent networks on cell phones and old consoles (if that means anything)--is it possible? [more inside]
Cell phone charging stand with extra loud ringer - does it exist? [more inside]
I'm looking for a web-based to-do application with a few very specific features, but, essentially, one that's almost a del.icio.us clone and is very much centralized not on categories, but on tags. [more inside]