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I'm drowning in smartphone options - can you help me pick one??

Please help me pick the right smartphone. I've researched myself into overwhelm and have a tendency towards terrible timing. My requirements aren't that complex, though I AM a gadget fan, and tech savvy. [more inside]
posted by FlyByDay on Oct 16, 2010 - 19 answers

Changing the name and address on an AT&T Premier account

I am signed up for an AT&T Premier account through a family member. They get the bill, I pay them, they pay AT&T - though there's a huge run-around of waiting for them to tell me the amount, getting the money to them, waiting for them to pay the bill. The family member tells me that the discount is only in effect if everything on the account stays the same. Really? I figure that I can change the name and/or billing address (so that the bill comes directly to me) and nothing happens, as long as the email stays authenticated. Or am I mistaken?
posted by Xere on Aug 29, 2010 - 3 answers

Does SmartTalk Wireless suck?

I am considering switching to Straight Talk Wireless when my Sprint contract expires in January, and I am looking for people's experience with Straight Talk. The pricing looks too good to be true, the phones look kind of sucky, and I read somewhere that their customer support isn't great. It is also difficult to find reviews on their phones. Can anyone who has actually used their service testify to it either way? [more inside]
posted by 4ster on Nov 5, 2009 - 2 answers

Pre-paid phone in us

Pre-paid phone in us [more inside]
posted by radsqd on Jul 19, 2008 - 5 answers

No, I can't really hear you now

Please help me choose a wireless provider (for Blackberry) to use in Virginia, mainly around Charlottesville. [more inside]
posted by 4ster on Nov 9, 2007 - 7 answers

Help me choose a new Verizon phone

I need a new mobile phone on the Verizon network. What do you recommend? [more inside]
posted by FlamingBore on Dec 9, 2005 - 15 answers

WHat band is used for mobile phones in Syria? Who do you get a SIM card from?

Mobile phones in Syria. Anybody happen to know what band they use over there/what company one could get a sim card from if one was going to stay there for a year?
posted by Mossy on Nov 26, 2004 - 2 answers

Help me choose a 5.8Ghz cordless phone

I just discovered that my vtech 2.4Ghz cordless phone is messing up my wireless g network, knocking my powerbook offline whenever I take a call. I'd like to move to a 5.8Ghz setup if it will prevent this, but there are a zillion options. Which would you pick and did it play nice with your network? [details inside] [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Sep 7, 2004 - 12 answers

Wireless Networking Standard With Higher Frequency Than Cordless Phones?

80211b vs 80211g: According to my research, both are using the 2.4ghz freq as are cordless telephones. Isn't there a wireless networking standard that uses higher frequencies so that there's no interference from cordless phones?
posted by Fupped Duck on Apr 23, 2004 - 9 answers

Is bluetooth worth the hype?

Is bluetooth worth the hype? I am in the process of changing cell carriers, and I am going from CDMA (Sprint) to GSM (T-Mobile) so I can't keep my phone. [more inside] [more inside]
posted by benjh on Mar 4, 2004 - 13 answers

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