Analog & High Definition & Minutes

This week there were 3 significant technological developments. The first was the disconnection of most analog cellular signals. Basically the original cell phone has died. AT&T and Verizon, the big, and essentially only, two in the mobile game turned theirs off. Number 3, Sprint, never had an analog network. The second comes from Japan. Toshiba… Continue reading Analog & High Definition & Minutes

Windows Mobile 6 II

A few more points on Windows Mobile 6: The phone unlock function is more secure. Previously if you had a 4 character password the phone would let you know if you got the password right or wrong after you entered the 4th character. Now you have to hit the unlock button after you enter the… Continue reading Windows Mobile 6 II

Windows Mobile 6

This week I upgraded my Cingular 8525 to Windows Mobile 6 (WM6). I say Cingular instead of AT&T because it is old enough that it is Cingular branded (externally) and needed the last ROM update to be internally AT&T branded. Here are my thoughts from my first weekend with the upgrade: IMAP is fixed. When… Continue reading Windows Mobile 6

Mobile Phone 101

I’m writing this because as I drafted another post I realized not many people are knowledgeable about mobile phone technology and a quick Mobile Phone 101 class may be helpful to many. In the United States there are 4 major mobile phone operators (listed in order of number of subscribers); AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and… Continue reading Mobile Phone 101

Mobile Phone Tips

I haven’t tried these, but they came from a reliable source who said he did. There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies. Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival. Check out the things you can do with it. FIRST Emergency… Continue reading Mobile Phone Tips