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  1. Here it is almost 3 years later, and AT&T and...

    Here it is almost 3 years later, and AT&T and TMobile still aren't using the same 4G frequencies. Why not? Because they're not licensed to, so if one of them switched to the other's frequency, the...
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    Sticky: If you're ordering from a zip code that has no...

    If you're ordering from a zip code that has no tax, they don't charge you tax.
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    Sticky: That, and the fact that most people don't mind...

    That, and the fact that most people don't mind getting something that "dell off the truck" - even if they'
    re 99% sure there's something illegal about the transaction somewhere along the line.
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    Sticky: efparri has been posting here for years, and when...

    efparri has been posting here for years, and when he's wrong it's not by much. I have a few pounds of salt if anyone is short. I can't find anything at the link, but I trust someone who's been here...
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    Sticky: Try http://www.zedge.net/ There are thousands...

    Try http://www.zedge.net/ There are thousands there for free.
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    Android phones are smartphones, so your plan...

    Android phones are smartphones, so your plan won't work.
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    The problem can also occur if the sending phone...

    The problem can also occur if the sending phone is an iPhone and the receiving phone is an Android. The problem is iMessage - it's Apple's own thing and sometimes doesn't work with the rest of the...
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    If you're going to flash a ROM (Jelly Bean,...

    If you're going to flash a ROM (Jelly Bean, whatever) why are you rooting the current ROM? The new ROM you flash will already be rooted.
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    Sticky: It's pretty long. ...

    It's pretty long. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK8mJJJvaes From about where to where do you want it?
  10. Unless you take pains to make the connected...

    Unless you take pains to make the connected device look like the device the SIM card is supposed to be in, they'll spot the difference. (For instance, an Android phone wouldn't be using IE10 as the...
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    67 qualifies as a young kid. (Those last few...

    67 qualifies as a young kid. (Those last few years really count.)

    There's a speech to text function on almost all Android phones that works pretty good. (Use Polident, though.) I can tell my...
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    The SIM determines the towers you'll use. The...

    The SIM determines the towers you'll use. The radios in the phone (the bands they're on, actually) determine the kind of high speed data connection you'll get.
  13. Sounds like the connection between the keyboard...

    Sounds like the connection between the keyboard and the rest of the phone broke.
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    You get the drivers from Samsung - for free. ...

    You get the drivers from Samsung - for free. It's been a while since I downloaded Sammy drivers - hang on.

    http://www.official-drivers.com/installer/?seed=samsung&gclid=CIW-5cno5boCFe1QOgodRWcALw...
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    Check with Rogers and see if the phone has been...

    Check with Rogers and see if the phone has been reported stolen, or if the IMEI is bad for some other reason.
  16. Coverage is a VERY unique thing. My wife just...

    Coverage is a VERY unique thing. My wife just ported from VZW to AT&T and, where we live, the coverage is just about identical. But that's here. I've been in this business long enough to know that...
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    Only one difference - you'd have to do any IP...

    Only one difference - you'd have to do any IP manipulation - DMZ, etc. - in the Vonage adapter, which may be difficult if not impossible. If you're using "straight internet", not running any servers...
  18. Thread: Ooma

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    I can't remember how long I've been using Ooma,...

    I can't remember how long I've been using Ooma, but it's been years. Still have the old ivory modem and Scout. In all the years I've been with them I've had one outage - their server went out for a...
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    I've had 800 numbers (800, 855, 866, 877 and 888)...

    I've had 800 numbers (800, 855, 866, 877 and 888) blocked since BlackList (the one with the yellow and black shield shaped icon) came out. Never got a call from any of them.
  20. The auto industry will learn from the cellular...

    The auto industry will learn from the cellular industry. Coming next - cars locked to specific brands of gasoline.
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    They're also very careful to not say anything...

    They're also very careful to not say anything like "your phone will work", so you have no recourse if it doesn't.
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    You said in yout original post "like on TM and...

    You said in yout original post "like on TM and ATT". Straight Talk is a virtual network operator - they have no towers. The SIM you get will be either an AT&T SIM or a TMO SIM, so the activation,...
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    High ping isn't indicative of slow speed, but of...

    High ping isn't indicative of slow speed, but of high congestion, which also causes low speed. Why the sudden congestion is the question.
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    You don't need to email them - you can check the...

    You don't need to email them - you can check the phone yourself at http://www.straighttalk.com/wps/portal/home/h/byop/registration

    As for the coverage map, only the red one applies to Verizon...
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    A 500 error isn't maintenance and it isn't an ISP...

    A 500 error isn't maintenance and it isn't an ISP error - it's an error with the code on the web page. (Officially it's "internal server error".) "Script error" is pretty much the same thing. It...
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