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Old 07-06-10, 07:00 PM   #37
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This is what I use.

PSP+Skype+WiFi= Cheap Ass Phone.

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Old 07-06-10, 07:53 PM   #38
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You'd think that Linux, which is what Android essentially is, would be ideal for a slow device. I'm not sure what makes 2.1 poky on this phone. It might be the HTC Sense UI, which is a vast improvement over the stock Droid one. I really like Sense, though, and am hoping there will be some optimizations in the pipeline for the Eris in the future, if it doesn't get the 2.2 update.
I think it's sense UI too. Cause the Incredible doesn't have those microstutters.
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Old 07-06-10, 11:20 PM   #39
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This is what I use.

PSP+Skype+WiFi= Cheap Ass Phone.

the PSP has WiFi??? WHATTT?
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Old 07-07-10, 12:03 AM   #40
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the PSP has WiFi??? WHATTT?
They do indeed. The older models do not but the new ones with a speaker; the PSP300X+'s. They have wifi and a built in mic with skype, a browser, radio stations, comics and PSN demos and junk. I'm finally able to run most homebrew apps and emulators too. I have a subscription with Skype that give me a phone number for people to call and world wide calling for less than $80 bucks a year.
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Old 07-07-10, 02:51 AM   #41
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$80.00 is sweet. But the only problem I see is having WiFi access all the time. For me if I stayed home all the time then I could connect to my wireless router. But there are not many free WiFi access points around here.
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Old 07-07-10, 02:53 AM   #42
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Forgot I have a iPhone 4 - 32 gig version and love it. No drop calls. No antenna problems.




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Old 07-07-10, 05:47 AM   #43
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Well I have just upgraded to an HTC Desire

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Old 07-07-10, 06:04 AM   #44
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They do indeed. The older models do not but the new ones with a speaker; the PSP300X+'s. They have wifi and a built in mic with skype, a browser, radio stations, comics and PSN demos and junk. I'm finally able to run most homebrew apps and emulators too. I have a subscription with Skype that give me a phone number for people to call and world wide calling for less than $80 bucks a year.
That's pretty cool.

Verizon has a Skype app, but they gimped it. It only works on 3G, not WiFi, which makes it completely useless if you want to make international calls. That's the primary reason I'd want to use it since Verizon phones are pretty much useless outside the US and Canada.
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Old 07-07-10, 07:41 AM   #45
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This is what I use.

PSP+Skype+WiFi= Cheap Ass Phone.

That works... until you leave your house...
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Old 07-07-10, 09:39 AM   #46
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That works... until you leave your house...
I don't know - I've thought about it multiple times. I mean, wireless is almost everywhere now.
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The only friend I know who has one can't replicate the problem or so he says. Not saying it doesn't exist.
AFAIK it's only a problem with some people/phones and only when holding the phone with your hand touching both the WiFi and phone antenna's at the same time. I guess it could depend on how sweaty your hands are. Either way it's a problem that should have been picked up before the release.
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Old 07-07-10, 10:11 AM   #48
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True wireless is everywhere. That's fine if it's open and not locked up.



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I don't know - I've thought about it multiple times. I mean, wireless is almost everywhere now.
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