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Should I overcharge mobile phone before first using? [closed]

When I first buy a mobile phone or phone battery I used to know i should charge it about 8-10 hrs switched off the phone. But i don't know if its actually necessary to overcharge a battery for its ...
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Access Point on PC not fully accessible from Mobile

I have set up WLAN Access Point on two different machines, one running Windows XP and another running Windows 7. The two were accessible from one another and I could browse Internet over Wifi, using ...
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Can I have a QR code that will create a contact on the device? [closed]

Is it possible to create a QR code, that when scanned, will create a contact on the device? I tried NeoReader - it only scans the data (string value) I can print my Blackberry data, and that will ...
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PC sync software for android 2.2 phone (samsung I5801) using bluetooth

Is there any free or opensource software for synchronizing (sending/creating sms, creating/editing calender events, add/edit contacts etc.etc.) your android phone with windows xp (sp 2 or later) using ...
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Is it possible to sync Android or Windows 7 Phone directly with local Exchange?

As I understand anything I've read about Windows 7 phone it is possible to sync with an Exchange server, but it will sync to your Windows Live Account. That is something I definitely don't want since ...
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Is there a Windows app for accessing my cell phone's GPS chip for Google Maps?

I'm travelling by train using my notebook with a Sony Ericsson cellphone connected as a modem. The phone has a GPS chip for using Google Maps. Is there a Windows app which can connect to the phone's ...
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Browse Nokia 2700 Classic SMS messages on Mac

The SMS Inbox on my Nokia 2700 Classic is overflowing! (>3000). I would like to be able to browse them and quickly select which messages to delete. Is there a way to do this on a Mac?
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Older Sony Ericcson phones: backup and Internet access

Please help me get this straight. For I'm very confused with the Sony Ericcson web site and support service. Would like a definite yes or no from a knowing person. It has been possible to use Sony ...
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Best way/format to convert a PDF to be able to read on android?

I have a pdf ebook, a Technical book that conatins a lot of code. Reading it as pdf is slow plus reflowing text in the pdf reader removes all the formatting. I tried converting it to epub using ...
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Google calendar sync & time zones

I use google sync to sync outlook 2003 and my google calendar and google's mail for exchange service to sync google calendar with my mobile phone. If I travel to another time zone, my phone will ...
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A way to call someone from PC via a cellphone

Is there a way to use a cell phone as a modem and then use a phone software like Classic PhoneTools to call another (cell) phone?
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How can I view .tn files?

I copied photos from my LG env3 cellphone to my computer. The files are named with a group of numbers ending in .tn. When I try to open them I get the message "Invalid image." How can I view these ...
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Using a cell phone as a PC remote control [closed]

I have a sony ericsson phone that can control any PC using bluetooth, as long as it has permission to do so, of course. It doesn't require any server software of any kind, it just works out of the ...
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Why it is hard to read QR code displayed on CRT screen?

I created some QR code just for fun, then tried to read them with my phone. When I display them on laptops, my phone read them just fine. But when I tried to read the exact same codes displayed on CRT ...
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Anyone seen software to use your mobile (WinMo / Android) as a separate screen for your laptop?

This is a USB monitor for a laptop: http://www.lilliputweb.net/index.php?Controller=User_Product&action=ShowProduct&product_id=83 I was wondering if anyone has seen some software that would ...
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Running Mobile Phone Tools on Ubuntu

I'm trying to run mobile phone tools on Ubuntu 10.04. I'm doing this so that I can transfer files between my desktop and phone via data cable. The software installs OK, but when I try to run it using ...
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How can I use my mobile phone as a password provider?

As most people here, I have a couple of accounts out there (over 300 last time I looked). I consolidated a few with OpenID but not every site supports them. I also use password managers and safes but ...
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WinMo 6.5 sync error: The following appointments failed to synchronize from the device

I can't sync my phone with my PC, this is the error: The following appointments failed to synchronize from the device... I looked for this appointment but I can't find it. How can I solve this ...
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Why do cell phones disturb my speaker?

Sometimes when I receive a incoming call on my cell-phone which is kept very near to my speakers , it disturbs the speaker sound . why does this happen , isn't it safe to keep mobiles near my speakers ...
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Why a bluetooth headset for mobile phones doesn't work on a PC?

Why a bluetooth headset like this one, which works well on a cell phone, doesn't work on a computer? I can pair the headset with my laptop with no problems. And it's even recognized as an audio ...
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Hiding sound files from Nokia S60 Music Player

I have a Nokia S60 (v3fp2) phone that has the Nokia Music Player for listening to music. The problem is I have other sound material - one example is some audio books as mp3 files - on the memory card ...
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How do I use an AIM/Windows Live/Yahoo! account to chat with Google Talk users?

I just got a new phone with IM capability. I'm too cheap to pay for a data plan, but I do have unlimited texts/IM. However, all my friends use Google Talk, and this phone only supports AIM/Windows ...
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Can I connect my laptop to internet through mobile phone using USB cable?

I want to connect my laptop to internet using my mobile phone. unfortunately the laptop I have now has no bluetooth. And mobile phone has no wifi... Can I use the phone as modem through USB cable ...
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Can a computer act as a cellphone?

Can a home computer, obviously with some sort of antenna, be used as a cellphone? If I understand right, a SIM card is just a sort of memory card that holds information about the user/operator; ...
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Mobile Phone Browser Emulators/Simulators

I work in QA in a .NET shop and recently part of my testing process has started to involve testing our company website on mobile devices. At least one of our techs uses an HTC Desire. After tons of ...
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Roadsync Multiple Exchange Accounts configuration

I am right now trialing the Roadsync application on my S60 3rd edition mobile. The documentation states that it allows multiple exchange accounts to be configured and that we could switch between the ...
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How can I run my Symbian OS based Mobile phone applications on my computer?

Is it possible to run mobile apps on computer? To be specific, I have a Nokia n95 phone running on Symbian OS
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Sync Nokia 7230 Mobile Calendar With Google Calendar

I would like to synchronize the calendar on my mobile phone, a Nokia 7230, with my Google Calendar. Can anyone offer any tips? I would consider a paid service for this, but only if it specifically ...
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Is there such a thing as an IP femtocell, and what does it do?

My dad mentioned a co-worker suggested using a device, that might use CDMA to route calls through IP to save costs on a certain overseas project we're on- since our home base is quite far from there. ...
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Password manager solution: Symbian based phone and a Linux machine (Windows is not important, but would be nice)

I currently use KeePassX to manage my passwords on my Linux (Xubuntu) machine. It's nice to have all the passwords encrypted, but sometimes I'd like to be able to tell a password when I'm on the run. ...
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Connecting to internet via phone on Linux

I have a Sony Ericsson C702 phone with a flat fee internet subscription (GPRS/UMTS). I'd like to connect my Linux (Kubuntu 9.04) laptop to internet via this phone, using bluetooth (I also have a cable ...
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Bluetooth software suite

I need something to backup my mobile phone contact book, send SMS etc. over bluetooth, I tried Soleil software but it does not work on my PC. Is there any other similar software? I have Windows 7. ...
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Motorola Phone Tools equivalent for Linux

Is there an equivalent software for Motorola Phone tools on Linux for reading data on the phone (sync,restore contacts etc) ?
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How to read PDF files on Nokia Mobile phone?

I tried to read PDF files on Nokia 6680 and install "Adobe Reader LE v1.0" but it always get "Operation failed" error and give this message "Not enough memory". Is there a better program to ...
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Windows Mobile and Linux

I currently run Ubuntu 9.10 at home. My wife just bought a Samsung Omnia with Windows ME on it. Is there a way that I can get it to talk to my PC? It came with CD's but the CD's only run under ...
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Downloading images from mobile phone

I'm running Ubuntu 9.04 and I was wondering if there's a way to download all images from my mobile phone, phone Nokia 7210. Is there a app that I could use? I'm connecting via Bluetooth.
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How do I make calls I dial from my mobile phone go through Google Voice? [closed]

I know I can dial the the Google Voice web interface, but obviously I'm not always near my computer when I want to call someone. Is there a way to make any call I dial go out with my Google Voice ...
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How do I backup MMS messages in my Sony Ericsson K608i to my PC?

I can't find any software that does it. I don't want to manually save the images/videos/audio for each MMS I have.
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Accessing memory of Sony Ericsson k750i under Linux

I want to retrieve some photos taken with the camera on this mobile phone. But upon connection, it doesnt automount. An icon is displayed in computer:/// in Nautilus (Ubuntu/Gnome). But upon ...
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Motorola v3i iTunes installtion

I am using Motorazr v3i since last 2 years. It very much satisfy my needs. But only one problem that I am facing is that the iTunes song copy from my PC to Phone. If I go somewhere I find it difficult ...
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Does Windows 7 come with the Windows Mobile Device Centre included?

Does Windows 7 come with the Windows Mobile Device Centre included, or do I have to download and use Windows Mobile Device Centre 6.1? I've got a Palm Treo 750v running Windows Mobile 6, are there ...