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    UPDATE: It's confirmed from a GIS that what I'd...

    UPDATE: It's confirmed from a GIS that what I'd seen *was* the HTC Ice View clock. However, I haven't yet been able to replicate what caused it to launch during gameplay...

    (because the phone was...
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    HTC 10 Anomaly

    Description: While playing a game (Pokemon Go in this case), I put my TMUS-branded HTC 10 phone down on the table. Then the view on the display changed to the lock screen view with a blue & pink...
  3. Android One options

    Just wanted to mention that the spirit of the Google Nexus program lives on with "Android One", which is intended to provide software update certainty to select devices. If the OP only needs AT&T or...
  4. In case the OP is still wondering about mono...

    In case the OP is still wondering about mono Bluetooth earpieces, a good resource for comparison testing is at thewirecutter.com
    Sent from my RM-1073_1001 via the HowardForums WP7 App
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    Sent from my RM-1073_1001 via the HowardForums...

    Sent from my RM-1073_1001 via the HowardForums WP7 App
  6. Carry 2 Phones (Work/Personal): More Suggestions

    Have you considered the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7")?

    It's unlocked, and has the following advantages versus the Moto G (2015):
    - Lighter, at 3.88 ounces vs 5.47 ounces
    - More compact, at 5.30...
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    More Sub-200USD Unbranded Android Phone Choices

    A couple suggestions for sub-200USD unbranded bloat-free Android phones are the following:

    Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen LTE)
    PROs:

    Compatible with main LTE bands for AT&T (2/4/17) and T-MUS...
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    Pick of this Litter?

    Although the 355 has a QWERTY keyboard and VGA camera and the 297A has an internal FM antenna, you might conclude that the 510A is the pick of this "free" litter. Given that AT&T plans on phasing...
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    REQ: Sony.Ericsson Cedar GreenHeart

    To HowardForums Administrators:

    Please consider adding an avatar for the Sony.Ericsson Cedar GreenHeart? Stock image is attached...
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    Thanks in advance!
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    No argument that these two Lumias out-match...

    No argument that these two Lumias out-match pretty much everything else at those discounted price tiers. However, I've been resisting temptation to scoop up either one of them due to the lack of...
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    H2O Wireless' Free Phone: My Take

    I'll be the first to admit that I have a fondness for cheap phones. Most anyone can find an adequate handset for around $200USD nowadays (hello Moto G!), but personally I relish the challenge of...
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    It's unfortunate that the mass adoption of...

    It's unfortunate that the mass adoption of smartphones has eliminated the market for higher end flip phones in the USA. I feel a certain nostalgia for that era when there was a much greater...
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    +1 for the LG Chocolate3. A really...

    +1 for the LG Chocolate3.

    A really well-balanced flip phone for its era. The dual color screen with jog-wheel, along with 3.5mm audio Jack and 1GB internal storage, allowed me to use it as a...
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    Sent from my Android device using HowardForums. ...

    Sent from my Android device using HowardForums. Glad to be contract-free since 2010...
  15. There is a gotcha with T-Mobile's current...

    There is a gotcha with T-Mobile's current implementation of Wi-Fi calling: minutes routed over Wi-Fi are still deducted from your plan's available minutes. This is their way of encouraging customers...
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    Motorola W233 Renew

    I'd been thinking about trying out T-Mobile service and I remember being enamored of the Samsung t349 because of its half-QWERTY keypad. But when the Motorola W233 Renew was discounted to $10 at my...
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    The underlying theme here is that BYOD handset...

    The underlying theme here is that BYOD handset availability for PagePlus is not the competitive advantage that it once was. This of course is a consequence of Verizon's strategy of withholding LTE...
  18. Potential "Dumb" Basic Phones that Tether?

    There's an obscure company that is promoting a basic handset with appears to meet your requirements: http://www.socialmobilecellular.com/gecko/

    If executed *well*, this Gecko handset would be an...
  19. Off the top of my head, here are a few...

    Off the top of my head, here are a few "senior-friendly" (read simplified) phone choices:
    - Snapfon EZ Two (unlocked)
    - Just5 J510 (unlocked)
    - Doro PhoneEasy 410 (may need unlock from Consumer...
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    The 3 unlocked phones you mentioned were never...

    The 3 unlocked phones you mentioned were never originally intended for AT&T service (see...
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    Is the OP's handset radio capable of UMTS/HSPA...

    Is the OP's handset radio capable of UMTS/HSPA for 850/1900 MHz? Or is it only capable for GSM/GPRS/EDGE? My understanding is that AT&T is in the process of sunsetting GSM/GPRS/EDGE in certain areas....
  22. The original Droid Incredible is CDMA-only and...

    The original Droid Incredible is CDMA-only and not compatible with AT&T. Theoretically the Droid Incredible 2 (ADR6350) is a world phone that can be unlocked for GSM.

    Sent from my Android device...
  23. My understanding is that both Verizon & ATT are...

    My understanding is that both Verizon & ATT are so entrenched with licenses on the 850MHz frequencies that the other national carriers are squeezed out. And they've both dominated the auctions for...
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    It's crucial to avoid any handsets that were sold...

    It's crucial to avoid any handsets that were sold under the Verizon Prepaid brand. They are identifiable when checking under the battery... one would see a "PP" suffix to the device's model ID...
  25. HowardForums for Android 4.2 Unstable?

    My anecdotal observation is that the HowardForums app for Android constantly closes itself on my Nexus 4. This typically happens after I've finished reading a thread and hit the Android 'Back'...
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