Browsing All posts tagged under »Cell Phones«

Best ways to solve the 2016 Windows Mobile bug

February 8, 2010


If you have a Windows Mobile phone, you might be getting text messages from 2016. Here are some fixes to the problem: HTC Touch Pro NOTE:  If the device is not running the latest software version 2.01.651.6, please download and install the latest ROM from the download page. How to copy the hotfix to the […]

How Google can tell when you are sitting in traffic

November 16, 2009


  If you have Google Maps for Mobile on your GPS-enabled cell phone, you can get an up-to-date traffic report. Of course, it would assume that everyone drive would have this enabled on their phones. But this Google Mobile post explains how Google gathers and gets this information to your phone.

Sending Free SMS messages, courtesy of your cell phone provider

October 1, 2009


For those who do not have unlimited text messaging, this find saved me a bunch. Yes, I even use it to text myself. For example, directions to a party, grocery list, the name of my date (just kidding Allison). Or, I would want to send a text message to a friend, but I am over […]

Sprint buys Virgin Mobile

July 28, 2009


Sprint Nextel Corporation and Virgin Mobile USA, Inc., announced Tuesday morning that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement for Sprint to acquire Virgin Mobile USA for approximately $483 million. This acquisition will strengthen Sprint’s position in the growing prepaid segment by bringing together under one umbrella: Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile. “The acquisition of Virgin […]