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Author: reikiman Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 373  
Subject: Re: Bluetooth Date: 5/4/2003 1:27 PM
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I don't know the answer ... but have a question to help clarify your question, along with a snippet of information.

First, what I've seen of "internet-enabled" cell phones is that the screen is to f'ing small to be useful as a web browser. So why bother with a cell phone that does Internet access (you're going to be so limited)? On the other hand many of the new cell phones can act as a "modem" letting a laptop computer connect to the Internet through the cell phone, and it's even better than the 14.4kbps disaster of previous generations of cell phones (the speed is claimed to be more reasonable nowadays).

By "internet-ready" have you considered this? Are you wanting to use the cell phone as a "modem" on a laptop?

The snippet of information - Sprint PCS offers some phones that can be used this way, but their user agreement specifically prohibits you using the phone as a modem for a laptop. The idiots ... To make something that could be useful for real internet use, but then prohibit people from doing it.

- David
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