Linked by David Adams on Wed 18th May 2011 02:49 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Are Microsoft, Apple and Google quietly preparing for war with mobile carriers? I think so. With all the advancements in mobile phones in the past 10 years, the part that’s been woefully slow to advance is the phone part. Making calls, placing calls, searching for signal and scrimping minutes hasn’t changed much since the phone came out, because carriers have little motivation for innovation.
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Comment by OSbunny
by OSbunny on Wed 18th May 2011 16:14 UTC
OSbunny
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2009-05-23

"you’d be able to get caller ID data for incoming cellphone calls"

WTH! You guys in the US don't have caller id for cellphones? How primitive! In Pakistan we've enjoyed caller id for years. Its free as well.

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RE: Comment by OSbunny
by AnyoneEB on Wed 18th May 2011 18:37 in reply to "Comment by OSbunny"
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2008-10-26

No, US cell phones have caller ID; they are not quite that primitive. I was confused by that.

Perhaps he meant that the caller ID shows a phone number (or name from your own address book) instead of a name chosen by the caller like you would get on Skype.

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