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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #30 on: September 06, 2016, 12:57:37 PM »
You are missing the point, most people are not looking to have a dumb looking smartphone, it is about a feature phone with a few minor advances such as google contacts and calendar sync, no apps, no whatsapp

I think this is where there's a gap in what's available
I agree with you for the most, though WhatsApp has become a major form of communication (I am not talking about groups, but p2p communication). Nokia 208 is a feature phone that supports whatsapp (at least until the end of 2016, but even BB support for whatsapp is ending - so we desperately need the world to move to Telegram and have Telegram apps for all kinds of phones).

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #31 on: September 09, 2016, 05:16:39 AM »
Palm centro is in between basic and smart

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #32 on: September 09, 2016, 05:19:06 AM »
You are missing the point, most people are not looking to have a dumb looking smartphone

Depends on the society you're surrounded with.  8)
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #33 on: September 09, 2016, 10:11:31 AM »
Depends on the society you're surrounded with.  8)
The people like OP

I personally own a LG wine smart, I would replace it with a dumb phone that has google sync capabilities
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #34 on: November 03, 2016, 02:44:29 PM »

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #36 on: November 03, 2016, 09:07:34 PM »
http://www.phonescoop.com/articles/article.php?a=18362
That's nice! First such phone from a US carrier (though it's a shame that its TraceFone and not one of the major carriers, or unlocked.) It is much more old-school flip-phone style than the Samsung Android flip phone and somewhat more updated specs than the LG Wine.

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #37 on: November 04, 2016, 12:50:54 AM »
That's nice! First such phone from a US carrier (though it's a shame that its TraceFone and not one of the major carriers, or unlocked.) It is much more old-school flip-phone style than the Samsung Android flip phone and somewhat more updated specs than the LG Wine.
Yea, it's a real shame that its only tracfone (specially as tracfone devices are known to be hard to unlock), but it's a step in the right direction, & hopefully other US carriers will follow suit.

ETA: just saw this https://www.tfwunlockpolicy.com/wps/portal/home/ so could be unlocking won't be so hard. But when will it be available  stupid CDMA version?
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #38 on: November 04, 2016, 02:10:56 AM »
ETA: just saw this https://www.tfwunlockpolicy.com/wps/portal/home/ so could be unlocking won't be so hard. But when will it be available  stupid CDMA version?
You are asking when this phone will be available? It is already available.

About unlocking, true that they write that the phones will be capable of unlocking, but officially they won't unlock if not used 12 months with their service. (when unlocked would this be compatible with Verizon and Verizon MVNO?)

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #39 on: November 04, 2016, 02:47:21 PM »
Does anyone know how to take  a screenshot on LG wine?
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #40 on: November 04, 2016, 02:56:03 PM »
Does anyone know how to take  a screenshot on LG wine?
Press “Power” and “Home” buttons and hold them down for about 1.5 seconds simultaneously. You'll hear a camera sound

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #41 on: November 04, 2016, 03:32:30 PM »
Press “Power” and “Home” buttons and hold them down for about 1.5 seconds simultaneously. You'll hear a camera sound
Does not work for me
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #43 on: November 24, 2016, 03:40:39 PM »
If you only want talk, text, and Google contacts/calendar then why don't you just take your current smartphone (or get a cheap BLU) and have TAG block everything else?
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #44 on: November 24, 2016, 04:47:46 PM »
If you only want talk, text, and Google contacts/calendar then why don't you just take your current smartphone (or get a cheap BLU) and have TAG block everything else?
easier said then done
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