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Forum: Mobile Phones Yesterday, 22:31
Replies: 860
Views: 94,297
Posted By DevonBloke
It's bloody crap everywhere down here at the...

It's bloody crap everywhere down here at the mo.
I can't get more that about 10 meg in Newton Abbot anywhere.
I don;t quite understand the issue here really.
Clearly the mast itself it capable of...
Forum: Mobile Phones Yesterday, 22:21
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By DevonBloke
Why don't Apple just buy China.... with...

Why don't Apple just buy China.... with cash.
That would sort it! hahahaha
Forum: Mobile Phones 10-07-2014, 09:39
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By DevonBloke
This update does occasionally freeze the device...

This update does occasionally freeze the device although the update seems to go on ok regardless.
My iPhone 5 was fine.
My iPad 3 froze at about 40%.
Did a reset and all fine!
Forum: Mobile Phones 09-07-2014, 13:59
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By DevonBloke
Keeping contacts on a SIM is very old hat these...

Keeping contacts on a SIM is very old hat these days. Unless you have a basic phone of course.
If you have a smartphone you are better to keep them in the phone. That way they can easily be backed...
Forum: Mobile Phones 09-07-2014, 10:05
Replies: 860
Views: 94,297
Posted By DevonBloke
Several EE masts down here with new very thin...

Several EE masts down here with new very thin rectangular antenna bars.
Anyone know what these are?
I couldn't stop to don my anorak and get a picture at the time.
Forum: Mobile Phones 09-07-2014, 09:59
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By DevonBloke
This isn't for your model of handset but pretty...

This isn't for your model of handset but pretty sure the procedure is the same.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7ssAukkPZk
Forum: Mobile Phones 08-07-2014, 22:38
Replies: 126
Views: 11,666
Posted By DevonBloke
Now here's something interesting. If I have my...

Now here's something interesting.
If I have my signal box on, the MiFi connects to it so I was going to get EE to set up a white list (to block the MiFi).
However I have just found out that the...
Forum: Mobile Phones 08-07-2014, 17:21
Replies: 126
Views: 11,666
Posted By DevonBloke
Well this B593 is well impressive. Just stuck in...

Well this B593 is well impressive.
Just stuck in the window it gets 1 bar with a signal level of -99 to -104 dBm.
Downloading at around 1.7 Megabytes per sec last night.
Pretty cool compared to my...
Forum: Mobile Phones 07-07-2014, 19:45
Replies: 126
Views: 11,666
Posted By DevonBloke
No wait!!!!!! I'm being a dick. Had the signal...

No wait!!!!!!
I'm being a dick.
Had the signal box turned on.
DUH!!!!

I must get that white-list set up!
:)
Forum: Mobile Phones 07-07-2014, 19:37
Replies: 126
Views: 11,666
Posted By DevonBloke
Well just got an unlocked Huawei B593, took the...

Well just got an unlocked Huawei B593, took the SIM out of my EE MiFi (5776) and put it in the Huawei.
Everything autoconfigured and the green (3G) light came on. 2 bars signal so all good.
APN -...
Forum: Mobile Phones 07-07-2014, 00:55
Replies: 860
Views: 94,297
Posted By DevonBloke
There is a chance you could be right!! :)

There is a chance you could be right!!
:)
Forum: Mobile Phones 04-07-2014, 20:20
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By DevonBloke
All the reviews I can find for that handset say...

All the reviews I can find for that handset say is doesn't have LTE (4G)
However the 4G thing is irrelevant. Doesn;t matter whether you are on 2G, 3G or 4G it's still going to cost you money if it...
Forum: Mobile Phones 04-07-2014, 20:10
Replies: 860
Views: 94,297
Posted By DevonBloke
Where did you hear that? But really, do we really...

Where did you hear that? But really, do we really need LTE-A on a phone?
A MiFi maybe, but a phone?

Just had a great (bad) conversation with EE business support.
I told the guy I had a MiFi but it...
Forum: Mobile Phones 03-07-2014, 10:19
Replies: 8,163
Views: 867,941
Posted By DevonBloke
Spot on. The main problem is the way they have...

Spot on. The main problem is the way they have set up the networks to doggedly hold on to a 3G signal until the very end. This results in being unable to make a call in a location where you know...
Forum: Mobile Phones 01-07-2014, 00:23
Replies: 10
Views: 1,600
Posted By DevonBloke
Of course this can be a good thing. We don't want...

Of course this can be a good thing. We don't want everyone down here do we. :)
Yes you can. Everyone in Devon and Cornwall can get the cheap 1 or 2 year tickets.
I think I paid about 70 for me and...
Forum: Mobile Phones 28-06-2014, 19:19
Replies: 40
Views: 2,588
Posted By DevonBloke
Anyone on Three having issues with CSFB when they...

Anyone on Three having issues with CSFB when they have a 1800Mhz 4G signal but no 3G to back it up? There must be areas where this is the case surely, particularly indoors?
It's my understanding that...
Forum: Mobile Phones 28-06-2014, 14:59
Replies: 860
Views: 94,297
Posted By DevonBloke
I see newton Abbot is in the latest 14 towns to...

I see newton Abbot is in the latest 14 towns to have good enough 4G to be mentioned.
Coverage was pretty good anyway.
Maybe they've now turned on another mast somewhere.
Better go and...
Forum: Mobile Phones 25-06-2014, 23:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,600
Posted By DevonBloke
There's and outside chance you might be...

There's and outside chance you might be right!

I'll tell you how sad and anorakish I am though.....
I got 12 meg in the tropical biome.
My kids were groaning at me....
I wonder what speed I'll get...
Forum: Mobile Phones 25-06-2014, 22:08
Replies: 10
Views: 1,600
Posted By DevonBloke
Thereby allowing anyone with a smartphone or...

Thereby allowing anyone with a smartphone or tablet to effectively use the EE 4G network.
Nice marketing!
:)

Always amazes me though. You would have thought they would have got proper permanent 4G...
Forum: Mobile Phones 25-06-2014, 21:50
Replies: 51
Views: 2,653
Posted By DevonBloke
Hey, you're not an idiot... are you?? I thought...

Hey, you're not an idiot... are you??
I thought you seemed like a thoroughly nice chap.
Well there you go, you go along thinking someone is a top bloke and it turns out he's an idiot!!
I learn so...
Forum: Mobile Phones 25-06-2014, 21:45
Replies: 51
Views: 2,653
Posted By DevonBloke
OMG.. I nearly died when I read that!!. Thanks...

OMG.. I nearly died when I read that!!. Thanks for brightening my (bloody awful) day!!
Forum: Mobile Phones 22-06-2014, 22:19
Replies: 860
Views: 94,297
Posted By DevonBloke
It does mostly but 800 would be lovely in some...

It does mostly but 800 would be lovely in some places down here.
Can you answer this. They are running 1800 LTE at a lower power to ensure at least some sort of 2G to fall back to in a weak signal...
Forum: Mobile Phones 22-06-2014, 19:10
Replies: 142
Views: 13,101
Posted By DevonBloke
Thanks for that. So although EE are saying "the...

Thanks for that.
So although EE are saying "the latest handsets" it will in fact work for someone who has an iPhone 4s / 5 / 5c / 5s upgraded to iOS8??
That's how I read it anyway.
Forum: Mobile Phones 22-06-2014, 18:59
Replies: 860
Views: 94,297
Posted By DevonBloke
Great! All this bollocks talk of getting 800 into...

Great! All this bollocks talk of getting 800 into rural areas and they are going to stick them in double speed cities??????
WTF????
Forum: Mobile Phones 21-06-2014, 22:33
Replies: 860
Views: 94,297
Posted By DevonBloke
It has to be different to UMA. Plymouth said...

It has to be different to UMA.
Plymouth said iOS8 will support it suggesting that it's a software solution rather than hardware (like UMA).
In other words EE have been beavering away to produce a...
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